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Old 09-15-2003, 09:11 PM
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Air Conditioner cut out in storm~

today we had a torrential downpour here in south jersey.
while driving home my air condioner-defroster cut out..
was just moving air ..ie.. warm air not cold.

when i arrived home I let the car sit for about 30 mins started her up again and walah the air works again~

any ideas on what could have happend?

really needed the de-fogging of the windshield


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Old 09-16-2003, 03:02 AM
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Compressor taken off line by protection circuit?... a wet poly-V-belt can cause compressor clutch slippage.

Is your engine compartment encapsulation pan intact?
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Old 09-16-2003, 09:11 PM
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Thumbs up yup

Yes pan is intact.. like I said we had A TORRENTIAL storm

I MEAN STREETS WITH OVER 3 INCHES OF RAIN~ hehe

never saw something like it all of a sudden ac compressor kicked off. had to be humidity or wetness hitting something..,
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1998 300d 6 cyl Turbo Diesel 143K

1993 2.5 124 Turbo-Diesel 236

1990 2.5 124 Turbo-Diesel 228k

1983 SL-500 EURO W/HEATED SEATS 40K

SOLD 1977 Jaguar XJ6 Coupe Antique Roadster 85K

SOLD 1993 2.6 6 cyl 190 E 150k

SOLD 1992 2.5 124 Turbo-Diesel 204k

RIP 1992 124 300 TD 265K OIL PUMP QUIT @ 85MPH
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Old 09-17-2003, 11:43 AM
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Just water on the belt, I'm sure. Wouldn't worry about it if it doesn't recur under milder conditions.
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