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 is now an almost obligatory feature nowadays. But what if the air conditioning in an Toyota Venza 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 Toyota Venza 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 Toyota Venza NO LONGER COLD?
We will start our guide with the signs of illness that can justify that the air conditioning of your Toyota Venza is no longer cooling.
BAD AIR CONDITIONING SMELL in my Toyota Venza air con
One of the fairly known clues that can warn 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 permanent or only present when you turn on your air conditioning. To discover a solution to this malfunction, we suggest you to read our guide dedicated to bad air conditioning odors on Toyota Venza.
AIR CONDITIONING NOISE ON Toyota Venza
One of the other signs that can warn you to a failing 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 check for any suspect noise). This noise could indicate a defective air conditioning clutch or a defective customer compressor.
LOSS OF PRESSURE IN THE AIR CONDITIONING CIRCUIT
Quite hard to spot without advanced mechanical skills, a loss of pressure in your car’s air conditioning system can end result in your air conditioning no longer generating cold. There are some possible motives to do this loss of pressure, and these are listed down below:
- Leakage of refrigerant fumes
- nonfunctioning air conditioning compressor
AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM THAT DOESN’T WORK AT ALL on my Toyota Venza
Finally, it’s possible that the air conditioning in your Toyota Venza 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.
- Defective sensor: As with overpressure, the air-conditioning system will switch to safe mode.
HOW DO I FIX THE AIR CONDITIONING ON MY Toyota Venza THAT IS NO LONGER COOLING?
Now that we have been able to see the most important causes of a Toyota Venza 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 sophisticated, 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 Toyota Venza, don’t think twice to look at our dedicated article on this subject matter.
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 Toyota Venza costs about 500 euros with labor.
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