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1998 Jeep grand cherokee (Laraedo) A/C

HI, my cherokee's A/C is working very well, it gets very cold & the fan blows great. Unfortunantly it also starts overheating the engine. It will cause antifreeze/coolant to spit out (not positive but I belive it comes out through the overflow). A guy at autozone said to check the fan switch, but my Chilton manual says nothing about A/C repair. This is the car my wife and kids ride in and we live in GA (100+ degree heat index) PLEASE HELP. Thanks in advance.

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You need to get the cooling system flushed and the thermostat replaced. The fan switch he referred to is the cooling system fan switch. When you A/C is on the computer turn on the fan constantly to help keep the engine cool under the extra load.

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