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On 1990 to 1996 Corvettes equipped with RPO C68 (electronic climate control), it is possible to read the HVAC system diagnostic codes from the climate control panel on the dashboard.
To enter the diagnostic mode, press the fan up and down arrow buttons at the same time until -00 appears on the digital readout.
One you have entered the diagnostic mode, you can scroll through the various parameters by using the up and down fan buttons.
To view the value for a particular parameter, press the "AUTO" fan button.
Note: If you see a "-" next to a parameter value (example: "-105"), you must add "100" to that value to obtain the correct value for that parameter. Therefore, the correct reading would be 205 for this example.
System Faults (one of these will be set if your air conditioning controls have an LED flashing)
00=No Faults 01= Temp Door Motor Circuit Fault 02= Temp Door Motor Circuit Fault 03 = Ambient Sensor Open 04 = Ambient Sensor Short 05 = In-Vehicle Temp Sensor Open 06 = In-Vehicle Temp Sensor Short 07 = Solar Load Sensor Open 08 = Solar Load Sensor Short 09 = Low Freon Detected 10 = UART Failure
Comment #1 (Posted by Nucman
Thanks so much for sending me this, I am sure it will help. I reflushed the heater core and had very good flow, so I am sure its in the contols somewhere. I had to drive about 200 miles this week in 30 degree weather. I finally used duct tape to cover the vents near the windshield wipers and that kept the car a little warmer inside so I think it has something to do with the temp door. Unfortunely now I have another problem with my service engine light coming on and my code reader says it cannot get a connection. The car runs fine but when it gets to operating temprature and I stop at a light it starts idleing rough and the service engine light comes on, then it smooths out. The light is not on when i first start the car only after driving a while.....it just never ends !!!!!! But I do love my Vette. I will let you know how the heater thing goes.........THANKs Again !!