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Troubleshooting the AC... compressor does not engage - fans

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troubleshooting the AC... compressor does not engage - fans do come on.
JA: Have you checked the Freon level?
Customer: have not checked freon
JA: What is the model/year of your VW?
Customer: 2002 GTI 337 Edition 1.8t
JA: Are you fixing your GTI yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: depends on how detailed the repair is- I do not have gauges or tools to do ac work- but I am able to replace parts etc...
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: cant think of anything
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  Kalamykid replied 11 months ago.

I can help you solve this problem, but you will have to et a set of a/c gauges. They are around $30.00 and much cheaper then taking your car in to have it fixed.