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yes i recently replaced my compressor on my 200 toyota celica gts because it had locked up after fill the system with freon it was working great for about 2 days the quit and the AC light on dash started flashing I noticed the next morning at 600 am when i left for work that the AC was working agian but when i came out for lunch it was not and the light was flashing I read about a TSB that said the clutch relay could be the  cause and i replaced that same thing. i thought that maybe it was the pressure switch because of how it would work with the temp outside being cooler but when it got hot it would not and i know temp can effect pressure so i replaced the trianary pressure switch and it worked but when i came out the next day it was back to the working in the morning but not once it got hot can you give me some kind of idea.

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You've done about everything you can do yourself, you're going to have to have the actual a/c line pressures tested, the compressor may be shutting off to either to high or too low pressures or the may be a restriction in the system, possibly the expansion valve or even a bad compressor.

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