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Vw Beetle: Took my car to the shop because the air conditioner

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Took my car to the shop because the air conditioner quit blowing cold.....mechanic says compressor is working, no leaks, frion is full....but car still won't blow cold air....(maybe it's my imagination but it seems to be blowing warm air) help! It's over 90 today
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 11 months ago.
Hello im Chris and I will assist you.
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 11 months ago.
does your fan come on when you turn the a/c on?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Yes it blows through the vents
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 11 months ago.
no im talking about the external fan by your radiator. Should come on when compressor is on.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Ooh Let me double check but I believe so..
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 11 months ago.
let me know.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Yes it is
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 11 months ago.
Ok with these compressors you cant tell if they are spinning can you get me pressures. Do you have guages?
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 11 months ago.
If the compressor is in fact working you need an expansion valve.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I don't...the local me handcrafted said the compressor was fine, but he couldn't solve he problem....told me t of take it to the dealer
..but that's 100 miles away ...
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Duh stupid spell check that's supposed to say local mechanic not handcraft...
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Its like the heater is on when you turn on the a/c
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 11 months ago.
the air is hot like he heater or is it like outside air?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Even when it's not hot outside it blows a little warm...
Expert:  CHRIS ZAPANTIS replied 11 months ago.
The problem is that for me to be able to diagnose this I need pressure readings from your a/c