If you want to cool down in summer time, or help you clear the fog from your windshield in the winter, air conditioning in vehicles is becoming an almost required feature lately. But what if the air conditioning in an Audi S4 isn’t cold anymore? This is precisely the question we will try to answer on this page. First, we’ll look at the various complications that can prevent the air conditioning in your Audi S4 from cooling down, and at last, we’ll look at the solutions available to you to deal with this issue.
WHY IS THE AIR CONDITIONING IN MY Audi S4 NO LONGER COLD?
We will begin our guide with the symptoms that can justify that the air conditioning of your Audi S4 is no longer cooling.
BAD AIR CONDITIONING SMELL in my Audi S4 air con
One of the fairly basic indications that can notify you to the fact that your air conditioning is not working is if you have a musty or damp smell inside your car, and yes, a bad smell can be a warning of a faulty air conditioning system, it can be lasting or just present when you turn on your air conditioning. To locate a solution to this malfunction, we recommend you to go through our guide dedicated to bad air conditioning odors on Audi S4.
AIR CONDITIONING NOISE ON Audi S4
One of the other symptoms that can warn you to a failing air conditioner is that you experience a strange noise is coming on when you turn on your air conditioner (feel free to approach the vents to check for any suspect noise). This noise could indicate a faulty air conditioning clutch or a faulty customer compressor.
LOSS OF PRESSURE IN THE AIR CONDITIONING CIRCUIT
Actually quite tricky to notice without elaborate mechanical knowledge, a loss of pressure in your car’s air conditioning system can end result in your air conditioning no longer making cold. There are several possible causes to do this loss of pressure, and these are listed down below:
- Leakage of refrigerant gases
- nonfunctioning air conditioning compressor
AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM THAT DOESN’T WORK AT ALL on my Audi S4
At last, it’s possible that the air conditioning in your Audi S4 is no longer cold just because your air conditioning system is no longer working. Here are the different roots of an air conditioning system that no longer works:
- Compressor pulley HS: The compressor will be out of power and the circuit will be stopped.
- Overpressure problem: This will trigger the device to trip.
- Defective sensor: As with overpressure, the air-conditioning system will switch to safe mode.
HOW DO I RESOLVE THE AIR CONDITIONING ON MY Audi S4 THAT IS NO LONGER COOLING?
Now that we have been capable to see the most important motives of a Audi S4 air conditioning system that no longer cools down, we are going to show you the different solutions available to you . First of all, you should know that an air conditioning system is complex, and that wanting to perform repairs yourself is not constantly the best idea, supposing that you are sure of the source of the breakdown. However, here are the most important possible repairs and an estimate of their cost.
First step, before undertaking any major fix, clean the air conditioning of your Audi S4, don’t hesitate to look at our focused on article on this subject.
If this is not enough, bleed and refill the coolant, which should cost you around 100aine euros.
Changing the air conditioning clutch: you will need to spend around 150 euros for parts and around 100 euros more for labour.
Searching for and repairing an air conditioning leak: depending on the position of the leak it will cost you more or less, count on average 150/200 euros, counting the air conditioning refill.
Replacement of an air conditioning condenser: you will need to count about 200 euros.
Changing the air conditioning gas compressor on Audi S4 costs about 500 euros with labor.
Whenever you have any additional questions about the Audi S4, do not hesitate to consult our Audi S4 category.