5th Gear Poster
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Southern Oregon
Now What's Wrong?
Obviously the proper fix, when money is available, is to replace all necessary parts, purge, pressure test, fill, etc.. The front compressor seal is shot.
Therefore, as it isn't terribly hot here is southern Oregon for very long, I'm okay because the car isn't a daily driver. I should say, up until this afternoon I was okay with no air.
Here's what happened. I needed some fresh air without windows or moon roof open, and I put the auto climate control to panel, temp set at 60 degrees, fan set just below auto, at low speed. After making a couple of short stops for errands, climate controls still on, but now it's approaching 80 degrees outside, and as I'm listening to the radio, not thinking about the fan running on the panel setting, and temp still set at 60 degrees when all of a sudden the fan acted as if it was stuck on auto, (very high speed), air stopped blowing through dash vents, but the floor vents, the temp control panel went dark, the temp control buttons don't work, and if I shut the car off, and restart, I have the same systems.
Did I blow a fuse, is the blend door stuck, what's wrong with my poor girl? There's no way I can drive with the loud fan stuck on high blowing outside air.
Do you realize you were just passed by a NASCAR? I didn't think so.