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What is causing the problem with my AC condensor?

(2014 Subaru Forester)
in Sterling, VA on August 26, 2017
Today I replaced the battery which had low charge on my 204 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited. There had been no issues with the AC, but now the condenser is not engaging when the AC is turned on. All fuses and replays have been checked and there does seem to be refrigerant in the line although no formal evaluation. Belts look good. The controls turn on and it blows air, but not cold at all. Is it likely to have anything to do with the battery replacement or just coincidence? Any other ideas? I really don't want to have to replace the whole condenser...
How long have you had this problem? 1 day
Tags: air conditioning, no cold air, battery replacement, subaru, forester
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You probably mean that the AC Compressor (not condensor) is not coming on. The condenser is not capable of "coming on". There might be a pressure control switch in it though.
Chances are that a wire or harness or connector got dislodged during the battery replacement. Someone will need to trace down the circuit and verify all connections.
Please call Master Mechanic on Sullyfield Circle in Chantilly at 703-449-9000 after 8am Monday morning to schedule a convenient time to stop by with your Subaru and get the problem checked out.
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