Toyota Yaris Forums - Ultimate Yaris Enthusiast Site
 

 


 
Go Back   Toyota Yaris Forums - Ultimate Yaris Enthusiast Site > Second Generation Toyota Yaris Main Rooms > Fuel Economy Forum
  The Tire Rack

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-18-2018, 07:29 PM   #1
JDJanitor
 
Drives: 2016 yaris
Join Date: May 2018
Location: CT
Posts: 22
Disable ac on defrost setting

Is there a simple way to disable the AC on defrost mode? I have a 2016 5 door
I don't want to pull the fuse, or permanently disable ac. I want to be able to turn it on here and there to keep it working. I just can't stand that it makes my ac kick on and off.
In understand the reasoning behind it, but many times it's the outside that needs to be heated. If humidity inside is an issue I want to hit the ac button, I don't want the car to do it for me.
I read online some older crvs allow you to program this auto ac mode off. I hope the Yaris has a secret program.


Sent from my moto x4 using Tapatalk
JDJanitor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-18-2018, 10:08 PM   #2
bronsin
 
bronsin's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 Base Hatch 2 Dr Auto
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: nj
Posts: 3,937
The fact that you can’t control the AC used to drive me nuts too. There was a way to do it if you search for it hopefully somebody will chime in. But I’m come to prescient the fact that it defogs the windows very quickly And efficiently as it is.
__________________
Synthetic Oil: Its All In Your Head
bronsin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2018, 06:59 AM   #3
IllusionX
It's the illusion you see
 
Drives: 07 Yaris Sedan Aero
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Brossard, QC
Posts: 3,696
On a 07-12, it is a physical switch on the rotary knob. Just like the older echo.

And, if it's the outside that need to be heated, you might want to step outside to scrape the ice off.

The button is actually a defog button, not defrost 🤣
More expensive cars have heated windshield that actually defrost.....

Sent from my SM-G930W8 using Tapatalk
__________________
IllusionX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2018, 07:33 AM   #4
WeeYari
 
WeeYari's Avatar
 
Drives: 06 Polar White 5dr, 13 Soul 4u
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Georgetown, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 4,951
Quote:
Originally Posted by JDJanitor View Post
I just can't stand that it makes my ac kick on and off.
This at least ensures that the a/c does see periodic use. Nothing worse than experiencing something failing due to lack of use.


Sent from my Elite_5_5_Octa using Tapatalk
__________________
WeeYari is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2018, 07:49 AM   #5
dogsridewith
 
Drives: 2007 2-door hatchback
Join Date: Jul 2016
Location: USAnotCA
Posts: 521
A/C w/ defrost/defog

On an 07, does the A/C come on like this only on the full clockwise position of the control knob?
(defrost defog)
dogsridewith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2018, 12:53 PM   #6
JDJanitor
 
Drives: 2016 yaris
Join Date: May 2018
Location: CT
Posts: 22
When I leave for work some mornings my windshield is cold, and condenses on the outside, and the wiper wipes it away, when the defog, defrost is on it will warm it up enough to stop it from happening.
I just want to be able to leave the vent on the mode that blows on windshield without the AC running. Ac kills gas mileage, and it is not always needed.
I just want to choose when the compressor kicks on and off 🤪

Sent from my moto x4 using Tapatalk
JDJanitor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2018, 01:06 PM   #7
IllusionX
It's the illusion you see
 
Drives: 07 Yaris Sedan Aero
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Brossard, QC
Posts: 3,696
Quote:
Originally Posted by dogsridewith View Post
On an 07, does the A/C come on like this only on the full clockwise position of the control knob?
(defrost defog)
It does come on when set to windshield+foot.

Sent from my SM-G930W8 using Tapatalk
__________________
IllusionX is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2018, 01:48 PM   #8
bronsin
 
bronsin's Avatar
 
Drives: 2009 Base Hatch 2 Dr Auto
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: nj
Posts: 3,937
Quote:
Originally Posted by JDJanitor View Post
When I leave for work some mornings my windshield is cold, and condenses on the outside, and the wiper wipes it away, when the defog, defrost is on it will warm it up enough to stop it from happening.
I just want to be able to leave the vent on the mode that blows on windshield without the AC running. Ac kills gas mileage, and it is not always needed.
I just want to choose when the compressor kicks on and off ��

Sent from my moto x4 using Tapatalk

Looks like you’ll have to try searching for it. There is a way to do it but I don’t remember what it is.

__________________
Synthetic Oil: Its All In Your Head
bronsin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2018, 02:11 PM   #9
WeeYari
 
WeeYari's Avatar
 
Drives: 06 Polar White 5dr, 13 Soul 4u
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Georgetown, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 4,951
Simple search 'disable a/c'

One of the threads found is a D.I.Y.

However, the procedure is for a Gen2.

Sent from my Elite_5_5_Octa using Tapatalk
__________________
WeeYari is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2018, 02:41 PM   #10
JDJanitor
 
Drives: 2016 yaris
Join Date: May 2018
Location: CT
Posts: 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by WeeYari View Post
Simple search 'disable a/c'

One of the threads found is a D.I.Y.

However, the procedure is for a Gen2.

Sent from my Elite_5_5_Octa using Tapatalk
I was reading that last night, mine is a later model.
I was hoping there was a trick without having to use a soldering iron for newer cars


Sent from my moto x4 using Tapatalk
JDJanitor is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
PIONEER DEH-3950MP husaynkhan In Car Entertainment + Electronics (audio / video / alarm) 12 05-20-2010 01:01 AM
TRD rear sway bar...street or race setting? detroiter Wheels, Tires and Suspension Forum sponsored by The Tire Rack 14 02-08-2009 03:26 AM
Easy Defrost A/c running fix billk General Yaris / Vitz Discussion 14 01-16-2009 09:53 PM
Avoiding Defrost setting for long periods of time GeneW Fuel Economy Forum 1 12-24-2008 02:42 AM
Defrost. Racheal DIY / Maintenance / Service 45 01-06-2007 06:52 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:33 AM.




YarisWorld
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.