[DML] Re: Stumped In AZ with AC
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[DML] Re: Stumped In AZ with AC



Dave - 

New compressor, new orifice tube, A/C accumulator, o-ring kit & valve 
kit green for R12, system evec and recharge with R12 system checked 
OK 7/30/2004.  Did a short jump from the positive post in engine bay 
to see if compressor would kick in - it did.  Did not leave run long 
enough to see if it would run cold air just a quick test. What am I 
missing - need more info on the switch on the accumulator bottle how 
do I jump there?

Thanks to all!

Randal

Melting in AZ at 115* in garage temp 110*

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Swingle" <swingle@xxxx> wrote:
> What do you mean by "jumped" compressor? If you mean the switch on 
> the accumulator bottle (inside right front wheel) then all that's 
> could be is the switch itself or the (lack of) refirgerant. If 
that's 
> not what you mean, try jumping it there. 
> 
> When you jumped it did the system get cold? If not, there's no 
freon 
> in it or something is seriously plugged. 
> 
> You said the compressor is new - is it now R12 or R134?  What was 
> done in the process of changing the compressor (i.e. plug&pray or 
did 
> the system get properly flushed, orifice tube changed, tested, 
etc.)?
> 
> Dave Swingle
> 
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Randal" <azman3us@xxxx> wrote:
> > Hey list need a little help here.
> > 
> > Recently my AC stopped working, turn the mode switch to AC and 
> nothing 
> > except cabin fans.. no compressor (new) and no cooling fans (work 
> fine 
> > otherwise).. Neither kick on!
> > 
> > Checked fuse, jumped compressor ? works and checked relays all OK
> > 
> > In reviewing wiring diagram appears that current must reach 
> compressor 
> > to trigger fans.. the only thing I haven't checked is the diodes 
in 
> the 
> > fuse compartment
> > 
> > Any ideas???  Really need the AC in AZ!
> > 
> > Thanks
> > 
> > Randal  "The 3M Guy"
> > Hot 5501






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