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When the climate control is off and I press the recirculation button, nothing happens. I have to hit it twice. Is there are specific reason for that?
 

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Hmm. Now I'm curious. I think I have climate control, recirc and defrost on but not any actual heat...I'm running the seat and steering wheel and just recirculating whatever heat I and the seat/steering wheel produce. It's winter in Montana...I'm already wearing a jacket and these are mostly 15-20 minute drives. I'll check this out tomorrow.
 

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When the climate control is off and I press the recirculation button, nothing happens. I have to hit it twice. Is there are specific reason for that?
To clarify, you have HVAC OFF, FAN to 1+, TEMP to 61+? I'll have to try this. I assume RECIRC should still work without HVAC as it's just a fan now.

Will also check tomorrow when I get a chance using above settings.
 

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OK. I have the system on, recirc on and defrost on but no heat/AC, fan set to 2 and it's been working fine recently here in Montana though we've had a bit of a milder spell...temps in the teens all the way to the 40s. We may have temps below 0 tomorrow AM so I'll see how these settings work.
 

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The HVAC in my bolt seems to have a mind of its own. When i have the HVAC system "on", but the "HEAT& AC" OFF, it still wants to expel hot air(even after a couple minutes, still hot air, even though the led is off). I can only get this to work properly maybe 10% of the time(I know it works properly when i turn off the "heat&ac" and i can see the mileage go up), i can't figure it out.
 

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Rtm!!!!!!!!!!
You really like to troll with this one. The funny thing is, that I think it is you who doesn't understand how the HVAC works. The manual clearly states that when the heat/ac is turned off (led out), the heat and AC are NOT running even if the fan is. There are two types of "auto." One is for the heat/ac temp controls, and the other is for whether to use fresh or recirc air to deal with defogging. The manual is a bit ambiguous about whether it will engage the AC in auto defog mode in the circumstance of the heat / ac option being off, but even if we were to assume it ignores that setting and runs it anyway, the manual was clear it only uses the AC when HIGH humidity is detected. I would imagine this would not be the case for most people. Please stop trolling people by accusing them of not reading the manual when in fact, we all know that you know that they DID read the manual. You are just pathetically trying to have your trolling fun.
 

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You really like to troll with this one. The funny thing is, that I think it is you who doesn't understand how the HVAC works. The manual clearly states that when the heat/ac is turned off (led out), the heat and AC are NOT running even if the fan is. There are two types of "auto." One is for the heat/ac temp controls, and the other is for whether to use fresh or recirc air to deal with defogging. The manual is a bit ambiguous about whether it will engage the AC in auto defog mode in the circumstance of the heat / ac option being off, but even if we were to assume it ignores that setting and runs it anyway, the manual was clear it only uses the AC when HIGH humidity is detected. I would imagine this would not be the case for most people. Please stop trolling people by accusing them of not reading the manual when in fact, we all know that you know that they DID read the manual. You are just pathetically trying to have your trolling fun.
Troll ? I don't think so, twit. While you have read the manual, finally. You still need to understand the system will active the heating element if the temp selector is set. It uses OAT and Cabin reading to control the element and can and will turn it on if the conditions are met.

This is why I said " You won't listen and only want to argue about it"
Same as here. You still don't understand it and are acting like a jerk. Don't ever ask me for anything. Have fun Mr. Twomonths :eek:
 

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The HVAC in my bolt seems to have a mind of its own. When i have the HVAC system "on", but the "HEAT& AC" OFF, it still wants to expel hot air(even after a couple minutes, still hot air, even though the led is off). I can only get this to work properly maybe 10% of the time(I know it works properly when i turn off the "heat&ac" and i can see the mileage go up), i can't figure it out.
I had this and it was the auto defog setting in the vehicle comfort settings. When it cold out it runs the heat to defog regardless if the heat&ac is off.
 

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Troll ? I don't think so, twit. While you have read the manual, finally. You still need to understand the system will active the heating element if the temp selector is set.
I actually read the manual on day 1 and was very aware of how the HVAC system worked... but you already knew that which is what makes you the troll.

It uses OAT and Cabin reading to control the element and can and will turn it on if the conditions are met.
Ding ding ding... ***IF*** the conditions are met. One of those conditions is having the heat/ac actually turned ON (the led would indicate this). There is NOT an absence of a temperature setting. There is ALWAYS a temperature setting. I can have mine set to 80 degrees or 60 but it won't do that if I choose to have the heat off even if the fan is full blast. In other words, you can not turn OFF your temperature setting. It just gets IGNORED when you don't have your heat/ac turned ON.

This is why I said " You won't listen and only want to argue about it" Same as here. You still don't understand it and are acting like a jerk.
I understand perfectly. Either YOU don't understand, or you ARE a troll.
 

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Troll ? I don't think so, twit.
Name calling reduces your credibility and the effectiveness of your argument.

You still need to understand the system will active the heating element if the temp selector is set. It uses OAT and Cabin reading to control the element and can and will turn it on if the conditions are met.
I've read the manual and it seems ambiguous to me on this point. And my experience is that if the system is in fully "auto" mode and I press the "Heat & A/C" button to turn it "off" (no little red dot to indicate that it's on), the heater actually does go off even though a target temperature is displayed. This is supported by the fact that the cabin air temperature drops and windows tend to fog up after a while when it's operated in that mode.
 

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I had this and it was the auto defog setting in the vehicle comfort settings. When it cold out it runs the heat to defog regardless if the heat&ac is off.
I am not going to say I disbelieve you, but can you point to a statement in the manual where it is clear about the term "regardless" that you are using here?
 

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And that's my experience in Montana as well. Recirc/defrost with the steering wheel and heated seats is adequate (for me..) on days when temps are in the teens to 20s or above. Cloudy or colder days and it starts to get cool in the cabin, certainly not the 67 indicated. We have relatively low humidity so I've had no problem keeping the windows clear with recirc and defrost indicated.
 

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...my experience is that if the system is in fully "auto" mode and I press the "Heat & A/C" button to turn it "off" (no little red dot to indicate that it's on), the heater actually does go off even though a target temperature is displayed. This is supported by the fact that the cabin air temperature drops and windows tend to fog up after a while when it's operated in that mode.
Follow-up: I just checked my settings and I have "auto defog" set to ON. So it appears to me based on the behaviour of the vehicle that turning off the "Heat & A/C" control does indeed disable the heater (and presumably the A/C as well) even with the automatic defog function set to ON.
 

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Follow-up: I just checked my settings and I have "auto defog" set to ON. So it appears to me based on the behaviour of the vehicle that turning off the "Heat & A/C" control does indeed disable the heater (and presumably the A/C as well) even with the automatic defog function set to ON.
How cold does it get where you live? I was driving in below 30f weather with the heat&AC set to off and the heating element was on as it was blowing very hot air, as soon as I turned the auto defog off the air cooled off.
 

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I am not going to say I disbelieve you, but can you point to a statement in the manual where it is clear about the term "regardless" that you are using here?
Nope, just have reproduced it a few times. When temps are low (and humidity somewhat high) the heating kicks on until I turn auto defog off. I actually cycled auto defog on/off on longer drive instead of turning the heat on or off to see if it was a low energy cost compared to running the heat.
 

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Nope, just have reproduced it a few times. When temps are low (and humidity somewhat high) the heating kicks on until I turn auto defog off. I actually cycled auto defog on/off on longer drive instead of turning the heat on or off to see if it was a low energy cost compared to running the heat.
Oh, yeah... of course. I didn't pay close attention to your statement. You indicated that Auto-Defog was ON... not off... I misinterpreted it the first time. I thought you were saying that even with that off, it ignored your wishes. Yes, it would make sense that with auto-defog that the system would use whatever means to handle the situation.
 

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How cold does it get where you live? I was driving in below 30f weather with the heat&AC set to off and the heating element was on as it was blowing very hot air, as soon as I turned the auto defog off the air cooled off.
It hasn't been below freezing here, my experience is in temperatures around 5C (~40F?). I suppose it's possible that with "Auto Defog" configured as "ON" the heater does comes on but at a low enough level that it doesn't really affect the cabin temperature - but if so I have to say that it doesn't do a very good job of defogging because the "Heat & AC" set to OFF the windshield still fogs up.
 

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Name calling reduces your credibility and the effectiveness of your argument.

I've read the manual and it seems ambiguous to me on this point. And my experience is that if the system is in fully "auto" mode and I press the "Heat & A/C" button to turn it "off" (no little red dot to indicate that it's on), the heater actually does go off even though a target temperature is displayed. This is supported by the fact that the cabin air temperature drops and windows tend to fog up after a while when it's operated in that mode.
Yeah! Maybe someone should tell that to the guy doing the name calling to start with :eek:
 

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When the climate control is off and I press the recirculation button, nothing happens. I have to hit it twice. Is there are specific reason for that?
Just confirmed today in 49F to 51F weather. With HVAC OFF, FAN at 2, RECIRC ON, TEMP set to 68F and air blowing on just the windows, I can toggle RECIRC ON and OFF with single button presses (no double tapping necessary). After maybe 5-10 minutes the driver's window starts fogging up and I have to toggle HVAC ON to defog again.

I really can't smell the difference unfortunately thanks to all the rain. I'll have to tailgate a coal roller during tomorrow's commute.
 
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