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Old 07-27-2009, 01:46 AM   #1
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I have a 2003 SSEi that just recently started giving me an A/C issue. The passenger side puts out cold air when the driver side puts out cabin temperature air. When I set both sides to 60 degrees, they seem to blow at the same velocity, but the passenger side is cooler, like it is conditioned.

I checked the freon level first, and it is alright. I checked the actuator on the passenger side and the two actuators on the drivers side/middle console area. They seem to function properly and I operated the dampers manually with the expected diversion of air, but the driver side did not get cooler.

Is there another actuator I should be looking for? Any other suggestions?

I searched the forums but what I found hasn't fixed the problem yet. I replaced the blower motor assembly last winter, about seven months ago, because it wouldn't start intermittently, and it has all worked good up until now. Thanks for your help.

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I have the same car,,,, add a can of freon.

I know you checked it,,,,, I know it showed ok,,,, trust me,,,, add a can.
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I have the same car,,,, add a can of freon.

I know you checked it,,,,, I know it showed ok,,,, trust me,,,, add a can.

Actually, I did just what you suggest last night. I added almost a can of freon and took the pressure to the high side of the safe zone. I initially thought it was helping, but it is still the same.

Thanks for the suggestion.
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add one more !!!!!!
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I'll check it again to see if it will take another. Thanks again for the advice.
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having same problem added more Freon than I wanted to and still only blowing cold on pass. side. My car is a 2000 SSEI
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It started woking the day after I added freon. So far it has been working alright. I added only part of a can. The gauge was on the higher side.
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I also have a 2000 SSEi and am now having the same problem........passenger side is ice cold but drivers side is like it is on vent....much warmer
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I guess i'll have to try adding freon also..................where do you add it ......
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when you buy the kit and hose, it will be self explanatory where it clips onto.

look for a large looking valve stem cover on a 1/2 inch line
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