Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 22:31:43 +0100
From: Grunff <grunffnospam.com>
Subject: Re: Saab 900 heat won't turn off


Xiaolong13 wrote: > I have a 1990 Saab 900 Turbo. I need to know if I've messed up my > heating/A/C or if it is legitimately broken, and what to do about it. > I was about to attempt to remove the facia to replace my dash > instrument light bulbs. I was getting it out but had second thoughts > when I saw all the wires and stuff behind the facia. So it was pulled > out a little. Since then whenever I turn on the A/C, hot air blows > out the side vents. The air from the sides have never been very cold > but this is really hot air. The center vents will blow cold air but > it's nullified by the side vent's hot air. It's killing my carpool. > > Have I disconnected something? The heater switch seems to turn easier > than normal so I was wondering if I've disconnected this switch. I > don't want to mess with it unless I'm sure. Yes, you've disconnected the link rod which links the hot/cold knob to the heater valve. Remove the left hand speaker grille and take a look. All will become clear. -- Grunff

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