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Old 07-17-2015, 06:53 AM   #1
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Mk1 AC clicks

Hey guys so I finally recharged my ac myself and it gets cold and works fine but every 3-5 seconds when not idling "driving along" the compressor clicks on and then off repeatedly. Could this be a switch problem or something? I've checked the relay and it works fine.
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Old 07-17-2015, 07:42 AM   #2
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What happens when you charge it yourself. Not the correct amount of refrigerant most likely. What the charging kits do for you.
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When I initially filled it last week I put 48psi in but when I put the gauge in today it read about 38 until I gave it some throttle and then the compressor just clicks on and off and the gauge goes to 0-38 repeatedly
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Oh and before I filled it with gas I but some leak stop for ac in it which swells rubber joints etc
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My answer still the same.

If you had it up to 48 before and 38 only now you have a leak, you are giving refrigerant to the atmosphere.
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