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Air conditioning problems

Details; 118000km, highway driven, auto,
air conditioning works well when temp is below 72 degrees but when outside temp gets hot the compressor will not activate and yet the green light on the AC button is ON. I have tried different vent settings with no change.
I have never had the AC checked as it has worked well. Before i take it to a dealer what questions should i be asking. What can i expect the mechanic will do? Is there any visual checks i can take before being soaked for repairs. Are the kits any good?
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You can buy 134 refrigerant and an install kit with instructions at any auto parts store for about $20 total. If you don't have a leak.. Your done. Otherwise you will have to have an expert fix it, Good Luck.

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