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Q: Evaporator leak

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The air conditioner evaporator is leaking.

The replacement of the air conditioning evaporator is generally a large task. The evaporator is often located behind the dashboard of the vehicle. Opening the air conditioning system means the receiver/dryer must be replaced as well to ensure proper system function. A special certification is required to maintain these systems, so seek the help of a trained and licensed professional.

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