Having problems with your 2000 Ford Taurus ?

2000 ford taurus a/c was working fine car sat for about 3 hours started car no a/c the clutch cycles on for a second then off for aminute

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You may have a leak in the system!! Have it pressure tested!! The compressor is sensing either there isn't enough or too much freon within the system and is in protection mode.
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