This page’s purpose is to build up a nice collection of full of helpful AC Thread related questions and answers here, drawn primarily from threads from my Volvo Forum. The goal is to take scattered knowledge, tips, hints, experiences and fixes and put them in one place.
Helpful Volvo AC Thread related questions and answers found here, drawn primarily from threads from my Volvo Forum.
If you have a question about your Volvo’s air conditioning, please become an MVS member (free!) and post it to the correct area of the Volvo Forum. If you want to contribute your AC-related fix or experience, please go to the relevant forum and click the NEW TOPIC button and write what you know.
The Volvo Repair Database has a section dedicated to this stuff: AC and other climate control problems/fixes.
HOW TO RECHARGE VOLVO 850 AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM AC Thread
A good forum thread on compressor cycling, recharging and pressure… [more]
Another good How To on recharging the refrigerant yourself.
“Cool Zone #390 complete recharge kit” I bought from autozone $48 bucks, it has 3 cans of refrigerant they each have the charge…” [more] Warning: please be very careful. Recharging AC isn’t for the inexperienced.