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This is a discussion on Air Conditioning problems within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; i have an 02 wrx wagon and the ac doesnt work. It also makes a kina hair dryer sound when ...

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    Air Conditioning problems

    i have an 02 wrx wagon and the ac doesnt work. It also makes a kina hair dryer sound when i try to turn it on. does anybody know whats up with that

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    Quote Originally Posted by tkilla View Post
    i have an 02 wrx wagon and the ac doesnt work. It also makes a kina hair dryer sound when i try to turn it on. does anybody know whats up with that
    i got no clue, but what i do know, i have an 02wrx, last summer ac worked fine, then winters over, summers here again, i turn on the a/c, and nothing...

    checked the fuses and they seem fine, both incar and underhood. What i do notice thou, is when i press the a/c button, the cars idle/rev doesnt change, as if the ac didnt even turn on, or its seized or watever... any help? anyone experience something like this?

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    Describe "hair dryer sound" please? Also, is the sound coming through the air vents, or does it sound like it's coming from the engine compartment?

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    did you push in the a/c button On the real I rolled around for months thinking I had no a/c cuz of this on an older impreza. I had to thighten the a/c belt on my new 02 wrx because it was making this god awfull noize when I turned it on. You will be suprized at how little information you will find on the a/c units on these cars. I bought a new belt thinking it was bad when all I had to do was losen a pulley and extend a set screw it was stupid easy. Beond that I cant tell you much. Take of the cover in the front and chech things out like all lines in and out of the a/c and I didn't know were even it was for a wile

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    Quote Originally Posted by ERIKBROCKHOFF View Post
    did you push in the a/c button On the real I rolled around for months thinking I had no a/c cuz of this on an older impreza. I had to thighten the a/c belt on my new 02 wrx because it was making this god awfull noize when I turned it on. You will be suprized at how little information you will find on the a/c units on these cars. I bought a new belt thinking it was bad when all I had to do was losen a pulley and extend a set screw it was stupid easy. Beond that I cant tell you much. Take of the cover in the front and chech things out like all lines in and out of the a/c and I didn't know were even it was for a wile
    yea i got no clue where none of the **** is at. im clueless when it comes to ac. Ac compressor and all its lines, etc, i got no clue what it looks like or where its located... only thing i read up sofar, is that it might be my expansion valve or something behind the glove box...

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