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ac compressor not staying on blows cold when on but turns off quickly, freon ok, what should pressure reading be can it be cycle switch or pressure switch
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hello, what year and model Mazda? Do you have a high and low side pressure gauge and what were the pressures and outside air temperature during the test?
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2009 mazda 3 no gauges but outside temp 95 degrees
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