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A/C for 2009 Nissan SUV Suddenly Blowing Warm Air...Help Please
Old 08-27-2019, 09:05 AM
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The weather was hot & I was driving on the freeway at a slight decline when it happened, but I've driven that little area before on the fwy & my A/C was just fine. The air was warm the next day too when I drove it.

Any non-expensive solutions BEFORE having to go to a mechanic? Thanks!


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Old 08-27-2019, 09:08 AM
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I would try adding Freon - a mechanic may have to do it, but it would be cheaper than replacing the AC unit.
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Old 08-27-2019, 09:49 AM
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Thanks. I should have added that I have thought of that, but thanks! I plan to go today to the auto supply store.

Any different solutions?
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I had this problem
Old 08-27-2019, 09:50 AM
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I hoped it was low Freon, but had to have the compressor changed. I hope you have better luck.
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Warranty?
Old 08-27-2019, 11:40 AM
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It seems a car that new should still be under warranty?


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Old 08-27-2019, 11:57 AM
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That happened to our dodge caravan a number of years ago. When I googled it some YouTube videos had a possible fix. My son+18$ and it was fixed. Try Google first.
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Old 08-27-2019, 12:26 PM
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Continued thanks guys!

My SO found a video in the meantime that explains a possible solution. AS soon as I can, I'm going to AutoZone to buy this item called A/C Pro, I believe.

Good thinking thanks, I'll check the warranty too.
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Old 08-27-2019, 01:40 PM
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That happened to my car and it turns out the tubes are sliced, must have driven over something, hope you have a better problem to fix
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Old 08-27-2019, 02:41 PM
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Not many cars have ten year warranties
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Old 08-27-2019, 02:56 PM
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A/C pro is not as simple as it sounds. You need some knowledge of how the system works and should know what pressure it needs. The gauge on a/c pro is one size fits all and that is not the case.

If I had an old clunker I would try it but I wouldn't take a chance on a car I plan to keep a while.


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Old 08-27-2019, 05:44 PM
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Thanks a lot everyone!

Well, we went to Autozone and tried some refrigerant. The Autozone employee helped too. He said the compressor's out and to have the relay checked first before more in-depth repair work. Guess I'll be calling around to mechanics tomorrow! I need this fixed fast.
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Old 08-27-2019, 05:44 PM
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Same problem with our 2012 altima. Thought it just needed Freon but ended up being the compressor. $650 repair bill.
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Old 08-27-2019, 05:47 PM
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Sounds like the compressor. I just went through this w my rogue.
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Old 08-27-2019, 05:47 PM
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$650?! Holy cow!
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Old 08-28-2019, 04:11 PM
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So the entire A/C unit has to pretty much be replaced. At first, my mechanic said almost $1400, but I got it down to $1100.

Thanks guys!


Later this evening...

mechanic called back...got it down to $992. I also needed a smog check so total is $1055.

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Old 08-28-2019, 06:32 PM
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$650 was at a trusted small town mechanic. I would hate to see what a dealership would have charged. They are usually at least double.
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Old 08-29-2019, 10:51 AM
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This $1055 is my long-time, trusted mechanic.
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