I have Nissan Altima 2.5SL. Car AC is not working from last week and started blowing hot air.Repair shop did A/c maintanance check and saying Compressor damaged need to replace it. I got an estimate for 1000$ (Compressor450$).My car is ouof waranty I want to check with others.Any idea is that that costly any alternate workarounds ?
AC blowing hot air on 2007 Nissan Altima
by altima2007 in Palm Beach Gardens, FL on June 19, 2010
4 answers 1 comment
ANSWER by Bret Bodas on June 23, 2010
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ANSWER by Visitor on August 26, 2010
it probably is just the clutch coil that has gone bad. They are on major backorder. Just bought a complete compresor off of a 09 150.00 from troys automotive with 14,000 miles. 1 our to replace and 30 min to evac and recharge. total investment 165.00. labor should not be more than 150.00 total if you had to pay someone. I do it for a living so I have the equipment to do it with. A common problem with nissan and other mfg with this type coil.
COMMENT by pat bell on June 09, 2015
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ANSWER by Blondie comes home on August 25, 2014
I have had the same problem with ac blowing hot air. Our mechanic replaced the Compressor etc. That cost us close to 1000.00. Worked off and on for a couple of weeks. Then started blowing hot air again. Mechanic changed the relay and drove it for several days. Did not act up for approximately one week and now is blowing hot air again. Asked himne to check the low pressure hose to see if it is leakinf freon. Have not heard back from him yet. Back in the shop. Debbie
ANSWER by pat bell on June 09, 2015
My Nissan altim is doing the exact same thing blowing hot air I have tead everyone's comments .which part is It the ac clutch are the compressor
my ac only blows hot air. It is full of freeon (ever how you spell that). Is there a easy fix that I can DIY?
When the AC is first turned on it blows very cold, then after a while it starts to blw hot air.
I start my with cold air then during the day it is hot.I filled with one can of freon and the compressor does turn on.
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