AC compresser cycles off when the car comes to a stop. the air gets warm on 1991 Pontiac Grand Am

then it cools again when i start to move would it have something to do with the engine temperature

by in Bloomington, IN on July 11, 2011
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ANSWER by on July 11, 2011
Sound like your low on R-134. That is what they use for the refrigerant these days. You can buy a can at the parts store for $30 to $50 range. You will also need the hose attachment to put it into the system. The directions are fairly easy to follow. there is 2 ports in the system. The attachment will only fit one which is the low side. It has a blue cap most of the time. if you dont want to try it yourself then you will have to go to a shop. one other thing remains. Why did the refrigerant escape? you will lose a bit over time. If you do it yourself and it is only fixed for a short time then you might just have a leak. You will want to go to a shop then.