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Old 07-08-2004, 02:51 AM
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AC Leak Stop products

Does anyone have any first hand experience with Leak Stop products in their AC system.

Can you please post your comment.


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Old 07-08-2004, 07:57 AM
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DO NOT USE THEM!

The ONLY way to repair air conditioning leaks is to replace/repair the leaking component.
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Old 07-08-2004, 08:16 AM
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DO NOT USE THEM!

The ONLY way to repair air conditioning leaks is to replace/repair the leaking component.
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Old 07-08-2004, 08:29 AM
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DO NOT USE THEM!

The ONLY way to repair air conditioning leaks is to replace/repair the leaking component.


They will take a problem and make it much worse. Not only will it make it worse for you, but these products will DESTROY refrigerant recovery machines! For those of us who have such machines, we beg you not to use them. These products are nothing but snake oil for someone to sell and make money while causing grief for many.

Once you put in the sealant and it fails, and it will fail almost every, single time, this junk is spread throughout the entire system. Once you do open the system to repair, you now have a mess that may very well require replacing almost everything.

DON'T DO IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Find out what component is leaking. If you need help with that, post symptoms and we will help you as best we can.

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Old 07-08-2004, 08:38 AM
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Re: AC Leak Stop products

[QUOTE]Originally posted by pberku
[B]Does anyone have any first hand experience with Leak Stop products in their AC system.

Yep All bad
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Old 07-08-2004, 01:24 PM
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Ok, Ok. I get the message loud and clear. Will not use it.

I have a small leak that nor, my mechanic, nor I can not locate. He used both a sniffer as well as a refrigerant dye with no results.

I usually need to add about 1/2 a Lb. of 134 every cooling season.

I guess I can live with that until the leak gets much worse. At that point maybe I can locate it, and fix it properly


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Old 07-08-2004, 01:42 PM
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I've seen several posts about leaks in the condenser between it and the radiator. Perhaps a place to look.

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