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I want to clean my evaporator, apparently it is clogged up with lint and dirt and grease. Is there an easy way to get to it to do this?

It is an EB Falcon.


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pull the glove box out, oull the surround off, pull the big metal thing you can see (3 screws hold it in), carefully manouver it out, clean out everything you possibly can, otherwise de-gas the a/c pull out the dash, pull out the heater box, strip heater box apart, clean everything, re-assemble - I am changing to all EB known working stuff, thats my job this weekend, and if the A/C still dont work after re-gas, boy will I be mad.
 

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thanks Dellboy, I'll give that a go. At the moment I have almost no pressure coming through the vents. I don't want to hand over $700 yet to get it all done professionally, specially as my headgasket went last week too. Again.
 

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I have the box out and the surround off. The only silver metal box I can see is on the left hand side against the 'wall.' I have some pics, can I post pics on here so someone can point things out to me?

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Thanks Lamah,

I wanted to check before I touched it cause it looked as though it shouldn't be touched lol. Should I disconnect the battery before I fiddle around in there?

Will get back into it tomorrow. I can't drive the car until my mechanic returns from holidays to do the gasket (another 10 days) so I may as well try to clean this up while I wait.

CHeers,
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The entire dash assembly must be removed and the heater box, the evaporator in you car will have to be replaced as it is corroded away and has leaked refrierant oil and gas, i would advise changing the heater core as well / expect to pay around $1000,00 for the job as the aircon will have to be gassed as well
 

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Hello Herrod,

how can you tell it has corroded and leaked refrigerant oil and gas?

I'm not too worried about having cold air, I just want pressure behind the air coming out. WHen I have the fan on highest speed (4), the air only just touches my face.

I was quoted $700 to replace evaporator, filter and retrofit with new gas. Nothing was mentioned about the heater core but this last winter, I couldnt get hot air into the car, the heater fuse stayed in tact but the plastic around the fuse melted away each time I replaced it. I figured it was an electrical fault but I spose it may be the core now you mention it.

That makes $2000 in repairs coming up, kinda makes you wonder if it's cheaper to sell it to the wreckers and start again.
 
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