AC Not Cold Due to Leak From Condenser on Chevrolet Venture

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: 111,929 (38,000–220,000)
5 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2005
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2005 Chevrolet Venture 220,000 mi,
Air conditioner would not work, tried recharging system, didnt work. Blower works fine, heater works fine. Was a leak in the system
Leak occurred in 2006 at 55K miles. Had to have the condenser replaced which costed me ~$800.
2000 Chevrolet Venture 78,000 mi,
ac stopped working
2002 Chevrolet Venture 129,729 mi,
Condenser leaks
Had to replace the condenser & there was still a leak $600 + later
2002 Chevrolet Venture 175,000 mi,
Totally failed air conditioner needs new condenser
2002 Chevrolet Venture 145,000 mi,
I have replaced the condenser on this van once and I have to replace it again this year because again I have no air.
AC condenser was replaced twice. Once at 39000 miles by Chevrolet dealer in June 2005 and at 105000 miles in 2012
2002 Chevrolet Venture 142,000 mi,
condensor leaks, air conditioning not workinf
2002 Chevrolet Venture 78,000 mi,
ac condenser/had it replaced and now @100,000 it happened again.
2000 Chevrolet Venture 80,000 mi,
AC stopped working. They replaced the refrigerant and it ran right out before finding the problem.
2002 Chevrolet Venture 45,000 mi,
Noticed bright green dye on floor of garage. Turned out to be a condensor leak. Car was just out of warranty, so this cost me about $900 at the stealership to have repaired.
Bad condensor, Had to pay for Repairs, out of warranty, $1,200