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Q: AC not blowing cold air

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The AC was blowing hot air. I recently added Freon, and cool air blew for a while. Now, it is not blowing cold air, or is only moderately cold at best.

A: Hi. There are many different possibilities ...

Hi. There are many different possibilities here. Most A/C systems stop working due to switches in the system failing or a bad clutch on the compressor. You may have also just overcharged you’re A/C system or have a Freon leak. I would have a certified mechanic take a look at it and identify your air conditioning problem.

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