HVAC air flap stuck open?

Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Wed May 31 17:52:46 EDT 2006

At 3:44 PM -0400 5/31/06, Peter Schulz wrote:
>things to check - valve cover gasket leaking motor oil, onto the rear
>of the engine block or onto the exhaust manifold, leak from the power
>steering rack doing the same, and finally, the 1st gear AC cutoff
>switch mounted on the right rear of the transmission (its the same
>part number as the backup switch)  mine was leaking transmission
>fluid through the sensor body onto the passenger catalytic convertor...

All that for sure, but don't forget one of the most "usual" suspects: 
leaking transmission oil from a bad output-shaft seal in the front 
differential. The passenger-side seal is especially prone to leak 
onto the catalytic converter and give off a noxious odor.


Phil Rose				Rochester, NY USA
'91 200q	(156K, Lago blue)
'91 200q   (70K, Tornado red)			mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net

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