[200q20v] Fogging windows!!! HELP!!
knotnook at traverse.com
Tue Dec 19 16:40:52 EST 2000
Actually, I believe it's only open for A/C use (A/C's work best if they're
cooling already somewhat cool air). I'm sure its closed for heater use
otherwise you'd be misting up the interior all the time.
At 08:56 AM 12/19/2000 -0500, Glen Dustin Powell wrote:
>I think that flap varies the ratio of alleged 'fresh' Vs recirc depending on
>temps, etc, and the only time it remains fully closed (recirc) is on MAX
>From: 200q20v-admin at audifans.com [mailto:200q20v-admin at audifans.com]On
>Behalf Of Kneale Brownson
>Sent: Monday, December 18, 2000 8:42 PM
>To: Tim Sidders; 20v quattro list
>Subject: Re: [200q20v] Fogging windows!!! HELP!!
>There's a door above and behind the glovebox that lets cabin air get to the
>fresh air intake when the air conditioner is on. It is closed for heater
>operation. Yours probably is open, meaning warm cabin air gets mixed in
>with the air supply going to the heater core, resulting in very moist air
>back into the cabin. It's probably open because the spring that holds it
>closed has cut through the plastic bar to which it mounts inside the HVAC
>evaporator box. If you put your head in the footwell and look up past the
>back of the glovebox, you may be able to see the door. The fix is to put
>something in there to hold the spring. Most use a piece of tin formed
>around the bar. Some have used zip-ties to make an anchor for the
>spring. I had to take out the glovebox to have enough elbow room to get
>At 07:03 PM 12/18/2000 -0800, Tim Sidders wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >I recently have discovered with all the snow we've been getting that my
> >windows are always fogging. I just had them tinted and i have cleaned them
> >really good once. P/O was a smoker, I know that tends to fog the windows.
> >I don't think my heater core is bad cuz I cant smell any antifreeze and
> >there is no film on the windows. Could this be caused by a bad fresh air
> >vent or something. Thanks for the help in advance!
> >91 200 20v
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