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Model X Rear AC Fan Doesn't Blow Much Air

Discussion in 'Model X: User Interface' started by salman, Jun 4, 2018.

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  1. salman

    salman New Member

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    I have a 75D 5-seater Model X and I noticed that the AC in the back of the car does not blow much air and is very weak compared to the front seats. Since mine is a 5-seater, I do not have a "front" or "rear" option when controlling the AC's settings (as far as I know, this is because it has one fan instead of two like the 6 and 7-seaters). This means that I get the same options in terms of fan speed for both the front and rear area.

    I have noticed that closing one or two of the vents in the front area increases the air flow in the back, but it is still not up to a satisfactory level that would instantly cool the area (I often have passengers complaining about it being hot in the back).

    Is there any solution to this problem? Whether it is by playing with the settings, getting it fixed at the service center, or maybe retrofitting a second fan to have it work like the 6 and 7-seater models (if that is even an option)?
     
  2. P85_DA

    P85_DA Supporting Member

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    That is a disadvantage of the 5 seater ..single AC ...you cannot retrofit ..only solution is what you mentioned ..close front vents etc ...alternately depending on where you are at and what type of tint ..I found my photosync tint does wonders in the SoCal desert ..compared to previous tint I had in S ..but I also have six seater :p:D;)
     
  3. tpham07

    tpham07 Active Member

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    retrofit is not an option. really your only option is to add some ceramic tint in the back and close some up front vents to increase the airflow to the rear vents.
     
  4. boaterva

    boaterva Supporting Member

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    Many threads on this. I’d look for some of the older ones which had a lot of experimentation on maximizing cooling in a 5-seater. There’s no fix for this for the 5-seat owners’ and the 7-seater bench was the answer for many of us (myself included)
     

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