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problem with leaking AC

bigtfw2000420 on Fri July 24, 2009 10:19 PM User is offline

Year: 1998
Make: chevy
Model: silverado
Engine Size: 5.7
Refrigerant Type: 134a
Ambient Temp: unknown
Pressure Low: unknown
Pressure High: unknown
Country of Origin: United States

i just replaced the dryer and o tube and flush and put 134a in well after two days. the temp in the vent with from 40 degrees to 60 so started checking around for leaking and found it leaking to the fitting from the dryer to the evaporator and its leaking from there. some people were telling me that the o-ring that comes with the dryer it was not thick enough changed that out still leaking was reading on what u can buy and someone else told me to buy RT201B - Nylog (Blue) Gasket Thread Sealant for HFC Systems and my buddy at oreillys told me that the evaporator line could be cracked but could the nylog could slove this im a noob about this any help would be a great help and very stress out about this its hott in south texas

Dougflas on Sat July 25, 2009 5:57 AM User is offline

Well, uis the evaporator fitting cracked or not? Many people overtighten o-ring connections.

bigtfw2000420 on Sat July 25, 2009 4:16 PM User is offline

im not very strong and only using one hand i put black rtv on the outside of the fitting and it stop leaking for now i just bought a case of 134a for 35 bucks

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