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Posted by Jean B. on August 30, 2005, 3:35 pm
 
...and I hope it was only that.  Car started up even more
quietly yesterday, and we then realized we were suffocating.
The AC hadn't come on.  And it had reset itself to 76F.  Tell
me that is an anomaly.  Please?
--
Jean B.

Posted by Ingenuous on August 30, 2005, 4:41 pm
 


I don't spend much time at the Climate screen but the only glitch I've
noticed is the serious one that occurs when the dew point and relative
humidity are very close.   Do you mean that you had it set at one
temperature and it jumped to another?  If so, that might explain the sudden
fogging I've experienced a few times.

My issue is impossible to demonstrate to the dealer because it will only
occur a few days a year in MN, and then for just a few hours on those days.
Essentially what happens is this:

Suddenly and for no apparent reason warm, moist air is diverted from the
console and/or floor diffusers to the cool windshield where it condenses in
a split second.  Yes, I can press the windshield defogger button on the
steering wheel but the time required to clear that condensation is
significant at highway speeds; several minutes at least.  The best I can do
is slow down, keep the car pointed straight ahead, and clear a peep hole
with my hand.





Posted by Jean B. on August 30, 2005, 9:40 pm
 Ingenuous wrote:


That's a problem!  I hope you can get it straightened out.

Yes, my AC, which was on and set at low, turned off and then
was set at 76 when we noticed and turned it back on.

Today, another little glitch--the car didn't open until I took
the key out and clicked it open.

I don't care too much about these things unless they are
indicative of something.  A fogged-up windshield would be a
lot more serious!

--
Jean B.

Posted by Ingenuous on August 30, 2005, 10:00 pm
 

This has happened to me.  I believe it happens if you lock the door using
the switch on the inside instead of the button on the outside but I'm not
sure.



Posted by Jean B. on August 30, 2005, 11:55 pm
 Ingenuous wrote:


All these things to figure out!  Mine are just little points
of interest though....

--
Jean B.

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