Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
air con leak
I will be having the O rings on my air con pipes replaced next week as the system seems to have developed a leak.I have been told that if the O rings don't fix it,the pipes may need replacing.The price of these pipes is in the 300 Euro range (we now live in France but brought the Berlingo with us).I cannot see why these pipes should cost so much,is there somewhere back in the UK where I can buy them cheaper?
We will be returning back to the UK in a few months and can get our son-in-law to fit new pipes at the garage where he works.
If not the pipes,is there any other common problem to look for?
The car is a 2003 2.0 HDI.
There is a dye that can be added when the system is filled. This will show where any leaks are, used to be read by U.V. light.

Other than seals, the only problem I've had with air con failing was the compressor bearing - you'd hear that!! and a condenser went once, that meant me doing without air con due to the price of the part and dismantling the dash to fit it.
The mechanic looked all over it with the UV torch and the glasses but did not seem to be able to trace the leak.
I used to work on motorcycles for a living so know my way around engines so it did look to me like a bit of guess work.If I was the mechanic I would have charged the system up again which would have made the leak more obvious,but what do I know...................

Forum Jump:

Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
Welcome, Guest
You have to register before you can post on our site.



Search Forums

(Advanced Search)

Latest Threads
Removing Fuel tank/ sende...
Last Post:michaelg
Today 06:46 PM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 23
DPF Regeneration
Last Post:Opensauce
Today 06:42 PM
» Replies: 5
» Views: 130
I'm hearing better or smt...
Last Post:andy-M
Today 05:26 PM
» Replies: 5
» Views: 222
M49 1.9 diesel misfire a...
Last Post:divingdad
Today 04:59 PM
» Replies: 1
» Views: 34
Last Post:Jane Rushby
Today 04:01 PM
» Replies: 7
» Views: 178
Strange exhaust blowing n...
Last Post:Landmark
Today 03:51 PM
» Replies: 3
» Views: 102
Checking how much DPF Add...
Last Post:malgpz900
Today 02:35 PM
» Replies: 1
» Views: 45
something new
Last Post:Stitches
Today 01:41 PM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 99
Tool kit for berlingo ban...
Last Post:Madhouse
Today 12:33 PM
» Replies: 12
» Views: 396
Cruise control possible o...
Last Post:Growler73
Today 12:10 PM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 143

Locations of visitors to this page