Q: Green leaks and burnt smell. Ac doesnt work well.

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My car is leaking a green fluid on the left front drivers side. There is also a burt smoke smell. I noticed a small bit of smoke or steam and it smells like burnt rubber but Im pretty sure its more than that. Also my AC blows, but its not very cold. I drove it for an hour and it still want cold, even with it being on max AC. What could this be?

My car has 125000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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