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2003 Honda civic lx customer installed new a/c compressor.

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reason stated for changing compressor...
2003 Honda civic lx customer installed new a/c compressor. reason stated for changing compressor is clutch was not engaging. a/c clutch both fans are not coming on
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Honda
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I can jump clutch and fans to run
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Mechanic for Honda: K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello, is there power on the red wire of the A/C pressure switch with it unplugged?
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
its plugged in
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
miss read thatyes power with it unplugged
Mechanic for Honda: K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
That's good we now the thermo sensor is working. With the sensor unplugged still push the ac switch on and check for continuity to ground on the blue wire.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
blue wire on switch
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
yes we have continuity
Mechanic for Honda: K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
I imagine you've already tried this, but if you jump red to blue at that switch with the button on does the clutch kick in?
PS I apologize if there's a little delay in my replies. I'm not getting email notices of your reply so I'm checking back every few minutes.
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
no will not kick in
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
customer tried to do repair him self installed new compressor, drier & a/c control head ( on/off switches )
Mechanic for Honda: K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
Thanks, ***** ***** to test is going to be the evaporator temperature sensor as this being faulty will also not let the A/C work.
I'll post a link below to pulling it and the test procedure.
Copy and paste link in your web browser to view.
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/103900598/evapsens%20test.pdf
It's on the opposite end of the HVAC box from the blower motor.
Let me know what you find and we can work further if needed.
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Mechanic for Honda: K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
You could also leave it in the evap box and check resistance against the ambient air temp, since it's not coming on at all vs coming on for a while then blowing warm
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
have to try it tomorrow thanks
Mechanic for Honda: K. Wiggins, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
Sounds good, talk to you then
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