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My air conditioning in my 04 santa fe will only blow semi

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My air conditioning in my 04 santa fe will only blow semi cool air. Fully charged, theclutch is not engaging. Its not the relay, replaced the ac pressure switch and recharged. Still not working. I don't have thousands to fix this. The compressor and all other componets were replaced new In July 2014
JA: How many miles are on the car? Has the car been starting normally?
Customer: There about 100,000. Yes it starts and runs great
JA: What is the model of your '14 Hyundai?
Customer: Its an 04 santa fe
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I have had a lcal garage working on it. Replaced the ac compressor switch
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No. Not that I can think of
JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Hyundai Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Hyundai
Expert:  Brian Barr replied 1 year ago.
Hi there do you happen to have any codes stored in the hvac system, pending/stored codes for a/C system will cause the computer not to turn the compressor on.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No, not that I know of. How would I know
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What do I check next to see if codes are there or how to clear them
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
R you there?
Expert:  Brian Barr replied 1 year ago.

You would need a scan tool with the ability to get into the body control and HVAC computers. Snap on scan tool is the best. If you can't use a scan tool disconnect battery POS and grnd for 30 mins then reconnect and check a/C compressor operation.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Will try it now and let you know
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Is it possible that the dryer screen is clogged?
Expert:  Brian Barr replied 1 year ago.

If so that would cause the system to go into a vacuum and wouldn't blow cool at a.

Expert:  Brian Barr replied 1 year ago.