all the sudden freon started flowing out of my a/c vents. itt looked like smoke. i thought it was a leak but the a/c still blows cold. and the vapors are still there, what could this be?
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1997 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Question: air condition leak
Answer #1DaveJHM December 07, 2010, 21:47Master
Refrigerant cannot flow out of your A/C vents. The vapor is likely condensation. This would be due to moisture build up in the evaporator box, extreme humid conditions, or something else to do with moisture.
ReplyVisitor, December 07, 2010, 21:53
well it sure smells like freon,and it looks like steam coming out when its on 1. or low. If i turn on tha heater it s worse, u still think its condensation?
ReplyDaveJHM, December 07, 2010, 23:07Master
Furthermore, refrigerant would not leak on demand; a pressurized system would leak continuously, not just when your AC was on.
And yes, with heat, moisture would be more prevalent.
I am sorry you disapprove of my answer. Perhaps more appropriate would be a first hand inspection by a qualified technician in your area.
It sounds like your heater-core is cracked. You should bring it by Mr. Transmission for a free inspection/diagnostic test. We are located off of Federal which is pretty close to Pasadena.