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its slowly getting warmer every day and does not kewl as well. its a 05.. think its time just to have it recharged?




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You might get it checked. Freon is not consumed. A buddy of mine just got bled for $360 to fix an AC line that rubbed through and to recharge the system.

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360 holy hell. i thought freon over time goes bad? i can get charged for ~50.00




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Yeah, he was not happy. Freon really doesn't really go bad. Your truck is new enough to have the new safe freon, so it could just be the compressor is about to crap or a small leak. Do you have a cheap cooking thermometer? Put it in a vent with the AC on max. If it blows ice cold; it may be fine and just not feel right yet. Most Fords have great AC. Hopefully you PSD guys don't have cabin filters. Those, or lack of them, can be h-ll in GM trucks.

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It does leak like you suggested but it can leak out the compression rings as it is used.
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Its far from ice cold like it was last year...i bet it does not even hit 60*F.




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Did you try the thermometer?

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i do not own one but i know its not cold. its cool. so whats a thermometer going to tell me? i can get one tomorrow if need be.




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Cool but not cold sounds like a small leak somewhere. The guy at work that got bled had a different symptom. His was the same temp as outside. No freon in the system anymore.

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Go get a leak test done... Any A/C shop should be able to do it. Shop charged me like $80-90 to do a leak test and to re-fill my entire system when I replaced the A/C condenser.

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