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4.0

definitely annoying
Typical Repair Cost:
$6.00
Average Mileage:
131,082 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. bypass cable installed (1 reports)
2004 Chrysler 300M AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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2004 Chrysler 300M Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 132011

300M LX 3.5L V6

  • CVT transmission
  • 131,082 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

AC compressor just wouldn't shift on. having three kids and summer heat reaching 115 degrees it was impossible to go anywhere without AC. had the compressor removed and tested, report was OK condition so had same compressor reinstalled. i changed out all relays, fuses, and electrical wiring to the compressor and it still refused to switch on. finally bought some extra wiring and ran a bypass cable from the compressor directly to the positive battery jump terminal and to the ignition coils fuse under the hood. AC works just fine now and compressor switches on as soon as the engine is started. in order to run the heat after the weather changes the bypass MUST be unhooked and grounded to prevent the compressor from being fried.

- , Belton, KY, USA

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