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My 1998 Toyota Camry has been fogging inside after about 10 minutes of driving Air blows out from the defroster and any other setting but it does absolutely nothing

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Bad heater core.

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SOURCE: The inside of the car fogs up and on very cold mornings ice forms

This can be caused by a heater core that is leaking inside the car, one way to determine if that's the problem, is if you can smell antifreeze. It is a 'sweet' smell, and is quite noticeable. If u don't notice this, I have to say this is a common problem w/ Hondas. I've had a civic, 2 accords (currently have a 92), and 2 Preludes, they are great cars, but they all suffer from fogged up windows in cold weather. One reason is that they are quite air tight, and the older models don't have the greatest defroster system (weak). Try and keep a window cracked open slightly, see if that helps.

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 Toyota Camry Inside Door Handle

The Door Panel Has Got To Be Removed.
Start By Removing The Handle Cover You Mentioned On The Handle Careful Not To Break It . A Small Screwdriver Can Help.
Next Remove Black Piece By The Window By Pulling It Strait Outward. Then Remove The Screw Cover On The Actual Handle You Use To Close The Door. Remove The Screw From Below It And There Is One Under The Front Edge Of It As Well. There is 2 screw along the bottom edge of the door as well. then remove screw up by the mirror. now remove this little plastic clip right on the side closest to the outer edge by pressing the center and pulling the whole thing out. Then There Are 2 10mm screw that hold on the door latch remove and slide the whole handle forward and it should come free. Now Reverse all these steps with the new handle in place.
THIS SEEMS HARDER THEN IT IS I PROMISE.
If You Have Any Questions What So Ever Please Feel Free To Post Then And I Hope I Helped At least A Little.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 Volvo V70 A/C Intermittent

I had exactly the same problem. When your engine is cold and off check the gap on your ac compressor with a feeler gauge, it should be between 0.3 and 0.5mm. If it is larger you need to re-shim which invloves undoing a nut on the end off the compressor and removing the clutch plate, then removing the appropriate shims (look like washers) then replace. The reason it blows warm after 10 minutes or so is because the ac compressor gets hot and the clutch gap gets too large for the electro-magnetic clutch to engage. Some people would say that you need a new compressor but all you need to do is a re-shim.

Posted on Mar 26, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 Volvo V70 A/C intermittent

I AM AN ASE CERTIFIED VOLVO----MASTER TECH AND YOUR PROBLEM W`HICH IS COMMON ON ALL 850,S ANDS70,S THE PROBLEM IS PROBALLY AT LEAST 70% DUE TO AN AIR-FLOW RISTRICTION TO THE CONDENSOR FIRST IS SYSTEM AT FULL CHARGE LOW SIDE 25-33 PSI AND YOU AND I REPEAT ONLY CHARGE SYSTEM ON THE LOW SIDE THERE IS NO AND I REPEAT NO HIGH PRESSURE CONNECTOR AND WHAT I WOULD DO IS RUN AGOOD THICK WIRE FROM A/C COMPRESSOR AND A 30 AMP FUSE FROM A CIRCUIT LIKE THE HEATED SEATS FROM INSIDE THE CAR WITH A TOGGLE SWITCH AND A THERMOMETER IN CENTER AIR DUCT AND MANUALLY SHUT THE SYSTEM DOWN IF IT FALLS BELOW 40 DEGREES AND WATCH THE THERMOMETER EVERY 7 MINUTES AND THE MAIN PROBLEM IS THE ENGINE FAN CIRCUIT I HAVE DONE DOZENS OF THESE AND THE PROCEDURE IS WHAT I WROTE

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SOURCE: 1998 toyota camry le 4 cylinder How do you set the

Just make sure the timing belt is on properlyy, lining up the cam and crank in proper position to each other. The engine willstart when fully assembled because the electrical has not be altered. If it has a crank position sensor , be sure to put it back on after cleaning it and the connector.

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