engine hot, a/c shut down message

Asked by Sep 08, 2018 at 01:59 PM about the 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 1LT RWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My engine hot, a/c shut down warning light came on and the water temperature gauge is not moving from the 160 mark?  Does anyone know why or had this problem?  Could it be my thermostat sticking?

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If the vehicle can not manage it’s temp it will not let you run ac. Doesn’t matter if it hot or cold. Your engine sounds like it is running cold. Normally that is the thermostat getting week or stuck open.

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