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Ok i have 1998 bravada its blowing hot air no ac, right now the compressor comes on and the clutch thing comes on and goes off, i don't know if that's a safety thing or what, we put freon w/ stop leak in it and it blew cold for a min and then hot, went to auto part store to get more freon and the guy said we need to replace the compressor, a friend said that theres a leak in the line because he said the neon green stuff around compressor was were someone used stuff w/ dye to probably find a leak, i don't know bought from a friend to help them out financially, i likes this little suv and it just needs this and new tires a lil maintenance, be great ride friend said. can u help???

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Hi!!

If you have a leak on the system, the R134a refrigerant must be removed by a qualified HVAC technician. He can diagnose the problem more accurrately, then with the system evacuated, you decide wether to do the repairs yourself or let him do it.

If you decide to DIY, you can get a used compressor at the Junk Yard and the orifice tube filter and the Acumulator at the autoparts when you buy the R134a refrigerant and 6 ounces of oil for the A]C system. Ask the store clerk for your vehicle refrigerant capacity, do not overfill system.

Good Luck!! Don't forget to rate this post!!!

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