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Date: Tue, 14 Sep 1999 16:59:12 -0400
From: "Paul Nolette" <>
Subject: Re: Vent Problems

Thanks for the tip, It looks like it maybe the linkage, since cold mornings are starting to set it in. I noticed that the temperature is not adjustable, always just warm. Thanks Again! Paul R. Nolette Eric Law <> wrote in message news:MbrD3.507$ > Guys, > It's important to distinguish between the side vents producing *no* air or > *hot* air. If they're producing no air at all, you've got a problem with > the vacuum-operated system that controls air distribution, and it may > require a significant amount of troubleshooting. > > If the side vents produce air, but it's always hot, you've got a really > simple problem - the heater won't shut off! The center vent bypasses the > heater core, so will always blow cold air. When the heater won't shut off, > 95% of the time it's the heater valve. Other 5% of the time it's because > the linkage from the knob on the dash fell off. > > Have fun! > > Eric Law > > Paul Nolette <> wrote in message > news:nU9D3.6$ > > Glad you mentioned this one! My 84 900T does similar. The A/C only comes > out > > the center vent, the side vents just seem the breath fire all the time! Im > > thinking it's a SAAB thing. I have to keep the side vents closed all the > > time because of the heat that comes out of them. If anyone nows anymore > > about this I'd like to know also. I may just tear of the dash board and > > figure it out myself. > > > > Grump24365 <grump24365nopsamcomSpamSlam> wrote in message > > > > > On my 88 900 S 16v the outer vents on the dash facia will not work at > all. > > only > > > the center. I am in the middle of spending a lot of money on AC repairs, > I > > want > > > the air to get sent my way efficiently. Is this a common problem? > > > -Sean > > > > > >

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