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Toyota Prado 2006 TRJ 120 a/c light flashing and stops cooling. After about 10-15 min wait can be reset but falshes again and stops cooling. Tried the remedies suggested in various forums, eg changing a/c relay. Checking for overfilled fluid but did not help. I am at my wits end having to survive in humid 34deg plus temperatures without a/c. Can anybody suggest what else to do?? Thanks: JJ

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