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    996 Aircon problems

    Help please, has anyone suffered aircon failure, ie no cooling, if so what was the problem. My compressor is fine, recharged system two months ago, one month after bought car, used car today system seems to have lost pressure, is there a common fail point. Any help appreciated before I go to my French Porsche dealer.

    Re: 996 Aircon problems

    Should be a sensor or a thermostat (un ptit capteur mort ou en court jus).

    Re: 996 Aircon problems

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    petersouthern said:
    Help please, has anyone suffered aircon failure, ie no cooling, if so what was the problem. My compressor is fine, recharged system two months ago, one month after bought car, used car today system seems to have lost pressure, is there a common fail point. Any help appreciated before I go to my French Porsche dealer.



    If you initially recharged the system two months ago because AC was not working then, and now it is not working again after having worked in the meantime, then it sounds like you had a small leak which had not been detected by the workshop?

    Re: 996 Aircon problems

    Many thanks to Krlo and Fritz, I think fritz you have the answer. Having read Renn tech last night seems that corrosion in one of the condensers seems favourite. Time to investigate.

    Re: 996 Aircon problems

    Give us some news about it when it'll be fixed

    Re: 996 Aircon problems

    Stripping it down his week and picking up a new condenser from Porsche main dealer in Bordeaux. Will report if successful by end the week

    Re: 996 Aircon problems

    Two new condensers fitted by myself and all is working fine again. Many thanks for the input to all and especially those at Renntech for the step by step guide to the front end removal

    Re: 996 Aircon problems

    Happy for you i can't drive here without AC

     
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