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xxmonkeyboixx
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Apr 27, 7:39pm - #166490 
hot weather...

ok my cars pretty new...bout 4 months old and if any of you guys live in kali you kno the weather has been 100 degrees. for some reason my a/c is not working hard enough to cool me down. my old car i used to freeze after havin it on for 1 hour but now it barely helps. anyone kno if i jus need to change the fluid or wat???

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Apr 27, 7:46pm - #166491 
make sure its on the circulation option i moved it to the other side one time and my car wasnt cooling inside to its full potential


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Apr 27, 7:49pm - #166492 
wish I had your problem dude, it snowed here today!! WTF!! Slide your circulation lever all the way left for MAX AIR

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Apr 27, 8:07pm - #166493 
yeah man... its been hella hot... but i refuse to use the AC... let the weather come and stay thumbsup

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Apr 27, 9:39pm - #166494 
chilly here too, can't wait for summer. thumbsup

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Apr 27, 10:05pm - #166495 
Change the fluid? I didnt think there was any fluid to change for the A/C...
angry <--- me in the CA heat

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Apr 28, 12:29am - #166496 
my car is new and i shouldnt have to change the fluids already...i have tried the circulation but still not as good...damn weather killin me


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Apr 28, 12:39am - #166497 
i never use AC..sometimes, i forget my car even has one..bleh


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Apr 28, 2:10am - #166498 


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Apr 28, 9:57am - #166499 
Yea I rarely use my AC, just roll down the windows and stick my head out "ace ventura" style. LoL but it has been in the hundreds here in San Diego the last week. I've had my car for about 5 months .. used it maybe twice ... Mine works just peachy! thumbsup

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Apr 28, 10:04am - #166500 
hahaha tkanks isaac but i dont have a moonroof wtf man i guess imma have to live through this til the end of summer...

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Apr 28, 10:27am - #166501 
You may need a new A/C Compressor, or you may just need to get it serviced. Take it to a mechanic.


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Apr 28, 10:33am - #166502 
Or you could fix it yourself, but be careful because the fluid inside of the compressor is under pressure!

Go to an auto store and pick up a recharger. I suggest you get one that has a gauge on the bottle. The recharghing port is in the aft passenger side of the engine bay. There is a gray cap marked with an "L" on a metal line coming through the firewall. Start the car and turn the A/C to full cold and on to the maximum.

Remove the cap from the low pressure line and put the gauge on in it's place. If the gauge reads below 25psi then go ahead and fill it to a maximum of 45psi. It does not do any good to overservice the A/C and can damage the systems components.


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Apr 28, 10:47am - #166503 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
yeah man... its been hella hot... but i refuse to use the AC... let the weather come and stay thumbsup

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Apr 28, 12:03pm - #166504 
Originally Posted by xxmonkeyboixx
hahaha tkanks isaac but i dont have a moonroof wtf man i guess imma have to live through this til the end of summer...


then follow # 3... works great for me (and several others who also dont have moonroofs)


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Apr 28, 12:12pm - #166505 
i am having the same problem.

my AC seems like there is something that prevents the freon

from going. sometimes it is cold, and all of a sudden it

becomes warm. (AC stops but FAN starts going)

i took it to a mechanic, and he said it can be the AC relay

problem?!?

i am going to my Toyota dealer to get my AC diagnosed.

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Apr 28, 3:38pm - #166506 
Originally Posted by booyaolian
i am having the same problem.

my AC seems like there is something that prevents the freon

from going. sometimes it is cold, and all of a sudden it

becomes warm. (AC stops but FAN starts going)

i took it to a mechanic, and he said it can be the AC relay

problem?!?

i am going to my Toyota dealer to get my AC diagnosed.
AC Relay problem? Sounds like you can order the part and fix it yourself if that is in fact what is wrong.


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Apr 28, 3:45pm - #166507 
Originally Posted by xxmonkeyboixx
hahaha tkanks isaac but i dont have a moonroof wtf man i guess imma have to live through this til the end of summer...

kool i'll give #3 a try...

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Apr 28, 5:19pm - #166508 
Does cold air come out of the vents, but slowly? Or is there plenty of air flow and warm air coming out of the vents?
if warm air is coming out, you probably have a leak within the ac system, and are out of freon. If this is the case, you'll need to take it to a mechanic to diagnose were the leak is at and have it repaired. Not to mention topped off with freon. it's a little pricey, but it sounds like it's pretty damn hot, too! smile

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Apr 28, 5:28pm - #166509 
wow...my a/c freezes me out big time. Maybe because I only need it 3 months a year. cry

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Apr 28, 6:22pm - #166510 
Originally Posted by Know666
Does cold air come out of the vents, but slowly? Or is there plenty of air flow and warm air coming out of the vents?
if warm air is coming out, you probably have a leak within the ac system, and are out of freon. If this is the case, you'll need to take it to a mechanic to diagnose were the leak is at and have it repaired. Not to mention topped off with freon. it's a little pricey, but it sounds like it's pretty damn hot, too! smile


i have enough freon...

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