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Old 12-28-2002, 17:28   #1 (permalink)
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Quick Air/Con Q ???

Hey guys,
Just trying to get the A/C on my ED going as the prev owner ( my Dad ) cut the belt because of bearing noise....
Anyway new belts on, no bearing noise yet....
Problem is no cold air, and I am pretty sure that all of the refrig has seeped out over time..
BUT when I push the A/C button in the car I dont hear the normal CLICK coming from the engine bay..
Can anyone enlighten me as to any reasons why I wouldnt hear that noise, does it depend on if there is refrig in it , is it not working??
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Needs a service, air-con needs using once a week to keep seals in order. Get a quote, could be big $$$
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You won't hear the click because the A/C has a low pressure switch which stops the A/C clutch engaging.
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Thanks guys,
Went and got it re-gassed today , that fixed the problem, now I notice another...
When I have the fan on my face and I push down the throttle the fan goes onto the windscreen, also if I turn the ignition off it will do the same..
I believe this may be a vacuum line come off but have no idea which one it might be or how to test which one it is...
Any ideas how I can find out??
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There will be a vacuum line running to the inlet manifold.In it is a little one way valve,it's a little round thing about 20mm round and is white on one side and black the other.This is supposed to prevent the prob you have...
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Ok thanks,
Unfortunately I have LPG and the engine bay is very busy with shit everywhere, could you point me in the direction where it is roughly located so I can check...
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