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1996 jeep grand cherokee A/C not cooling

I added R134a to system and at first compressor would not come on with clutch.. I then added more 134a and compressor comes on for a second or 2 then shuts off again ... air is not cool ,, hoses are not cold on either low or high side.. I can hear a hissing sound each time compressor comes on but have not found a leak with soapy water.. ANY IDEAS??

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  • dsweeney1218 May 15, 2009

    Gauge reads near full , when compressor comes on it drops down low...

  • dsweeney1218 May 15, 2009

    yes , added to low side

  • dsweeney1218 May 15, 2009

    front seal is soaped

  • dsweeney1218 May 15, 2009

    am using an 18 oz can ,little over half put in

  • dsweeney1218 May 15, 2009

    thanks will add

  • Dar
    Dar May 11, 2010

    So how much did you put in there do you think? Are you using the little cans or a big one?

  • Dar
    Dar May 11, 2010

    You soaped the front seal on the compressor?

  • Dar
    Dar May 11, 2010

    And you added to the low side?

  • Dar
    Dar May 11, 2010

    So how much have you got in there now? 2 cans?


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Put more in. Keep adding untill it won't take any more. You can't over do it with those cans. It'll either work or you'll find the leak if it really has one.

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