why does the automatic air conditioning only work ocassionally

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Asked by Dec 23, 2013 at 09:05 PM about the 1992 Cadillac Eldorado Base Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

my air conditioning never comes on when i want and ive pushed all buttons but it only
funktions sometimes and may work for a few secs and then stop and not work afterwards
and my windshield fogs up and cant unfreeze the windshield at winter cuz air conditioning
wont work

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You have to go in for air conditioning service...as this one has a filter/dryer that removes water from the freon stream....also a proportioning valve...these things need to get looked at and the "sight glass" should not have bubbles in it...get some a/c service...have the charge looked at undercharge causes icing....do you hear the compressor engage when you select it?~

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Could be as simple as a bad blower motor. Or a bad blower motor relay. Or it could be a bad control head. I'd suggest taking it to a service facility that has an older mechanic that is familiar with these systems. Your local corner garage won't know how to fix this. HTH. -Jim

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...they might, Jim...not all of us are simple parts-replacers, but actually know what the data can tell you~

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thanks for answering so quickly,yes i hear it engage (a small clicking sound) when i put it on but it wont start blowing.

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so the compressor turns....that's a GOOD thing...btw...happy holidays to you and your kin~

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