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Old 10-22-2006, 03:42 PM   #1
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Last week the car was in the shop for the following things:
- Oil Pan gasket
- Trans service (new seal, fluid, filter)
- Sway bar links
- A/C clutch adjustment

All for just under $500 including labor and parts. Yesterday it was pulled out of the garage and there was about a 4 x 4 puddle of oil, today the same thing. So instead of eliminating 90% of the leaks on the car like the guy said it would, it looks like it was increased by 90%. I guess it will go back to the same shop, and hopefully they put on a bad gasket or screwed it up when they put it on. Atleast there isnt that horrible chattering noice for the A/C clutch.
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Betcha they overtorqued the oil pan bolts...they don't take too much turnin'

EDIT: How do you adjust the A/C clutch???
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I don't know. They said they do it to tons of cars and they never see them again about that issue, seems to of worked so far though.
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The 98 or the 92?
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You think an oil pan gasket would be a common replacement for a shop
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The air gap of the clutch on the AC compressor can be adjusted.

Search on air gap and CorvetteCrazy.. he explained it well.

Gaskets can get pinched or whatever on the way in and not be visible. The puddle will show you the leak though.

I hope most of the cost was pulling the AC out and putting it back in..
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