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Ac works fine and sometimes clutch disingugesa and blows hot air

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This is usually caused be low Freon in the system. There is a low limit switch and when the pressure drops the switch opens the compressor stops.

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SOURCE: Heater doesn't blow hot air

First check the coolant level in the radiator. Check your heater core hoses on the firewall underneath the hood. Let the car come up to temp. and feel the two hoses. If only one of them is getting hot you may have bad heater core or a bad heater control valve.

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 dodge ram 1500 ac is blowing hot air instead of cold

Your A/C sounds like it needs to be vacuumed
out and then recharged to factory specs. That
should solve the problem.

Posted on Jun 30, 2009

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SOURCE: ac not working, blows hot air only. Recharged

Check the evaporator coil by sniffing the vents,floor is best, with your tester.

Posted on Jul 16, 2009

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SOURCE: 2004 MALIBU MAXX A/C BLOWS HOT AIR

Could be several things. The fuse relay to the AC compressor could be bad. The system may need to be recharged due to lack of refrigerant the compressor will not work unless it has enough.

Posted on Aug 04, 2009

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SOURCE: 99 dodge ram 1500 ac problem

recharge your system, it;s low on refrigerat, there is not enough liquid going into the evap to help maintain cooling, hence the speed of the compressor. install gauges to check pressures at idle, if not to spec , recharge. if it's low you have a leak to repair. also make sure your AC condenser is clear. GOOD LUCK. RDJRP

Posted on Aug 17, 2009

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