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Old 07-08-2014, 05:47 PM
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Hey Yall my A/C is not blowing cold air. I have had it recharged and when I turned the AC on it was cold but you could smell the Freon. The next day it was hot again and the Freon was gone. I am assuming I have a leak but does anyone know where I should check first and or how I need to check it?

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Hey Stephanie. There are a couple of ways you can go about checking it. First, who filled it up for you? If a shop did it, then shame on them for not checking for leaks first. Well, shame on whoever filled it for not checking for leaks, or at least not putting a dye in to check for leaks.
Anyway, most auto parts stores sell a/c leak kits. However, you will have to charge the system with freon again, this time with a dye in it, to find the leak. The dye will show where the freon is coming out. The other way would be to get a sniffer, a tool that sniffs the freon, but you will, again, have to charge the system with freon to find the leak.

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Sounds like the core inside is leaking if you can smell it.
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