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Re: Climate controls interchangeable?
"Livolsi, Stephane" wrote:
> Taka, I don't think you can because the late 87 and up CC heads have a
> diagnostic feature built in. My CC worked very erratically when I
> bought the car. When I took it out, I noticed that it was from a
> salvage yard and was labeled as from an 87. (my car is early 86). I got
> one out of an early 86 and it works fine now. The plug harness on the
> 87 was the same as the 86 though. It could have just been a bad
> controller but I don't think so.
> good luck
> Stephane Livolsi
> 180 Yorston St
> Williams Lake, BC, V2G 3Z1
> ph 250-392-2637
> fax 250-392-2693
> '86 5KTQ stock (if you don't know what it means, you aren't in the club)
> >From: TM[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> >Sent: December 20, 1999 6:22 PM
> >To: Quattro List
> >Subject: Climate controls interchangeable?
> >I was wondering if you can interchange the earlier '84-86 climate control
> >systems on the 5k with the later '87-91 units. The reason I ask is because
> >I may be able to get a unit from an '88 that works to replace my possibly
> >bad programmer module. If all I need is the module, and it works with the
> >older head unit, then I'm all set. If not, I wonder if the wiring will plug
> >right into the newer units. Anyone tried this?
> >Taka Mizutani
> >'86 5kcstq in need of operational climate control, along with other things
89 and up heads don't have the rear window defog switch in them, it's
separate and on the switch row w/seat heaters, fog lamp, etc..