Climate Control

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Tim92gts
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Re: Climate Control

Post by Tim92gts » Tue Jul 23, 2019 10:20 am

amac wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:08 am
The noise of the aircon was, and still is, one of my biggest complaints about the car.
Have you got plenty of vents open?

If it's trying to push a lot of air through a small hole any system will be noisy.

My OH often messes with the controls and complains about the noise; it's not quite the same as her 996.

Had a long drive after lunch yesterday in the full sun and it was quiet after the first 5 minute cool.

Great system; I was a little bit cold on auto at 21C plus seat vents in 31C sunshine.
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Re: Climate Control

Post by MrsMacan » Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:34 pm

bennachie wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:28 pm
Well, after being a little underwhelmed by the performance of my climate control, I 'discovered' the 'air-con' control in 'settings' and turned it from 'normal' to 'strong' . What a difference. Proper cooling/heating of the cabin.

Why did it take me a year to do this? I don't know.................... A bit like who would want it on 'soft'? Normal is default and not good enough......

Is it only me?
Thank you for this!! I have always found (on previous cars aswell as this one) that although my climate control is set to auto 21degrees, when the blowers have been going for a while I get really chilly hands and end up turning down the blowers on my side. I know I could reposition them but the majority of the time they are fine and I like feeling the cool air. So finding this setting has meant I can turn down from Normal to Low and voila they are not too strong for me and I don't have to turn them down! They still blow hard when it's hot anyway but once the car has cooled they run along nice and quietly doing there thing. Hooray!
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Re: Climate Control

Post by Ian.g » Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:29 pm

I had forgotten about this setting. Have turned mine up for the moment. Thanks

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Re: Climate Control

Post by pmg » Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:04 pm

I looked where my setting was today and initially on the middle one. With 29 degrees outside, I put it on the strongest and it easily coped with 32 degrees it was away from the coast just north of the South Downs.

I have regularly done the same trip. turning the aircon strength up did have an impact on MPG. On the middle setting, I regularly get 25mpg plus sometimes 27mpg. today it was 23mpg.
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Re: Climate Control

Post by Paul » Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:49 pm

^^
I suspect more to do with the temperature differential than the speed of the blower fans.
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Re: Climate Control

Post by Cheshire Cat » Tue Jul 30, 2019 2:45 pm

bennachie wrote:
Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:28 pm
Well, after being a little underwhelmed by the performance of my climate control, I 'discovered' the 'air-con' control in 'settings' and turned it from 'normal' to 'strong' . What a difference. Proper cooling/heating of the cabin.

Why did it take me a year to do this? I don't know.................... A bit like who would want it on 'soft'? Normal is default and not good enough......

Is it only me?
I never knew that. Mine struggled in the recent hot spell. I had 39.5c on my car outside gauge. Mine will be on strong forthwith.
Back in the 60's we turned on, tuned in and dropped out. Now we tune in, turn over and drop off. 8-)

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Re: Climate Control

Post by mjrennie » Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:28 pm

I didn't know about it until I read this. Just back from France where Strong was very useful. Thank you.

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Re: Climate Control

Post by bennachie » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:55 pm

:D
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