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2003 Ford ZX3 AC not cold. Compressor is working,

2003 Ford ZX3 AC not cold. Compressor is working, put some 134 in and it still isn't cold. Any ideas?

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  • helodriver24 Jun 30, 2009

    Yes it is. However, this morning after cranking the car there was an awful noise from the compressor. It only does this noise when the engine has been off for an extenced perion (2 hours or so). I did fill the unit with 134 to the high end of the green which is about 54 psi last night and there was no significant change in cold air. If you have advice I would truly appreciate it, thanks

  • Ronald Long May 11, 2010

    If the compressor is engaging (clutch pulling in) you may have a clogged strainer in your restrictor tube. Is the big line coming back to the compressor sweating?



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Get it checked professionally and have it recharged with the correct amount.

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