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Re: [T3] Eberspacher heater questions


On Fri, 2005-12-23 at 15:48, Jim Adney wrote:
> On 23 Dec 2005 at 15:14, Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
> 
> > 
> > On 23 Dec 2005, at 15:12, Jim Adney wrote:
> > >  Am I correct in believing that the beetle HEs don't work this way?  
> > > (ie, they don't have that relief valve?)
> > 
> > They work the same way. When shut off, hot air is released via an  
> > opening at the front top of the heat exchanger.
> 
> Okay, thanks. It makes sense that VW would make sure that the HE itself 
> couldn't overheat and melt the aluminum fins cast in there.
Early heat exchangers did not have that relief valve in the heater box.
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Russ Wolfe
'71 FB AT
'66 FB MT
'64 T34 (not running)
'65 T1 (not running)
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