Having an air conditioner trouble, especially in summer, could very well be a small but very constraining detail. In the city centre, you willingly open the windows of your Honda Accord to let in air, but the minute you get on fast roadways, it quickly becomes complicated.
It can sometimes blow hot air while you asked it cold air, or it could work intermittently.
You might not like to pay repair costs without finding out if you could certainly do it by yourself to repair your Honda Accord.
The aim of this article is to make it possible for you detect these possible problems in order to solve them as promptly as possible.
First, we will try to focus on the symptoms you identify on the air conditioning failure of your Honda Accord.
Different symptoms on your Honda Accord air conditioner
You realize that it is not any longer effective, for example:
It works initially to finally only give back moisture and run out very quickly, or it works yet with a particularly long time to cool effectively. Or even simpler, it just does not cool down anymore.
First thing to think about at this point on your Honda Accord, it is likely that the gas charge is too limited. This may mean that there is a potential leak in the circuit. If this were the case, we really recommend you to seek the advice of a specialist and not do this alone, it carries great risks for your Honda Accord and more importantly your own health.
This factor is partly due to the wear and tear of time, but also to the level of quality of your air conditioning system. To put it plainly, if you have a high-end car, you are theoretically much less bothered with this type of problem.
Also check you keep the air conditioning in good state all year round.
What does that mean? Plainly use it from time to time for short moments during the year, which helps to avoid a “rust” of the system on your Honda Accord. It consumes slightly more fuel, but as replacing your air conditioning system is much more expensive, you profit in the long run.
Different problems on your Honda Accord air conditioner
Next let’s look at some of the issues you may face on your Honda Accord. Remember that your air conditioner system is a very elaborate system, made up of a multitude of parts that can potentially lead to failure.
First, as mentioned above, you may have a gas leak and consequently no pressure in the system.
Also, it is therefore possible that your compressor is out of order. Same observation as above, it is no longer possible to compress the gas, consequently no more pressure in the system.
Attached to this compressor of your Honda Accord, a pulley enables it to rotate. If this one were to stop working, a chain reaction would happen with the compressor stopping, and consequently as mentioned above, no gas compression, no pressure…
We realize here that everything is linked and that each piece has a essential importance, just like a chain work, a single missing link and the whole chain is stopped.
Another delicate point, still on the theme of pressure, if by chance a too great pressure was felt in the circuit, a sensor will then be activated in order to stop the operation for safety. We can think about here the work of a protection fuse on the electrical circuit of your Honda Accord.
Regarding the temperature sensor, there may also be a failure. Just imagine that it is no longer able to identify the temperature of the inside of your Honda Accord. As a result, it does not know what to give the computer as data, which will lead to the air conditioning being turned off due to the lack of consistent data to be processed. Here again the air conditioning will have been turned off by the computer for security reasons in order in order to avoid improbable situations, for example, where it is considered hot in your Honda Accord and sends cold when it is the opposite.
If you were to employ a professional, here is an idea of the prices you would have to pay:
Let’s imagine that you recharge your air conditioning with gas, it varies from 40 to 60€.
If, on the other hand, you had to replace your compressor, it would cost about 350€ new, much more affordable second-hand, around 150€.
So here is a set of problems you might face on your Honda Accord, as you thought, in most cases it is better to call on an expert to avoid potentially major accidents. Remember that in the case of air conditioning, you work with compressed gas that is dangerous if you are not careful.
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