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A/C SYSTEM NOT COOLING

COMPRESSOR CYCLES ON FOR 10 15 SECONDS THE CYCLES OFF

NO COOLING AT ALL ADDED FREON WITH NO SUCESS

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You need to fill Freon gas... maybe it's empty.

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