[DML] Re: Cleaning off heater core to improve airflow
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[DML] Re: Cleaning off heater core to improve airflow



Dave S was right on the money.

I did have some debris on the evaporator screen that I vacuumed out 
which I'm sure helped a bit, but the primary culprit was the foam 
cover over the large rear hole in the box. The glue had probably dried 
up and a large portion of the foam block was loose and flapping free 
(exposing a large hole in the back of the box).

You have to be a bit of a monkey (long arms with a couple extra 
joints) to get back there, but you can feel your way around from the 
driver's foot well.

Thanks everyone for the tips and help with the airflow issue.

  Knut


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Swingle" <swingle_dmc@...> wrote:
>
<snip>
> 
> Also part 2 - make sure that the sponge that seals up the heater 
> tubes is still in place. When it falls off a lot of air will leak 
out 
> the back of the housing. You reach it from the driver side and have 
> to feel your way behind the heater box to where the heater lines 
exit 
> the box and go out thru the body. 
> 
> Dave S




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