Where is the evaporator temperature sensor?
The evaporator temperature sensor tells the PCM or ECM the temperature of the evaporator and keeps the evaporator core from freezing . It is usually located inside the hvac case underneath the dash, mounted on the evaporator core.
How do I know if my EVAP temperature sensor is bad?
Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Evaporator Temperature Sensor (Switch)
- No cold air from the AC system. One of the first symptoms of a potential problem with the evaporator temperature switch is no cold air from the AC system.
- AC temperature fluctuates.
- AC compressor does not activate.
How do you test an evaporator temperature sensor?
Find the A/C evaporator temperature sensor and inspect it thoroughly. Generally, this is located inside the HVAC air box. The sensor is mounted to the evaporator itself, if not very near it. Usually, you can get access to it by simply looking under the dash.
How do I know if my car evaporator is bad?
Signs of Damaged Evaporator Coil Components
- Air coming from the vents is warm.
- Air conditioner starts and stops frequently but doesn’t properly cool your home.
- Air conditioner does not turn on.
- Refrigerant leak near the indoor cooling system components.
- Unusual noises from the cooling system, such as banging or hissing.
How long does it take to replace evaporator coil in car?
Replacing a car AC evaporator can take between 6 and 8 hours for an experienced mechanic even in a vehicle that isn’t overly complicated or difficult to work on. Labor alone on that kind of job can be extremely expensive as many shops can charge between $90 and $130 per hour just for labor!
How long does a car evaporator last?
10 to 15 years
What is the difference between evaporator and condenser?
The evaporator coil contains cold refrigerant that absorbs heat from your air. The condenser coil is where the refrigerant goes to get rid of this heat so it can can come back to absorb more. The evaporator coil is located indoors, inside or near your air handler.