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Old 09-24-2003, 09:34 PM   #1
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Default A/C only cool while rolling?

I just bought my 88 bonneville a few weeks ago from an older couple ( ) and the only thing I've noticed so far, is that when I come to a stop at a stop sign or red light, the air still blows as hard, but it isnt near as cold. I got a friend to check everything, and he said the AC was "overcharged".. so he fixed that.. and it still occurs. its nothing really serious, but can get annoying during the summers in florida Any1 know what causes this or tips on what to check into?

(it was switched over from freon to w/e the newer standard is)

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What are the high side and low side pressures?
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What are the high side and low side pressures?
not sure
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Maybe the compressor is weakening??
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A/C cool only when rollin eh? Hmmm, sounds like my 89 SE and its air conditioning...better know as rollin with the windows down
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A/C cool only when rollin eh? Hmmm, sounds like my 89 SE and its air conditioning...better know as rollin with the windows down
My A/C is 220. 2 windows down at 20 mph!!

But, seriously, it sounds like a compressor problem.
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alright thanks guys.. I'll look into the compressor thing sometime this weekend.. I need a job

turn 16 in a few days... gotta find somewhere to work.. any ideas?
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Could be a sign of a leak, low charge, poor retrofit, clogged condensor, etc. Always start by checking the pressures and go from there.
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Could be a sign of a leak, low charge, poor retrofit, clogged condensor, etc. Always start by checking the pressures and go from there.
Very true. I don't always think process here.
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Thats why we have our man Fuddy
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