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1999 Nissan Pathfinder Question: air conditioning, compressor works but does not blow cold air, just stays hot



facebook-1294599601, 3.3L V6, Tracy, CA, May 06, 2010, 20:20

when i turn on the a/c the compressor starts an you can hear it running, but the air never gets cold, it seems like it tries a little. but it never comes out cold. it just blows hot air, do i just need freon? or could there be another problem?

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    Visitor, May 26, 2011, 15:31

    you either need freon or your system needs to be recharged

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    Visitor, May 26, 2011, 15:49

    Take it to a qualified mechanic to check it over, probably just needs to be evacuated and recharged. Professionals should handle A/C, it is not something for a home mechanic. If the compressor is engaging then most likely it's just a low refrigerant charge.

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