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2003 Saturn L-300
The A/C front vents do not blow air even though the setting is for air to come through the front vents.
The air comes through the front window vents and side vents.
What could be wrong.
In the future, please post a new topic with your questions. This post is under an instructional "sticky". Thanks.
Whether you have the standard HVAC system, or climate control, air direction is controlled electronically. The "Mode Door Motor" or "Actuator" is the device that controls which ducts the air is directed to (defrost, A/C or heat). The most common problem is a failure of the mode door actuator itself; however, it can be a bunch of other stuff also (HVAC control module, control head or a break in related circuits).
Accurate diagnosis requires a scan tool (may be trouble codes stored) and a basic run down of power and ground circuits to the actuator.
Hope that helps.