Audi Climate Control Part One

Jun 1999

Import Service Article ImageWhen Audi engineers were designing the 5000 sedan for the 1984 model year, they decided to upgrade the climate control system at the same time. The pre-1984 system was based on a General Motors design and had been a source of problems. Audi decided to do away with the vacuum- and cable-operated dash controls used on previous models in favor of a fully electronic central control head. Along with this improvement came a fully automatic system that regulated the heat and air conditioning to control cabin temperature… or so they planned. As with many new designs, the climate control system was plagued with a fresh set of problems.


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