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 Post subject: air coming through clock
Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:57 pm 
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hey im new to the ford world. just bought a 98 fairmont ghia. I noticed when my car in running there appears to be air coming from 3 tiny slots on the dash clock. even though the fan and aircon is turned off. any help with this is appreciated. cheers
craig
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 Post subject: Re: air coming through clock
Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:58 pm 
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cabin sniffer for climate control system and as far as I can recall it ran as soon as ignition was turned on .........
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 Post subject: Re: air coming through clock
Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 10:00 pm 
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yeh runs as soon as ignition is switched on. cheers
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 Post subject: Re: air coming through clock
Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:10 pm 
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The sniffer in my ED made noise when the foam filter deteriorated and clogged the one way valve.

 

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 Post subject: Re: air coming through clock
Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2014 11:21 pm 
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so is the valve easy to access?
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 Post subject: Re: air coming through clock
Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:07 pm 
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craigis24 wrote:
so is the valve easy to access?

Not difficult on a ED Fairmont, I just removed the dash panel and the valve was about 20cm along the sniffer tube.

 

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 Post subject: Re: air coming through clock
Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:13 pm 
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thanks for your help :)
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