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AC clutch plate on and off

My ac was not working so I installed a new ac pulley, clutch plate, and coil. Now it seems to be working fine again. I notice, however, that the clutch plate engages and disengages fairly regularly (...
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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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How much SCFM is needed on a compressor to reseat a tire to the rim?

I’m watching these videos of folks removing tires and they typically take out the valve core and reinflate the tire with a decent air compressor. They don’t really get into the details but I’m curious ...
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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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All 12V outlets lose power until restart

I have a 2010 Toyota Sequoia limited 5.7L V8. I have 4-120W 12V Outlets. I am trying to use the same air compressor to fill a tire that I have been using for several years and never had a problem. Now,...
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Skoda Fabia AC not cooling after 35-40 minutes

My 2008 Petrol skoda fabia does not cool after 35-40 minutes. The Ac blows out air but it's not cool. Last year I had changed the compressor and condenser and the problem started since then. Earlier ...
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Air compressor squealing, is it the pulley or air compressor locked up?

Mazda Protege5 2003 a/c works well but is squealing. The noise changes when turning a/c on and off. The belt is new. So I'm checking the a/c pulley's bearing. When a/c clutch is not engaged (a/c off), ...
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Cabin fan stops working after car is parked in sun

I have a W204 Mercedes where the cabin fan (fan for heater, and aircon) recently started to not work in specific situations. In the morning when engine and everything are cold, the fan blows fine, at ...
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2014 Ford Focus a/c

My partner has a 1.6TDCI 2014 Focus and all was well till the aircon stopped producing cold air. The system has gas and has no leaks, this was tested by a local garage. The issue is that the clutch ...
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Kia cee'd 2007 Aircon compressor

I've got a 2007 Kia cee'd 1.4L Petrol Hatchback and the air-con compressor seems to be busted. I am having a look online and I can see quite a variety of compressor models both new and used going ...
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A/C Compressor Clutch Not Engaging

I have a 2007 Honda Civic Si. During the summer, the AC started acting up. It would work well for a couple minutes and then stop working. I remember checking to see if the compressor was running and ...
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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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Air compressor/air impact wrench advice

Thanks in advance for reading. Have some heavily rusted bolts on my hubs, trying to do as much of a needed hub replacement as I can myself. Got a mixed bag of auto repair tools from someone a while ...
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2006 Chevy Cobalt AC pulley seized?

In my 2006 Chevy Cobalt 2.2liter Ecotech, the serpentine belt broke. I went out and bought a new one and didn't check the pulleys prior to putting the new one on. I haven't changed the belt before and ...
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AC Compressor Question on 2009 Altima

When I turn on by AC, the engine immediately dies and can hear a brief sound that seems to be a belt "squeak." I am assuming it is the compressor seizing the belt upon engaging, but are there any ...
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What is compressor oil rating PAG ND-8 equivalent to?

The Land Rover LR3 service manual specifies: Compressor oil : Denso ND-8 PAG oil I'm scratching my head trying to figure out whether the following oil, which seems equivalent to ISO VG 32 would do ...
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Should Run Auto Air Conditioner in Winter?

I noticed this article about [Good to Run A/C in winter]. Well, it used to be true that it was a good idea to run your AC every few weeks in the winter, just to keep the seals in good condition. I ...
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Using a car's air conditioner to cool a fridge in the car

Can I use my car's air conditioning unit to cool a refrigerator in the car? I would remove the evaporator unit from the air conditioner, construct and fit an evaporator coil to the refrigerator box, ...
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AC Recharge Failure - What did I do wrong?

I have a 2004 Honda Accord with AC that blows hot air. When failure started in the winter, the drivers side would blow hotter than the passenger side. Now they blow the same temperature: hotter than ...
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Can I use an air compressor to change car tires?

Is a 100 psi oil-less air compressor powerful enough to enable an air drill to remove and tighten lug nuts when changing car tires?
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AC Compressor Working?

I have a 2005 Subaru Legacy GT. The AC pumps a little cold air and then blows only at room temperature. I understand there are two sides to an AC system (high and low) and that the exchange valve ...
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AC Blowing Heat

I have Honda Accord 2002 SE. Today my a/c was blowing not as cold as it used to be, so I checked refrigerant level. It was high in red and I decided to discharge it pushing on the high end port. ...
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Why does my air compressor fail to start when the tank is partially full?

I have a Harbor Freight (I know, I know) air compressor. It's the 21 gallon, 2 1/2 HP model. The problem is that when the tank is empty it starts fine, and pressurizes the tank to where it should be. ...
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Burning air pressure switch

I use a 12 V air compressor at my car for air suspension which I understand is draining around 30-35 A. The problem what I have is overheating and eventually burning the pressure switch and connectors....