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Q: Air conditioning doesn't work

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The air conditioning is not working.

You will have to start with an A/C service. An A/C service will recover your old refrigerant, pull a deep vacuum on the system, and check for leaks, if there are no leaks, the system will be filled to the proper amount. Once the service is done, if the A/C still doesn’t work, the technician will monitor the high and low side pressures to determine which zone has the issue. It could be one of several possible issues. YourMechanic may have a technician in your area that can assist with your air conditioning problem.

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