Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 08:44:03 -0600
Reply-To: Jim Felder <felder@KNOLOGY.NET>
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From: Jim Felder <felder@KNOLOGY.NET>
Subject: heater switch failure prone?
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I don't know how common it it, but the car has 240K on in. For a year
it's had an "extra" position to the right that did nothing, but you
could clearly feel the lever click into that position.
When it gave out was after I was warming the car in the driveway a few
days ago. The switch operated just fine, but when I can out later it
felt ver hard to move, and not has two postions, off and medium, and
it's not really easy to get it into either of them.
On the other hand, my 90 carat, with almost as many miles, operates
very crisply, as it did when new.
> Is this a common problem with the fan switch to go bad after after a
> while? Like the light switch? What about the defroster? I don't know
> if mine works or not I haven't had to use it yet but the little red
> light doesn't come on, on the switch.
> Is there a way to test a heater switch? My blower doesn't work. I
> still have good heat while cruising down the road, but warming up in
> the driveway or at slow speeds, etc. It would be nice to have heat
> controlled by the mometum of the fan rather than the Van.
> Michael Knight
> '77 Westy Deluxe, "el Verde"
> '85 Vanagon GL, nameless
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