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Q: AC blowing hot air

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My AC is not working. It just blows hot air.

Hi there. It is possible that your may have a freon leak somewhere. More than likely it’s leaking out of the compressor front seal. I would recommend having a technician come out and inspect the air conditioning system and determine if it just needs to be charged or if you need something else replaced.

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