Aircon problems after re-gas
As the title states........aircon was fine, but had it re-gassed as it was long overdue one. It's had the proper vaccum out of the old gas and oil (there was about 200 grams of gas left in the system), complete refill of new gas (up to about 800 odd grams), then when starting up the climate control, the compressor then seemed to cycle between on and off, so the air never gets cold. Sort of click on......few seconds.......click off.
A/C guy said that maybe the compressor can't cope with the full pressure the system is now under. So we took the gas out to about 200 as it was previously, then started up the a/c again and then compressor engages just the once. Still no cold air after waiting. Further attempts to start the system and no clicking compressor noise, so it's not engaging at all now. Could the full pressure of the system have finished the compressor off?
If a new compressor is required, new ones seem very expensive. Can reconditioned ones be bought?
Shame, as it was all working so well.
Last edited by StevenLunn; 06-08-10 at 10:40.
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