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AC only works when cold outside

Post by mirage » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:10 pm

Any advice on why my 2004 S60R would only work when the weather is cold or just on cold start-up. Once the car warms up it does not work anymore except in cold weather when it keep working???



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Re: AC only works when cold outside

Post by MoVolvos » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:16 pm

When you say don't work do you mean the compressor cuts out or intermittently cools?


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Re: AC only works when cold outside

Post by MoVolvos » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:23 pm

My 08 C30 T5 AC will also stop working when the weather get too warm. I know that is the problem. Have not address this yet. There are other videos and write ups about the compressor shim problem.
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Re: AC only works when cold outside

Post by MoVolvos » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:36 pm

This is good video.
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Re: AC only works when cold outside

Post by vtl » Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:45 am

Other common issue is A/C overcharged.


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Re: AC only works when cold outside

Post by abscate » Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:44 am

mirage wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:10 pm
Any advice on why my 2004 S60R would only work when the weather is cold or just on cold start-up. Once the car warms up it does not work anymore except in cold weather when it keep working???
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It sounds like a classic clutch gap problem


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Re: AC only works when cold outside

Post by mirage » Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:40 pm

Thanks, guys the fact that I don't hear the clutch kicking in and out may add to this diagnoses.



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