Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2002 15:24:47 -0500
From: "Frank Coviello" <>
Subject: Re: cooling the glove box in a 2001 9-5

So the vent brings air directly from the A/C? I had thought it simply circulated the air from the cabin: hence the confusion. Thanks, Frank 2001 9-5 SE "John Davies" <> wrote in message news:dkm56u0bgls3ph4e1nudcgqucb6s11q3g5nopsamcom... > 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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