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I filled my 2001 grand prix gt coupe w/ refridgerant, my compressor immediately kicked on and i had ice cold air in a matter of minutes. Two days later, hot air. I think this means i have a crack or leak in my lines,,,,how do i diagnose/fix?? Thanks Mike

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Several ways to check for an a/c leak first visually inspect all components for traces of oil. to find stub burn leaks you can buy refrigerant cans with UV dye already in it charge and run the system until you see green on any components. if no leaks are found suspect the evaporator it is located behind the dash out of view. you can take it to a shop and they can check with a a/c sniffer to confirm. I would recommend after repair to have the system pulled into a vacuum to eliminate any moisture this can cause poor performance and parts failure happy hunting!

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