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2012 Ford Escape lowest blower speed not working when max A/C is on

My A/C started blowing hot air intermittently the other day. Of course, the day I take it in to the mechanic it starts to work like normal. My mechanic said there were no issues he could find except ...
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AC quits after ~15 mins

I have a 2007 Honda CRV and after about 15 mins the AC will stop working. Before the AC will start to work again, the care must be turned off for a few hours. Took it to a car shop to have it looked ...
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Temp gage randomly stops working while driving and ac doesn’t work. 2015 Chevy cruze

I have a 2015 Chevy Cruze and randomly my temp gage stops working and my ac doesn’t run. I changed both the coolant sensors and if I disconnect the battery and reconnect it then everything runs ...
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A/C compressor Switches of at the same time as the Fan motor

I have a Lexus IS250 2008 the a/c compressor switches off the same time as the fan motor blower. Cant seem to find a fix, the blower motors are new just bought and switched. Any ideas for a fix?
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Can you use white vinegar to remove ac smells?

I'm trying to remove smells which come when I put the ac on. I've seen videos where they used chemicals such as lycol. Im not a fan of strong chemicals. Would something like white vinegar be safe ...
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2006 Pontiac G6 GTP 3.9l A/C won't turn on

About a month ago, I added freon to my a/c low pressure port. I followed the instructions carefully making sure that I didn't run into the red on the gauge. About 2 weeks later, my A/C started ...
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Honda Civic 08 - AC control and possible electrical problem

When I started messing around with this the AC worked sometimes but not others and realizing that the engine fan wasn't turning on. Replacing the thermostat fixed this and the car doesn't run hot ...
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2005 Silverado AC Diagnosis

I just bought a 2005 Silverado with 160k miles and I am trying to diagnose the AC system. Most of the time the compressor never kicks on and so it blows warm air. Occasionally the compressor does kick ...
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Air distribution map of a 2012 VW Passat?

My 2012 VW Passat has dual AC zones. The passenger side AC is not blowing cold air. The Driver's side does. in my slow debugging routine, I am looking at the Wiring Diagram, but I cannot figure out ...
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Modifying air conditioner to run without key inserted? (fan only, not temperature regulation)

In our Volkswagen Touran, I have already modified the fuse box in a way that the auxiliary 12V power outlets always deliver power, without ignition enabled, by connecting two piggyback fuse holders ...
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I saw a car with engine running for air conditioner, while the owner was absent. Was that car modified? (Is this a common modification?)

Today in a parking spot, I spotted a Volkswagen Golf 4 of which the engine was running and the air conditioner was turning at a high speed (hearable from outside) in order to cool down the car, but ...
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Is 7% refrigerant loss per year worrying?

I some time ago had my car's air conditioning system serviced, when the car was 2.5 years old. It was functioning okay, but I opted for the service because I wanted to have a measurement of the ...
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Is it safe to use the AC if the pressure is too high?

My dealer replaced the AC compressor in my 1997 Accord recently. However, they said the pressure in the system is too high due to contamination and I need to replace several other parts of the AC ...
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Acrid eye burning smell from our airconditioning

We own a 2016 Yukon Denali. The air conditioning works but it give off a very acrid eye and throat burning. We took it to a dealer but they did not fix it. The cabin filter is new, it was deodorized ...
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misfire when Compressor clutch is active

My car has no problem when AC is off But It gets misfire when Compressor clutch is active. Engine=1.7L, GearBox=5 Manual gear, Power=115hp, Torque=150. The problem happens when The car is in gear 1,2,...
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Leaking A/C condenser - evacuate before repair?

I've got a 2008 Mazda 3 Sport GT with a very obvious leak in the AC condenser (from my own previous repair!) The AC no longer cools, and if the refrigerant has already leaked into the atmosphere ...
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Air conditioner broke after putting to much washer fluid

I have a Nissan Versa 2012, the air conditioner stopped working and is giving a hissing sound after I put too much washer fluid in the reservoir. I mean two events have to be related as it happened ...
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2012 VW Passat dual AC zones partially working

My 2012 VW Passat SEL has dual AC Zones. The driver's side is working fine. Hot and cold air. However, the passenger side AC is blowing what seems to be the outside air (on the really hot days it ...
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Does a 1997 Honda Accord have a modern condenser that can't be flushed?

I was having a problem with the AC in my 1997 Accord recently. My dealer did an evac and recharge, found a leak, and replaced the compressor. Then they said the system was over-pressurizing, so they ...
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2001 VW TDI New Beetle after refrigerant added, car has an on and off pulsing vibration. the ac is on and off as well and the acceleration falters

After my husband added coolant to my VW AC, that same night a rumbling vibration started (sounds like under the hood) - on/off on/off. It stays on when idle. (Manual transmission) Now the AC is ...
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Does Aircon need regassing after change of condenser?

I’m told the A.C. on a Mini Countryman 2013 needs the condenser replacing, but I just had the A.C. regassed prior to this 3 days prior). Will the A.C. need regassing after the condenser is replaced? ...
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Honda Civic 2006 AC clutch disengaging when warm

My AC on my honda civic 2006 works very well for the first 15 - 20 min after starting the car. Then the clutch starts engaging and disengaging frequently until eventually in about 10 min it completely ...
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Car engine temperature maxes out, then lowers and stays stable

So recently my AC started being inconsistent and I figured I needed to put some refrigerant in, but yesterday I noticed that my engine also gets extremely hot at the same time as the AC. Basically ...
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Is it time to replace the compressor clutch on my 2008 Mazda3?

The AC on my 2008 Mazda3 fails to cool the car after I've been driving it for more than 10 minutes or so. It's able to produce cold air while I'm idling from a cold start, but it seems like the ...
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Why does my air conditioning feel weak during the day, but strong in the evening?

Recently I have noticed that the air conditioning in my 1997 Accord is very weak on hot sunny days - I can feel very little cold air coming out of the vents. But in the evenings it works fine - the ...
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Air Conditionning cools very low, I mean nearly not at all

There’s 4 airflow speed on the car switch. They aren’t affected by whether Air conditioning is enabled or not. However, even by setting air temperature to the lowest, there’s almost no difference ...
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Does heater affect the engine

I know when you turn on the AC it is extra load on the engine a friend of me told me, it is like you having 3 passengers in your car. but on the other side the heater does not create load on the ...
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How to recharge my A/C

How would one go about recharging the Air Conditioning system on a car? My air conditioning is no longer blowing cold, and I think I need to recharge my A/C.
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A/C stops blowing cold when it's raining

I have a 2011 equinox. Had a accident couple years ago involved with front end. Ever since then when it rains my AC will stop blowing cold air. never heard of anything like this. anyone have any ...
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What type of refrigerant do I need for an 07 Honda Civic Hybrid…?

My 07 civic AC stopped working and clutch no longer engages. I checked fuses, relays, etc..and all were fine. I did not realize Hybrids use a different type of compressors (use air conditioning ...
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Increasing engine rpm when AC on

I have Maruti Alto LXI 2004 model.Now it has driven 96000 km. When I drive on traffic with AC,the engine rpm increase as unusually. And also engine power is go down.... what can I do for that??
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After a fuse box replacement the car doesnt start

My ac was not working and I took the dealership and they told me the fuse box needs to change, so I got a fuse box and took the negative battery cable out and replaced the fuse box but my car doesn't ...
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Broken wire connector

The plastic part of the plug that my ac clutch connects to is broken. I cant get it unplugged. Im trying to change ac compressor in 04 kia sorento. I need easiest way possible to fix this
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Ac noise 2006 Honda pilot

I have a 2006 honda pilot I've put the can of recharge in my ac itll get cold but when I cut the car off you hear a hissing noise coming from the glove department what can it be?
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2009 Toyota Corolla Air Conditioning

Whats up everyone: I have a 2009 Toyota Corolla. The AC stopped blowing any air whatsoever, unless I went to level 4 (the highest level). Then it would blow the AC air ice cold, as it should. One day,...
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2014 Hyundai Tucson cooling fan not running

So our 2014 Hyundai Tucson (GDi) cooling fan doesn't seem to come on when it's hot or when the ac is on. The ac only blows cold when the car is moving and the car sometimes overheats when idling. I ...
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Dash AC does not blow e350

I have a Ford e350 van that does not blow out the dash vents but bows in the rear. The AC compressor is engaged. If I have the rear AC off and the front on (not blowing of course), I can get it to ...
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2011 ford fusion se blows heat

What controls the blend door actuator to change from cold to hot.Have changed the blend door actuator and HVAC control.
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Fairly new, newly-charged compressor keeps cycling on and off

2005 Mazda 3, A/c compressor and condensor replaced less than two years ago. Last summer I noticed the A/C keeps cycling on and off repeatedly. I have had the unit charged, emptied, charged again, ...
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Diagnosing Honda Accord AC Issue

I have a 2007 Honda Accord that started having temperature control issues some time back, and I finally decided to look into it with summer approaching. It started blowing hot air some time ago unless ...
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2010 Ford Focus - engine stalls with AC on

Year: 2010 Make: Ford Model: Focus SES Transmission: 5 Speed Manual Engine: 2.0L I-4 Mileage: 79K Last summer my Focus stalled while climbing a hill with the AC on. It was a hot day and I had ...
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2004 Mazda 3S A/C cuts off when accelerating

My 2004 Mazda 3S 2.3L Hatchback A/C has recently started cutting out when you accelerate. When its idling A/C works fine. When I say cut out I mean the compressor cuts off and on while accelerating ...
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Making my own air conditioning hoses

I am brand new to this site and was hoping to get some a/c hose clamp info. I am installing an aftermarket a/c-heater in my classic car. The company (Coldmaster) says I can use their a/c worm gear ...
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Where is air inlet to draw air when AC is in re-circulation mode?

When we put the AC in re-circulation mode. It is supposed to draw the air from cabin, send it to AC for cooling and then throw it out of Vents. But where is in air-intake in this mode to draw air from ...
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Where is location of AC pressure sensor on 2007 Buick Lacrosse?

I will replace the AC pressure sensor/pressure switch on my 2007 Buick lacrosse. I don't have lots of experience but I am learning. I recently changed the oil, flushed the coolant, replaced the ...
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1998 Honda Civic LX coolant spillage after running AC

I ran my car yesterday for about 4 hours and there were no issues. Upon going out to my car this morning, I notice a leak of some sort coming from underneath my car. So I touched it and sniffed, sure ...
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R134a 5kg gas bottle

I have a 5kg R134a gas bottle and would like to know the weight of a completely empty cylinder or a completely full cylinder then I can calculate how much gas I have left ...the product I have is Blue ...
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Do I have to disconnect the battery before I replace AC pressure sensor/pressure switch?

I did some research and with some people's help, I think my AC pressure sensor/pressure switch doesn't work properly. When I try to turn on AC I see the light come on but it doesn't give me cold air. ...
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AC clutch doesn't get engaged

My 2007 Buick lacrosse was giving warm air when I turn on AC and I looked compressor and clutch wasn't turning so I thought I am low on refrigerant and went the shop did recharge and it was working ...
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Ford Ranger 2008 AC works only on recycled air. Help?

I noticed my Ford Ranger was only blowing hot air when set to bring in outside air, regardless of the temperature outside or what my climate control is set to. I noticed (by accident) that if I turn ...