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Re: Heat/AC/Fresh Air Flap

In reply to the following question from Bob on my comment on A/C,

>My '86 5000s does this (A/C on defrost in the winter). Why doesn't
>yours do it? I have the 'newer' control box meaning it has fan speed
>override controls for 'low' and 'high' rather than 'Auto low' and
>'Auto high'.

>Bob Kunz

I'm not sure I completely clarified the "A/C not running". On cold damp
days, like a slow drizzle outside, the inside of the car tends to fog up
unless I turn the temperature set point on the controller to a temperature 
that is lower than the outside temperature, which then activates the A/C 

Yes, I can get the A/C to run, but I would prefer HEAT in the car to
keep the passengers ( myself included ) comfortable. Perhaps there is 
something wrong with my system, that I don't know about, and the system
is designed correctly, but mine just has a problem.

(On our three previous Japanese cars, you could set the temperature with 
the slide control, and then just push the "A/C" button to "add" A/C to the
overall picture.)

I have the DELCO control unit, it has fan speed override controls marked
"low" and "high", from the late ( June '86 ) 1986 model production.

Can someone with a similar climate control system tell me if I have a 
problem with mine, or is this how it really works.

Alan Cordeiro
'85 5000TQ