Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: freon leaking every 2 months

asked by on

Warm air blowing after 2 months recharging my aircon freon

My car has 140000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello. The system should be vacuumed down a...

Hello. The system should be vacuumed down and recharged adding dye to it. Wherever the freon leak is the dye will leak out along with it and will show up a fluorescent orange/green/yellow with a black light depending on the dye used. If you would like to have this checked, a certified pro from YourMechanic can come to your car's location to pinpoint the leak and follow through with repairs.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Save up to 30%

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Have to jumpstart my car every day

The vehicle may be having a problem with the A/C relay staying engaged after you shut off the vehicle. Try and make sure the A/C is off and the compressor is not engaged after you shut off your vehicle to...

Q: Car leaking water and overheating

Chances are you have a water pump that is failing. After about 150,000 miles, the water pump seal will start to fail allowing water to leak out of the front of the pump. When the pump starts to leak there...

Q: Paint chipping all over, can I protect the paint?

The problems you are having with your paint on your CRV is not isolated to just your vehicle. There are other owners with less mileage on their CRV vehicles that are having similar issues. The paint used on automobiles is...

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
P2428 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Temperature Too High Bank 1
P2428 code definition A P2428 trouble code signifies that the PCM has detected a problem in the exhaust gas temperature sensor circuit in bank 1, which subsequently contains the number one...
How Much Does a Mechanic Make in Vermont?
Automotive technician jobs in Vermont have an average mechanic salary of $37k, with some mechanics earning a salary of $53k.