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Where can I find a manual on trouble shooting a AC problem. It only blows AC thru the defroster

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It's a diverter problem. either the manual contro (cable)l has come undone or a vacuum line has.

Posted on Nov 15, 2009

  • Ned C Cook
    Ned C Cook Nov 15, 2009

    The control vacuum pots are or can be seen on the outside of the housing beneath the dash on pssenger side.

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