Refilled Your Car or Truck's Air Conditioning but Still Hot? Easy Steps to Understand Your AC

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Published on 11 May 2022, 22:01
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Have you refilled your car or truck's air conditioning, but it's still blowing hot? Adding refrigerant to your AC system is just a bandage fix. A properly working AC system shouldn't need refilling. If your AC starts cold, but then gets hot, there's a problem you need to solve! In this video, Sue gives you some easy steps to find the problem with your AC system, and she adds in a few tips to help you do any repairs yourself!

0:00 Refilled Your Car or Truck's Air Conditioning but Still Hot? Easy Steps to Understand Your AC
0:45 The major components of the AC loop
1:53 Always properly recover refrigerant when working on the AC system!
2:56 Finding AC problems with a manifold gauge set
4:15 The AC Condenser is one of the biggest cause of AC not staying cold!
6:17 Other problems can break down the compressor, just replacing it isn't enough!
7:26 The AC cooling fan needs to be running for the system to work properly
7:58 SUBSCRIBE! Shop link below!

🔧 List of tools used:
• Flat Blade Screwdriver
• Phillips Head Screwdriver
• Pry Bar
• Complete Metric Wrench Set
• Complete Metric Socket Set
• Ratchet
• Floor Jack
• Hammer
• Jack Stands


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