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@  kevandkaye : (27 September 2020 - 02:40 AM)

Yet still, we lurk. :o

@  ejguillot : (27 September 2020 - 01:08 AM)

Yeah, Facebook took over and killed forums.

@  dezldave961 : (26 September 2020 - 03:24 AM)

Ya, most of the original wave of active members have changed vehicles to something (probably) less mod-friendly, with the occasional person in an LS or Hemi that they do some bolt-ons to. Kinda sad that forums faded.

@  ejguillot : (23 September 2020 - 09:02 PM)

Finally updated my signature to match my current Buick.

@  ejguillot : (10 September 2020 - 03:20 AM)

Things are terminally quiet around here...

@  sky72lark : (07 August 2020 - 12:38 AM)

:orcs-buttshake:

@  dezldave961 : (29 July 2020 - 04:06 AM)

Just became a moderator on 3800Pro, so that's fun. I know it's gone thru a couple hands since Intense got sold, then that guy sold the forum. Not sure what that'll help, but it's something.

@  ejguillot : (26 July 2020 - 02:47 AM)

Glad to hear it. Would be a tragedy for us remaining owners to lose the knowledge in these forums.

@  dezldave961 : (12 July 2020 - 01:55 AM)

Hosted a buddy and his family for cookout... Ya, not alot on forums lately. Just keeping the lights on.

@  ejguillot : (08 July 2020 - 03:16 AM)

Everyone have a good 4th? This place is a ghost town...

@  ejguillot : (10 May 2020 - 10:43 PM)

Sweet!

@  dezldave961 : (07 May 2020 - 04:14 PM)

Got bored and started making build video...

@  dezldave961 : (04 May 2020 - 04:05 AM)

I need to hunt down the little black trim bar that's at the top edge of the GS rocker panel cover, for driver's side between rear door and wheel well.

@  ejguillot : (03 May 2020 - 02:42 AM)

I've been on there too. I hope this forum is kept open, there's too much info to allow it to be lost!

@  dezldave961 : (24 April 2020 - 10:25 PM)

I've been monitoring GrandPrixForums and 3800Pro (don't have FB)... also hopped on TurboBuick, but 99% GN chatter from boomers

@  ejguillot : (19 April 2020 - 02:33 PM)

Everyone at home, plenty of free time.

@  ejguillot : (19 April 2020 - 02:33 PM)

Nobody posting? Why not?

@  ejguillot : (27 March 2020 - 05:19 PM)

Congrats on the Comp G GTP!

@  crossout : (25 March 2020 - 05:49 PM)

Wow this thing has died off I just myself 05 Comp G 3 weeks ago way different than my 2000 regal gs that I had it rusted out to hell strunt towers. :D :D

@  dezldave961 : (20 March 2020 - 04:18 PM)

Pulled turbo engine, prepping MP112 setup... also doing some work-from-home stuff


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AC temperature is about 10-12 degrees higher on driver side.


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#1 Blackstar

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Posted 06 June 2020 - 05:51 AM

Summer is nearly here and I took the car to maintenance shop for AC Freon recharge and learned that the AC compressor was on its a way out, being the car is 20 years old. Mechanic replaced the compressor with the new one, hooked it all up and got really nice cold air 44F degrees coming out of the vent on passenger side but the drivers side vents only shows 10-12 degrees higher than the passenger side vents. Blend actuators doors are working fine. What could this be the problem? Is it something may be clogged somewhere in the vent pipes and if that so how do I check it?


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#2 ejguillot

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Posted 08 June 2020 - 01:03 PM

What you're seeing is a classic symptom of a slightly low freon charge.  I've seen it before, and adding a little more (a few ounces) helped the problem.

 

Also, it helps to make sure the condenser in front of the radiator is really clean. There are YouTube videos of using a can of coil cleaner (available at your local hardware / home improvement store) on a car with a working AC that showed lower high side pressures after cleaning, which indicates the cleaner coil was doing a better job of removing heat from the refrigerant.


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Posted 08 June 2020 - 10:30 PM

The condenser should be replaced along with the compressor. ?

 

But Edwin beat me to it yes you are low on freon.


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