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Hey, with all the heat I tried using my air conditioning and all I got was muggy warm air, I checked the psi on the low side of my ac lines with a gauge and came out with 38 psi which I believe is adequate, wondering what other troubleshooting I should do?

 

I did some research already and it was suggested that disconnecting the battery for at least ten minutes would reset the computer and others have had success with that but it hasn't worked for me so far.

 

The car is a 2011 Tucson, thanks for any input

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38 psi static pressure or running?

If not running 38psi way to low considering temp out today.

U most likely have a leak

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38psi was while it was running on full and from what I've read that seems to be normal according to other Tucson owners

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Not that I have heard now that you mention it... any ballpark estimate on replacing it?

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If your compressor not kicking on the 38psi is defiantly low. Without a high side number not conclusive

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Check out videos on compressor clutch gap problems. Could be as simple as renting a tool to tighten the clutch so it engages.... if your compressor isn't engaging like you suspect.

 

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Like I said before, check the coil. A simple resistance test is all that's needed. These go on the VWs and people spend way too much money swapping compressors when a $35 coil would have solved the problem.

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I have a 2007 Civic the the compressor clutch is not engaging. Quote was $1200...

 

SHAZBAT! I can remember when you could buy a new car for not much more than that. Yes, I'm that old. :(

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