has anyone seen this problem?
the power to the a/c head seems to go off/on at random intervals. the
backlighting doesn't go out, just the temp digits int he lcd and the green
light over the button selected. when it comes back, it goes through the
normal power on sequence (showing the internal setting, then the outside
it does it randomly, the time off is random, when sitting at a light, and
also, oddly enough, will occur sitting in my garage with the engine off but
the ignition on.
i've swapped out the controller head with the one from my wife's 96, but the
problem did not follow the controller. i've checked the fuse for this
circuit and there is no corrosion in the fuse socket, and replaced the fuse.
i drove around with the head sticking out and moved all the wires that go
into the head without being able to cause the problem.
i don't have a manual for this car, so can't find out where the ground
points or power is provided. is there a relay that provides power, or
something else like another controller (besides the esm) in the circuit that
could cause such an intermittant problem? the bundle of wires dives behind
the dash down into somewhere near the driver right foot, but i can't seem to
figure out how to get the side panel off, or know what else it's connected