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Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam G Jun 10, 2019. 13 Replies

Anyone ever recalibrate their CC thermostat, and have issues with voltage to the transducer staying high? Trying to figure out why my vacuum to the servo won’t drop off when cooling, and…Continue

‘64 Air Filter

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sam G Apr 12, 2018. 10 Replies

Does anyone have the proper dimensions for the air filter? At least height and inner diameter.I ordered a Hastings AF149 that seemed to have a good inner diameter, but was lacking in height and…Continue

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Sam’s 6-way Seat Repair

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony and Ginny 429 Jan 17, 2018. 20 Replies

Hello all! It is time for a new project, and your input is being solicited.  Initially I had zero movement for the power 6-way seat, but could hear the motor clicking so I knew it was getting power.…Continue

Sam’s ‘64 DeVille Timing and Idle Fiasco

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clovis Jan 13, 2018. 80 Replies

So, in my infinite wisdom, I decided to tinker with my timing, distributor, and air/fuel mixture.  I took a perfectly running engine, and threw a wrench in it. Why? I found it odd that the timing…Continue

 

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Christian Doerk liked Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
Jun 17, 2019
Sam G replied to Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
"I do not have spares. I guess I am pulling the instrument console again, and checking the CC control console. Thanks again for the help."
Jun 10, 2019
Mark S Anderson replied to Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
"the ground that controls the transducer voltage is thru the 1/4 screws that hold the circuit board to the comfort control panel , and through the dial.  the dial is a variable resistor going to ground, if this is open, then that's a…"
Jun 10, 2019
Sam G replied to Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
"Thank you Mark. That was very helpful, and resulted in 10V across all three wires. I will try to find the grounds for the CC system, and try to figure out which one is the culprit."
Jun 10, 2019
Mark S Anderson replied to Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
"so let's try this:  with the control panel and the transducer both plugged in, test for voltage drop.     set your multimeter to dc volts and touch the leads on the back of the circuit board (the one that you replaced in your…"
Jun 10, 2019
Sam G replied to Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
"My response was in answer to your input on the “sensor string” and sensors. I am unable to test per the shop manual since I do not have the tester it specifies, and therefore must work with other means. Since my initial question…"
Jun 10, 2019
Mark S Anderson replied to Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
"Like I said, I don't have tim's book, so i'm not familiar with the test, but if you're performing it correctly, it seems like either their is an open circuit inside the transducer, the amplifier ground is bad, or the amplifier…"
Jun 10, 2019
Sam G replied to Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
"Individual sensors have proper resistance, and I performed a string test on the three sensors. All results were where they should be."
Jun 10, 2019
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Jun 9, 2019
Mark S Anderson replied to Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
"I don't know Tim's book's procedures, since I don't have a copy,  but if the voltage is high,  then one of the resistors in circuit is likely shorted (low resistance).   I forgot to list the temp dial itself as a…"
Jun 9, 2019
Sam G replied to Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
"I used the steps in Tim’s book to calibrate the temperature dial. His process requires disconnecting the duct sensor. When I read the voltage going to the transducer, I was reading 10-11 volts. I also checked the ground going to the servo, and…"
Jun 9, 2019
Mark S Anderson replied to Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
"The voltage to the transducer is regulated by the "sensor string", which are the ambient sensor near the blower, in-car sensor in the dash, and duct sensor in the air duct plenum.  In the 1964 shop manual, you'll find a chart…"
Jun 9, 2019
Russ Austin replied to Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
"I always just email him."
Jun 9, 2019
Sam G replied to Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
"Thanks Russ! Did he ever get a webpage back up?"
Jun 9, 2019
Russ Austin replied to Sam G's discussion Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration
"Give Tim a call or send him an email."
Jun 9, 2019
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Comfort Control Temperature Dial Calibration

Anyone ever recalibrate their CC thermostat, and have issues with voltage to the transducer staying high? Trying to figure out why my vacuum to the servo won’t drop off when cooling, and troubleshooting with Tim’s book doesn’t go into details about what to do if you can’t obtain 6 - 6.5 volts to the transducer...that I can find.SamSee More
Jun 8, 2019

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1964 DeVille - 4 window
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