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I've recharged it twice, and gone over everything I can see with an electronic leak detector, but no luck. Does anyone know where a common place for these things to leak is? It's a fast leak too, charge only lasts a day or two. it has the rear evap too.
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I've recharged it twice, and gone over everything I can see with an electronic leak detector, but no luck. Does anyone know where a common place for these things to leak is? It's a fast leak too, charge only lasts a day or two. it has the rear evap too.
I have seen a few leak from the rear A/C line #3, near a bracket before the spare tire area. Are you injecting dye when recharging? This can aid in locating the leak.

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i've bought an 05 plate 3 weeks ago and still waiting for it due to problems,,,both lower arms, sump, front to rear heater hoses, abs ring, and the aircon,,as far as i know the garage has replaced the condensor at the front....it was leaking out fast... get some dye in there and you should find it pretty quick.... it seems to be ok now and i hope to collect car tomorrow
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thanks, yes, I've injected dye, and have used a black light to try and find the leak. No luck so far, but haven't had a chance to check the rear evap.
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