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    I have Climate control on my vectra Elite and it has been great until the other week, when I use it now All I get now is warm air not cold coming out,

    Took car to local quick fit yesterday who checked temp be for recharging, they checked for leaks none found they then recharged A/C and tested again it was still the same A/C is fully charged at no cost because made no difference,

    Has anybody got any idea's cant really afford a big bill needing to get car serviced and cam belt changed

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    Have you looked at the air flow flaps and actuators behind the heater console? Try removing the glovebox (5 screws and light disconnect) and then move the control dials and look for flap and actuator movement.

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    If your AC oil gets below a certain level a safety switch kicks in turns the AC of to prevent damage, have they reset this ?

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    Going on from what Ste said, is it warm all the time i.e. when AC is turned off?

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    Quote Originally Posted by spennny View Post
    If your AC oil gets below a certain level a safety switch kicks in turns the AC of to prevent damage, have they reset this ?

    where do I check this?? have you got a photo

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve1975l View Post
    Going on from what Ste said, is it warm all the time i.e. when AC is turned off?

    when driving car with A/C off can feel cold air coming in to car,

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    silly question. its not on economy mode is it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by spennny View Post
    If your AC oil gets below a certain level a safety switch kicks in turns the AC of to prevent damage, have they reset this ?
    Self resetting this, only activates on low pressure, when pressure high enoug then switch restores control back to car.
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    Sit in the car at idle, when you move temperature dial down from about 20 or so to Low you should hear/feel the compressor kick in.

    Also put the big button in centre of climate control and make sure the little box with says AC has got a tick in it.
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    A/C Now fixed for 55p



    It was one of the smal 10amp blade fuses that had blown, replased that and its is all working ok.

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