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C240 AC Not Working

The AC on my C240 has stopped working and I have been told that I need a new compressor. Is it normal to replace the condensor at the same time or can you just replace the compressor

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Compressor = Pump

Condenser = Radiator

Unless there is actually something wrong with the condenser (i.e. it has a hole in it and is leaking refrigerant) then there would be no reason to change it just because you are changing the compressor.

It would be a bit like changing all the radiators in your house just because the central heating pump stopped working!

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jun 16, 2009

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