answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

If the AC unit has a condensor check its pressure and make sure that it is working properly with the unit, I.E. condensing the warmer coolant quickly back to a useable form, otherwise recharging the refrigerant is pointless. Also, check your heater valve. It could be that your AC is working fine but when your vehicle gets warmed up then you're heating your nice cool air before you get a chance to enjoy it!

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2008-07-03 23:00:13
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

What is the purpose of a crankcase heater on a compressor

What kind of head pressure would you experience if the condenser fan motor became inoperative

What are the three letters on a compressor terminal block

What type of air conditioning coolant is used for a 1995 mercury sable

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
4.2
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
10 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why does your air conditioner only work for the first 3-5 miles and then stops blowing cold air Recharging the refrigerant did not help?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

How much refrigerant does a air conditioner condenser use?

The refrigerant is for the entire air conditioner system not just for the condenser units. First, this question is not specific! There is whole bunch air conditioner condenser. Each manufacture design different condenser capacity. I might come back to this question.


Your air conditioner is not blowing cold air?

First thing to check is if it's icing over. If so, low on fridgerent.


What is the freon capacity for a 2010 hhr?

It contains no Freon. Freon has not been used since 1995. It contains R134a. If it needs recharging then you have a leak. It is illegal to add refrigerant to a system with a leak without first repairing the leak. As you cannot do this yourself, you need to take it to a professional for repair and recharging.


What materials was used when Fredrick M Jones invented the first Air conditioner?

He got the idea from refrigeration so refrigerant parts were modified.


Air conditioner on 2003 dodge durango not blowing cold?

First check to see if the system has freon in it and if not then you have a leak but if it does then you will need to check the electrical for the a/c system.......


Where do you buy freon for central air conditioner?

First thing take the EPA test to prove you know how to Handel refrigerant in a safe and responsible manner, receive your certification then go to a HVAC&R supply house present your certificate and purchase the correct refrigerant .


What type of refrigerant does a 1994 Oldsmobile cutlass supreme air conditioner require?

It came from the factory with R12 Freon. Due to the high cost of R12, I suggest you convert it over to R134. Any good A/C shop can do this. Remember, it is illegal to release refrigerant into the atmosphere. It is also illegal to add refrigerant to a system with a leak without first repairing the leak.


How much does it cost to recharge coolant in 1999 Chevy Tahoe?

You do not recharge coolant, you replace it. If you are referring to refrigerant in the A/C unit, then first you need to have the leak repaired. It would not need recharging unless it is leaking. It is illegal to add refrigerant to a system that is leaking without repairing the leak. This is a job for a professional with the proper tools and knowledge. This is not a DIY repair. The cost depends on where the leak is.


Do you have to put an Air Conditioner in a window or can you run it in say the middle of the living room?

Because it uses air it sucks from the outside of the building, only it cools it down first before blowing it out.


What would make the air conditioner blow cool air for a few minutes and then start blowing regular air -- usually after stopping or slowing down the speed of the car?

Something like that happened to me and it was the alternator so I had to change it. ----answer---- When your vehicle is moving, more air is being moved across the condenser, which in turn cools the refrigerant. Could be that the system is incorrectly charged. I would have that checked first.


If your air conditioner on your 2000 subaru outback suddenly stops blowing cold air what could the problem be?

One reason is engine overheating - check your temp gauge and coolant as a first step.


What causes the air conditioner 1993 ford club wagon to stop blowing while acceleratoring?

The most common thing that will cause this will be a vacuum leak and you need to check all of the vacuum lines first..................

People also asked