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Ac compressor my air runs grat and then today it started ot feel warm if i turn the air off for a minute or two then turn it back on it blows cold again runs for about 20 min then shuts down again

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  • Trinicara Aug 30, 2008

    I am told my heater fan resistor is bad and I need to order one. The only problem is there seems to be nothing stating exactly what that part is so I can't order it. It appeared my air stopped working and then I turned it to high and then it would run for 10 seconds then shut off. It seems to cycle from blowing to no blowing (inside or outside air) which is hard in 100 degree + weather with kids. The local mechanics recharged my freon and it didn't solve the problem and they recommended I ordered the part or it would take forever (months or more) for them to get it. I just want to get it right the first time. Help if you can! Thanks!

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I Had the same problem. I was told that I should evacuate and then refill the freon to clear any blockage. Did that - but did not work. Turned out it was the compressor clutch that was faulty. I purchased a re-manufactured compressor on e-bay (Cost about $200 plus shipping) It was the cheapest I found anywhere on the internet.

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