[A4] Considering to buy A3, but how about the temperature?
rnhurt at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 15:39:05 EST 2004
Actually, my compressor turns off below 34F, which effectively removes
my ability to switch to recirculating mode. Quite annoying...
On Mon, 13 Dec 2004 10:36:33 -0700, Quincy Chiang <b5quattro at shaw.ca> wrote:
> Yep, all >'99.5 cars have the revised climate control system with the "off" button.
> Btw, I don't think turning on the compressor by switch to recirculating mode during winter will blow cold air. The A/C system in that case works to defog the interior but it should still blow warm air.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Brian O'Connell <boconnell at yahoo.com>
> Date: Monday, December 13, 2004 10:22 am
> Subject: Re: [A4] Considering to buy A3, but how about the temperature?
> > I think when they changed the A4 to a flip out
> > cupholder, they also put an "off" switch on the
> > climate control system.
> > And to the other comment, I'm thankfully not
> > hot-blooded enough to want anything colder than 64
> > coming in through the vents!
> > -B
> > --- Dan DiBiase <d_dibiase at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > --- Brian O'Connell <boconnell at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > You know, I'm really glad that I'm not the only
> > > one to
> > > > notice these two annoying issues (both yours and
> > > the
> > > > prior post). But I hadn't thought of setting the
> > > > system to "low" and "ECON" and adjusting the fan.
> > > I
> > > > just set the temp to the same temp on the dash
> > > > thermometer, which also works as long as the
> > > outside
> > > > temp stays constant.
> > > >
> > > > On the A6, there is an "off" switch which is also
> > > > nice. In order for me to turn off the system on
> > > my
> > > > 98.5 A4, I've got to ramp down the fan to zero to
> > > turn
> > > > everything off (no single button method).
> > > >
> > > > -B
> > >
> > > I do have an 'off' button - boy, that would be
> > > annoying to have to go
> > > through your process, since I am anal enough to shut
> > > off everything when I
> > > turn off the car...! Setting the cc temp to the same
> > > as outside works, but
> > > only if the outside temp is greater than 64 (lowest
> > > number setting on my
> > > car)...
> > >
> > > Dan D
> > > '04 A4 1.8Tq MT-6
> > > Central NJ USA
> > >
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