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Q: My AC does not get cold

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My ac does not get cold.

My car has 87 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hello, thanks for writing in about your Buick LeSaber. For issues like this you should have the system checked by a mechanic to see if you are low on refrigerant and have a leak. Another possibility is that the temperature blend door actuator is having a problem. A certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, will be able to diagnose the issue with your A/C firsthand and help you fix it accordingly. Good luck.

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