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AC compressor inadequate operation

The AC compressor may not be functioning properly. This can include failure to compress the refrigerant gas to a high enough pressure, failure to deliver the refrigerant to the condenser, or failure to draw it from the evaporator.

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Faulty AC Compressor

The compressor itself maybe be damaged or malfunctioning.

Refrigerant Leak

Refrigerant may be leaking out of the system. This can cause the compressor to circulate the refrigerant at improper levels, or cease circulating all together(due to an emergency cutoff).

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Blocked or Restricted Hoses

The hoses of the AC system may be blocked or pinched, disrupting the flow of refrigerant to and from the compressor. This may reduce the performance of the compressor.

This article was last edited on May 28th, 2010 at 11:05 PM
Category: Interior and Accessories