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Everything was replaced on my 2001 Tahoe lesthan a year ago

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Everything was replaced on my 2001 Tahoe lesthan a year ago ,worked great until a couple weeks ago just stopped working.thought it needed Freon so hooked up guage and the pressure was way over 120 .qhat sowa that mean is the orifice tube plugged?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Jared D replied 1 year ago.

The low side pressure was over 120?

That definitely sounds like an orifice tube issue.
Do you plan to replace it yourself?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
where is it located and how do I change it.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Jared D replied 1 year ago.

Sorry, took a second to get a diagram pulled up. The orifice tube is inside the ac line:

Expert:  Jared D replied 1 year ago.

You will need to evacuate the refrigerant first of course.

Expert:  Jared D replied 1 year ago.

The evaporator tube is right above the receiver dryer and comes from the firewall.

Expert:  Jared D replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Jared D replied 1 year ago.

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