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Hi there. Can anyone tell me of a method for cleaning the inside of the vent/heater control cables. Mine are hard to move and I think they need some kind of light lubrication. Don
 

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WD-40?

If it were me - I'd spray WD-40 onto the cables and work them back & forth from the panel. Maybe someone else has a better method. :)
 

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Mine were very difficult to pull open and close, I doused them with WD-40, even sprayed some on the gaskets to help them not stick. They work great now.
 

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:) Don, while you have the WD-40 out, be sure to spray some on the hinges of the vents.

Don, aka.....the hamsman
 

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I used PB Blaster to kill/disolve the rust. It does a better job than WD, when it comes to rust. I put the cable in the vise, and pulled it in a curve to open the coils on the cable, sprayed PB, and the let them sit for a few days. I hit them 1 a day, and when I got them sliding, I washed themout w/ carb cleaner, and lubed w/WD....
 

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Did mine a month ago
i disconnected them from behind the panel switchs then soaked them with crc (wd 40) then with my hand in the vent tube and a pair of pliers on the other end worked them back and forward till free enough to connect back to switchs
they work great now :tu
 

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Cables done

Thanks guys, Used the w-d40 and all is good now. I did remove them and a bit of a chore to get the cable attached to the vent controller under the top of the fender. But well worth it. Don
 
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