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Q: Air conditioning only gets cold when car moving

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The air conditioning condenser fan does not turn on, so the air conditioning gets hot when the car stops. It's only cold when moving.

A: The a/c fan may be the cause on this vehicl...

The a/c fan may be the cause on this vehicle or the controller for the fan. A check to see if the fan motor is getting proper power from the module is the first test needed. I recommend having a mechanic like one from YourMechanic check your vehicle's AC system for you.

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