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Old 12-20-2002, 10:48 AM
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300sel.. Why does air blow into the front door cavities?????

Why is there a vent opening from the dash to the front door cavities??? There does not appear to be an exit for the air on the door any where...

I'm sure there is a simple explanation, but after several minutes of poking around last night, beats me...

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Old 12-20-2002, 11:16 AM
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So.. What would be the purpose of blowing air into the door, only to exit the water drain holes????
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Old 12-20-2002, 12:34 PM
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Front side windows defog.
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Old 12-20-2002, 01:14 PM
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The air comes out the perforations in the center insert. Its designed to keep a cool door panel when the A/C is on and a warm one when the heat is on.
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