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Experience:  34 years of Subaru service experience, ASE Master Technician.
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Air conditioner goes off after awhile and if I turn it off

Customer Question

Air conditioner goes off after awhile and if I turn it off for a few seconds and turn it back on it starts cooling agian
JA: Have you checked the coolant level? Have you checked for a leak in the radiator?
Customer: yes
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2007 subaru forester
JA: Are you fixing your Forester yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: replaced freon, I was told the compressor shuts down when it gets to hot
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: cars has 234000 miles on it
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Subaru
Expert:  david craig replied 13 days ago.

Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site, how long does it usually take before it turns off?

Expert:  david craig replied 13 days ago.

are you there?

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
varies sometimes it goes for 1/2 hour other times 5 minutes
Expert:  david craig replied 13 days ago.

I would think it an intermittent pressure switch and not a overheating compressor.

Expert:  david craig replied 11 days ago.

hows it going?