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Air con re-gassed but still not working
« on: August 10, 2010, 18:22:20 »
I had the air con re-gassed in my 1998 Grand Cherokee today.  It was empty of gas and is now full, but it still will not blow cold.

I read on-line about by-passing the low pressure switch.  Is this it (to the right of the photo)?



I tried to bypass that, and nothing happened, and the air con is still not blowing cold.

Any ideas please?
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Re: Air con re-gassed but still not working
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2010, 19:21:35 »
You've a leak in the system?


Where did you get it done?  Kwikfit shockingly are about the best place since they use fully automated machines and give a 10 degrees colder or no charge guarentee
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Re: Air con re-gassed but still not working
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2010, 19:27:25 »
Where did you get it done?  Kwikfit shockingly are about the best place since they use fully automated machines and give a 10 degrees colder or no charge guarentee

That's where I went!  They said I didn't have a leak, and that they have now fully re-gassed it but because it still isn't working, no charge!
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Re: Air con re-gassed but still not working
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2010, 19:34:14 »
is the relay in? fuse?
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Re: Air con re-gassed but still not working
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2010, 20:03:11 »
I swoped the reply for another of the same type, and it still not working. The fuse supplies many other systems, so I would know if it had gone.

Thanks for the suggestions though.
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Re: Air con re-gassed but still not working
« Reply #5 on: August 11, 2010, 09:41:12 »
Try running a wire directly from the battery to the feed on the top of the air con pump to engage the clutch... might be worth a shot?  Would indicate roughly where the problem was.
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Re: Air con re-gassed but still not working
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2010, 09:27:53 »
says alot for the kwick fit service..... we only can recharge a system as we have a machine that does it all, BUT we know nothing about diagnosing where a problem is as the machine doesn't do that

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Re: Air con re-gassed but still not working
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2010, 10:08:02 »
Arr..
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Re: Air con re-gassed but still not working
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2010, 20:39:42 »
Sorted it. A loose connection.  Feel stupid now...........
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Re: Air con re-gassed but still not working
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2010, 21:03:30 »
wouldn't feel too stupid about it, it happens to us all eventually.......plus you got a free re-gas i'd call that a massive result! :dance:
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Re: Air con re-gassed but still not working
« Reply #10 on: August 26, 2010, 09:15:51 »
wouldn't feel too stupid about it, it happens to us all eventually.......plus you got a free re-gas i'd call that a massive result! :dance:


Hummm note to self, unplug the aircon pump before heading to quick fit  :lol: :lol: :lol:
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