How to Test Your Car's AC Compressor?

Answer If your car's air conditioner (AC) stops blowing cold air and appears to only blow air, it may be low on Freon -- or it may require a new AC compressor. Testing the AC compressor is a relatively si... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Test Your Car's AC Compressor

What cars have you owned since you passed your test?

hmm, passed in 2001, took me ages to get round to doing the whole driving lark, so in no particular order - 2001 Vauxhall Astra 1.8 CD - Love it ( still have it)1998 Ford mondeo 1.8LX - Heap of Rub... Read More »

What Is a Good Air Compressor for Working on Cars?

An air compressor is a valuable time-saving tool for working on cars. Choosing a good air compressor for your home auto shop requires that you pay attention to the performance levels and versatilit... Read More »

How to Test an Auto AC Compressor?

An air-conditioning compressor is a key component in a vehicle equipped with an AC controlled climate system. It is responsible for compressing the refrigerant in the system so it can be cooled and... Read More »

How do you test a compressor contactor?

larger contactors can be visually checked and mechanically pushed to close the contacts. With any type though, you can test voltage across the control terminals when it should be 'on', no voltage ... Read More »