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Feb
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comment Preventative maintenance for rarely-driven minivan in heated garage
Yeah, I am considering getting rid of it. The only problem is, I tend to do DJ gigs in the summer, and renting a truck to haul equipment around often adds up very quickly. I'm going to keep it until the end of my apartment lease (which includes the parking spot) and re-evaluate after that. Thanks for the advice, all!
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Nov
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comment Loud rumbling and burning smell when turning on defroster
Excellent, thank you for your assistance.
Nov
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comment Loud rumbling and burning smell when turning on defroster
Tonight, I pulled out the a/c relay, and that seems to be preventing from the compressor turning on, and hot air blows out of the vents on the windshield. This will work well for me until I can afford a new compressor. Am I damaging anything with this method? Is there anything I am not considering?
Nov
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accepted Loud rumbling and burning smell when turning on defroster
Nov
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comment Loud rumbling and burning smell when turning on defroster
Thanks Brian, that seems to be what the problem is. My A/C quit working near the end of the summer, due to a leak in the tubes that go to the rear of the van. I had assumed the compressor wouldn't kick on, since there is no pressure of refrigerant. Is there a simple way for me to disable the compressor, so I can at least use the blower on my windshield? Pulling a fuse or something so it doesn't engage? I can't quite afford a costly a/c repair at the moment, and would rather replace the compressor next year.
Nov
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comment Loud rumbling and burning smell when turning on defroster
Thanks Nick. I found out this morning that this only happens when the defroster is on. It doesn't happen when I turn on the heat. With heat only, the blower works just fine.
Nov
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accepted Air conditioning gradually stopped working, hissing noise
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comment Air conditioning gradually stopped working, hissing noise
I will give it a try, thank you.
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