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1999 Volkswagen Passat Question: The AC quits working when the engine is idling. It works fine otherwise. HELP!!

 

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tractors4me, 2.8L V6, Omaha, NE, July 17, 2013, 19:04
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This happens everytime the car stops at a stop light or any other time it is idling.

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    July 18, 2013, 05:46
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    Radiator cooling fans not working properly! They need to be on with AC on. At road speed ram air does the trick, but when stopped the fans have to take over! This keeps the ac compressor from stopping due to high pressure from the heat. (My guess)

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