Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2000 14:36:43 +0800
From: "Alfred" <alfredlonopsamar.com>
Subject: Re: Inefficient A/C


Julie, Already engaged as usual, but does not help much. Thanks anyway. Alfred Julie <getrealnopsamnt.think.so.com> wrote in message news:rQBD4.6106$ma1.498659nopsamsc04-news.ops.worldnet.att.net... > assuming everything is working as it should with the ac system, it helps to > engage the air recirculation button while running the ac to get things > cooled to a more desirable temp. > > hope that helps > > Julie > Alfred <alfredlonopsamar.com> wrote in message > news:8bl6c2$ie0$1nopsam.ctimail.com... > > Hi folks, > > > > Just bought a 900se 2.5 V6. > > > > Love the car a lot, but the a/c seems not working efficiently. I notice > > that > > the 'blue zone' (for cold air) on the thermostat is very short, in > > comparison > > with the 'red zone' (for warm air). Does it mean that the system is > already > > 'born' with very limited cooling capability? > > > > I am living in Hong Kong and the day time temperature is around 23C. Even > > the thermostat is set at the "blue zone', the air coming out is simply not > > cooled > > enough. You may say there is little air conditioning effect. > > Summer is coming very soon and the temp. will rise to over 30C! I must > > have that fixed in time. > > > > I am wondering : > > > > 1. If the a/c coolant is low ? > > If so, how can I check from the gauge located behind the front grill? Is > it > > difficult to refill by myself? > > > > 2. If I can change a more powerful compressor ? > > If so, do you have the part no. or so? > > > > Any of you have similar experience to share with? > > > > I used to drive a 9000CD 2.3T with ACC. The a/c is an icebox! > > > > BTW, I know Saab is a very good winter car, but I want to tell Saab > > engineers > > that Saab is susceptible to over-heating in hot weather region like here. > I > > hope > > they can deliver the Saabs with bigger radiator/water tank for the Asian > > markets, just like the Japanese do. > > > > > > Many thanks, > > > > Alfred > > > > > >

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