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Re: A/C compressot speed...

At 09:25 16.04.98 +0300, ASh wrote:
>Now, when days become warmer, I discovered that my climate control (A/C)
>is not cooling the air. It is as warm as the outside temperature:( 
>One of reasons could be, that there is no gas (freon)  in A/C,
>But today I found, that the compressor speed is 000. (That's the number
>shown on the On-Board Diagnostic display in the Climate Control unit.) And
>as I found out, the A/C Compressor speed should be equal to the engine
>speed in rmp x 1.28.
>Does anybody got any idiea what the problem is, and what to look for... is
>it the Compressor which is bad, or maybe there is only some faulty switch?

If there's no refrigerant in the system, the low pressure switch will
prevent the compressor from being engaged. Otherwise the compressor would
seize if run without the refrigerant.

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)