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Air conditioner not working after not using the car for 1 year.

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Two potential problems 1 the seals have dried out in the system from no use over the last year, If you do not leave your climate control on ''auto'' you must run your air-con for at least an hour on load - once a week - this will lubricate and help preserve the seals in the system. 2 These earlier cars were prone to air-con pipe corrosion (quite visible to the eye), where the pipe travels along the engine bay. check this out first. Hope this helps - good luck.

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Could be that the system needs re-charging with freon, if its not been used for a year, it probably needs an overhaul, Get some one whor's qualified to check the aircon system over. Otherwise you'll just be pumping freon into the atmosphere creating you own hole in the ozone layer.

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