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Old 08-15-2005, 01:00 AM   #1
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No A/C - vents blowing HOT air

Dumb question but I don't know much about vehicles.

Anyway - here is my problem. I have 2000 Zx3, when I put on the recirculation button to get cool air in the car...it's HOT air. On a rainy day with windows up it gets damn hot inside that car.

Anyone tell me if there is something I can do so that recirculation button will give me some cool air. Any other vehicle i've owned I have to turn it down bit after while as it gets too cold....I'll take TOO COLD right now though

Hope I've explained this properly....late at night and tend to have brain farts :)

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Old 08-15-2005, 09:13 AM   #2
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Well the recirculation button simply recirculates the air that's inside the cabin.

The air intake seems to pickup engine heat when you use fresh air mode though. There's nothing you can do if your car doesn't have A/C and it will cost at least $1,500 to get it installed.
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Thanks for reply. Figured that was my only option. Deal with it this summer, but definitely gonna have to install it for next summer....CRAZZZY!!!
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Thanks for reply. Figured that was my only option. Deal with it this summer, but definitely gonna have to install it for next summer....CRAZZZY!!!
Ford doesn't make a kit, so you have to go aftermarket. You might run into problem later on if anything ever needs replacing such as the compressor, condenser(although you seldom lose the condenser short of a collision) and other parts. Expect to spend about $2,000

I looked into it, but I just traded car.
A/C install =$2,000 to $2,300 ($1,600 by some shop I haven't even heard of)
Trade=$4600

So I traded.
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