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My a/c is not cold but blows fine. What could be wrong? No…

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My a/c is not...

My a/c is not cold but blows fine. What could be wrong?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the Freon level?

No and don't know how. Can I buy freon at auto parts store?

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2003 Crown Vic

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

I was going to take it to a mechanic who works on it from time to time

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Ford Mechanic: Mike V., Auto Service Technician replied 1 month ago
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Ford Mechanic: Mike V., Auto Service Technician replied 1 month ago

You can actually purchase a kit from the parts store. The kit comes with a very simple gauge on it, you hook the can and the gauge up and it will tell you if there is low freon. If there is you can add some until it's in the green, then test the air conditioning. Most of the time the cause of it not blowing cold is low freon. It's got sensors in the system to keep the compressor from coming on if it's to high or too low.

If it still won't work, or stops working, then it should be checked professionally.

Please let me know if there is anything else I can do to help.
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