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I have a 2002 ranger and my AC hose joints drip. To the point that my mechanic first thought it was the water pump. thanks to my shade tree mechanic friend we determned it was not the water pump. We zeroed in on the AC joint in that spot and it was driping.The other AC joints are also very wet. This is after the truck was running. Question what is causing excessive sweat? is there a leak and low freeon is causing excessive sweat? thank you.

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