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I have a Kia Sportage 2007. The ac has been giving trouble…

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Hi. I have a Kia Sportage 2007. The ac has been giving trouble for awhile. Over the years, I bought a new pump and it worked for sometime. Then it went bad again. I was told it needed a new evaporator. I bought that, it worked for awhile then it stopped. The mechanic checked a dew times well and has been unable to find the leak? Do you have any suggestions?
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Kia Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician  replied 11 months ago
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Kia Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician  replied 11 months ago

do you happen to know the pressures while the a/c is on?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
No. I will have to ask the mechanic. However, it appears that the pressure is normal.
Kia Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician  replied 11 months ago

that would be the first step to the diagnosis procedure, we need to know with compressor on what the gauges are reading and what the needles are doing

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Kia Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician  replied 11 months ago

hows it coming?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Still the same. Thanks for asking.
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I just wanted to know where are the possible areas it would leak. My mechanic has put in a new evaporator. He had to take down the entire dashboard for this. He used that particular substance ( not sure of the name) to check but still couldn't find the leak. It is a bit frustrating you know.
Kia Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician  replied 11 months ago

there is probably DYE in the system which he has a kit that will help identify it, and the leak could be anywhere really, thats where the dye comes in handy, that system shouldnt be to complicated to diagnose, I have seen the clamped high side lines give trouble

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
A red dye? That is what I think he used to identify the leak but he still hasnot found it. I will work for a few days that it will stop working.
Customer reply replied 11 months ago
then
Kia Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician  replied 11 months ago

I wish I could see what the pressure were before all of this that would help too

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