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    hi guys my 06 plate veccys aircon seems to have packed in. I dont hear it coming on anymore any ideas what it might be im gonna try a re gas and see if that helps failing that is it coverd under warranty?

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    I don't think I can hear mine turn on but it works well. My girlfriend Renault definatley didn't make a sound when turning the AC on. A recharge and it worked fine.

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    i kinda mean that you usually hear the engine change tone for a second and then its back to normal once alt catches up with new load
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    Quote Originally Posted by scottyd View Post
    i kinda mean that you usually hear the engine change tone for a second and then its back to normal once alt catches up with new load
    Thats usually the fan kicking in - maybe its that that's packed in....

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    I may be wrong but i think the air con doesn't work if the outside temperature is below 5 degrees - but don't quote me on that. If i'm wrong i'm sure someone will let me know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rosssri View Post
    I may be wrong but i think the air con doesn't work if the outside temperature is below 5 degrees - but don't quote me on that. If i'm wrong i'm sure someone will let me know.
    Never heard of that one. I use my air con in winter if my windows start to steam up during normal driving (with the heater on full heat) and it certainly works in temps below 5 C.

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    it was +2 today when i tryed mate

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    read somewhere that the compressor on the a/c wont kick in when the gas is low to protect it, or something like that

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    At low outside temperatures the cooling
    unit (cooling compressor) switches off
    automatically.
    As copied from the owners manual if that helps.
    Cheers Pete

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