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Unread 08-22-2013, 03:54 PM   #1
rfritz7
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Ac not working

My ac only blows cold on the highway. I just got it charged about 2 weeks ago.

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Unread 08-22-2013, 04:08 PM   #2
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Does it need charged again? How about cooling fan?
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Unread 08-22-2013, 08:29 PM   #3
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I don't think it needs charged again it just was. And Cooling fan is running strong
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Unread 08-22-2013, 10:33 PM   #4
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We need more info. Do you have access to any gages?
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Unread 08-22-2013, 10:47 PM   #5
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Is your condenser all plugged up with crap restricting too much air flow at low speeds? That's my best guess with this little info. Did you have a shop charge it or did you do it from one of those recharge cans?
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Unread 08-23-2013, 12:35 AM   #6
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Sounds like the evaporator is freezing up.

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Unread 08-23-2013, 07:33 AM   #7
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The gauges all reading a little high with the charge they put in. It might be freezing up like you said
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Unread 08-23-2013, 12:01 PM   #8
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It shouldn't freeze up from an overcharged system, this usually happens on an undercharge. How much over are the pressures? Your compressor is most likely weak, especially if the low side is high at idle, say 50psi or more. Look at the low side line it should be sweating, if not your overcharged or your compressor is shot.
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