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bart
03-14-2011, 07:57 PM
I have a 2007 NCV with no factory rear heat. My climate control unit has a Paper Clamp on the right hand side of the control unit (in lieu of a rear heat temp controller), which broke this year. I was told by my dealer that the paper clamp is part of the $800 climate control unit, and is not replaceable.

This morning i was able to repair the clamp in about 20 minutes using a modified meccano part, and epoxy glue.

Will post pictures if this is a common problem and there is any interest.

Bart

OrioN
03-14-2011, 09:05 PM
:thumbup:

On the off-chance that the epoxy doesn't hold up, try ABS glue(weld). Most of the plastics are abs.

dtroyt
03-22-2011, 07:13 PM
:smilewink:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/mercedes-sprinter-2006-new-shape-paper-clip-holder-/130493805882?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CommercialVe hicleParts_SM&has