Question about 2000 Saturn Ls 4dr Sedan

1 Answer

Ac blowing hot not cool - 2000 Saturn Ls 4dr Sedan

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 32 Answers

You need the a/c recharged. I believe they call the freon r16 now.

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

  • Sheldon Prosofsky Apr 04, 2011

    sorry its called r12 not r16

  • felixgray Apr 04, 2011

    Thanks and I will try

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Car gets hot when Idle


You might check your cooling fan at the radiator; it may not be running. If it's not, track it down (fuse or thermal switch) and fix it!

Aug 07, 2014 | 2007 Suzuki XL7 AWD

1 Answer

Ac blows cold then hot air


Is the compressor running when it blows hot air ?

Jul 31, 2012 | GMC Sierra 1500 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

A local garage mechanic says the clutch has stopped working on ac that is why it blows hot air instead of cool says it will cost $900. to fix cause I have to buy the whole ac unit does this sound correct?...


have you tried charging the ac system? most ac compressors have a pressure switch that will not allow the relay to engage the clutch if the coolant pressure is low. $15 can of r134a and maybe a $20 Haynes manual is well worth the price difference, eh?

Jun 07, 2011 | 2004 Kia Sedona

1 Answer

My 2002 Expedition air conditioner will sometimes blow hot air and others cold air


I would check the following possibilities:
1. Is compressor clutch working? - You need to do this when the ac is blowing hot air only - locate compressor drive pulley on engine - rubber belt wraps around it. Start engine and set to max ac. When the ac is blowing hot air, look at the center of the compressor drive pulley using a good flash light - watch it for a while, it should be spinning with the pulley - this means the compressor is engaged. If not, the compressor is not engaged. If your ac is blowing hot air, then the compressor should be engaged and running (trying to cool). If it is not engaged, then your compressor clutch is probably going out. Could be low voltage to clutch, but more likely the clutch is worn out and only working some of the time. Note: if working normally, the compressor clutch will engage and disengage in cycles- but the air should always be cold. If clutch is bad, compressor would need to be replaced (sold as one unit). This is tricky to diagnose and could take some time - you need to do it when ac is blowing hot air but set to max cooling.

2. Low on refrigerant or refrigerant has moisture in it? If your ac blows cold initially after being off for a while, then heats up, and continues to regularly cycle back and forth between hot and cool air, then the system may be low on refrigerant or the refrigerant may have moisture in it that is freezing and restricting refrigerant flow. An a/c shop can check refrigerant level and even replace refrigerant if moisture is suspected.

Could be other issues, but I would start with these.

Good luck

May 07, 2010 | 1999 Ford Expedition

1 Answer

Hot air blows but cools down in 15-20 seconds.


You likely have a restriction in the heater coolant hose circuit - perhaps a coolant control valve not fully opening, or a kinked hose.
Insufficient coolant volume is flowing to keep the heater core hot.
Try back flushing the heater core system with a garden hose to check flow.

Nov 13, 2009 | 2003 Audi A4 Cabriolet

1 Answer

AC cools then blows hot air, tempature needle goes up & down


Sounds like the thermostat is trying to stick,and is causing the engine to over heat,therefore condenser is not cooling the freon down enough to cool.Have the thermostat changed and the cooling system bled out,this is most likely the cause.

Aug 29, 2009 | 2005 Lincoln LS

1 Answer

Ac blows hot air


If your a/c blows only hot air you need to have it charged. Hope this helps to get you cool

Jul 24, 2009 | 1997 Mercury Mountaineer

1 Answer

2000 jimmy a/c blows hot computer controlled a/c button light was blue when working now yellow and blowing hot just charged system no change


check to see if ac compressor is turning ,if so look to see if cooling fan/fans are working if not check fuses,and cooling fan relays/if ac is turning and cooling fan/fans are working ,need to put gauges on ac system and check pressures ,if normal ,and ac low side pipe/lines/hoses are cols then it is ur actuator motor for the temp door that is not working

Jul 08, 2009 | 2000 GMC Jimmy

1 Answer

2002 New VW Beetle is only blowing hot air out of vents even when set on cool. I was driving and I made a turn at an intersection and all of a sudden the cool vent air turned to hot air like I had the heat...


On the bottom of the air unit is the lever that changes temps. It likes to fall out of place.I propped mine back with a piece of half-inch copper pipe a couple of years ago.Remove glove box then panel on front side of console to access.

Apr 09, 2009 | 2003 Nissan Altima

1 Answer

Ac blows cool than hot seems like a confused system


as it is a general motors product i beleive the relay is right on the compressor. check fuses and any other relays

Robert

Sep 07, 2008 | 2000 Pontiac Sunfire

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

78 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Saturn Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 Answers

Jeffrey Turcotte
Jeffrey Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

8560 Answers

Are you a Saturn Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...