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Old timers on this network may remember the discussions about heater
valves over the winter. I had found mine to be leaky (as in not
shutting off, not dripping on the ground), and replaced it with the
Tiger Technologies part.
Well, heading for British Car Day this weekend, I got to do my first
hot weather drive with the valve in place, and it made a noticeable
difference. I could open the heater and get more relatively cool air
on my toes. It ain't AC, but it's better.
So, along with air leaks (see my comment a week or so back), check for
leaky heater valves.
I haven't had a shot at the "lifted rear of the hood" test yet, to see
if this will help cool things off, but I hope to get it in within a