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Old 08-24-2008, 04:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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2006 5.9 Air Conditioning Problem

I have a 2006 Dodge Ram2500 4x4 Megacab A/T 5.9 Diesel. When the outside temperature is < 80 d/f the A/C operates fine however when the outside tem. > 85 d/f the A/C is poor and blows warm/hot air at idle. The dealer states that everything checked fine and this is normal as the condenser is located near the cold air induction. I have spoken to owners of other diesels (Ford, Chevy, etc) and they don't have this problem. Has anyone encountered this? Is this normal? If not any suggestions please.
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My A/C doesn't cool very well at idle either, but anything above idle it gets COLD I haven't taken it to the dealer though, just figured it was normal.
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Old 08-24-2008, 04:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Mine blows cold at idle so I think your dealer needs his head examined. Since when is it normal for AC to blow warm? I'll bet it wouldn't be "normal" on his personal truck.
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Old 06-04-2009, 06:08 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Mine does the same thing, anyone find the solution to this problem?
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Old 06-04-2009, 07:57 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I'm also having this problem. Blows warm air at idle and gets cold and works fine as soon as I start driving. I can hear the compressor kick in at idle but doesn't stay engaged. It would be nice to have it cold at all times but no biggie.
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This has been a known problem. I have the same thing, And no solution yet I believe, it has even mentioned on vehicle reports that financial groups use on vehicles. but it is only on the 06 models. dont know whats different for that yr but?
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My truck does the same thing, I looked at the compressor and it was shutting on and off, so I'm going to add freon, I took a quick look and didn't see the inlet, soon I'm going to get a can of freon and get in there and really look.
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Old 06-04-2009, 11:03 PM   #8 (permalink)
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how long are you idling? does it do it when the engine isnt up to full operating temp?
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At any Idle, at a red light, stop sign. first start up, pretty much anything below @ 1200 Rpm for mine.
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mine will freeze me out idling, even for 15 minutes or more. I had a bad blend door too that eventually took out my blower. Just had it all replaced and it's good as new again. I have a regular cab but it still blows cold out of the vent. If it's below 90^ sometimes I have to blend some warm in so I don't freeze. I'd take it to another dealer.
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same problem here! the other thing is that the blower sounds like it is really doing something but not much air coming out compared to other vehicles ive been in
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same problem here! the other thing is that the blower sounds like it is really doing something but not much air coming out compared to other vehicles ive been in
I was just about to say that! I was in the truck for 12hrs yesterday on a road trip and the person traveling with me cranked up the air after the truck sat in the sun for a while and asked what was wrong with it? He said that the sound the blower (obviously very high RPMs) was making it should be pushing out a fairly high volume of air, even if we closed half of the vents when you hold your hand infront of the open vent its barely a breeze!
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