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ac not working

Post by danielc24 » Tue May 12, 2009 2:12 pm

i had a clip break off in the connector and my buddy cut the wire off, I dont even know where it was plugged in how can i fix it?
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Post by sidepipe87 » Tue May 12, 2009 2:55 pm

I believe it went from the compressor housing into a wiring harness. My dad was literally just talking about this last night because he had to fix the one on my sister's neon. he said they break from the engine moving. i.e. taking it out, or lifting it up, removing the transmission etc.
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Post by danielc24 » Tue May 12, 2009 3:14 pm

this is it i pulled a piece of blue plastic out of it. So that means whatever that clip plugged into is broken right? what do i do to fix it?

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Post by sidepipe87 » Tue May 12, 2009 3:42 pm

My dad said he just spliced in a new wire with the same connector, and plugged it back in and it was good to go. Maybe someone else will chime in with something more useful
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Post by danielc24 » Sun May 17, 2009 10:17 am

so i took my car to a shop and they wouldn't fix it, they said if they pulled the broken piece off the compressor i would lose my freon... What do i do now?
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Post by Mopar00Neon » Sun May 17, 2009 3:45 pm

Take it to another shop that does A/C work and can evacuate and recharge the system?
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Post by occasional demons » Sun May 17, 2009 5:39 pm

So basically the pressure switch is whats broken? I don't think those are mounted to the compressor tho.
If it is the wire that goes to the compressor clutch, there will be no loss of freon to repair that. If it is for the pressure sensor, then yes they are correct. You can put a jumper across the connector to get the A/C to work, if it is the pressure switch. BUT you run the risk of compressor damage if you do run low on freon, as it also lubricates the compressor.

For short term till the switch is fiixed it will get you by. If the pins are still in good shape/intact on the switch, then slide the connector onto them and tie wrap it in place.
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Post by mastershake » Thu May 21, 2009 12:53 pm

occasional demons wrote:So basically the pressure switch is whats broken? I don't think those are mounted to the compressor tho.
If it is the wire that goes to the compressor clutch, there will be no loss of freon to repair that. If it is for the pressure sensor, then yes they are correct. You can put a jumper across the connector to get the A/C to work, if it is the pressure switch. BUT you run the risk of compressor damage if you do run low on freon, as it also lubricates the compressor.

For short term till the switch is fiixed it will get you by. If the pins are still in good shape/intact on the switch, then slide the connector onto them and tie wrap it in place.
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