I recharged it and checked my AC clutch relay, which is fine. Your problem is opposite of what most people see in a failing air condoning system so it’s a little difficult to tell what is going on. Hi. Please help, thanks in advance.. If the temperature switch that sends that signal is faulty, it may be shutting off your air conditioning even though your engine is not overheating. Thanks for your question about your Ford Fusion. If that isn’t the case, you might have a very large clog in the system or a failed expansion valve. Turning car off, sitting car for 10 min in shade, then turning it back on doesn’t help. You can stop your system from leaking by adding BlueDevil Red Angel A/C Stop Leak available here: http://store.gobdp.com/a-c-stop-leak-aerosol-00222/. The second thing that seems odd is your air only blowing from certain vents and the heat working intermittently. The other possibility is that the HVAC control unit itself is bad, but this is less likely. If the temperature difference is drastic, we would recommend looking into a bad door actuator or possibly even a damaged air blend door. For info about your air conditioning and how your AC compressor works you can check out our article about it here: https://gobdp.com/blog/air-conditioning-work/. I have a Ford Mondeo 2001. What is wrong when the car blows cold air instead of hot and the car temp keeps climbing up and down. It may act up due to the climate control being faulty but it should not be losing refrigerant from that alone. I purchased an 8 oz, $40 can of r1234 refrigerant from Napa and a psi gauge to measure the pressure. You should first check your refrigerant level to make sure it is topped off to the proper level. Thanks for your question about your Chrysler. Sorry couldn’t explain the sound better). Sometimes, car air conditioner blowing hot air instead of cold air. I have a 1999 Taurus. When attempting to add 134a freon, after connecting the filling hose to the low side, the needle on the gauge was pointing to the high Red Danger area. Most cars today are designed to switch the air conditioning off if the car is overheating so if the temperature sensor happens to be reading higher than it should it could send an AC shutoff signal to your computer causing the lack of AC you’re experiencing. If it seems that the level is low or empty then you probably have a refrigerant leak. It is possible that your AC system relief valve is malfunctioning. Check downstream of the compressor for large holes like a disconnected or broken line or significant punctures in your AC condenser. Sometimes, the coil may get dirty and stay out of order. The thing I’ve noticed is that the accumulator is not getting cold at all. But still the problem is not solved. My heat works fantastically but in the summer when I turned on my ac it was like I was sitting in a volcano. Thank you for asking about your Toyota Camry. Unfortunately, the compressor is one of the more vital components of the A/C system. Based on your description, it sounds like you may be experiencing a refrigerant leak, causing the system to only blow hot air. Thanks again for your question and please let us know if you have any other questions! The other possibility is a blocked or broken cooling fan. If your vehicle is still under warranty, the best thing to do would be to take it back to the dealership as this problem should be covered by your warranty. You may also consider checking your electric fans for proper operation. It sounds like you need to have the temperature blend door actuator replaced. My air worked for a minute and then went out again. If you add more refrigerant and the system works for 10 minutes then stops working it could be because the new refrigerant has leaked out. Thanks for your question about your 2000 Impala. I have a 2003 Honda Accord. This has been a very common problem in Chevy Tahoe’s. It is possible that you overfilled your AC with 2 bottles of refrigerant. I have a 99 civic. Before cleaning the condenser, clean the fin if there is any dust. Thanks. The best way to figure out what the problem is would be to hook up your AC system to a set of AC gauges to check both the high and low pressures. The most likely cause is that one or more of the temperature mode door actuator(s) have failed. Thanks for your question about your Honda Civic. Can’t find any leaks. and I realised that there is a leak in radiator and upper coolant hose. When you’re driving above 40 MPH there is a lot of air flowing through you condenser since it is at the front of your car, so your AC works properly. Seeing water drip from under the car when the A/C is running or has run is 100% normal. Also, make sure your condenser cooling fans turn on and work properly when you turn on your air conditioning to keep things properly cooled. I changed the heat/AC control assembly switch. I drove the car for around 150Kms, found everything normal. We agree that if you had a leak in your system, by now it would have stopped working intermittently. Hello I have a 2003 Honda Element, AC was working fine, now if I am NOT driving fast it blows hot air when I drive faster is starts to work not as good but it is cold air, compressor is working, Freon is full, fans are working. © 2021 | Car Care Lab is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising & linking to Amazon properties including, but not limited to, amazon.com, Well, you might call up a car mechanic and solve such a. If this actuator has failed it may be causing the problem you’re having. You should have two electric fans that turn on when you turn your AC on to draw air over the condenser while your car is stopped to keep the AC working. Most of the time the specifications for those sensors are something only dealerships will have access to. Any idea why the drivers side vents don’t blow cold? The AC went out, the problem was it was intermittently old. It is also possible that these are unrelated. If you come to a stop the A/C will turn to hot/warm air and the Oil Pressure gauge drops from ~40 to 0. First, the air conditioner may not be the problem. Thanks for your question about your air conditioning. The Red Angel can be seen and purchased here: http://store.gobdp.com/a-c-stop-leak-aerosol-00222/. Any tips would be greatly appreciated. So I have an 03 Subaru Impreza wrx I just had a shop install a new compressor, and hose running from the compressor it worked for 2 days and then it started blowing hot air I took it back to the shop there’s no leaks and the freon is full he accidentally touched one of the ac hoses and it was extremely hot… Any solutions? It could be a simple short somewhere, a broken control motor or it could be an indication that your HVAC control unit is damaged. Red Angel will work to seal any leak points in the system to allow the refrigerant level to stay full. I have a 2011 Honda CR-V that is overheating, leaking inside of my car/not holding antifreeze and only blows cold air (from a/c) for 4 minutes before starting to blow hot. Riding home from purchase I notice that when I come to a traffic light, the AC starts blowing warm air. So 99% of the time it is blowing hot air. I have a 2006 Chevy HHR and I just had my power steering pump replaced and now my A/C is blowing hot air! I have taken it to a garage to have Freon put in it. My car still runs fine I just haven’t tried to turn on the air since then. Blowing out warm air . The problem you’re having sounds like an electrical one so it could be a control module issue, or it could be an electrical issue like a bad pressure or temperature sensor shutting down your system or simply that the signal isn’t getting to the compressor to turn on. You can start by checking to make sure all the wires are connected, but after that you may need a mechanic or AC gauges to make a further diagnosis. What problem could it be? .would appreciate your views on this.. Hello Bluedevil, I changed my 2009 toyota corolla compressor to a new denso OEM 6 months ago. Therefore the only conclusion I can come to is that the accumulator may be bad, or something with the electrical wiring or the electrical control panel.. or both. It’s also possible that you are experiencing a refrigerant leak, as it sounds like you were getting normal cold air before it stopped blowing cold. It’s only blowing warm air. If you are sure you have enough refrigerant, the fans are running properly, and your condenser isn’t blocked or damaged then the most likely cause of your weak air condoning is a clog in the system or a failing compressor. If the low-side pressure is lower than expected then your system is low on refrigerant. If both the high and low side pressures are reading within the acceptable range then the malfunction could be an electrical issue in your system or the fault could be in your ventilation system. © Copyright 2020 | BlueDevil Products® | All Rights Reserved | Warranty & Returns, Since your condenser is at the front of your vehicle it is also subject to less kind road debris like rocks, sticks or other hard objects that may puncture it. I drive a 2004 Honda Accord and sometimes it blows hot air only on the driver side while the passenger side vents blow cool air. after a short time we were back to blowing warm air. Damon. I have a 2011 Ford Figo. I paid to have my air condition fix about a year ago,so it work for the summer but for winter time it would get cold.But when Itook my car in the heater worker so now it summer and the air condition is blowing hot heat,Can you please help me .I have a 2001 mercury marquis. What can this be? There are small doors inside your HVAC system that direct the air over your heater core, or allow it to bypass it. What is the permanent solution for this? I have a 2005 Hyundai Elantra the a/c gets cool when you start it but after driving a little it gets hot. But after a few months, it is not working. If it turns out that the refrigerant level is full then you may want to have an A/C specialist take a look at the vehicle for proper diagnosis. It could be also that one little button with a car and a sideways “U” shaped arrow. Its as if the compressor only work after the car is driving for a few minutes. The band is running on all pulleys good, what can be the problem??? I have Mazda 3 2008 and it start.cold for.a few minutes then turn hot for 20 minutes or more, the compressor is switching off….. And in the extremely hot day as today 42c it didn’t bring any cold air…. I have an Audi A3, when the outside temperature is in the 90’s the compressor doesn’t turn on (just blows very hot air) for about 10 minutes of driving then blows cool air (though not icy cold). As it’s an oscillating sound, I’m guessing it’s the compressor that’s failed? It’s getting hot in here! Over time, the AC cycles the air and turns it into a cool one. If your air conditioning works at first, but they gets warm after driving 20 or 30 minutes then our guess would be that your condenser is externally clogged or your compressor is starting to wear out. Replacing the door or the control motor shouldn’t be a very difficult job, but it usually requires the removal of a significant amount of your HVAC ducting and sometimes even some of your dash board to get to the components you need to replace. It’s the Actuator that’s all it is and it’s not expensive to get you an actuator and fix your vehicle you’ll get cold air right after you do that, My 2003Hyundia Santa Fe is blowing hot air put a gauge on it is showing in the red I was told to take it to a shop and let them look at it because it could have a leak not sure what to do. Thanks for your question about your Volva S40. maybe its not getting enough power? If the fan only blows intermittently and it isn’t whining or noisy, then it sounds like you’ve got a loose connection either at your fan blower motor or at your ventilation control switch. Thanks for your question about your Highlander. It is possible that you are just low on refrigerant. This will stop any leaks and allow your system to hold a recharge. If it seems low, we recommend adding a can of the Red Angel A/C Stop Leak & Conditioner, found here on our website: http://store.gobdp.com/a-c-stop-leak-aerosol-00222/. Hi I have a 2005 scion and I tried to recharge the air and it sounds like it comes back out I put some dye in ti to see if I could see where it is coming from I didn’t see anything would this stop leak help? Thanks again for your question! How Would You Know If There Is A Problem? Thank you for asking about your Volkswagen Polo. It sounds like you’ve done just about all the right checks on your air conditioning system so far. The refrigerant in your air conditioning system is a gas at room temperature which is why you didn’t see any puddles from the leak. If it does, then the door is probably intact and the problem is with the actuator. The air conditioner stopped blowing out cool air. And you need to know how to solve the problem immediately. When I rev the motor the clicking gets faster, a.c. off no click. Before the car was giving to me it sat in the garage for months on end since they used my grandfathers truck which is why the car only has 108,000 original miles on it. Hi My 2005 T&C mini van’s AC is blowing hot air. If you can prove your AC compressor is getting the 12V signal to turn on, and you are sure you do not have a freon leak then it is time to replace your AC compressor. Hello Now, the situation is, I dont get cold air till I run for atleast 20 mins of time. He reinstalled it and my fan started working. You need to check the blend door. The blend door controls whether the air in your ventilation system blows over the heater core to be heated, or your AC coils to be cooled. 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