2009 Lexus ES350 Evaporator Core Replacement

These are just a few pictures that show just how much has to be removed in order to replace a leaking evaporator core in a 2009 Lexus ES350. This was my first time doing this job on this year,make and model of vehicle so it was a bit of a learning experience. I don’t do … Continue reading “2009 Lexus ES350 Evaporator Core Replacement”

2006 Buick Lucerne, A/C Loses Refrigerant Charge

This 2006 Buick Lucerne came in with very poor a/c performance. A quick check revealed a low system charge and a little looking around and I found the telltale green dye. A little bit better view. I like how the camera flash makes it glow similar to the UV lights we use in the shop. … Continue reading “2006 Buick Lucerne, A/C Loses Refrigerant Charge”

2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue, Drivers Air Not As Cold As Passenger Side Air

This 2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue has warm air blowing from the driver’s side vents and cool air blowing. Notice I did not use the words hot or cold when describing this problem. That would have made for a different cause and repair. The driver’s side temperature reading after  about five minutes with the a/c on and … Continue reading “2000 Oldsmobile Intrigue, Drivers Air Not As Cold As Passenger Side Air”

2003 Chevrolet Silverado, A/C Leaks

This 2003 Chevrolet Silverado had come in about a month earlier, on a Friday afternoon and the customer wanted the system cold for a trip he was going on. The system had a low refrigerant charge. I added dye and oil, vacuumed it down and recharged the system. I advised the customer to come back … Continue reading “2003 Chevrolet Silverado, A/C Leaks”

2007 Chevrolet Silverado, Changing a Leaking Condenser

This 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Classic came in with a leaking a/c system. I installed leak detection dye and had the customer drive the vehicle for a few days as I could not pinpoint a leak with an electronic leak detector. When the truck came back in, I looked around a little with my black (UV) … Continue reading “2007 Chevrolet Silverado, Changing a Leaking Condenser”