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A/C appears to shut off

This happened the other day when it was 95 degrees and 95 percent humidity. The A/C was blowing good and cold but then started to warm up. I could also tell that the humidity was going up so it appeared that the compressor was off. I cycled the A/C system off for a few minutes and then back on. The cold air came back on for a few minutes followed by a warm up again. What is the issue???

Thanks,
Mark

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  • mpsantos Sep 08, 2008

    Thanks,
    is this switch located on the compressor or elsewhere on the Accord?


  • mpsantos Sep 08, 2008

    OK. Is it something that requires opening the refridgerant lines?

  • jdale003 Sep 16, 2008

    I turned on the a/c last week on a very hot, humid day and the fan did not come on at all. I'm assuming it's the fan - what do you think?

    Jacqueline

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The most likely cause is the ac compressor cycling switch stuck, this is a very common problem, it may never happen again, but I would replace it.

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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    yadayada Sep 08, 2008

    It usually in the compressor low side line near the engine bulkhead

  • yadayada
    yadayada Sep 08, 2008

    No it has an O ring own seal, the connection is made to the line via a schrader valve, it just unscrews.

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