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How to test the air con

The warranty on my 147 will expire before the summer months (March).

Does any body have any idea how I can check whether the air con is all working as well as it should - short of driving to France!

My old 156 had all sorts of air con probs resulting in a lack of cold air during the summer.
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Re: How to test the air con

Put it on its lowest setting and see if you freeze The air coming out of the vent should be distinctly cold, not just a bit cool.
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Re: How to test the air con

It should also de-mist the windows a lot better if it is working correctly. It is very hard to tell if it is cooling this time of year. Another sign that it is working is the compressor cutting in. You should get a click as it is engaged, however this won't tell you the amount of gas in the system, and its effectiveness.
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