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Old 10-22-2003, 02:21 PM
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A/C diagnostic

Hi All,

I recently had my AC diagnosed and my indy said it's a leaky evap. Since this is a ton of $$$ to replace, should I get another opinion? If so, does anyone rec a place in the SF Bay area? What am I looking at for diagnosing this in $$$?

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Old 10-25-2003, 11:42 AM
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This seems to be a common problem. I had a new one fitted to my '93 S500 - it took the dealer over a week and cost 2,300 bucks.
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Old 10-25-2003, 08:42 PM
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Diagnosis should not be expensive; replacing is!

If your indi used a dye. Your evaporator IS leaking. If he used something else, get a second opinion from somebody that uses ultraviolet dye for diagnosis. Diagnosis should be less than $100.
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