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    Default Air Con leak

    While sorting out another problem on the Vec, I noticed that there was some yellowish green fluid around a cylinder in on the drivers side front (just behind the bumper) Turns out that the condenser dryer is leaking

    Air con has been working OK - not that it has had much use recently!

    Bottom line is £75 replacement part, £90 to have it repressurised and tested+labour. This is not at VX garage BTW.

    Anyone else had theirs fail or leak?

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    it could just be the seal, if the dryer isn't obviously corroded..they are special little o rings...

    usually it's the condensor coils that rot and leak...either way, those aren't bad prices Joules..

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    usually it's the condensor coils that rot and leak...either way, those aren't bad prices Joules..
    Thanks. Thats good to know.

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