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Chad Farhat
Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
Category: Kia
Satisfied Customers: 3829
Experience:  Owner at Carolina Auto Service & Sales , 20 years Experience in Foreign & Domestic vehicles
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Ac not working replaced ac cond recharged low side 40 to 50

Customer Question

ac not working replaced ac cond recharged low side 40 to 50 pds hi goes to 450-500 and shuts down changed cond again dose same thing
JA: Have you checked the Freon level?
Customer: yes tried 475 and 525 grams
JA: Are you fixing your 525 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: car hit dear was working be fore not now changed cond and re charged try 5 times
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

Hi, I'm Chad. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and I will be posting your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

1- 450 to*****to high . you either have a restriction or the condenser fan not runningthe high pressure switch is kick in and cuting ac off when it sees that high pressuer

2- you need to see 30 to 50 on low and 10 to 175 high .

3- did the old ac lock up on you, did you flush the system after wards

4- did you replace ac drier / expansion valve condenser

what year and model kia

what is the mileage

Please let me know

Thank You

Chad Farhat

ASE Certified Technician