getting a new ac compressor

getting a new ac compressor

Postby crgastro [OP] » June 24th 2015, 2:41am

The shop that replaced my engine screwed me and put the wrong ac compressor in the van, it was also a bad compressor. so we are working with a shop my Subaru mechanic recommended and they do a lot of fleet services. so we are getting a new ac compressor, orfice tube, and dryer. quoted out at $680 using AC Delco parts. lets see how cold we can get the van. when it was new it could say 110F degrees on the exterior temp gauge and we would have to turn down the ac because it got too cold.
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Re: getting a new ac compressor

Postby Lumpy » June 24th 2015, 5:16pm

crgastro wrote:so the shop that replaced my engine screwed me and put the wrong ac compressor that was bad in.


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Re: getting a new ac compressor

Postby redfury » June 24th 2015, 11:08pm

Don't worry Lump, the bleeding from the eyes stops after you move onto the next post....lol.
A temporary fix usually becomes a permanent solution, therefore it does not exist.
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Re: getting a new ac compressor

Postby crgastro [OP] » June 25th 2015, 12:15am

Lumpy wrote:
crgastro wrote:so the shop that replaced my engine screwed me and put the wrong ac compressor that was bad in.


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Re: getting a new ac compressor

Postby Lumpy » June 25th 2015, 7:48am

crgastro wrote:
Lumpy wrote:
crgastro wrote:so the shop that replaced my engine screwed me and put the wrong ac compressor that was bad in.


SENTENCE END PREPOSITION ALERT!


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Re: getting a new ac compressor

Postby crgastro [OP] » June 27th 2015, 5:02am

crgastro wrote:The shop that replaced my engine screwed me and put the wrong ac compressor in the van, it was also a bad compressor. so we are working with a shop my Subaru mechanic recommended and they do a lot of fleet services. so we are getting a new ac compressor, orfice tube, and dryer. quoted out at $680 using AC Delco parts. lets see how cold we can get the van. when it was new it could say 110F degrees on the exterior temp gauge and we would have to turn down the ac because it got too cold.


OK so we got the van back today. It blows cold but the problem is that it does not blow very hard. The next repair I would want to get the resistor for the fan speeds done, it only works on high, and the blower motor replaced with something that blows harder. Does anyone have any suggestions?
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Re: getting a new ac compressor

Postby Lumpy » June 27th 2015, 6:13am

crgastro wrote:
OK so we got the van back today. It blows cold but the problem is that it does not blow very hard. The next repair I would want to get the resistor for the fan speeds done, it only works on high, and the blower motor replaced with something that blows harder. Does anyone have any suggestions?


Our fans just plain don't blow very hard even if some of us do.

It's a common complaint "Cold but not very strong blower". If you figure out some kind of replacement fan I'm sure lots here would dig hearing about it.

Maybe we could rig up an electric leaf blower fan.


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Re: getting a new ac compressor

Postby crgastro [OP] » June 27th 2015, 6:24am

I wonder if something out of a newer GM vehicle would work? My 2000 Subaru Forester blows as good a I do...
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