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AC stopped in vt hsv manta. Could hear air hissing inside…

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AC stopped in vt...

AC stopped in vt hsv manta. Could hear air hissing inside dash

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

Car is driven once or twice every couple of months.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

Holden HSV Manta 1998 VT

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Would like to fix it. Tried nothing so far. I put it away and told myself I'll get to that soon lol

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Sounds like the refrigerant is leaking
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AU Auto Mechanic: eric remington,
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Would u like a list of potential leak possibilities?
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AU Auto Mechanic: eric remington,
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Adding refrigerant gas would not be solution unless u can find Freon that has dye in it and then begin to ck the system for those leaks. If you are hearing hissing it's a major leak...what would u like to do next?
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AU Auto Mechanic: eric remington,
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HELLO *****?

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AU Auto Mechanic: eric remington,
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H​ELLO DOWN UNDER?,

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AU Auto Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 2 months ago
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Hello and welcome to just answer, my name is ***** ***** master tech of over 40 years experience here to help. I cannot see or hear your vehicle so I rely on your patience and input to my questions so I can help you better.I have read your notes and have a question before we proceed.

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AU Auto Mechanic: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 2 months ago

Would you like me to assist you in determining the cause of A/C failure?

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