Climate Control System

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Climate Control System
Climate Control System

Voice Control System

On vehicles with navigation system

The climate control system for your vehicle can also be operated using the voice control system. See the navigation system manual for complete details.

Using Automatic Climate Control

The automatic climate control system in your vehicle maintains the interior temperature you select. The system also adjusts the fan speed and airflow levels.

1. Press the AUTO button.

2. Set the desired temperature by turning the driver’s side temperature control dial. You will see AUTO and the selected temperature in the display. You can also set the passenger’s side temperature by turning the passenger’s side dial.

The system automatically selects the proper mix of conditioned and/or heated air that will, as quickly as possible, raise or lower the interior temperature to your preference.

Temperature Control

The driver’s side temperature and the passenger’s side temperature can be set separately. Turn the dial of the appropriate temperature control clockwise to increase the temperature of airflow. Turn the dial counterclockwise to decrease it.

Each set temperature is shown in the display.

When you set the temperature to its lower limit ( ), the system runs at full cooling ) or its upper limit ( or heating only. It does not regulate the interior temperature. ), the system runs at full cooling or heating only. It does not regulate the interior temperature.

When the indicator in the dual button is on, the driver’s side and passenger’s side temperature can be controlled independently.

Dual Button

You can set the temperatures for the driver’s side and the passenger’s side separately when this button is pressed (indicator is on). When the indicator in the DUAL button is off, the temperatures for both sides are synchronized to the driver’s side set temperature. When defrost mode is selected, dual mode operation is canceled.

To Turn Everything Off

If you press the OFF button, the climate control system shuts off completely.

Keep the system completely off for short periods only.

To keep stale air and mustiness from collecting, you should have the fan running at all times.

Semi-automatic Operation

You can manually select various functions of the climate control system when it is in fully automatic mode. All other features remain automatically controlled. Making any manual selection causes the word AUTO in the display to go out.

Fan Control

Select the fan speed by pressing either side of the fan speed control bar (or ). The fan speed is shown in vertical or bars on the display.). The fan speed is shown in vertical bars on the display.

Air Conditioning (A/C) Button

This button turns the air conditioning on and off. You will see A/C ON or A/C OFF in the display.

When you turn the A/C off, the system cannot regulate the inside temperature if you set the temperature control dial below the outside temperature.

Recirculation Button When the indicator in the button is on, air from the vehicle’s interior is sent

When the indicator in the button is on, air from the vehicle’s interior is sent through the system again.

When the indicator is off, air is brought in from the outside of the vehicle (fresh air mode).

The outside air intakes for the climate control system are at the base of the windshield. Keep this area clear of leaves and other debris.

The systemshould be left in fresh air mode under almost all conditions.

Keeping the system in recirculation mode, particularly with the A/C off, can cause the windows to fog up.

Switch to recirculation mode when driving through dusty or smoky conditions, then return to fresh air mode.

Rear Window Defogger Button This button turns the rear window defogger off and on.

This button turns the rear window defogger off and on.

Pushing this button also turns the power mirror heaters on and off.

Mode Control

Use the mode control button to select the vents the air flows from.

Some air will flow from the dashboard vents in all modes.

Air flows from the center and corner vents in the dashboard.

Air flows from the center and corner vents in the dashboard.

Airflow is divided between the vents in the dashboard and the floor vents.

Airflow is divided between the vents in the dashboard and the floor vents.

Air flows from the floor vents.

Air flows from the floor vents.

Airflow is divided between the floor and corner vents and the defroster vents

Airflow is divided between the floor and corner vents and the defroster vents at the base of the windshield.

Windshield Defroster Button This button directs the main airflow to the windshield for faster defrosting.

This button directs the main airflow to the windshield for faster defrosting. It also overrides any mode selection you may have made.

When you select switches to fresh air mode and turns on the A/C. For faster defrosting, manually, the system automatically switches to fresh air mode and turns on the A/C. For faster defrosting, manually set the fan speed to high. You can also increase airflow to the windshield by closing the corner vents on the dashboard. To close the vents, rotate the wheel under each corner vent.

When you turn off button again, the system returns to its former settings. by pressing the button again, the system returns to its former settings.

1. Select switches to fresh air mode and turns on the A/C.. The system automatically switches to fresh air mode and turns on the A/C.

2. Adjust the temperature with the driver’s side temperature control so the airflow feels warm.

3. Select window. to help clear the rear window.

4. To increase airflow to the windshield, close the corner vents.

For faster defogging, manually set the fan speed to high.

For your safety, make sure you have a clear view through all the windows before driving.

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