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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Air conditioner blows cold air miles then gets hot.

Customer Question

air conditioner blows cold air for 2 miles then gets hot. sometimes you can stop the truck and take off again and it will work again for a couple of miles. then goes hot again.
JA: Have you checked the coolant level? Have you checked for a leak in the radiator?
Customer: yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 2001 f 350 powerstroke
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes. nothing yet just doing research. is the a temperature sensor on this model truck.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: all the info i have now.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Wayne Crawford replied 1 year ago.

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It sounds like its probably a refrigerant level issue. Do you have manifold gauges?

Have you added and refrigerant?