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My a/c has not worked for some time. I believe it

My a/c has not worked for some time. I believe it is the compressor. I would hate to spend $1,000 getting it replaced when my car is only worth $1,000. Is there any trouble shooting I can do to see if it is something that can be fixed with the existing compressor? Thank you for your help!

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I assumed that you know how the system works because you believe that its not working because of the compressor. Common problem with the compressor is the magnetic clutch or the relay. Have you checked it? Another problem is loose compression. It is when the discharge pressure is almost the same as the suction, or suction press is high, discharge pressure is low. Have you checked this?

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