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I just bought a 2018 civic ex-l with the 1.5 turbo. Went to use the air conditioning and the compressor is not kicking on. I checked the 10amp fuse, and that was good, is there a relay somewhere I can check? Also, the vehicle only has 3900 miles. So the compressor clutch shouldn't be worn out. Let me know any thoughts or ideas you have, thanks in advance
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Re: 2018 civic ac compressor

it should have a warranty.

Use it
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No warranty. Has a rebuilt title. It is the only thing I've found wrong with it. And its gotta be a relay, a wire, or the clutch. Which the clutch should be fine. Unless I'm missing something else to check
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I did find the relay for the compressor, just not sure how exactly to check it. I pulled it, and shook it, heard no rattles...
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Re: 2018 civic ac compressor

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Unless I'm missing something else to check
Is the system low or empty?
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I am not sure, how does one check? I know the fuse and relay "seem" good, and the compressor clutch doesn't appear to be engaging. Therefore, no cold air.
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Re: 2018 civic ac compressor

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I am not sure, how does one check?
Same way anyone would check on any other automotive AC system, except you now need the specialized equipment to service current AC systems that use HFO-1234yf refrigerant

Personally, I'd begin with my scanner and check for fault codes and read the ACPSI value in the live data list, then decide what my next step would be
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Sounds easy enough, if only I had a scanner and the special equipment for ac service, haha. Thanks though, maybe I'll do some checking locally see if someone has some stuff to help me out

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