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Air condition still not cooling after running several minutes. serviced a month ago.

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You got a small leak in the system you can tell by reservicing the sytem with another bottle of freon and if it works again then its time to take it to a shop they have a tool to detect which lines are leaking but dont forget to have them put the probe into each air grill inside the car thats where my leak was coming from... the evaporator..big job ! hopefully its just an o-ring in one off your hoses.

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  • steve t May 08, 2010

    im presently trying a product called "Red Angel" supposedly you pour very slowly 2 ounces into the service line that hooks to the freon bottle, hook it up to the low side fitting, add 1.5 to 2.0 lbs depending on your type auto this is curcial, it has to be the correct amount or it wont work... and idle it for fifteen minutes, max air on with all widows down so the pump doesnt cycle off, and puts out a constant max coolness!! well i tried it, and after 20 hours its doing o.k..... but the true test will be if it makes it past three days, because when i serviced it myself with a home kit, it would only last three days... took it to a shop and they used a freon leak detector and stuck the probe around into the air vent inside the car and it was leaking, it was the evaporator....big job, expensive!..if it was just on o-ring on a line i could have fixed it for $3 dollars myself. this is the third car i"ve owned and the airconditioning systems always fail on me. i guess i"ve got to start to remembering to start using the system in the winter months now because, i hear that if you dont it causes the seals to harden a get worn out quicker..oh well!

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