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a/c condensor always on?

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    a/c condensor always on?

    I've noticed that my a/c condensor is ALWAYS dripping wet even if i know i've never turned it on. Is that right?

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    nope it is not. Check the clutch on the compressor. If it is not engaged it should free wheel in your hand, if it is engaged something has seized it, or its getting voltage some how.

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    Is your defroster on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigrondownhiller View Post
    Is your defroster on?
    YES! i always leave the defroster on heat when i cruise with the tops off-why would that affect a/c though?

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    It runs the compressor to pull moisture out of the air to keep your windows from fogging up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Orcus79 View Post
    It runs the compressor to pull moisture out of the air to keep your windows from fogging up.

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    well wtf?? that's retarded...so am i wasting fuel by doing that?! I was justing using it as a heat-sink

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    Quote Originally Posted by third_shift|studios View Post
    well wtf?? that's retarded...so am i wasting fuel by doing that?! I was justing using it as a heat-sink
    yes...

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    Yes it runs the A/C as a de-humidifier as previously stated. LOL No wonder your mileage has been shit. . . . . . . . . .
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