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The compressor and clutch are both new and while it it blowing warm air it never disengages or didn't while I was observing it for a few minutes.
The pressure on the low side was around 35 and on the high side was about 240. Of course that was when it was cooling. Didn't check it when it stopped.
Your point about the fans has me wondering. They both ran when I charged it but I don't know if it was running 20 minutes later. That fan has seen a lot of use.
By pressure sensors, do you mean the pressure switch on the drier? I can certainly get that but probably can't get back to you till late tomorrow or Mongay if you don't do weekends.
What the heck is going on? Am I supposed to be on your web page or on my Email? Dealing with Matt was fine but they switched me to somebody and then I have several Emails.
Please advise as I'm confused. Of course I'm 77 so maybe that is the reason
It happens when I'm driving. I've never let it idle for that lenght of time so I don't know if it would or wouldn't.
OK, Thanks Matt. It is 9:30 and I have to get up at 5am and go to work. How can we continue this. Will you be around tomorrow afternoon or Sunday or when. I'm off Sunday and work 2:30 to 10 normally during the week.
Incidently, I can see the compressor pretty good and if it is slipping, it sure has me fooled.
But then again, I find things are not always as they seem.
I'll have those pressures for you next time we chat
I'll wait for your reply before I shut down. Cheers
Good morning Matt,
I put in 11 hours yesterday so I didn't get on the web.
Here are the stats.
Overnight the pressure for both sides is 75.
When I start it and it is blowing cold air the pressure is 150 high and 20 low. When it cycles off it drops to 125 high and 50 low.
When it no longer blows cold air the pressure is 125 high and vacuum 10 on the low.
Does that help?
I added a half can of freon last night and the most I could get on the high side was about 170. I said it was 240 on an earlier post but I'm thinking I posted what I read it should be. not what it really was. (I didn't write it down and even when I do I sometimes doubt my figures.)
Anyhow, the pressure was over 100 this morning on both sides and that is TOO high. There are no leaks as it will hold vacuum for 3 hours.
What I did find, though, while searching the web was a defective expansion valve will cause low pressure on the high side and can cause even a vacuum on the low pressure side. With the extra freon in I had a reading of MINUS 10 on the low side.
So at this point what I want you to do is verify whether this is true as I seem to fit the criteria.
I'm not in any hurry for an answer as I can't do anything till this weekeend but if a expansion valve sounds resonable, I'll hit the accept and send you on your way.
I think I'd rather replace the timing belt or have a root canal than remove the dash to get that thing out of the evaporator. No, forget the root canal.
Thanks for your help Bill
Great, Matt. I'll hold the hitting the accept button till I hear from you. The manual says the dash has to be removed BUT it covers 86 thru 98 and I never know when or if they are referring to my car
Matt, thank you so much. It was certainly worth the price of admission. Maybe we can work together again some day. Money well spent