AC Not Cold Due to Leak From Condenser on Pontiac Montana

The AC may stop working due to a refrigerant leak from the condenser. GM has developed and updated condenser and mounting bracket to help prevent the replacement condenser from failing in the same manner.

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Average mileage: 117,250 (75,000–150,000)
3 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003
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2001 Pontiac Montana 128,000 mi,
Leaking condenser coil on top edge by Radiator cap........ taking to the shop
visible refrigerant leak at condenser. Replaced condenser.
2002 Pontiac Montana 150,000 mi,
my "mantana" has the same problem with the leasking condensor coil-dye in the refrigereant helped me find it after several wasted trips to the dealer.
2003 Pontiac Montana 118,000 mi,
I had air conditioning recharged; it only worked for a short time. Recharged it again this year; only worked for about 2 weeks. I have not had anything else done to fix the problem.
2002 Pontiac Montana 123,000 mi,
green dye on right hand side of radiator bracket
2002 Pontiac Montana 108,000 mi,
leak at top passenger side mount bracket.cracked weld
ac failed after 5 years, lines rotted out, we live in MA with salt on road in winter, did not replace due to cost