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Old 08-09-2013, 11:03 PM   #1
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Does anybody else's AC condenser look like this?

Its pretty irritating. No more cooling fins for me!






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Old 08-09-2013, 11:42 PM   #2
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Wowzers! Thats pretty bad lol. Time for a new one?... Deff the worst I have ever seen and I have seen some bad ones.
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Old 08-09-2013, 11:47 PM   #3
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Wow! Never seen that.
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Old 08-10-2013, 04:11 AM   #4
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i have seen that happen on radiators before. Does your AC still get cold?
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Old 08-10-2013, 06:01 AM   #5
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Mine looked like that at 38k. I thought something didn't seem right so I looked at my dad's basically brand new 11' and his was the same way. I think it's just a design flaw. If your A/C still gets cold like mine I'd say don't worry about it.
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Old 08-10-2013, 04:10 PM   #6
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It still gets cold. I'm not planning on replacing it unless it starts leaking or something.
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Old 08-10-2013, 07:21 PM   #7
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thats a problem with the solder of the fins to the core. might be a result of the govt forcing everyone to use lead free solder. this is also the cause of so many xbox and ps3 deaths....
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Note the corrosion all over in the pic. Being in the rust belt im not surprised that the road salts have taken their toll so quickly on the aluminum condenser, never mind all the steel under there also.....

That condenser is there to cool the compressed freon, the less cooling capability it has, the warmer the system overall will be and the longer it will take to get proper cooling inside the cabin.
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Old 09-28-2013, 05:37 PM   #9
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welp. i just pulled my bumper cover to re-secure my ballasts and bloody hell looks like it got curb stomped and its teeth bashed in. looking through the gaps i can see some damage to the radiator. fins are all mashed but there was little to no gravel to be found
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bah you didn't need those anyway!
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