Originally Posted by craigd853
Hello, good idea Skip but adding leak detector won't do any good if the leak is in one of the hoses that are inaccessible. Rear diesel coaches are well known for their a/c line leaks and the lines are sometimes extremely hard to get to.
After replacing my own heater hoses (78') I do realize that the A/C refrigerant lines , ( running up the opposite frame rail ) are hard to access ; my question about the dye , was to find out if the shop had explored all avenues of leak detection .
The dye can even be detected in the A/C housing condensate drip tube , if there is a leak from the evaporator , inside the housing.
99DSDP 3884, Freightliner, XC, CAT 3126B, 300 HP /ALLISON 3060
2000 Caravan toad, Remco & Blue Ox.