• Tiny
  • Raghuram
  • Toyota Corolla


I've a 1993 toyota corolla. The a/c of my car suddenly stopped giving out cool air. I got the car checked by a mechanic. He said there is a leakage of freon. The mechanic recharged the freon with some dye to find out where exactly the leakage is happening. The a/c worked fine for a month & then stopped giving cool air again. This time the mechanic said he cannot figure out where the leakage is happening & said the whole a/c has to be replaced, the cost of which is $375. I'm not very sure of the actual problem & the price. Am I being taken for a ride?

Tuesday, April 18th, 2006 AT 10:58 PM

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  • Tiny
  • losone
  • Member

Whole A/C's are seldom replaced. For that amount of money it sounds like the evaporator. The compressor would be around $600.

Make sure you convert the system to R-134A when the repair is made. Good luck

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Wednesday, April 19th, 2006 AT 5:35 PM

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