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AC compressor will not stay on during hot days

The compressor will start and then sfter a few minutes it will stop working. I had the issue in late summer but when the weather cooled the issue went away. Since it has started warming issue has returned. I had the AC charged and looked at. They said it may be a temp switch that needs replacing. Does anyone know where this switch or relay is?

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  • sdawg7202 Apr 20, 2009

    is it accessible or do i have to remove anything?

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THE COMPRESSOR TRIPS DUE TO TWO REASONS, FIRST ONE IS THAT EXCESS GAS IS CHARGED IN COMPRESSOR CIRCIT AND DUE TO THIS COMPRESSOR OVERLOADS AND TRIPS. THE SECOND ONE MAY BE DUE TO THERMOSATIC VALVE LOCATED IN CHILLER (IN SIDE CAR SWITCH BOARD/DASH BOARD). FROM qayyum_khan875@yahoo.com

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  • qayyum khan Apr 21, 2009

    I DON'T THINK U HAVE TO REMOVE ANY THING. THIS RELAY MAY BE LOCATED IN CHILLER( INSIDE INSTRUMENT PANEL NEAR BASKET ON NON DRIVER SIDE). THE OTHER CAUSE CAN BE CHOKING ON CONDENSER (LOCATED NEAR RADIATOR /ENGINE). SO WASH IT COMPLETLY WITH PRESSURIZED WATER.

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