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A/C reading help

I have a vehicle that I'm working on where the low side pressure is 68, and a high side pressure is 70, It's 70 degrees outside with a 30% humidity If I'm right, The vehicle has free-on in it, but ...
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What makes AC clutch not to engage?

I have problem with the AC compressor in my 2004 kia carnival which was working fine until i swaped the engine in the local workshop. I checked all fuses they are seems to be good. I tried to wire the ...
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Hearing Rattling Noise When AC Engages

I have a 2008 Honda Civic Si and whenever I engage the Ac and have the car in neutral, I can hear a rattling noise, which seems to be coming from the gearbox. However, If I should depress the clutch ...
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Loss of engine power when AC compressor engages

I have a 2008 Honda Civic Si and it runs great. But, whenever I'm driving at about 6mph - 20mph with the AC on, I can feel a drag in the engine (power loss) whenever the AC compressor engages. The ...
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AC Compressor issues

My AC Compressor is bad. I work out of town and I can’t afford to have it fixed right now. Since winter is upon us do I need to have it fixed right away?
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Adding A/C Compressor oil

I had a new ac compressor put on my 04 Mitsu Endeavor. At that time I didn't know oil had to be put in the compressor but had them put it on anyway. It's not been used since but I want to start ...
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AC compressor stopped working, electrical/program issue

My Ac was working fine untill 2 days ago, I was accelrating normally and then generic error messege appeared on the dash and the AC stopped! (fans and compressor). I tested the fans, they are woking ...
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AC compressor replacement

I replaced my AC compressor and wanted to know if I can run it without haveing the AC on.........I replaced the AC compressor myself and need to take it to get vacuumed. I wanna know if I can drive it,...
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Diagnosing AC System

I recently purchased a used 2006 Honda Civic Si. The AC system is not working as the system does not blow cold air. The clutch on the compressor is not engaging, however the condenser fan is running ...
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How to add compressor oil to an AC system that's already charged?

I recently fixed a leak in my car's AC system. Before I charged the system with fresh refrigerant after a complete evacuation, I almost forgot to add some PAG oil to the system. Which leads me to my ...
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Can a new AC kill the alternator and the battery?

11 days after Sierra Shell mechanics repaired my trucks AC system, truck displays warning symbols on dash and suddenly loses all power. My neighbor looked at battery and adds water to 2 dried cells. ...
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AC clutch engages no cold air, equal pressure across lines

I recently took my Honda Accord to the mechanic and it was found that there was equal pressure on the high and low side AC lines (around 90 psi on an 80°F day). However the clutch was still engaging ...
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Clear liquid leaking from used A/C compressor I bought. Should I worry?

I recently bought a used A/C compressor to replace the one that died in my 2007 Mazda 3. When I went to the auto wreckers to pick it up, it leaked a clear looking oily liquid out of the one of the ...
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2002 Ford ZX2 A/C compressor turns off when engine is warmed up, but works fine when engine is cold

Observations: A/C and compressor work fine when starting car for the first time for the day A/C and compressor stayed working fine when idling 5-10 minutes A/C and compressor work fine for a few ...
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I jumped my Saturn Compressor - still not engaging

I jumped my Saturn compressor right to the battery but the clutch did not click nor engage. what does this mean? I also used the paper clip trick with the low pressure switch and it only turns on the ...
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My 2007 Toyota Corolla dies when I turn on the AC

My Toyota Corolla dies the moment I switch on the AC. The engine runs fine without the AC engaged, but as soon as I switch on the AC the car dies without even a sign of hesitation. What could be the ...
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A/C Not working

I drive a 2010 Ford Focus that blows warm air at full A/C. Today I purchased a A/C recharge kit, and attempted to recharge the A/C. Initially, when I attached the recharge kit (car running, A/C on ...
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What does tire size have to do with the capabilities of an air compressor?

I was shopping around for a tire air inflator for my car, and noticed that for a Viair 84/85P Model, it can pump 31" inch tires but has a work pressure of 60 PSI, compared to the 70/74P Model, which ...