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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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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
Russ Austin and Sam G are now friends
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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Do you own any 1963 & 1964 Cadillacs? If Yes, Year & Body Style
1964 DeVille - 4 window (Sold)
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Transmission vacuum modulator

Started by Sammy in 1963/64 Cadillac Specific Discussion 10 minutes ago. 0 Replies

Today I started to exchange all old vacuum hoses under the hood.The one going to the transmission vacuum modulator is really hardened out, but I can't get that thing out.Is it screwed or pushed…Continue

64 Coupe deVille convertible

Started by Fab in For Sale. Last reply by Fab 1 hour ago. 6 Replies

Great condition, car is a driver, not a show car, but can be one with not much more work. Laundry list of items that have been updated, refreshed, rebuilt, etc. Reach out for details, too much to…Continue

Question about the 1963 Hydramatic Oil-Filter

Started by Stefan in General Discussion. Last reply by Russ Austin 3 hours ago. 12 Replies

Hello everyone,Has anyone of you ever opened the transmission filter and can tell me whether there is filter fabric in there or a metal screen, that can be washed out? The number on the transmission…Continue

Current 1963/64 Cadillac Listings on eBay

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To see all 1963/64 Cadillacs Listed on eBay in the USA…Continue

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Fuel Pump Failure

Posted by Jon Shields on August 6, 2022 at 6:48am 3 Comments

Hello,

I'm located in Melbourne, Australia and my 64 sedan de ville is stuck in the garage due to failed mechanical fuel pump. The first after market mechanical fuel pump lasted a few years before it failed & left me stranded 5 hours from home. A hire car and tow got us home. On inspection, I noticed a valve not seated within the housing. I was optimistic, pressed it into place and assumed the pump was good to go. But alas, no. From what I can now determine, the diaphragm pushrod…

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Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible

Posted by Balachne on May 31, 2022 at 7:00am 3 Comments

Renovation project 1964 Cadillac Deville convertible

 

Introduction

To achieve an excellent result of vehicle restoration, it is essential to  manage this task as one manages an industrial project.

To do this we will use a certain formalism of project management and therefore start by defining the need. It is from this that we will deduce the scope, then the time of execution of the…

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I was working on my HVAC system this winter and during the process of taking the dash pad off these two parts fell out. Does anyone know what they are and where they go?

Posted by Patrick Westphal on April 12, 2022 at 1:35pm 1 Comment

I was working on my HVAC system this winter and during the process of taking the dash pad off these two parts fell out. Does anyone know what they are and where they go?

1964 Cadillac Coupe DeVille Convertible Speedometer Bulbs

Posted by Russell L Parr on April 1, 2022 at 9:15pm 6 Comments

I need to replace the bulbs for the speedometer cluster in my instrument panel..

Before I open up the dash, I want to have the necessary bulbs on hand.

Can someone help me determine what bulbs I need, the number of bulbs I need,  and where to purchase them?

Your help will be greatly appreciated.

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