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High pressure on AC low pressure line

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Old 04-27-2009, 05:13 PM
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2000 SL2; getting no cold air from AC, but interior blower OK. Thought the compresser was OK so got a can to recharge. Upon hooking up to the low side (per instructions, with AC on full) the pressure indicates at 100 psi. Would a bad compressor give this indication?
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Old 04-27-2009, 07:42 PM
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So are you in
Lower, Central/Middle, or Upper Franconia and how did a Saturn end up in that area?
 
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Old 04-27-2009, 09:37 PM
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Either a bad compressor, or a massively overcharged system. Any idea at all as to the high side pressure?
 
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Old 04-27-2009, 09:41 PM
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Originally Posted by sw2cam View Post
So are you in
Lower, Central/Middle, or Upper Franconia and how did a Saturn end up in that area?
Not this Franconia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franconia

But in the good ol' USA - near Alexandria VA
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franconia,_Virginia

Plenty of Saturns here!
 
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Old 04-27-2009, 09:45 PM
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Originally Posted by OceanArcher View Post
Either a bad compressor, or a massively overcharged system. Any idea at all as to the high side pressure?
No, I could check at the auto part store for a tool to test ... but I suspect it is the compressor. If I recall correctly, it was serviced early last year and ran fine - so I don't know where an overcharging would have taken place (I did not have the bottle on it long enough to do it).
 
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