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2006 Kia Sorento Question: Ac compressor not switching on



Allenro, 3.5L V6, Chickamauga, GA, April 20, 2011, 17:12

After having my 2006 sorento repaired from a head on collision, my ac compressor ceases to turn on when pushing the ac button. I've checked all fuses and relays and find no faults. Is there a plug that might have been missed In the engine compartment or in the dash behind the ac controls. A schematic would be helpful.

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  • Answer #1

    April 20, 2011, 17:57

    This should have been repaired during the front collision repair, Bring it back to the body shop or call your insurance and complain that the repair wasn't done completely

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  • Answer #2

    April 20, 2011, 17:58

    There are a number of things that could affect the A/C system, like a blown fuse, improper refrigerant charge, faulty A/C clutch, faulty compressor or malfunction in the control system. Either take it back to the body shop, they should be capable of fixing it, or find a Kia or Mitsubishi specialist.
    If you want to find a specialist, here's a directory link for you:
    Here are two information sources for you:
    For AllData:
    Here's the one for Mitchell as well:

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