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    Good evening I was wondering if anyone could help me out.
    I have had my air con re-gassed and when I press the button nothing seems to happen. When I first got the car and pressed the button the revs would drop and it would be cold stright away.
    Now I press thebutton and nothing happens.
    Any ideas people??

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    revs drop,
    i thought they went up to like 1500 rpm,
    am i wrong ?
    thats what mine does anyway,fuel consumption is suppossed to rise slightly,
    whats was your average consumption before re gassing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikey2704 View Post
    When I first got the car.
    And that was when?

    Quote Originally Posted by mikey2704 View Post
    Now I press thebutton and nothing happens.
    Depends on how long ago you had it regassed, and whether you've been regularly using it since.

    Failure to use it regularly can result in the seals drying out and the gas leaking.

    AC needs to be used all year round - sorry if you already knew that.

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    I had it gassed about a month ago but nothing happens when I press the air on button.

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    aircon wont kick in if its really cold outside
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrisvectra View Post
    aircon wont kick in if its really cold outside
    The compressor will still kick in as the system still acts as a dehumidifier.

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    but hes saying his aircon dosnt work which i took for meaning that its not throwing out cold air?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mikey2704 View Post
    When I first got the car and pressed the button the revs would drop and it would be cold stright away.
    Now I press thebutton and nothing happens.
    Sounds like the compressor is not kicking in now though. Might be the clutch gone on the compressor gone, a few have had this issue.

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    or the condensor has been holed
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    Should take it back to the re-gasser. When they re-gassed my last car, they put in a fluoro dye which could only be seen under Ultra Violet light.

    This made it easy to find any leaks! Which they did, it was a holed condensor.

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