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Ac not turning on

The A/c clutch suddenly does not engage. It's as if it's dead. It was recently working. It is fully charged, has no leaks that I am aware of. Where do I nned to look to trouble shoot it?

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If the system was overcharged, a protective switch may be preventing the turnon of it and the possible rupture of a line or damage to the compressor.

A charging kit with a gauge is a worthwhile piece to have around even if the gauges aren't all too accurate.

If you are in the US, NAPA may have them in stock; ours did.
If your system is leaking, you need a special detector to find it or the injection of a special-pupose color dye that will show any cracks or leaks in the system.

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