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1997 S-10 AC system works but no cold air in cab

I have a 1997 S-10. The AC compressor is working, is at normal/max charge, and the blower motor is working. Air is getting into the cab through the A'C dash vents but is only BARELY cool. Barely. I switched it from cold to hot on the temperature dial to make sure the airbox doors were working properly and they did seal off and you could tell the difference. I did the same with going from A/C to heat to defrost and all of those changed as they should have. The A/C line coming from the compressor into the firewall A/C evaporator housing is extremely cold also so I know it's circulating and the orifice tube is not plugged. What the heck is causing the lack of cold air into the cab?

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The only thing I can think of is the air blend door, while moving, isn't closing.

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Probaly low on freon

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