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A/C Problem I recently took my 1995 Toyota Previa to an auto a/c repair shop and concluded that there is a leak at the evoporator or/at the expansion valve. Is this a repair that I can take on myself or should I take it to the shop. If I decide to do it myself, where do I find the a/c layout of my automobile. Thanks for all your help.

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  • skyz_wrx May 16, 2009

    they said that both the evaporator and expansion valve is leaking. thanks for taking you time and helping me out.

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In order to do this job properly you need special recovery equipment to recover the freon and after the job you need to have a vacuum pump put on the system to get all the air out and check for leaks prior to charging
what you can do is have a shop recover the freon then go home and do the work your self then go back to the shop and have them pull a vacuum on it then charge it

you can charge the system your self but if you dont pull a vacuum it will never blow very cold

is it the evaporator leaking or the expansion valve leaking or both?

get your self a good repair manual and it will walk you through either of these jobs

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  • stephen gosser May 16, 2009

    no problem glad i could help

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