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Q: A/C

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My dodge stratus been blowing hot air like it's stuck on heat or something but my clutch compressor coming on its go freon in it I don't know what's the problem please help

My car has 197000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Based on the information you provided, it s...

Based on the information you provided, it sounds like you have a temperature blend door that is not operating. It could be the actuator or the blend door itself. If you would like to have this verified, have a qualified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect your A/C system in order to pinpoint any faults and perform any needed repairs.

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