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Where on the 1989 driftwood rv would the cable that runs the temp control from cool-warm on the dash connect to? It's connected to the switch on the dash but is not connected to anything on the other end!!

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If you line it out under the dash, it may have some natural bends or angles to kind of help you along. It will go to a hinged door inside the heater case, either just in front of or just behind where the heater core is positioned in the case. To get an idea exactly where the heater core is, look under the hood where the heater hoses go into the firewall. The hoses connect directly to the heater core.
There should be at least one other cable from the controls? Look at how it is connected, and how the cable sheathing the movable wire inside is held rigid by some type of clamp or holding fixture very near where the wire eyelet can catch a door pin or lever. Your loose cable will attach the same way. Keep looking and you will find where it goes.

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