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Ac compressor shuts off
1999 Mercedes-Benz E320

AC compressor shuts off

(1999 Mercedes-Benz E320)
ac gets plenty cold but in less than 1 minute compressor will shut off & wont come back on unless car is restarted,ac otherwise works normal, compressor can be kept working by cycling with EC button on controll head as long as its done before compressor shuts off
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on August 25, 2010
Sounds like low refrigerant level in system causing the pressure to go too low, shutting down the compressor. You may need to have the A/C pressures checked to see if it's low on refrigerant. That's the simplest problem probably and a good place to start.
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