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A/C light blinks and compressor stops working

I own a 2002 model Toyota Sienna.
When I switch on the A/C botton the compressor works for a while and then starts blowing hot air when the A/C light starts blinking. I visited a technician today and he said the refrigerant was low, and he topped it.
The system appeared to work well while I was in his shop.
The propblem reoccured a short while after I left his shop. I wonder whether his diagnosis of the problem was correct.
Please, advise

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It could be correct, However when that light flashes it mean that the system have a problem for example "system pressure low" or High. Its possible that the system have a leak in it and thats why the light may have come back on again. What you need to do is have the system check for leaks with an ultra violet light and dye. Good Luck

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