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Old 09-24-2010, 10:57 PM
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Have a 2001 Ram 1500 4x4 5.9L...a/c problem...recently had the contrast put in and no leaks...when i start my truck it seems like you can hear the sound of water pouring into a glass. Buddy of mine said it could be evaporator core, although not sure. Other things that might help is that the fan kicks on quite frequently when running. And a slight smell of a waxy or crayon type smell in the cab when first started. originally when the contrast was put in it was 1/2lb low..again no leaks and this was done about 2 months ago. Any help would greatly be appreciated.
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I believe the noise you hear is actually coolant running through the heater core. As for the refrigerant loss, the evap core is the most likely suspect if you've ruled out the rest of the components.
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