what can cause air conditioner compressor to kick on and off repeatably causing air to be cold then not cold again and again

Asked by Jun 06, 2016 at 05:45 PM about the 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 2006 chevy colbalt, my air conditioning gets cold then warm every
few minutes, i was told that the compressor is kiking on and off , can you tell
me what causes it,,,ive been told its low on free, on to the oxygen/heater
sensor, or compressor is bad, it seems for the first 30 minutes of driving the
air works good sometimes the starts going from warm to cold. thank you

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Pay $85 and have it evacuated, checked for leaks 30mm of vacuum ...and filled with the correct oil PAG,# and amount. Then filled to the correct weight ONLY proper way, of refrigerant 134A. That's what I suggest..

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