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Question Dash heat A/C temp lever

My Dash A/C heat control lever in my 96WB42 will only go back 1/2 way and then sticks.
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This time I thought I would work smart (not hard) and ask first.

Can someone tell me if it is a cable that runs back to the engine bay or is it a air/vacuum switch some where.

Where should I start looking?

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The panel slide lever is operating a mechanical cable to a control valve in the dash area . It is adjustable. See pic.
Replaced that valve this spring on our rig. The cable was still in good shape.
Removed it and took it to O'Reilly Auto but the youngster there was no help. Maybe your local store has an old timer who can find you one without a vin number.
Found the new valve on Amazon. If you need a part number I can look thru my paperwork and get it for you.
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The panel slide lever is operating a mechanical cable to a control valve in the dash area . It is adjustable. See pic.
Replaced that valve this spring on our rig. The cable was still in good shape.
Removed it and took it to O'Reilly Auto but the youngster there was no help. Maybe your local store has an old timer who can find you one without a vin number.
Found the new valve on Amazon. If you need a part number I can look thru my paperwork and get it for you.
What does this valve do?
Open and close to allow coolant to flow to the front for heat?
Whats the easiest way to get to it?
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It is the flow control for main engine coolant thru the front heater core.
On our bus it is accessible thru the front lower dash.
Not sure on your model so hopefully someone will speak up.
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Doug Paul was correct it turns coolant off and on, for dash heat.The valve is in your lower dash, directly in front of passengers seat .Access door in lower dash is hinged, you should see a cutout, mine will open when pulled from bottom.
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