the ac works but the high side hose and valve gets extremely hot. What could be causing this?

Asked by May 29, 2015 at 09:26 PM about the 2002 Mazda MPV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Yes under full load the high side will run too hot to touch, but you need to have the pressures checked just to be sure you don't have a blockage in the high sides abality to cool as it goes through the front exchanger.

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You need to clean condenser coil with hose and nozzle. Sounds like the fins on coil is clogged with dirt and bugs. Not enough air flow going though condenser coil.

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