If you want to cool down in summer time, or help you clear the fog from your windshield in the winter, air conditioning in cars has become an almost necessary feature nowadays. But what if the air conditioning in an Renault Espace isn’t cold anymore? This is exactly the question we will try to answer in this article. First, we’ll look at the various complications that can prevent the air conditioning in your Renault Espace from cooling down, and at last, we’ll look at the solutions available to you to fix this issue.
WHY IS THE AIR CONDITIONING IN MY Renault Espace NO LONGER COLD?
We will begin our guide with the symptoms that can justified that the air conditioning of your Renault Espace is no longer cooling.
BAD AIR CONDITIONING SMELL in my Renault Espace air con
One of the fairly basic clues that can inform 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 defective air conditioning system, it can be lasting or only present when you turn on your air conditioning. To discover a remedy to this malfunction, we advise you to read our guide dedicated to bad air conditioning odors on Renault Espace.
AIR CONDITIONING NOISE ON Renault Espace
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 suspicious noise). This noise could show a defective air conditioning clutch or a defective 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 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 gases
- nonfunctioning air conditioning compressor
AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM THAT DOESN’T WORK AT ALL on my Renault Espace
At last, it’s possible that the air conditioning in your Renault Espace 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 concern: This will trigger 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 Renault Espace THAT IS NO LONGER COOLING?
Now that we have been able to see the most important triggers of a Renault Espace air conditioning system that no longer cools down, we are going to show you the different 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 always the best idea, presuming that you are sure of the source of the breakdown. Even so, 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 Renault Espace, don’t hesitate to look at our focused upon content page 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 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, counting 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 Renault Espace costs about 500 euros with labor.
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