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'95 Dodge Stratus, Intermittent A/C

Q: I’ve been having a problem with the A/C in my ‘95 Dodge Stratus. Sometimes the unit works great for a while and other times it does not work at all, especially in hot weather. I have heard of other people having the same problem and was wondering if there is any info out on this problem. The vehicle has been serviced multiple times for the complaint but it always seems to re-occur after a short time.

- Kevin C.

A: There are a couple of possible causes for the problem you’re reporting. You should know that there has been a problem with a pressure switch for the A/C system that can cause intermittent operating problems. ALLDATA Information Systems shows Chrysler Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) # 24-14-94 to address an intermittent or total loss of air conditioning. There is a pressure sensor in the A/C system that reports an incorrect value to the computer. The computer’s response is to turn off the A/C compressor. You should also know that if the sensor has to be replaced it is not necessary to drain or recharge the A/C system. Vehicles affected by this TSB are ’93-’95 Concorde/Intrepid/Vision/LHS/New Yorker and ’95 Cirrus/Stratus.

 
     
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