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AC switches on/off automatically

The AC switches on my 1999 Chevrolet Malibu switch automatically, from AC on to AC off and from recirc to outside air intake. It is not constant but does happen frequently enough to be a problem.

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A/c control head starting to mess up internally

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No obvious reason for this behavior, so it is likely the control head is failing. You may be able to get a used one at a salvage yard.


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