Q: AC melting vents.

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My AC has started blowing warm air. In addition, it looks like it is melting the vents on the dashboard.

An overall test of your air conditioning system would be helpful it sounds like the either the compressor isn’t cycling refrigerant for some reason probably a leak in the system somewhere, a certified mechanic would be able to find the problem.

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