> "Mike F" <"mikef2316()"@allsttream.nett> wrote in message
> > If you're talking about the fan inside the car, then that's normal.
> > It's to dry the condensation caused by using the A/C, which inhibits
> > mould formation (smell) and corrosion (expensive part replacement).
"Graham Brownlee" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I believe that this facility was removed on later models with internal
> movement sensors, because it set off the alarm. It is now a good idea to
> turn off the air con a few minutes before stopping to allow the evaporator
> to dry off, which achieves the same object.
It was still that way on my 2001 V70, the A/C fan comes on after we
leave the car. It gives the normal condensate time to run down the walls
into the drain. Then it kicks on the fan to dry it out.
Cheers, Steve Henning in Reading, PA, USA
Owned '67,'68,'71,'74,'79,'81,'87,'93,'95 & '01 Volvos.
The '67,'74,'79,'87,'95 and '01 through European Delivery.