Manual Operation

control system off. Outside (Off): Turns the climate control system off. Outside air still enters the vehicle and is directed to the floor.

The airflow direction and temperature can be adjusted.

If the temperature is adjusted while the system is off, the display will light to show the current settings.

Press (Driver Temperature Controls): Press these buttons next to the fan control to increase or decrease the temperature inside the vehicle.

Press (Passenger Temperature Controls): Press these buttons next to the mode control to increase or decrease the temperature for the front passenger. If the passenger climate control system is off, pressing one of these buttons turns it on.

counterclockwise (Fan Control): Turn clockwise or counterclockwise to increase or decrease the fan speed. Turning this control completely counterclockwise turns on the automatic fan operation.

If the airflow seems low when the fan speed is at the highest setting, the passenger compartment air filter may need to be replaced. For more information, see Passenger Compartment Air Filter and Scheduled Maintenance.

Air Delivery Mode Control: Turn clockwise or counterclockwise to change the direction of the airflow in the vehicle.

To change the current mode, select one of the following:

instrument panel (Vent): Air is directed to the instrument panel outlets.

the instrument (Bi-Level): Air is divided between the instrument panel outlets and the floor outlets. In automatic operation, cooler air is directed to the upper outlets and warmer air to the floor outlets.

floor outlets, with (Floor): Air is directed to the floor outlets, with some air directed to the windshield and side window outlets.

If recirculation is selected while in this mode, it stays on for three minutes to reduce windshield fogging.

the windows of fog (Floor/Defog): This mode clears the windows of fog or moisture. Air is directed to the floor outlets, with some air directed to the windshield and side window outlets. The system turns off recirculation and runs the air-conditioning compressor unless the outside temperature is at or below freezing. The recirculation mode cannot be selected while in the floor/defog mode.

or frost from (Defrost): This mode removes fog or frost from the windshield more quickly. Air is directed to the windshield and the side window outlets. The system automatically turns off recirculation and runs the air-conditioning compressor, unless the outside temperature is at or below freezing. Recirculation cannot be selected while in the defrost mode.

the air conditioning (Air Conditioning): Press to turn the air conditioning system on or off and override the automatic system.

An indicator light below the button comes on to show that this mode is on.

The air conditioning system removes moisture from the air, so a small amount of water might drip under the vehicle while idling or after turning off the engine. This is normal.

outside air enter the (Outside Air): Press to let outside air enter the vehicle. An indicator light comes on to show this mode is on. Pressing (Recirculation): Press to turn the cancels this mode.

recirculation (Recirculation): Press to turn the recirculation mode on. An indicator light below the button comes on to show that this mode is on. This mode recirculates and helps to quickly cool the air inside the vehicle. It can be used to prevent outside air and odors from entering the vehicle. This mode cannot be selected while in the defog or defrost modes. If you try to select the recirculation mode, the indicator light flashes three times and turns off.

Operation in this mode during periods of high humidity and cool outside temperatures may result in increased window fogging. If window fogging is experienced, select the defrost mode.

PASS (Passenger Climate Control): Press to turn the passenger climate control systems on or off.

When the passenger climate control system is on, the passenger temperature setting is displayed.

If the PASS button is pressed to turn the passenger temperature setting off, the driver temperature setting controls the temperature for the entire vehicle.

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