Air conditioner box
wagons at sover.net
Fri Apr 9 22:04:57 EDT 2004
Wow, Peter-- I will do that. First I have to shrink the graphic some way to
fit on a page. I think I can do that with my digital camera software.
You and Henry are princes in my book.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Schulz" <pcschulz at comcast.net>
To: "Dan Wing" <wagons at sover.net>
Cc: <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Friday, April 09, 2004 11:39 AM
Subject: Re: Air conditioner box
> Print out the attached TSB...read it and give it to your mechanic
> At 09:14 AM 4/9/2004, you wrote:
> >I bought my car in Florida a year and a half ago, and it fogged up in
> >weather and smelled musty. The mechanic found an oil bottle wedged down
> >the air conditioner box to hold the recirc door closed, and after it was
> >removed the car dried out. This winter I noticed it did not defog as well
> >as expected with passengers in the car and a different mechanic has found
> >that the air motor for the outer door (slide?) on the box has been broken
> >off of its mounting in such a way that it "cannot" be reattached.
> >Apparently the air motor itself is OK (though disconnected and the lines
> >are plugged) and the door is OK, but the mounting on the box is
> >irretrievably broken so the door cannot work. Mechanic estimates hundreds
> >of dollars to replace box, even if I find one (disconnect air
> >replace box, R-134 conversion, replace components).
> >Anyone seen this situation? Anyone done a less expensive fix? Mechanic
> >says climate control probably confused by constantly open outer door, but
> >perhaps that is not so big a problem and I can just leave it, or perhaps
> >fix the door in a half-open position? I live in Vermont (cold winter, not
> >too hot in summer), so could I just fix the door in position seasonally?
> >If so, what would the positions be? What is the consequence of this door
> >not working?
> >Lastly, does anyone have a good air conditioner box to sell me, if I go
> >that route??
> >Dan Wing
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> >200q20v at audifans.com
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> >Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2004 11:26:07 -0400
> >To: pcschulz at comcast.net
> >From: Peter Schulz <peschulz at cisco.com>
> >Subject: [Fwd: Type 44 Fresh air flap repair experiences?]
> > >
> > >From: "Buchholz, Steven" <Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com>
> > >To: "'Peter Schulz'" <schulz at iatcmail.ed.ray.com>
> > >Subject: RE: Type 44 Fresh air flap repair experiences?
> > >Date: Tue, 30 Nov 1999 11:54:48 -0800
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> > >Greetings Peter!
> > >
> > >I finally got the 3 pages of the TSB scanned in this morning. I'm
> > >the 3 files in JPEG form, hopefully the names are pretty
> > >... if they aren't useful as JPEGs I can probably convert them to
> > >else. Let me know whether or not you are able to view them ...
> > >
> > >Steve Buchholz
> > >San Jose, CA (USA)
> Peter Schulz
> 1990 CQ (perpetually awaiting S2 3b engine transplant)
> 1991 200 20v TQW indigo mica
> 1991 200 20v TQW titanium grey
> Chelmsford, MA USA
> peter at audifans.com
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