AC turn up

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Old 07-24-12, 09:36 AM
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AC turn up

What will be done during AC turn-up? How often it should be done?
Recently, I went to deler for other work and asked a technicien if I should also order AC turn up ( I have $9.95 coupond). He told me that I should wait till I feel the problem with AC. My car is 2005 Accord and 60K miles.
 
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Old 07-24-12, 09:46 AM
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Never had one done - as long as it works, I've left mine alone.
 
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Old 07-24-12, 11:07 AM
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probably tune-up............................
 
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Old 07-24-12, 11:13 AM
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Yeah, I inferred this meant tune-up
 
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Old 07-24-12, 11:19 AM
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Car A/Cs are similar in one way to home A/C.....you want to keep your condenser coil clean. In the case of a car...that sorta means the radiator. Keep it clear of bugs and debris.

If your car is blowing cold air....normally about 60 degrees as I remember....and it doesn't cut off on long drives or hot days.....then just leave it alone.

I guarantee, if you take it in for a checkup.....either they will find problems...or you will have problems within a few weeks. The simple act of hooking up gauges to an otherwise perfectly working system can cause a leak down the road. Ask me how I know......
 
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Old 07-24-12, 11:34 AM
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Kudos to the tech who had the right answer.
 
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Old 07-25-12, 06:12 PM
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60 degrees? I had thermometer placed in one of the front vents in my Silverado. 32 degrees.
 
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Old 07-25-12, 06:18 PM
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ukrbyk....you need a new thermometer....lol.
 
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Old 07-26-12, 05:27 AM
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Or you had the heat on and were reading Celsius (32C = 89.6F).
 
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Old 07-26-12, 10:04 AM
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The A/C in my gfs dads van blows out around 40 degree air. Same with her moms Honda. Honda never has had A/C tune up, and I had to do an evac, and vacuum pull down on her dads van due to a botched repair before me.
 
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Old 07-26-12, 11:09 AM
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I did say "as I remember"......after checking around....40-50 degrees on low speed in recirc is considered good for normal warm days. On really hot humid days 55 is ok. Thats after the initial heat is removed from the interior. I probably remembered the 60 number from checking mine when it was 110 outside....lol.
 
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Old 07-26-12, 11:40 AM
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as a side note it was a pain to do her dads van...front and rear A/C with a hair over 3lbs of r134a
 
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