06 AC hot, rarely cold

Asked by Jun 25, 2016 at 11:51 AM about the 2006 Honda Civic EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

As subject states, my car AC blows hot air. Every
now and then it will blow cold air for a short period
of time (a few minutes or less), then it gets hot. It's
pushing 100s here and it's never had problems
before. The car does have 199k miles, but other
than the AC works perfect. I hoped it might be low
freon so I bought a bottle with guage and hooked it
up and its in the yellow, which I guess is borderline
too full. Again, I've owned this car for about 5 years
and have never had to mess with the freon or
anything else. I know anything about cars, but
there are 2 fans in front of the radiator. Only one
fan blows (drivers side) and the other doesn't, not
sure if it makes a difference, but my AC has been
ice cold even when that fan doesn't blow. Any
ideas?

1 Answer

10

Check the ac fan relay, 100 degrees, that fan has to run, take a garden hose and spray it through the front grill of you honda. It might be dirty. But that fan has to run

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Honda Civic Questions

Honda Civic Experts

#1 Takoda Fraser
Takoda Fraser
Reputation 970
#2 Jonathan Ford
Jonathan Ford
Reputation 960
#3 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 920
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
812 Great Deals out of 81,611 listings starting at $899
Used Honda Civic Coupe
201 Great Deals out of 18,539 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Corolla
874 Great Deals out of 74,435 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Camry
1,096 Great Deals out of 96,274 listings starting at $1,250
Used Honda CR-V
810 Great Deals out of 59,368 listings starting at $1,200
Used Nissan Altima
1,079 Great Deals out of 82,567 listings starting at $670
Used Mazda MAZDA3
234 Great Deals out of 28,930 listings starting at $895
Used Hyundai Elantra
563 Great Deals out of 54,871 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord Coupe
173 Great Deals out of 10,691 listings starting at $2,200
Used BMW 3 Series
1,384 Great Deals out of 37,799 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Focus
696 Great Deals out of 58,725 listings starting at $995
Used Ford Mustang
361 Great Deals out of 44,495 listings starting at $1,000
Used Nissan Sentra
601 Great Deals out of 52,963 listings starting at $1,799
Used Volkswagen Jetta
464 Great Deals out of 31,251 listings starting at $150

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Honda Civic EX For Sale
12,780 listings starting at $14,502
2016 Honda Civic EX For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 860 listings starting at $14,998
2015 Honda Civic EX For Sale
11 Great Deals out of 600 listings starting at $11,350
2014 Honda Civic EX For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 783 listings starting at $10,446
2013 Honda Civic EX For Sale
36 Great Deals out of 1,106 listings starting at $7,000