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My air compresser is not keeping enough freon in it

Not getting enough air in my car. What kind of shocks do I need on the front and back of my Buick LeSabre. And I need to find a side window on the driver side of my car.

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You have a leak in your A/C system. You need to take it to someone that has the tools to find it and repair it.

If you are going to replace your shocks, which is actually struts, you need to take it to someone that knows how to replace them. They are a little dangerous if you don't watch it. Don't buy the cheepest you won't be happy with them. But you don't have to buy the most expensive ones either.

The side window you can find at your local salvage yard. Way less expensive than a new one from the dealer.

Posted on Jan 10, 2013

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SOURCE: rear air shocks 2003 Buick LeSabre

I'd have them checked first to determine if it is actually the shocks, or possibly just a loose or cracked line, which should be a pretty inexpensive fix. If it turns out to be shocks, weigh it out then.

Posted on Dec 12, 2008

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SOURCE: 2003 Buick Century - window problem

I've had a similar problem with my 2003 Buick Century. In my case, the driver's side front window one day went up and would not come down. I knew that the switch was malfunctioning by sticking in the up position since the window continued up despite the fact that Iet off the switch when the window was half way up and it continued going up. I had to pull over and pull the master switch assembly from the door panel and unplug it to prevent the window motor from being damaged by the constant power feeding it after the window was up. Basically, it would have burned the motor out. I cleaned the switch and it now works fine most of the time. I still need to replace the assembly. Not sure this is the reason in your case. I would check the back window and see if it goes down with the switch on the back door panel. If it does, then you are having problem with the master switch assembly on your front door panel. Moisture from rain from the window being down during rain or dirt may have corroded the switches' contacts.

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

SOURCE: 2001 buick lesabre-ac problems

  • Assumed your AC unit is OK, but uneven temperature distribution. Try to throw the heater on an off severtime. A sticky valve on the heater would cause similar problem.
  • Observe the RPM while parking your car. While the AC cut in cut out (or turn on an off). If it cause no load on the engine. The freon may be low or the compressor is bad. In this case only the intake side of the evaporator is cooler than the other side.

Posted on Jun 04, 2009

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SOURCE: air conditioning in 2000 lesaber

Vent door between the two sides isn't opening or the flex hose going between the two is off.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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SOURCE: 2003 buick lesabre AC problem

You have to find the motor that controls the blend door and open it manually to find out which one is bad there are 3 blend doors on the HV/AC system one will be where the heater core is. The other will be between the vented air and AC? heating system then the third door will operate vents in dash and defrost condition. If you have someone operate them AC system heating system and watch the blend door motors, the one you find not moving will be the one that has the problem. They have vacuum and electrical motors, if it is a acuum motor you can move the door manually with your hand, if it's electric you will have to disconnect the rod by removing the pinch clip off of the rod.

Posted on Jul 10, 2009

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