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A/C LEAK

Chevrolet Astro

I have a 1996 Chev Astro AWD, 4.3 L with just over 200,000 KM.

My A/C is now just blowing out slightly cool air. I also noticed some fluid dripping from under the right front end, approximately from under the cooling coil (or what ever it is called). I thought at first it was condensation but it left an oily stain on my cement driveway. My compressor is also cycling on and off quite quickly.

So I now assume I have a leak in the system. I have R-134a refrigerant.

One of your posters replaced a " leaking suction discharge hose". Where would I find that?

Can you give the " heads up" on possible problems/causes so I can deal effectively with my repair shop?

Thanks
Glenn
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Woodsmith
July 29, 2007.



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