[DML] Re: AC mode switch
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[DML] Re: AC mode switch



Just to keep you up to date: I was right about the #4 and #5 tube 
being switched at the AC switch by the PO, probably when he put in a 
new radio. These tubes can easily be switched around, by the way. The 
new radio did in fact make the job of reaching the switch easier. 
Just removing the panel plate and the radio (it slid out) gave direct 
access to the switch. I took it out and took it apart and cleaned it. 
It proved that the center plug did not function in holding the switch 
together anymore, so I just glued a piece of plastic in between the 
two prongs and solved that too. It took care of some hissing noise. 
Now it all works like a real AC!

Joop Noordzij, VIN#3085

 --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Sean" <sweitzel@...> wrote:
>
> Hi, I'd be willing to bet that what's actually up is that the
> diaphragm in the mode switch is either in backwards or the rubber 
nubs
> molded into the diaphragm itself are worn or broke, so that it is 
not
> in the correct position to direct vacuum to the correct vacuum line
> depending on the position of the switch. I would advise 
disassembling
> it to check. It's not terribly difficult.
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "joopnoordzij" <noordzy@> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I have always felt that the AC in my Lori did not work like it 
> > should. There was not much wind coming out of the central vents. 
I 
> > finally took some time to look into it, although with the current 
> > weather in Europe there is no real need for AC. With the blower 
at 
> > max (4), near to nothing comes out of the two central vents above 
the 
> > radio, unless the AC mode switch is set to defrost: then there is 
> > some real output. he windshieldvents stop venting at defrost. 
> > According to the manual, the central vents should nearly always 
vent, 
> > but the windshieldvents only at defrost.
> > So it appears that the PO switched the no 4 and 5 vacuum 
connectors 
> > at the mode switch. How can I test this assumption without having 
to 
> > remove all of the center console? Can I just switch the other end 
of 
> > the vacuum lines? But which actuator does what, i.e. which need 
to be 
> > switched? I appreciate anyone having been down there before 
giving me 
> > some advice.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Joop Noordzij, VIN 3085
> >
>




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