Cold air flow passenger side ST185

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Cold air flow passenger side ST185

Postby Gert » Mon Jan 23, 2023 2:07 pm

Anybody experienced this?
My car is an LHD and old. So now it is about 0°C over here and I noticed this before, so I swapped the interior radiator. Made new seals for the old air vents, etc, etc.
But, the drivers gets real hot air, the vents for the passenger too, but somewhere behind the glovebox, cold air is entering the cabin.
Normally not a big problem, but now it is cold here and last weekend we were able to cruise with about 200 km/h through Germany, the passsenger side gets cold feet and (right) leg, sigh.

If I close the ventilation from outside to inside, it is almost gone.
If I try to search for the cold air leak, it is somewhere at the fan, I guess.
I have to bite the bullet and remove the heaterparts where the air is entering the cabin. I hope it can be done with the dash in place. Wish me luck.

Probably next week, since this week the car must to the garage for the Mot test.
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Re: Cold air flow passenger side ST185

Postby underscore » Mon Jan 23, 2023 11:41 pm

I have a similar/the same issue with mine. The drivers side gets hot while the passenger side doesn't. I've also noticed that if I don't have the upper vents selected, I get cold air through the center vents (above the radio).
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