A/C ISNT WORKING AND I HAVE FOUND A LEAK AND WAS WONDERING IF THE GASKET CAN BE REPLACED ON THE COMPRESSOR INLET AND OUTLET BLOCK ?
2006 Chrysler Sebring • 215,000 miles
Hi I have a 2006 chrysler sebring touring 2.7 liter v6 my question involves the a/c compressor . my ac is not blowing cold air nor was the compressor kicking in . i bought an R12a recharge kit and suspected my system was low on gas . i hooked up system as per instructions and the system was not taking the charge . To rule out the compressor being faulty i ran a wire from the positive terminal of the battery straight to the clutch wire on the compressor the compressor kicked in and was running fine . i opened the valve with the compressor running and the system took a full can . almost immediatly i noticed a dripping from the compressor area under the car . upon further investigation i found the heaviest soiled area was on the compressor where the hoses enter and leave the compressor there is a block with a gasket held on by four allen key bolts . can this gasket be replaced with out replacing the compressor ?please help as i cannot afford to take this to a shop but would like to repair it . thanks for your time
June 11, 2012.
June 11, 2012.
Thanks ASEMaster the package i bought at canadian tire is R12a top up for 134 systems it all leaked out anyway thats how i found the leak! i am going to take it into a shop to have it repaired if it can be done cheap enough . it appears there is room enough to remove the cap with the compressor in place . there is an O-ring in there then ? i swear it looked like it would have held a gasket . thanks for the clarification
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