My compressor on my 2002 Suburban keeps cutting on and off. Is it time for a new one or is there a switch that I can replace?

Asked by Jun 26, 2013 at 11:30 AM about the 2002 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LS 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I tried to recharge the system because its blowing hot air, but it wouldnt let me.  When I attached the can to the hose the compressor kept shutting on and off.  Is it time to change the compressor?

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Not necessarily, what are the high and low pressure readings on your system?

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