A/C Stereo Clicking/Not Cold

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Mon Jun 21 09:03:59 EDT 2004

If you're also seeing a slight hesitation as you accelerate and the noise
occurs, you may have a bad A/C clutch diode or whatever that's not only
making the noise AND can be damaging your engine control unit.

See Scott Mockry's resourceful website:

At 09:31 PM 6/20/2004 -0700, Bob Reinhardt wrote:
>Ah, it's that time of the year again, when we look forward to the A/C 
>in our cars as an escape from the hot temperatures outside.  Alas!  My 
>A/C does not seem to be pumping out any cold air, despite having been 
>recharged two months ago.  Furthermore, when I have the head unit set 
>to "AUTO" and the stereo is on, the speakers (front) emit a 
>snap,crackle, and/or pop occasionally--but when I have it set to 
>"ECON", no such noises. This is something I did not notice a month ago 
>when the unit was blowing blissfully cold air into the cabin.  Are 
>these problems related?  Will I ever have cool air again?  What is to 
>happen to my beloved Audi 200QT20V?
>Signed with anticipated thanks,
>Bob, suffering from a slight case of dementia  wrought by heat stroke
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