[V8] Probably a Type 44 issue....

Kneale Brownson kneale at coslink.net
Sun Sep 3 17:19:13 EDT 2006

Did your dashboard get wet?  Could this be an instrument cluster or climate
control head corrosion issue?

At 03:34 PM 9/3/2006 -0400, Roger M. Woodbury wrote:
>...but recently, my car has started to forecast the weather for the winter.
>Now I know that The Black Mariah is an older, curmudgeonly car, but to
>behave like she just stepped from the pages of The Old Farmers Almanac is
>too much.
>What she does is to show that it is 35 below zero on the outside temperature
>gauge and remain there until, oh, maybe half an hour of driving, maybe more,
>maybe less.  The it "warms up" to what appears to be a more normal outside
>temp, and the a/c starts to put out.  Up to that time, the a/c isn't doing
>anything, although the fans are blowing slightly.
>Now, last month, I did leave the sunroof open during a howling rain
>storm...don't let me start...but everything seemed to dry out fine, and I
>don't detect any other ill effects.  But it was after that that the a/c
>sensor started doing kooky things.  I wonder if the a/c temp sensor in the
>roof might have become wet, and then corroded?  Could it be something like
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