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It is so miserable to drive around in my car lately, something is wrong with the AC. It doesn't blow hard enough to keep the car cold at all. Does anyone have any sugeestions. It has always been like this but lately the temp has been up 15 degrees so it sucks.
Get your AC system Charged. That's probably all you need.
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Originally posted by cam540@Jul 23 2003, 09:53 PM The air is cold but when I turn the AC on full blast it only blows at the lowest speed.
ah, ok that is good info.
if it is cold, your compressor is fine, and you don't necessarily need a recharge, although that never hurts.
no air movement = fan is dying or microfilter is completely plugged.
when i get home i can look up the symptoms for you in the TIS. in the meantime, check the fusebox. there is a diagram inside the fusebox cover, and there are about 4 or 5 fuses associated with various components of the a/c, i can't remember offhand if one of them is the cabin fan.
microfilter is easy diy. but i've never worked on fan before, so i can't tell you how hard it would be. but i would bet that labor alone would exceed the $100 deductible, so it may be worth it to put it on the warranty (after you rule out microfilter).
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