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I have a 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee (8 cylinder). The AC was re-charged professionallly about 6 weeks ago. Initially it worked great, then nothing. I went back to the AC guy 2 days ago who recharged it, again. It works great. The guy told me that it will go out again as there is something that possibly needs replacing that will requiring removing the dash. This will run me some $1,000.00 plus. Also, sometimes, I get quite a light show with the auto headlights, everything (interior/exterior) blinks erratically. Finally, the coolant senser light has been on almost non-stop for months. Pleae help. I like my old Jeep and have no desire to try to manage a new car payment. Thank you.

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Most likely the evaporator (which is situated in the dash, right on top of the heater) has a leak so all the freon is rapidly lost after a recharge. $1000 to replace it is way too much - a fair price would be around $550: $150 for the part and $400 for the labor, not including a new recharge.
The lights problem is caused by a faulty lights switch - it no longer makes a good contact. Replace it - it will cost you around $250, part and labor included.
The coolant sensor signals that your engine overheats (i'm assuming that your fan works just fine) - run a radiator flushing solution, replace the coolant and bleed the system thoroughly. If the problem remains then check the sensor and replace the thermostat. If even after that it overheats it means that the water pump has failed and must be replaced. Worst case - it will cost you around $500.

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