My parents own a '98 Safari AWD van that has 156,000 miles on it. It ran good until about three years ago when the a/c went out. Mechanic recharged it and it worked for about a month. My parents dont want to put any more money in it but i do. I think it is something to do witht he compressor, it doesnt move like my truck or my parents truck. Could that be it or what could it be? PS we are kinda tight on money so keep it cheap
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Re: A/C does not work
There is no inexpensive solution if your compressor is out. The least cost effective way at this point is to get a recharging kit and recharge the system. Get one with a gauge so you don’t over charge it. And make sure the refill can has oil.
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otad doesn't help ---did the trans come out of an 05 astro van s-10 blazer /jimmy s-15 or safari and it your awd because you need to match the rwd with an rwd and a awd with an awd /4wd from above and the unit has to be compatible with the 05
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sounds like an ignition switch glitch or ignition harness problem can be either depending on the amount of wear and tear with turning on and off of the ignition tumbler or possible chafing or inconsistent short in harness to ignition switch check the ground line up through harness first and check the wiring harness condition
Since you replaced the distributor, are you sure it's properly timed? Hook up timing light and try to crank. It should show you where your timing mark is. It will also verify that you are getting spark.
You need to start a systematic check. Is it electrical, mechanical, fuel related? Need to do more checking and maybe we can get that puppy going.
I have a 2002 Safari with around 220k miles. I went out of town for several days and when I came back it would not start. I eventually got it started after about an hour. This happened again when I did not driver it for a week. This time I could not start the van. The fuel pump was spinning and it was getting gas. I took off the engine couling inside the van and inspected the rotor and cap. They were completely corroded. I put in an after market set for less than 30 bucks and the van started right up. I plan on getting the wires and plugs replaced but I don't think I want to do that myself due to tight access. Good luck.