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1999 Volvo S70 Question: Evaporator

 

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alabama352, w/o Turbo, Huntsville, AL, June 08, 2009, 15:38
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Volvo looked at AC and said it appears no leaks but freon was 50% off. If the AC is still blowing cool but not cold air, is this the evaporator?

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, June 08, 2009, 22:13
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    For the air conditioning to have lost 50% of its charge the system must have a leak. The evaporator is the most difficult to find the leak in because it is hidden behind the dash. There is a refrigerant available that has a florescent dye in it that leaves dye at the point of the leak making it easier to find the source of the leak if there is actually a leak somewhere.

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