To test the system, you can get a can of Freeze Spray from your favorite vendor. Step 11: Reassemble the dashboard and glove box. This one had cobwebs and lots of dirt and crud all caked inside making it impossible to see the internals. We will use no packing or anything to keep our 12 volt motor centered, nor will we remove anything from the 12 volt motor. Other than the stainless nuts and washers, this motor looks like it's factory new. Dispose of the used coolant in a manner that corresponds to local laws and regulations. Skip the repair shop, our top-rated mechanics come to you.
I have over thirty years of experience and do all the work myself. You have one that doesn't use a spring. Bend the slots just a bit to hold the spring in place. Between these pictures and mine, you should have a clear idea of how it works, but if you have questions, there is always email deve speedprint. The heater control valve is found in front of the firewall of the vehicle. Please read the complete description to see if this part fits your specific vehicle and application.
The one on the left is the 6 volt original and the one on the right is a 12 volt replacement. If the needle nose pliers do not give you the reach due to the contour, use the edge of a screwdriver tip or something to give the pliers the depth needed to crimp the tabs. If you would like a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, to for you, one of our mobile mechanics can work on your car at your home or office. Valves are disassembled, bead blasted, cleaned, and straightened when necessary. If your vehicle is producing any of the symptoms above, or you suspect that your heater control valve may be having an issue, have the vehicle inspected by a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, to.
Year: 1953 Make: Chevrolet Type: Truck Model: L3 Body: 1T Series: 3800 Description: Commercial - 1 Ton - Wheelbase 137in. Very carefully wedge an Exact-o knife in under the tab and carefully lift it enough to get the next thicker putty knife blade, very small screwdriver, whatever you need to slowly and carefully bend them up just enough to get the bellows loose. The two main issues are making it look like new and making it work like new. The core charge will automatically be added, however, once we have received your core and inspected it, we will determine its value and then mail you a refund check for no more than 95% of the core charge 5% processing fee. This one is with the fan assembly removed. It looks exactly like the 6 volt original. Some Valves came with this piece soldered on.
The heater control valve can also fail by leaking, or even by not opening and allowing water to flow into the heater coil in heat-mode. To keep the bellows plunger and spring from moving, you can always tape it into place. Just hit it with a few short shots. What I mean by this is, no stress is placed on the base of the tabs, and you can easily slide the copper tube assembly in place. The result is less heat in the passenger compartment, allowing the air conditioner to work more efficiently. Here a fan forces air across the surface of the heater core and then into the passenger compartment where the warm air is felt.
The heater control valve opens and closes to allow warm coolant to flow through the heater core. I use all new neoprene parts where necessary. Remove the clip with the slots in it left by using a very thin blade to pry it apart enough to get the shaft to come loose. Be sure to inspect your copper tubing and bellows carefully to make sure they have not been compromised and take extreme care when working on them to ensure nothing happens to them during the restoration. Install the new valve in the same position and orientation as the old valve. Using an Xacto knife, notch the wire grommet to let the wires sit closer to the case.
Next let's separate the plate from the rest of the assembly. Rather than painting over it and calling it a day, let's address these problems further. This picture shows not only how the ducts are arranged, but how much play in the defroster cable is normal. The picture on the left is all of the parts fresh out of the Blast Cabinet. You can even bevel the grommet to aid in getting the wires closer to the case. Gently pull on the glove box assembly to remove from dash and disconnect any electrical connectors connected to the glove box assembly. The color and the finish is amazing.
Elongating the holes will not change anything and it will be a nice snug fit. This will prevent any shorts from damaging the electrical components. Year: 1953 Make: Chevrolet Type: Truck Model: P3 Body: 1. You will have to elongate the mounting holes and ensure all air holes are not obstructed, but it turned out to be easier than I had expected. This part fits most Cars and Trucks. If it works as intended, the plunger will go down magically all by itself! The picture on the right shows where the negative lead of the motor is grounded to. A failing heater control valve may not open or only open when the vehicle is at idle.