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Belt size to bypass a/c, please?

I am a single mom, trying to get my teenager back on the road. She inherited her Memaw’s 2007 Toyota Avalon and I am not able to replace the a/c compressor right now. Would anyone know what size belt ...
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Car Stalls After Running AC Heating System

My 2011 Nissan Rogue is stalling out on me. The first time this happened was after going over a speed bump in heavy snow - I sent it to a garage and they told me that there were "No OBD Codes To ...
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Bypass AC compressor on 2008 Chrysler Town and County 3.8L

Is it possible to use a shorter belt to bypass the a/c compressor? If so what length and or part number for belt would I need? Vehicle is a 2008 Chrysler Town and Country with the 3.8L engine and has ...
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What to replace besides the AC condenser?

I took the front end off my 2001 BMW E46 M3 to replace some squeaky pulleys and troubleshoot the AC, which has a leak. The AC condenser was filled with crud, when I cleaned it off I found it is badly ...
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Mitsubishi Lancer 2016

I Had recently given my car for major service at Mitsubishi dealership After the car has arrived i have got this weird issue in my car At approximately 125 km/h, when the AC is on, there is a ...
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L200 4D56 No AC after idling

I have L200 Mitsubishi quite old but still running. I experienced a leak sound and soft blow sound accompanied by smoke in my engine. I then turn off the engine immediately and open the hood and I did ...
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Engine RPM continuously rising when using A/C in my Nissan Terrano Diesel

My Nissan Terrano Diesel has this weird problem. Whenever I turn the AC on, after a few minutes, the engine RPM continuously rises at shoots up above 3000RPM apprx at idle. Only when I apply brakes, ...
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bypass the ac compressor with shorter serpentime belt

I have a 2020 Kia Soul LX 2.0 liter 4 cylinder I'm trying to bypass the AC compressor due to its failure what size belt do I need to use
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What is the difference between different classes of AC Compressors?

I am replacing the compressor in a Mercedes W211 E55 AMG. The original part had a solenoid without an integrated diode, but the matched replacement did, so it is incompatible and would not start, ...
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Car AC temperature setting

Since I live in India, and ambient temperature always around 30°C; I always keep the AC running at 24°C in Auto mode in my 2016 Suzuki Baleno. But recently my AC compressor clutch got damaged, and the ...
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A/C not cold when idling

I have a Honda Odyssey 2019. The a/c blows ice cold… as long as I am actively driving. Once I come to a stop and begin idling, the air is no longer cold. Of note, I can get the air to be a bit ...
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2011Chevy Equinox the automatic Temperature control quit functioning! The ac and heat quit ,I’m manually making the heater work and ac quit!

2011 Chevy Equinox lt 2.4 FWD HVAC ! The temperature control switch quit functioning making it heat only! The ac completely quit. I make the heater work manually!
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I have a problem with my A/C Econ light

2006 Audi A4 Quattro 3.0ltr V6 diesel, ECON light comes ON and after a while switches off by itself, and whilst is OFF by pressing the button it does not switch off. Is it connected to loss of power ...
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Recharging A/C - adding oil, UV dye, & stop leak

So my car broke down due to a transmission cooler line leak. Had it towed to a shop where they diagnosed the issue, replaced the cooler lines and at their recommendation replaced the radiator. I pick ...
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What happens if you disconnect the AC lines from the compressor?

I'm watching this repair video that replaces the AC Compressor and I'm exploring how feasible it is to just replace the o-rings on the hose and compressor side of the AC Compressor's ports. I'd like ...
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AC compressor clutch air gap gets wider by itself after bearing and shaft seal replacement

My parents' 2014 Chevrolet Spin Diesel compressor shaft seal was leaking. We replaced the seal and shaft's ball bearing (located between the seal and clutch plate), add about 44mL PAG oil into the ...
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How to access AC Flow Sensor on a 2011 Lexus R350

How can I access the AC Flow Sensor on a 2011 Lexus RX350? I opened the hood, remove the plastic covers, can't find it. Do I need to go under the car to get access to it?
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2011 Lexus RX350 showing error code B1479

2011 Lexus RX350's AC is NOT blowing cold air. Scanner showed code B1479. It's related to the "A/C Pressure Sensor Switch". However, some websites said this sensor is built into the AC ...
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Can R-410A refrigerant be substituted for R-134A in cars?

Can R-410A refrigerant be substituted for R-134A in cars? Figure1-4:R-410A of Refrigerant Charging and Service Procedures for Air Conditioning
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New compressor stiff out the box

I just got a new compressor because I’m replacing everything in a contaminated AC system. So I’m replacing expansion valve, drier, condenser, evaporator, and of course the compressor, and cleaned the ...
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Are AC Compressor and Condenser Fans related?

First Post: My 2005 Honda Civic Hybrid stopped blowing cold air. We took it in to the dealer to have it serviced. The dealer replaced the AC Compressor with non-warrantied Honda parts. After about ...
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Mini Cooper R56

After changing the compressor, the compressor no function, I have refuel the refrigerant R134a into the system, but the compressor coil is not working which mean there is Currant to the compressor ...
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Car will not start unless AC is turned on

My car Toyota Corolla will not turn on unless my AC is in the on position why is that? If I get a jump the car will turn on but die immediately unless the air conditioner is in the on position
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A/C issues that only occur at high speeds in Dodge van

I have a 1994 Dodge ram van B350 that was converted into a camper van by Roadtrek. I have this very odd A/C issue and would appreciate any input. So, it all started when I tried to find an ignition ...
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AC issue after repairs

2005 F350 Dually Diesel, had compressor clutch assembly and e-vap core replaced today, as well as a restrictor and 3 “0” rings.drove approximately 30 miles, and when we stopped and put in park (still ...
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Receiver drier gasket doesn't seal for 1995 Dodge Ram 3500 Van

My vehicle is a 1995 Dodge Ram Van 3500 with a 5.9L V8. It uses a receiver drier like this one: https://www.oreillyauto.com/detail/c/murray-climate-control/air-conditioning---heating/accumulator-...
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2020 Altima compressor Doesn’t Engage [B20C7-15]

I have A 2020 Altima Platinum, the compressor is not working, went to the workshop, gas is okay, compressor is fine, but they told me to change the IPDM, changed it “with the same code” the compressor ...
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Loud whirring from AC compressor fans

I've seen a wide range of posts related to this topic, which makes it really difficult to narrow down relevant information that is applicable to my case. I'm hoping to get a more definitive answer by ...
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Using recirculate: will it cause more or less evaporator icing?

Speaking generally about automobile A/C systems, there are two main modes, normal and recirculate. Normal draws warm, humid outside over the evaporator coils and into the car. When using recirculate ...
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AC stops blowing air after a period of time

After leaving the car off for a few hours, and starting it up, the AC always works 100%, the fans blow very nice cold air and it can last 20+ minutes. Sometimes it never stops working fully (yay) but ...
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upgrading to Dual AC set up. Land Rover Defender 110 year 2005

I will have to upgrade the AC Compressor for this Dual Set up. The second AC will be fitted on top of the backside door. Can someone recommend specifications for this AC compressor?
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Funny noise coming out my car AC

i've been getting this noise when i turn on the AC Sometimes the noise would come and go, and it's not heard most times It appears once in a while when i turn on the AC What could be causing this ...
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Nissan Almera Air Conditioning Issue

I bought my car nearly 5 years ago, the air conditioning worked like normal for the first year. Then the next summer I would just get hot air. I never really bothered with it until last week. So I ...
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Diy ac topping up

I've never bought refrigerant before. So my question is: are refil ac bottles single use or can I get several topups from them?
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Mechanical checklist before roadtrip

I'm planing to make a 4 day long road trip throughout Europe beginning in Scandinavia all the way down to Spain in the middle of summer and need some car advice. I've driven around with a small ...
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2000 Buick V6 want to remove the air conditioner

I want to remove the exterior air conditioner parts from the motor because it’s in a convertible (compressor/radiator/hoses). Do I need seal the hose or anything else to worry with ?
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2016 Traverse-OBDII readiness check

My air conditioner does not come on because I have a pin hole in the rear line. Will this affect performing a cycle to get the sensors to read
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Heat Pump vs. Air Conditioning -- Especially in EVs

My understanding is that a heat pump (as a heat source) is essentially an "air conditioner running backwards" -- given that, and since air conditioning is an (almost) universal feature in ...
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Does my refrigerant recovery machine have a leak if the vacuum is lost over several hours?

I'm attempting to do some DIY car repairs from my driveway, and need to remove the vehicle's AC condenser. To do so, I need to evacuate the r134a refrigerant from the AC system. Apparently it is the ...
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Clutchless AC compressor ( ECVDC ) driving with no gas?

These externally controlled variable displacement compressor's dont have a clutch and the internals are apparently always moving. Whats to stop (does) it just damaging/destroying itself if the system ...
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Does running the engine without using air conditioner significantly influence battery life?

Is there a tangible benefit to never using the air conditioner and will doing so increase overall battery life ?
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What is this thing here the AC is not working because of it?

I bought a Hummer 2 limo 2009. The AC stopped working and they traced that it's this thing that got burnt. We checked our local spare parts dealers and they don't know what it is, there is no writeup ...
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A/C not cold on highway

Ac not blowing cold when driving on highway. 2006 scion XA with a fresh r134a recharge. Ac blows cold idling and around town, but when driving on highway (>50mph) ac blows totally warm. Cools down ...
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What's going on with the "temperature" part of this pressure gauge?

Ok, I think I finally understand the pressure bit of this gauge that came with this set of poorly documented hoses I got off Amazon. From 0 to 350, it's actually measuring pounds per square inch (PSI)....
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How to diagnose AC blowing warm air

I've got a 2007 Hyundai Elantra that's got a mostly-functional AC, but consistently blows warm air when at lower speeds (or idle) on warm days. So far, I've tested the following: I press the A/C ...
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A/C clutch spins but doesn't engage compressor

A/C clutch rubber blew out on my last a/c compressor so I replaced the compressor and had the system recharged. Now the clutch will start spinning when a/c is turned on but wont engage the compressor. ...
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What belt can you use to bypass the ac compressor on a 2003 Honda accord 3.5 6cyl

Not sure if there's even an option. I can't find a bypass pully for it. The way the 03 is set up not sure if there's a way to run a smaller belt.
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Ford A/C issues

2007 Ford Explorer Limited. When I run the A/C cold air comes out on drivers side but it comes out on the passengers side. Please help.
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What else could I do to fix R134a AC Valve?

My 2013 Hyundai Tucson had been leaking refrigerant and lasted only few days. I put in the dye, UVed it to find refrigerant all over the low service valve. After replacing valve core, the refrigerant ...
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2008 ford explorer ac fast cycles

I have a 2008 ford explorer Eddie baur edition 4.0, the ac works awesome for about 20 to 30 minutes, then t will start rapid cycling, new compressor, new accumulator, new orifice tube, full charge, ...
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