Whether you want to cool down in the summer, or help you clear the fog from your windshield in the winter, air conditioning in vehicles has grown to be an almost necessary feature recently. But what if the air conditioning in an Ram ProMaster isn’t cold anymore? This is exactly the question we will try to answer in this post. First, we’ll look at the various complications that can prevent the air conditioning in your Ram ProMaster from cooling down, and at last, we’ll look at the solutions available to you to deal with this problem.
WHY IS THE AIR CONDITIONING IN MY Ram ProMaster NO LONGER COLD?
We will begin our guidebook with the signs of illness that can explain that the air conditioning of your Ram ProMaster is no longer cooling.
BAD AIR CONDITIONING SMELL in my Ram ProMaster air con
One of the fairly common 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 motor vehicle, and yes, a bad smell can be a warning of a faulty air conditioning system, it can be permanent or only present when you turn on your air conditioning. To discover a solution to this malfunction, we advise you to go through our guidebook dedicated to bad air conditioning odors on Ram ProMaster.
AIR CONDITIONING NOISE ON Ram ProMaster
One of the other indications that can notify 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 suspicious noise). This noise could show a faulty air conditioning clutch or a faulty customer compressor.
LOSS OF PRESSURE IN THE AIR CONDITIONING CIRCUIT
Actually quite difficult 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 some possible motives for this loss of pressure, and these are listed below:
- Leakage of refrigerant fumes
- Non-functioning air conditioning compressor
AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM THAT DOESN’T WORK AT ALL on my Ram ProMaster
Finally, it’s possible that the air conditioning in your Ram ProMaster 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 works:
- Compressor pulley HS: The compressor will be out of power and the circuit will be stopped.
- Overpressure concern: This will cause the device to trip.
- Defective sensor: As with overpressure, the air-conditioning system will switch to safe mode.
HOW DO I FIX THE AIR CONDITIONING ON MY Ram ProMaster THAT IS NO LONGER COOLING?
Now that we have been capable to notice the most important triggers of a Ram ProMaster air conditioning system that no longer cools down, we are going to show you the various solutions available to you . To begin with, you should know that an air conditioning system is complicated, and that wanting to perform repairs yourself is not constantly the best idea, presuming that you are sure of the origin of the breakdown. However, here are the most important possible repairs and an estimate of their cost.
First step, before executing any major repair, clean the air conditioning of your Ram ProMaster, don’t hesitate to look at our dedicated content page 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 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.
Changing the air conditioning gas compressor on Ram ProMaster costs about 500 euros with labor.
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