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    Damaged/bent evaporater fins



    Hi Guys,

    So the engineers before me use to whack at the fins with a wooden stick to remove ice from the back of the evaps.I know ,i know bunch of dumbasses.My question is i know you can get "combs" i think they are called to str8en them but is there any thing i can use or make up that will do the job as well ???

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    Re: Damaged/bent evaporater fins

    Hi stanthonycold
    I used to use a pair of long nose pliers when the fins were torn or folded over, I know it's laborious but often the combs would tear further or crease the fins. Then I would have an arsenal of combs (plastic and metalrods) to finish the job. You could try to make one like a small paint brush with thin rods but for the time involved I think it's best to spend the money and buy several different types of fin combs.

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    Re: Damaged/bent evaporater fins

    Give up replace the evap not worth your time ! or just leave it to be so long as air passes over nothing you can do but replace or live with it ....:-)

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    Re: Damaged/bent evaporater fins

    "IF" you decide to straighten them out yourself be sure to wear leather gloves or bring a good first-aid kit.

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    Re: Damaged/bent evaporater fins

    Wire brush. Start at the straight fins and work your way towards the damage pushing heavily. Rinse and repeat.
    Last edited by Will; 12-02-2011 at 04:28 AM. Reason: I cant spell

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    Re: Damaged/bent evaporater fins

    And you guys are suppose to be professionals ...what a joke . Thanks telsa i will try your idea !

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    Re: Damaged/bent evaporater fins

    i,m with stanthonycold, really lads a fin comb is cheap enough, no matter how big the evap is.

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    Re: Damaged/bent evaporater fins

    Im glad you dont work here ,sounds like your a real money saver ! Your in the wrong profession with that attitude .

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    Re: Damaged/bent evaporater fins

    http://www.filterace.com/detail.aspx?ID=1232
    Get yourself one of these, job done
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