Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2002 11:53:42 -0800
From: John Davies <>
Subject: Re: cooling the glove box in a 2001 9-5

On Thu, 7 Feb 2002 11:00:26 -0500, "Frank Coviello" <> wrote: >I believe I may be missing the point of the glove box being temperature >controlled. If the temp control of the glove box is not independant of the >remainder of the acc system, why not just keep the drinks within the cabin >of the vehicle itself? I had thought that the glove box was on an >independant cooling unit. The only thing in there is a little trap door that lets air from the dash vents into the box. That's it - no additional parts. Pretty sophisticated, huh? The idea is that in summer a small glove box with 35 degree air blowing into it will stay at about 35 degrees. That same air blowing into your hot cabin interior might get it down to 65 degrees, but then you would freeze your butt off . It's not rocket science. John Davies Monroe WA USA 2001 Saab 9-5 Aero Wagon 2000 Audi A4 quattro 1.8T 1991 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4x4

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