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Aircon
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So my Aircon was not very efficient had it regassed  at theweekend only had 60 grams has now got 600 working perfectly yesterday and this morning but now is working intermittently and two weeks ago had water in the footwell from the evaporator so I'm guessing the drain tube is either blocked or has become detached just wondered if this would stop the air-con working
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Aircon should be a closed system so 540 grams less could indicate a leak.
A blocked drain doesnt stop A/C from working its just the condensation dripping down indicating that the A/C is cold.
If its clogged for some time sometimes it can start leaking due to corrosion.
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(08-07-2019, 05:23 PM)Hyperion Wrote:  Aircon should be a closed system so 540 grams less could indicate a leak.
A blocked drain doesnt stop A/C from working its just the condensation dripping down indicating that the A/C is cold.
If its clogged for some time sometimes it can start leaking due to corrosion.

It's bizarre just came home aircon working OK parked up left it running switched aircon off and back on then compressor was cutting in out every few seconds, think I might try a relay first?
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(08-07-2019, 05:45 PM)Jelevents Wrote:  
(08-07-2019, 05:23 PM)Hyperion Wrote:  Aircon should be a closed system so 540 grams less could indicate a leak.
A blocked drain doesnt stop A/C from working its just the condensation dripping down indicating that the A/C is cold.
If its clogged for some time sometimes it can start leaking due to corrosion.

It's bizarre just came home aircon working OK parked up left it running switched aircon off and back on then compressor was cutting in out every few seconds, think I might try a relay first?

It will cut in and out.
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(09-07-2019, 08:02 AM)polar Wrote:  
(08-07-2019, 05:45 PM)Jelevents Wrote:  
(08-07-2019, 05:23 PM)Hyperion Wrote:  Aircon should be a closed system so 540 grams less could indicate a leak.
A blocked drain doesnt stop A/C from working its just the condensation dripping down indicating that the A/C is cold.
If its clogged for some time sometimes it can start leaking due to corrosion.

It's bizarre just came home aircon working OK parked up left it running switched aircon off and back on then compressor was cutting in out every few seconds, think I might try a relay first?

It will cut in and out.
Yes I know but clutch should stay engaged for longer than it is only engaging for 2/3 seconds
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If my memory serves me well if the pressure in the system is low the clutch gets disengaged not sure if this still is a thing but I had a picasso with a similar issue.
But a relay can be a cheap start when trying to eliminate
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(09-07-2019, 06:48 PM)Hyperion Wrote:  If my memory serves me well if the pressure in the system is low the clutch gets disengaged not sure if this still is a thing but I had a picasso with a similar issue.
But a relay can be a cheap start when trying to eliminate

Thanks pressure is ok only had a recharge on Saturday will try a relay, anybody know where it's located?
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(09-07-2019, 09:39 PM)Jelevents Wrote:  
(09-07-2019, 06:48 PM)Hyperion Wrote:  If my memory serves me well if the pressure in the system is low the clutch gets disengaged not sure if this still is a thing but I had a picasso with a similar issue.
But a relay can be a cheap start when trying to eliminate

Thanks pressure is ok only had a recharge on Saturday will try a relay, anybody know where it's located?

I would take it back where it was recharged and ask them to check the pressure for you. If it's cutting in and out the relay is obviously working.
So where does this bit go then ?
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