[A4] a/c condenser replacement
rnhurt at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 08:39:31 EDT 2007
Ah, I always get those backwards. Anyway, at least the dash doesn't have to
come apart! Thats a much better situation and easier to replace.
On 7/10/07, Richard Andrews <richard.j.andrews at gmail.com> wrote:
> The condensor is in front of the radiator, the evaporator core is under
> the dash.
> On 7/10/07, Richard Hurt <rnhurt at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm pretty sure you can't do something like this yourself. This
> > requires
> > you to open the A/C system, and to do that (properly) you need to
> > evacuate/recover the freon. Once you get it fixed you have to recharge
> > the
> > system. The equipment required is quite expensive and I'm not sure you
> > can
> > do it with just a set of gauges anymore - at least not on the more
> > complex
> > cars (i.e. Audi).
> > However, an independent shop should be able to do this for less than the
> > dealer. Are you talking the condenser under the dash or the evaporator
> > near
> > the radiator? Anytime you work with the dash it's going to be
> > "complicated". Your right, this sorta sucks. :(
> > Later...
> > Richard
> > On 7/9/07, Jeff <p1nh3ad at comcast.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > Anyone ever had their condenser leak? i just took my 2000 a4 into the
> > > shop and they are saying its leaking and needs to be replaced...and it
> > > will be around $1,000.
> > >
> > > Sorta sucks, anyone ever do this themselves or have any suggestions?
> > >
> > > Thanks!
> > > Jeff
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