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Old 01 Sep 2010, 03:00 pm
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Question 06 Touring AC ?

I looked it up but just had a general question.
My AC completely stopped working a few days ago. After looking into it on line and many wonderful responses on this site I did the LPS paperclip test and got cold air. After some more reading I thought of other symptoms I was experiencing. I experienced the no AC and rough idle while stopped and no air flow from the interior vents if the AC ran for a while.
So here is the beginning of my question, with the paperclip in place I never notice the idle issue. I'm not leaving it like that long enough to worry about the airflow issue at this point. When I put the LPS back in the loop I was still getting some cool air but the idle issue seemed to return. The high speed fan was running so I don't think its the fan issue yet. I have not checked the refrigerant yet but will probably later today. So the question is could a defective LPS cause the idle issue and is there anything other than low refrigerant that can cause the LPS to open up?
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Old 01 Sep 2010, 03:05 pm
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Default Re: 06 Touring AC ?

YES. Replace the LPS also known as the cycling switch. Be careful of the small O ring at the bottom of the switch when replacing it.
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