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post #1 of 9 Old 06-10-2013, 09:45 AM Thread Starter
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A/C question

The A/c isn't working in my Jeep (4.0L ZJ) What I can tell you is when i turn the A/C button on the clutch engages for about 1 second then turns off If i try to bypass the accumulator the clutch engages but still no cold air. I have pressure in the low pressure line and I believe in the high side to. Can't find any leaks and no drop in pressure on the low side. Do you think it could be just the accumulator or something else all together?

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post #2 of 9 Old 06-10-2013, 09:52 AM
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99% it's low on charge.
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post #3 of 9 Old 06-10-2013, 10:07 AM Thread Starter
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I checked the charge. it's within the parameters of what the low side should be set too. I cant check the high side just because I don't have the correct fitting.
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post #4 of 9 Old 06-10-2013, 10:10 AM
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How did you check it if the clutch won't stay engaged?
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post #5 of 9 Old 06-10-2013, 10:17 AM
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Mine was doing this too. I bypassed and the clutch worked. So i then charged it up and now have a/c!

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post #6 of 9 Old 06-10-2013, 10:22 AM Thread Starter
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How did you check it if the clutch won't stay engaged?
I tried with everything connected and it just turned on then off, When I took out the accumulator sensor and bypassed it with a cable the clutch started spinning and stayed spinning or engaged.
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post #7 of 9 Old 06-10-2013, 11:56 AM
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Sounds like you bypassed the low pressure safety relay that protects the compressor from burning up, refrigerant cools and lubricates the compressor, if it's low the compressor will burn up so never bypass that safety.
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post #8 of 9 Old 06-10-2013, 06:14 PM
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Your A/C Should turn on and off every few seconds.

This is from idqusa.com( Major A/C Recharge supplier...
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post #9 of 9 Old 06-10-2013, 06:17 PM
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You plug in the meter to your low side, and measure it when the clutch is engaged. The recharge kit explained this all Except that the clutch don't stay on... That's why I had to find the video for myself.
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