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Re: Air Con recharge/sealant (ecmiller)

How new is your evaporator? If it's been a while, you can expect that to eventually start leaking as well. They ALL do. Nothing like watching that fresh 134a charge on a repair blow out another leak point. If your system is open to atmosphere at this point, that is not helping matters any.

If you've got a bad condensor and an elderly evaporator, you might as well bite the bullet and do them both (and the receiver dryer) all at the same time. Big dollars, but it will be done correctly.
 

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It doesn't matter whether the hole is from the outside or the inside. A hole is a hole and a leak just the same. It's best to replace the condenser under those circumstances. I don't recommend repairing automotive condensers.

And again, it's called a condenser (or sometimes a condensor), not a radiator. And it's not to be confused with the condensors (or condensers) found in point style ignitions.

When the radiator leaks, your car overheats.
When the AC condenser leaks, you overheat.

I'd also take a long look at the evaporator before investing large dollars in the AC system.
 
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