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1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

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Old 06-04-2007, 11:24 PM   #1
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I am having a heck of a time with the air conditioning on my wife'* 1997 K

We have dyed the system and no leaks show up under the hood, yet it only holds freon for about two days. That sort of points to the evaporator, but holy moly what a job to change that thing!

Anybody had this experience?. My wife thinks the air maybe never worked right since she bought the car new. Anyway, if anyone has thoughts, experiences or even smart remarks, I am all ears
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My mom had a 92 Grand Prix that would mysteriously "lose" freon.

We found out that the radiator/condensor were clogged with dirt and gunk near the fans
(had 2 circles of dirt where the fans turned)

This raised the pressure in the system, and forced the freon out the top fitting.
We took out the rad(hosed it off) and hosed off the condensor in-car. All was well after that.

Anyone with a manifold gauge can tell you how much pressure is in the system.
Just an idea

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