2000 Kia Sportage Q&A

2000 Kia Sportage Question: air conditioiner overheating

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? -
Answer 1
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 1
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. -
Comment 2
May I please have this link sent to me as well? Having very similar issues. raven_demona@hotmail.com. Thank you!!! -
Answer 2
Replacing the Centrifugal clutch fan cured this problem for me, old fan had too much freewheeling going on !! -