Report: Low Pressure AC Hose May Leak at Crimped Connection
Nissan Altima Problem
Average Mileage: 85,545 mi (80 mi - 155,000 mi)
The AC system may blow warm air due to refrigerant loss caused by a leaking low pressure AC hose. These hoses commonly develop a leak at the hose crimp connection.
Visitor, 2005 Nissan Altima, 95,000 mi
A/C not cool. Replaced pressure hose.
Visitor, 2003 Nissan Altima, 67,123 mi
Ac problem, hat air
Visitor, 2000 Nissan Altima, 125,000 mi
Low pressure AC hose leaking. Still waiting for it to be replaced.
Heat works only when moving and air conditioning blows whatever temperature is outside
Visitor, 2005 Nissan Altima, 33,000 mi
replaced pressure hose...$400
Visitor, 2005 Nissan Altima, 105,000 mi
A/C Low pressure line leaking. Estimate cost to fix 350
Looks like a tiny pin prick hole near the crimped area.
Visitor, 2005 Nissan Altima, 48,000 mi
Leak detected at front connection using blacklight detection.
Visitor, 2005 Nissan Altima, 155,000 mi
A/C blows warm air. During the winter, I heard a hissing sound coming from the vents. The Nissan techs said it was the Low Side A/C hose leaking. I looked and there is an old oily substance near the crimp section of the hose.
Visitor, 2000 Nissan Altima, 105,489 mi
crimp on low pressure hose defective and punctured flexible hose. freon leaks from the home. It is a manufacturing defect. The crimp process punctures the top side of the hose and the connection leaks.