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The air conditioning will cool few minutes and then start

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the air conditioning will cool for a few minutes and then start blowing unconditioned air. after turning it off for a while, it will work again for another few minutes.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Derek Werner replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome!

This is a good indication the air conditioning compressor clutch is starting to fail.

Open the hood, start the vehicle and turn on the a/c. The compressor will have 2 metal lines connected to it. Look at the front of the compressor pulley were the belts run. The center of the compressor clutch should be turning with the pulley. Now when the a/c quits working, use a hard object and give it a good tap and see if it kicks back on.

Try this and let me know what you find.

Thanks,

William

Expert:  Derek Werner replied 1 year ago.

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