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Old 06-23-2005, 08:57 AM   #101
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forget the A/C and roll down you windows
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Thanks bud. I bet we could. My actuator arm doesnt move did yous when this problem happened. I changed my mind about pulling this stuff out. Randman said I should check individual lines for vacuum. So I have to buy some connectors and actually cut into these lines under the dash. then patch them up. Does that sound reasonable to you?
Let me know. I sure would hate to hurt it worse.
Reasonable? I would think so, following your steps so far, that would be my next step. Randman has instructed the safest path for you to follow as far as I am concerned, removing that unit would not be on my list of things to do first, but checking the 5 or six lines from it would be no.1. Remember, take each step from the easiest to the hardest and not in the reverse order.......
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Im about to tie up tubes to the underside and direct them up to the cabin.
I was wondering when you would cave in Remember to puchase the "custom" parts: shop vac hose, electrical tape, and string. (james, you should post the pics I sent of my "custom" vent by-pass). Has been 113*-114* last two days. I think I'm doing the passenger side "vent" soon.

james, check the lines 1st. Hopefully you do not have to cut, just remove. The fit is tight, but you should be able to twist/pull and remove the lines from the connector.

BTW, thanks to e-bay, last night, I became the proud owner of books 1 and 2 (of 2) of the 1997 H-body Full Service Manuals. (Big thanks go to randman for confirming for me that these are the same one'* he has, before I submitted my bid). I don't know how long they will take to get here. Randman, I would like to say that we won't be relying on you as much, but, depending on what I see and how "technical" these books are, I am sure we still will need to call onl. I will do my best to help out for all 1997 owners. Nick, you gotta get the 97 SSEI now!
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http://www.imcool.com/articles/airco...acuum_line.htm

Its a how to fix our problem. Could some of you pros look at it and see if there is something there that you havent seen before or looks new.
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It is another possibility. Certainly a good point about the broken parts in the programmer. Where in the past we may have said you have a bad programmer go replace it, this article gives ways to fix it.

Just read about cutting the plastic lines...from the earlier post. I wouldn't cut them, if at all possible unhook them and test that way.
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Excellent work james. I'm impressed. I think you hit the nail on the head for my problem. To the junkyad I will go, to the junkyard I will go, hi, ho the..........aw forget it!

jame'* reward for his efforts? Dancing bananas

Talk to you tomorrow, james.

BTW, Still no FSMs yet (damn snail mail).
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I'd like to add that whatever your findings are, other members love pics and detailed write ups so if it happens to them...it'* very helpful
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I don't get what is male and what is female part. I only have three kids. No really I don't get it. Which is which.
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I don't get what is male and what is female part. I only have three kids. No really I don't get it. Which is which.
geez!

Maybe someone (hint) needs to spend more time working on his A/C problems than on his computer
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Tried pulling the plastic female thing off but could not get in off. Im thinking that this HVAC unit will absolutley have to come off the dash. I am going to look in the glove compartment again today to see if I can get to the bolt from there.

Next Im going to take my blower motor off and see if I can,,,hit it or clean it off or talk sweet toit and see if it will give me another month or two or six, ya know.

If I don't come back I have attached a rope to my ankle, just pull me out!!!!!!
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