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RE: maximizing defrosting
Last night, ahead of a major cold front passing through Washington DC,
I was out in our new (to us) 1990 200 Quattro Wagon. There were heavy
rains, and high humidity.
We followed the owner's manual instructions for defrosting, which is
pretty simple-push the defrost button. I also manually set the fan to
high. The defrosting capability was marginal-finally I vented the
sunroof to clear things up a bit.
My Acura Integra would allow you to manually put the A/C on in defrost
situations to assist in reducing the interior humidity, regardless of
exterior temperature. Is this happening automatically in the Audi? I
can find no way to manually turn on the A/C.
Is there an optimum configuration of the interior vent controls that
people have discovered to direct maximum air to the windshield and
side windows? There is no mention of this in the manual.
Incidently, when the rain turned to hail, and formed a crunchy cover
on the road. I was very thankful for Quattro and ABS...
Thanks for any tips..
70 911T->70 911S->74 911->87 Acura Integra----\
90 200 Quattro Wagon
63 VW Bus->70 F-150 4x4 ->87 Civic 4x4 Wagon--/