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My AC is not blowing air. I replaced the compressor last year and have not had any problems until about one month ago. I was driving down the road with the AC on low. It began to change blow air on high, then down to low, then back up to high, then off, all on its own and with the AC switch still on low. That evening my car's headlights would not work in the dim position, but only on high beam. Not sure if the problems are related or two separate problems. The AC button light stays off even when I attempt to turn it on, but the recirculating air button stays lit whether switch off or on.

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    I was afraid that an electrical issue might be the problem. Thx!

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The recirculating switch will stay on even if the a/c is off and that is normal.Now the next problem is a wiring fault somewhere and you will need to have the vehicle checked by an expert to find the fault.Do not touch the a/c until you are sure everything else if ok.

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