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Changed the thermostat and climate control is still cold?

Discussion in 'VR - VS Holden Commodore (1993 - 1997)' started by pjdm1980, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. pjdm1980

    pjdm1980 Shut up Jr I'm thinkin!

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    I change the thermostat today on my Supercharged V6 VS Statesman as it was sitting on the cold mark for last couple of months and now it sits on the 1/4 mark but the climate control is still blowing cold at 25 degrees is there a way to adjust the climate control to adapt or do i just have to leave it at a higher temp to keep warm?
    Thanks for any help!
     
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    Check your heater tap is opening
     
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    Also make sure the radiator fan isn't coming on too early and not giving the car a chance to warm up.
     
  4. pjdm1980

    pjdm1980 Shut up Jr I'm thinkin!

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    Must be the heater tap as it started to leak today and i'm about to replace it $48 from holden!
     
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    calais_cruzin Calais_Rattling....

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    Go to repco, i got mine for $25 was identical
     
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    VS Commodores have a habit of getting an air lock in the heater system, not allowing the coolant to circulate to the unit, try emptying the system then refilling it slowly while the motor is running and is warm/hot with the heater turned on. Good luck!
     
  7. DannyboyDS

    DannyboyDS Just hand me the pliers.

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    $25 man thats good, especially if its for the climate control setups.
     
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    calais_cruzin Calais_Rattling....

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    It just the same as any other heater tap, just have to check how many hose's connect up to urs as there are a couple different types
     
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    pjdm1980 Shut up Jr I'm thinkin!

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    Changed heater tap and not leaking but still cold when under 27 degrees so i will give that a go tommorow!

    Fan is not coming on til half way up the temp gauge, so don't think it's that.
    Thanks for the help.
     
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    Is the temp sensor attached to the heater pipe?

    Has the plastic clip with a copper tip thingo held against the heater core copper pipe.
     
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    pjdm1980 Shut up Jr I'm thinkin!

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    Ummm

    Ummm, Where would i look for that or do i have to pull the dash apart?
     
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    No dont think so - drivers side down low. Follow the copper pipes back from the fire wall.
     
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    pjdm1980 Shut up Jr I'm thinkin!

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    Will do in the morning.
    Thanks 88GreenVN
    P.S i don't think you should lend your car to your wife anymore, by the looks of that pic!!!!!
     
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    haha - just a scratch......
     
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    Also the air mix motor starts to move when the temp is set to 28 deg and up. Just a thought.
     
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    what does it say when you press AMB? if its -30c the sensor is unplugged or stuffed. its near the front near the radiator at the bottom little black square
     
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    pjdm1980 Shut up Jr I'm thinkin!

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    AMB works fine it usually only off by 1 to 2 degs
     
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    Chirpstr A new project attack

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    Can you get a pic of this and how it's meant to be? I'm getting similar issues.
    Also a pic of how the flexy hose connects up (the one coming from the in car sensor on back on C/C). I think it goes to a T piece and connects up to one of the holes down there....I think this could be more my problem actually.
     
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    I have a CC heater box in the shed - I'll go take a photo after the footy.
     
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    Champion! Cheers bud.
     

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