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Papa Pig's Comment
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So….I was heading to my store last night to park up for my delivery today. Just coming off of a weeks vacation. I was driving through some rolling hills and it was very humid so my windows started fogging up. Turned on the defroster with heat until the window cleared up and when i tried to put it back to AC I couldn’t get cold air again. In fact it was blowing hotter than the 12th circle of Hell! Lol I tried to turn it off for a few minutes then back on . Didn’t work! When I got to my stop I shut the truck off for a few minutes and still blowed out hot. I thought “This is not gonna do at all”

So I went to YouTube and did a search and found a video on how to reset my ac system. Evidently the blender (?) valve can get stuck open in the freighliner and can make it keep the heat blowing. So on a new freightliner if you have the engine off, key set to accessory, air flow to off, heat cool to heat, and vent position at your face. You push in on the air flow and heat/cool knobs at the same time till they start blinking. Once you stop , turn in the truck and see if it works! And fortunately it did!

That video saved my bacon! I learned something and didn’t have to go to a shop. Which I fully planned on doing after my unload cause papa pig don’t roll without ac LOL!

OWI:

Operating While Intoxicated

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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So….I was heading to my store last night to park up for my delivery today. Just coming off of a weeks vacation. I was driving through some rolling hills and it was very humid so my windows started fogging up. Turned on the defroster with heat until the window cleared up and when i tried to put it back to AC I couldn’t get cold air again. In fact it was blowing hotter than the 12th circle of Hell! Lol I tried to turn it off for a few minutes then back on . Didn’t work! When I got to my stop I shut the truck off for a few minutes and still blowed out hot. I thought “This is not gonna do at all”

So I went to YouTube and did a search and found a video on how to reset my ac system. Evidently the blender (?) valve can get stuck open in the freighliner and can make it keep the heat blowing. So on a new freightliner if you have the engine off, key set to accessory, air flow to off, heat cool to heat, and vent position at your face. You push in on the air flow and heat/cool knobs at the same time till they start blinking. Once you stop , turn in the truck and see if it works! And fortunately it did!

That video saved my bacon! I learned something and didn’t have to go to a shop. Which I fully planned on doing after my unload cause papa pig don’t roll without ac LOL!

Holy CRAP!

Glad you deciphered the 'code' ... omiwow! Writing that one down; might work in my guy's Mack; who knows?!?

Always helps to be a little mechanically inclined out there; right?!?! Sheesh; amazing!

Be safe, Ray.

~ Anne & the Fat guy ~

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Operating While Intoxicated

Navypoppop's Comment
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PapaPig,

If you hadn't discovered that cure on youtube we might have started calling you "roast pork". Thank goodness you found that reset for the a/c as I am like you, no a/a, no go. Love your posts too.

Papa Pig's Comment
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I can’t figure out how to use the link feature but this is the YouTube video

https://youtu.be/AoaI1sghksA

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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I can’t figure out how to use the link feature but this is the YouTube video

https://youtu.be/AoaI1sghksA

Ray;

Resetting HVAC in F/L NexGen

Excellent resource, man!! Glad you found it; should be helpful to many.... even OTHER makes & models, perhaps ?!?!

Good on you, fer sure fer sure~!!!

~ Anne ~

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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PapaPig,

If you hadn't discovered that cure on youtube we might have started calling you "roast pork". Thank goodness you found that reset for the a/c as I am like you, no a/a, no go. Love your posts too.

That would render him 'illegal' in Cali . . . jsyk!!

No bacon, in the 'bacon makin' state?!?!?

rofl-3.gif sorry.gif rofl-3.gif

~ Anne ~

IDMtnGal 's Comment
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That would render him 'illegal' in Cali . . . jsyk!!

Rendering him would make him into lard rofl-1.gif rofl-3.gif

Laura

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