air conditioiner overheating on 2000 Kia Sportage

Even tho I have a full radiator and reservoir of antifreeze, my a/c still overheats after about 30 minutes of driving. What is causing it to overheat?

by in Vancouver, WA on July 31, 2009
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2 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by , July 31, 2009
You may be interested in the following link. Kia as a car manufacturer have put all their workshop manuals on line for free to there owners. I will send an article I wrote about cooling systems and overheating that may help help you. I'll send it to the email address you posted this question from.
COMMENT by , September 11, 2012
Could i get a copy of this sent to me at Thanks as i am having same problem. Now i am also getting the code P0442 with check engine light on that is the code it is giving. Thank you.
COMMENT by , July 16, 2014
May I please have this link sent to me as well? Having very similar issues. Thank you!!!
ANSWER by , August 16, 2010
Replacing the Centrifugal clutch fan cured this problem for me, old fan had too much freewheeling going on !!