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Ac compressor on working but fans come on when switch is

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ac compressor on working but fans come on when switch is truned on
JA: Many things can cause trouble with the A/C. Some simple, some complicated. Fortunately, the mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: checked all fuses and are ok
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: checked all fuses and switch fans are working also
JA: Is there anything else the VW Mechanic should be aware of about your VW?
Customer: only when driving if revs up periodically as if compressor is kicking in
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: VW
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  peterpete190 replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

Is the issue here the ac compressor is not engaging or the fans are not engaging properly or that they both are but no cool air is coming out when the ac is switched on?

Let me know so we can continue,thanks Pete.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
hi pete my fans are working on my rad when ac switch is on but compressor is not engaging
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
lately my engine idles up for a few seconds as if my compressor was engaging
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
fuses are all good by battery and fuse panel also
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
also has lots of freon
Expert:  peterpete190 replied 1 year ago.

Have you had the fault codes checked at all using a scan tool that can plug in and communicate with all computers?