Car went to dealer with leak in AC and noisy compressor. Dealer changed out evaporator and compressor. Picked up car and no AC. Took back. Said drier had disintegrated and plugged lines. Need to replace two lines and drier.
Did some research as I have access to Ford service documents and they say to change out drier whenever compressor is changed out. Chrysler dealer said he never heard of such thing. Most of my research says that if compressor is changed drier should be changed as desiccant rapidly takes on moisture as well as filter will allow dirt into system.
Two questions: First is it industry standard to change out drier when compressor is changed? Secondly, if they replace lines, drier and flush system, will all be well or will I have problems with moisture and/or contaminants in the future.
Monday, April 29th, 2013 AT 8:14 AM