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2000 Kia Sportage Question: air conditioiner overheating

 

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texasgal99, Vancouver, WA, July 31, 2009, 20:02
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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?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, July 31, 2009, 20:58
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    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.

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    sportage kia, September 11, 2012, 13:10
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    Could i get a copy of this sent to me at irep185@yahoo.com. 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.

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    Visitor, August 16, 2010, 02:12

    Replacing the Centrifugal clutch fan cured this problem for me, old fan had too much freewheeling going on !!

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