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Date:         Tue, 13 Jan 2009 17:39:09 -0500
Reply-To:     Mike Collum <collum@VERIZON.NET>
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From:         Mike Collum <collum@VERIZON.NET>
Subject:      Re: '86 Westy A/C Problem
Comments: To: Deke Rivers <dekeriv@BELLSOUTH.NET>
In-Reply-To:  <774FA94EE3EB4585AE8B9573E872FB15@DEKE1>
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The '85 types don't have a low pressure switch. With those, you can run the compressor even when there is no refrigerant in the system ... which isn't at all good for the compressor. Sorry, I'm not familiar with a A/C relay on the early systems.


Deke Rivers wrote: > It is an early '86. I actually picked it up at the Westfalia factory - but > it has American specs. It was part of a European Tourist Delivery Program. > If these items aren't at the 'D' pillar can you tell me where they would be? > > Deke > > -----Original Message----- > From: Vanagon Mailing List [] On Behalf Of > Mike Collum > Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 4:02 PM > To: vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM > Subject: Re: '86 Westy A/C Problem > > Some early '86 Westy air conditioning was dealer or port of entry > installed using units that are identical to the '85 types. If that is > what you have then there won't be anything relating to the A/C in the D > pillar. > > Mike > > > > Deke Rivers wrote: >> Stephen, >> >> I can see no way to do that. The sides of the shelves look like they are >> mitered into the side walls of the closet. There are no supports, no >> brackets, no pegs, no screws. >> >> Deke >> >> -----Original Message----- >> From: Vanagon Mailing List [] On Behalf Of >> Stephen Grisanti >> Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2009 3:25 PM >> To: vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM >> Subject: Re: '86 Westy A/C Problem >> >> If you remove the shelf or shelves in the back part (cabinet part by the >> back door, not the hanging locker) you can then remove the little > enclosure >> box to gain access to the electrical and hoses. >> >> Stephen >> >> --- On Tue, 1/13/09, Deke Rivers <dekeriv@BELLSOUTH.NET> wrote: >> >> From: Deke Rivers <dekeriv@BELLSOUTH.NET> >> Subject: '86 Westy A/C Problem >> To: vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM >> Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2009, 3:17 PM >> >> I'm trying to do some electrical troubleshooting on my early "86 Westy >> camper. Can anyone tell me how I can get to the low-pressure switch and > the >> A/C relay? From what I've been able to find in the archives and other >> places it appears to be at the "D" pillar behind the closet. But it >> is >> beyond me to figure out how to get to it. >> >> >> >> Thanks >> >> Deke >> >> > >

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