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    Red face question about air-con

    when i have my air-con on and i drop the temperature below 17 it comes up on the screen low,does this mean i need the air-con serviced?
    never had air-con before so not sure excuse my stupidity

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    dont think any air con wil go below 17 as it cant cool it any further, well none of the ones i have ever used will do, not just car ones

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    cheers simon just was not sure.

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    no worries, i may not be 100% correct but im sure they is a min temp they can do or one where past a certain point it is un economical to cool further so that may be why. need some scientist here

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    I think it means it stops acting as CC and starts working as AC and just tries to cool and not maintain a temperature.

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    yep my old golf that had dual zone CC did the same. turn to 17 degs then one more click down and the display would just say low and the CC turns off and the car works like standard aircon. I do miss the CC though. Its fun getting in the car when the weather warms up and hear the aircon kick in by itself.

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    it says LO cos thats the lowest setting you can go to, same as when you go the other end you will get HI as the highest setting

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    cheers fella's question well answered

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guyver1 View Post
    it says LO cos thats the lowest setting you can go to, same as when you go the other end you will get HI as the highest setting
    Not the lowest setting, just means that it will keep cooling as opposed to maintaining at a constant temperature. The Hi setting means the opposite ie will keeping heating.

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    From the manual......

    If a temperature below 16 °C is set, Lo
    appears in the display: the electronic air
    conditioning system runs constantly at
    maximum cooling power. The temperature
    is not regulated.
    If a temperature above 28 °C is set, Hi
    appears in the display: the electronic air
    conditioning system runs constantly at
    maximum heating

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