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WHY AIR CONDITIONER BLOWS HOT AIR WHEN TEMP GUAGE GOES ABOVE NORMAL?

(1998 Ford Ranger)
in Conway, AR on September 08, 2013
WHILE DRIVING TEMP GUAGE MOVES TOWARD HOT, AIR CONDITIONER GOES BLOWING HOT IN A COUPLE MILES TEMP GUAGE DROPS AND AIR CONDITIONER GOES BACK TO COLD AIR THIS GOES BACK AND FORTH ABOUT EVER 5 MINUTES.
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on September 08, 2013
Most likely the thermostat needs to be replaced! A/C pressure goes up with engine temp. then the high pressure switch turns off the A/C compressor! Engine cools back down, when T-stat opens, and a/c starts working again. That's the way it's designed. Fix the engine tempture/cooling system problem and the air cond. will stay cold. There is nothing wrong with the Air Conditioner system!
on September 09, 2013
THANKS A MILLION
on September 09, 2013
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