Q: Car overheats and air stays hot

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My car is overheating, and my air conditioning won't get cool.

Since I don’t know the vehicle’s make and model or the engine type, here is a general diagnosis of what the cause typically is on most vehicles: The cooling fans might not be coming on, or the radiator could be blocked in front of the condenser. I recommend having a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, diagnose your overheating issue, and recommend the best path to repair.

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