[DML] Re: While I'm in there... (passenger knee pad removed)
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[DML] Re: While I'm in there... (passenger knee pad removed)

Most AC service is outside the passenger compartment. However, the 
electrics and fan switch should be working before ac can be setup 

The fan switch has probably been broken or moved from its proper 

The mode switch should work all the vent doors w/o leaks and the 
temp control should move the plenum door adequately from cold to 
hot. Most mode switches require a rebuild. Few OEM switches are 
still working properly.

If the AC needs complete service you will have to get the proper 
parts for the ac guys - orifice tube, accumulator, seals, etc.

Harold McElraft - 3354

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "John Spangler" <johnspangler@xxxx> 
> With much discomfort I removed the passenger knee pad and the glove
> box assembly today.  This leaves most of the right side under-dash
> accessible.  Anything else I ought to do before reassembly?  I 
> want to have to go under there again.  
> Things to consider:
> My A/C needs to be recharged.  Most suggestions in the archives 
say to
> try to find R12 so I'll make some calls next week.  Is there 
> the A/C guys need to get to under the dash to recharge it?  The
> manuals imply that it's all on the compressor in the engine
> compartment.
> Also my fan switch is on full blast at "0" and if you turn it to
> anything else it turns off.  I'll have to figure that one out
> eventually, but better stuck "on" than "off."  Any reason I'd need
> access through the side of the dash to fix this?  Looks like a
> straight shot through the console but I'm new to this.
> I'd rather not drive her around too much with parts missing or 
> out, doesn't help anyone's reputation.
> Thanks,
> -Steelskin
> #5572

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