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Old 05-25-2012, 02:14 PM   #92
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Originally Posted by Cylander View Post
This is the first time it's really been warm for an extended time since I got the car and it seems the more I use the AC, the better it gets. It was hot yesterday and today and I didn't need max. I wonder if the system just needs to be broken in?
I thought it was just my imagination but this may be the case for me also. The occasional use of A/C on 80+ degree days earlier this year made my A/C feel a little broken.

Several days in a row reporting 104 to 108 and it cools off in a less than a minute and I run it on 2 or 3.

Mostly because on 2 it will sometimes get the turned off/humid smell symptom. Never on 3 but it gets a little chilly. I figure it's still a little broken because of that but have not bothered to get it checked out. When working properly this is not an inadequate A/C system. If it feels that way your A/C is broken.

Getting your dealer to do something about it is another matter. They replaced my wife's compressor and hers has been perfect ever since.
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