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2000 Honda Civic Question: Air Conditioner

 

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yonexwood, Ocala, FL, November 29, 2009, 03:27
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Air blows cold and then cycles off, maybe then back to cold. Seems the hotter it is outside the longer it blows warm. Any help or direction please.

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    rdude135 November 29, 2009, 07:10
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    In most cases this is due to a low refrigerant level. If this is the case then there is a leak in the system and it's important to repair the leak before adding any more refrigerant. Other issues could be a slipping belt, slipping compressor clutch, or a partially blocked expansion valve or A/C line.

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    backyard tech November 29, 2009, 09:29
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    I agree with Rdude 135. You have to either put dye in the system or have a A/C leak detector. either way you will have to top off the system. Most likely you have a evaporator leak.

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