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Old 06-11-2008, 03:29 AM   #1
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So I've been fixing up my car for the last 2 weeks...getting it ready to sell. I called the newspaper today to put the ad in the paper of tomorrow. So, I get in the car after work tonight.........and the MOFOing A/C stopped cooling. So now I am completely pissed out of my mind. And I hope no one calls tomorrow, so I can try to fix it. I think the valve has a leak.



On a side note.....it gave me a good reason to go pick up a microbrew. Which I am currently drinking. (Diamond Bear Pale Ale)

 
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Old 06-11-2008, 10:29 AM   #2
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Ugh, that's always the way it happens, isn't it? If it makes you feel better, you could sell it up here in the Pacific Northwest! It's been 50 degrees practically every day since October.
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Old 06-11-2008, 07:31 PM   #3
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Check out this forum. They have some pretty good advice. You might find some technical information on troubleshooting and whatnot.

 
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Old 06-11-2008, 07:39 PM   #4
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Old 06-11-2008, 07:40 PM   #5
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So I've been fixing up my car for the last 2 weeks...getting it ready to sell. I called the newspaper today to put the ad in the paper of tomorrow. So, I get in the car after work tonight.........and the MOFOing A/C stopped cooling. So now I am completely pissed out of my mind. And I hope no one calls tomorrow, so I can try to fix it. I think the valve has a leak.



On a side note.....it gave me a good reason to go pick up a microbrew. Which I am currently drinking. (Diamond Bear Pale Ale)
What kinda car do you have, maybe I cna help you trouble shoot it
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Old 06-11-2008, 07:43 PM   #6
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If its AC...

When did it work last? And how well was it working?
You will have to sherader valves, one high side, one low side, make your the valves are tight.
Year make and model will help too!
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Old 06-11-2008, 10:01 PM   #7
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Thx for all the replies guys. It just stopped working over night basically. It was almost completely out of freon and I could hear it leaking through the valve. It is a 97 civic. My valve doesn't unscrew and to be quite honest I didn't feel like messing with it....so I just now got done putting a can of stop leak and another can of freon in it. (yes I used a hose with a gage) Its cooling very well right now and I do not hear the leak anymore.

 
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Old 06-11-2008, 10:45 PM   #8
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Ugh, that's always the way it happens, isn't it? If it makes you feel better, you could sell it up here in the Pacific Northwest! It's been 50 degrees practically every day since October.
I am beginning to hate it here. It's practically the middle of June and it's freezing.

 
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Old 06-12-2008, 12:57 PM   #9
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Thx for all the replies guys. It just stopped working over night basically. It was almost completely out of freon and I could hear it leaking through the valve. It is a 97 civic. My valve doesn't unscrew and to be quite honest I didn't feel like messing with it....so I just now got done putting a can of stop leak and another can of freon in it. (yes I used a hose with a gage) Its cooling very well right now and I do not hear the leak anymore.
I have a few Honda service manuals in PDF form if you need to look at a few diagrams and such.
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Old 06-12-2008, 02:58 PM   #10
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I still regret getting rid of my '89 Civic, but California couldn't find my title (this was a one-owner car purchased new in CA) & Oregon wouldn't let me register without one.

On the other hand, it needed CV joints and a wind shield, so maybe that was a blessing to have to give it away.
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