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Ok guys so on Monday I used my truck and the a/c was working fine. On Tuesday and Wednesday I used my bike. Yesterday I went in the truck and the a/c wasn't working. It didn't seem like the clutch was engaging. Do you guys think that maybe its something simple like a fuse? Any ideas are appreciated. Thanks.

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I lost the ac in my '05 an '12. And both times it was due to low pressure in the system. Both times, topped off the system and the ac's are back to doin what the y do best. With low pressure the compressor on the 05 would cycle on and off. On the 12 it wouldn't try at all.

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Yesterday it wouldn't blow out cold at all. So you think its low on Freon?

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Most likely.. And the low pressure switch isn't allowing it to run because of the low charge. Easiest way to test this with out buying a gauge is jumping out the low pressure switch

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Guess I should explain how. Unplug the harness from the low pressure switch and jump it with a paperclip

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I guess I will have to take it to get charged. How would I go about jumping the low pressure switch?

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Guess I should explain how. Unplug the harness from the low pressure switch and jump it with a paperclip
Haha I just asked you how. Thanks!

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One more thing. Where is the low pressure switch?

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Without actually seeing an 08, it is usually found on the suction accumulator ( big aluminum cylinder found on the passenger side of the engine bay)

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If it is low I must have a leak because I just had it charged at the beginning of the summer.

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