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Try some kind of leak sealer first. R-134a molecule is smaller than
R-12 so if it is leaking now, it won't be better using R-134a. BTW,
how often do you use A/C? I remember while I was in upstate NY, the
hot summer was like 2 weeks long :-)
<p>Guenter Scholz wrote:
<blockquote TYPE=CITE>Hi all
<p> in my '89 300E (pristine
condition) my evaporator has a small (?we believe)
<br>hole. The re and re of the dashboard scares me not to mention the CDN
<br>thought occurs that it might be worthwhile to convert to the readily
<br>refrigerant (R134 I guess it is) first and then see how long it lasts.
Then to do
<br>the evaporator repair if the refrigerant leaks out in days. On
the other hand,
<br>if it stays in there for months....
<p>Anyone go through similar pains? what did you do?