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Q: AC is not working

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My air conditioning is not working.

A: Often times A/C systems stop working due to...

Often times A/C systems stop working due to loss of refrigerant. Low refrigerant pressure means you have a leak. The leak can be a component like the compressor or evaporator core. It can also be something much simpler to repair like a simple seal or gasket. A technician such as one from YourMechanic will need to refill the systems and use specialized equipment like electronic leak detectors or UV dyes to detect the leak. Once the leak is pin pointed they can determine what needs to be done to repair it.

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