Whether you want to cool down in the summer months, or help you clear the fog from your windshield in the winter, air conditioning in cars has grown to be an almost mandatory feature recently. But what if the air conditioning in an Cadillac XTS 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 Cadillac XTS from cooling down, and at last, we’ll look at the solutions available to you to handle this issue.
WHY IS THE AIR CONDITIONING IN MY Cadillac XTS NO LONGER COLD?
We will start our guidebook with the symptoms that can justified that the air conditioning of your Cadillac XTS is no longer cooling.
BAD AIR CONDITIONING SMELL in my Cadillac XTS air con
One of the fairly basic signs that can alert you to the fact that your air conditioning is not functioning 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 permanent or just present when you turn on your air conditioning. To discover a solution to this failure, we recommend you to go through our guidebook dedicated to bad air conditioning odors on Cadillac XTS.
AIR CONDITIONING NOISE ON Cadillac XTS
One of the other signs that can inform you to a not working air conditioner is that you feel a strange noise is coming on when you turn on your air conditioner (feel free to approach the vents to verify for any suspect noise). This noise could reveal a faulty air conditioning clutch or a faulty customer compressor.
LOSS OF PRESSURE IN THE AIR CONDITIONING CIRCUIT
Actually quite tricky to notice without complex mechanical knowledge, a loss of pressure in your car’s air conditioning system can end result in your air conditioning no longer generating cold. There are several possible motives to do this loss of pressure, and these are listed down below:
- Leakage of refrigerant fumes
- Non-functioning air conditioning compressor
AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM THAT DOESN’T WORK AT ALL on my Cadillac XTS
Finally, it’s possible that the air conditioning in your Cadillac XTS is no longer cold just because your air conditioning system is no longer working. Here are the different origins of an air conditioning system that no longer functions:
- Compressor pulley HS: The compressor will be out of power and the circuit will be stopped.
- Overpressure problem: This will cause the device to trip.
- Faulty sensor: As with overpressure, the air-conditioning system will switch to safe mode.
HOW DO I RESOLVE THE AIR CONDITIONING ON MY Cadillac XTS THAT IS NO LONGER COOLING?
Now that we have been able to notice the most important causes of a Cadillac XTS air conditioning system that no longer cools down, we are going to present you the different solutions available to you . First of all, you should know that an air conditioning system is elaborate, and that wanting to carry out repairs yourself is not constantly the best idea, supposing that you are sure of the origin of the breakdown. Nevertheless, here are the most important possible repairs and an estimate of their cost.
First step, before performing any major repair, clean the air conditioning of your Cadillac XTS, don’t think twice to look at our focused upon content on this subject.
If this is not enough, bleed and refill the coolant, which should cost you around 100aine euros.
Replacing the air conditioning clutch: you will need to spend around 150 euros for auto parts and around 100 euros more for labour.
Searching for and repairing an air conditioning leak: based on the position of the leak it will cost you more or less, count on average 150/200 euros, including the air conditioning refill.
Replacement of an air conditioning condenser: you will need to count about 200 euros.
Replacing the air conditioning gas compressor on Cadillac XTS costs about 500 euros with labor.
In the event that you have any further questions about the Cadillac XTS, do not hesitate to consult our Cadillac XTS category.