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I recharge the a/c but it does not cool very well if at all and when in park it hardly cools either even less-mau have a small leak but there is something else-compressor kicks in but what of the evaporator

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By recharged do you mean you put in leak sealer? Try a can of that if you want to save money for the short run. I have on occasion had it work like a champ. Also you may need 3 cans of freon because once leaked down there is a need for more than the norm. I keep a can in the car - if the AC works good when I have about 3 cans of freon in it - I let it go - when things warm up I find a safe spot and just slip some more in until I am happy with it. Be sure it isn't freezing either - I do this every year cause I am too cheap to pay 500 for a fixed AC system

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