[V8] 92 V8 4.2 fogging inside

Dave Head v8q at bellsouth.net
Sun Jul 8 21:19:39 EDT 2007

With no refrigerant, your AC system can't remove the humidity via
condensation. You have to use heat.

> Dag Bøsterud wrote:
>> When it rains, my 92 V8 4,2 starts to fog heavily inside. I've checked 
>> the recirculation flap; it's okay and in working order.
>> I have the new climate control system. As of this moment there is no 
>> refrigrerant in the system.
>> The heater core doesn't seem to be leaking; no coolant seems to be 
>> disappearing. Neither have I ever felt the smell of coolant inside the 
>> car, and the windows doesn't seem to become greasy and sticky as they 
>> would get from a leaking heater... but I'm not saying it isn't leaking.
>> If I'm out driving in the rain, I have to set the climate control to 
>> about 25 C (77 F) and all the air up to the windows... then the fog 
>> goes away. I will also have to use the rear window demister from time 
>> to time.
>> There is no water/moisture on the carpets, headlining, seats and the 
>> sunroof is not leaking.
>> Is this normal for such a car, or am I just a bit spoiled from driving 
>> a 1983 Ford? ...or is something really wrong?
>> /Dag Bøsterud
>> Norway
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