2010 Patriot - A/C turns on automagically
Hi all...I've looked through the forum and found a few A/C issues on the Patriots. None of them matched the problem I'm having, though.
A dozen times or so since I got it new on Feb/2010 (it now has 20k miles), I'm driving along w/o the A/C on when I suddenly start feeling cold. I checked the switch, the A/C is not on. Yet, the air coming through the vents is freezing! The temp switch is 3 notches or so in the cool area. I press the cool/heat switch, the A/C light turns on, then I click it again, the A/C light turns off. I now have tempered air. This is totally random. Happened today - twice - during my 23 mile return home. It happened once last week (first time in 2011). Before that, it last happened in November (I think).
What do you think is happening? I'm gonna look like a big dufus bringing the Pat into the dealership and they can't duplicate the situation...