1999 Honda Civic mileage 110,000. The air conditioning on my Civic stopped working intermittently this week, mostly upon acceleration, then stopped blowing cold air all together. I purchased a recharge kit (R134a) with a gauge, and upon connecting, realized the low side held approximately 100 PSI. I don't have an adapter to check the pressure of the high side. The low side pressure does not change with engine running or not. My thought is I might have a blockage. Is there an Achilles heel of the R134a A/C system in this car, and do you have a suggestion as to where any blockage or stuck valve may be. I think I may have to resort to taking it in for professional service, since my ASE A/C certification ran out in 1992, two years before R134a became standard. Any advice would be helpful. The compressor is turning properly.
Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 AT 7:18 PM