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The compressor is working and a guage says it is full of

Customer Question

the compressor is working and a guage says it is full of feron, but around town it does not cool my 1999 chevy suburban
JA: Have you checked the Freon level? Have you checked the hoses?
Customer: the feron is good, the hoses appear to be good
JA: What is the model of your '99 Chevy?
Customer: suburban 1500
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I made sure the compressor is kicking on and it is, I then hooked up a guage and it indicated it was full
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: on the highway it seems to cool good, but around town it only blows warm air
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  K. Wiggins replied 5 months ago.

Hello, does the gauge show a reading in PSI and if so what is it? Can you hear the cooling fan kicking in at idle?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I did not get a psi reading, but the needle went all the way past the green and into the black