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post #1 of 5 Old 07-25-2010, 05:45 PM Thread Starter
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Where's the freon going?

I have a 2000 TJ which has developed a freon leak. I can charge up but within two days it's gone. I have put the UV dye in but cannot see any leaks on the compressor or other fittings. Does anyone have suggestions what or where to look for the leak?

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post #2 of 5 Old 07-25-2010, 05:51 PM
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Get some UV goggles or a sniffer. If it's leaking that much in two days, it must be a pretty good size leak. Did you follow it all the way back to the evaporator?

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I"ve checked everywhere in the engine compartment although I really can't see the condenser lines wherte they attach to the condenser. Is there somewhere in the inside I need to check? How can you check the evaporator?
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Had a bad leak on my son's cavalier. It was from the compressor seals. Took a while to find, but that is where it was from. Good luck.


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post #5 of 5 Old 07-25-2010, 08:11 PM
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It's the evap. That is very common leak for tj. And it's
in the dash. Pain in the as. Get a good sealer about 30bucks not the cheap **** and put it in. It will work on it.

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