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Audi A3 Air Con Cut out

I have a Audi A3 2.0 FSI Sport. As soon as the hot weather appears (a rarity here) the air con starts playing up. Basically it runs fine for 10 minutes and then cuts out ECON and cannot be turned back on until you turn the engine off and on again. Only happens when it's hot and it's under more load.

Would like to get it sorted as it's pretty pointless having air con only for cold weather!

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Happened to me too, when the ECO light comes on automaticly (and it only blows hot air) it means it's simply broke.

I don't know the exact production date of your car, but there is/was an airco-related dealer recall for some cars, so just contact your dealer and have it fixed, but don't forget to mention the recall (it might save you a lot of money when your warranty has already expired).

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