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This is a discussion on A/C PROBLEM within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Ok, so everyone in a while, my A/C will just start blowing cool air. I have to wait about a ...

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    Ok, so everyone in a while, my A/C will just start blowing cool air. I have to wait about a minute and turn off the A/C in the car and then turn it back on and then the cold air starts up again. There is no a/c clutch clicking on an off during this too. Do I just need refrigerant or what? any ideas, thanks!

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    Actually a SuperSpy. Take Care. SD_GR's Avatar
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    The only way to tell if you need refrigerant is to measure the pressures generated.

    Your symptoms could also be a thermostat or an expansion valve. The former seems more reasonable but the latter is more common on these cars.
    WRX Info Links, Courtesy TheJ
    Πως έγινε με τούτο τον αιώνα και γύρισε καπάκι η ζωή
    Πως το ’φεραν η μοίρα και τα χρόνια να μην ακούσεις έναν ποιητή
    Manos Eleftheriou
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