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    What is this liquid???

    Hi,

    I recently had the radiator and condenser changed in my MK5 Astra. The condenser hasn't been gassed yet and the car has not been driven. But today I noticed this yellow liquid/fluid around this part of the condenser, what is it and is it bad?



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    thats wheres theres been a leave of discharge of air con gas i believe

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    Quote Originally Posted by sri_kev View Post
    thats wheres theres been a leave of discharge of air con gas i believe
    Do I need to do anything about it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by FocusOnScott View Post
    Do I need to do anything about it?
    Take it back to where you had it replaced as its leaking.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi View Post
    Take it back to where you had it replaced as its leaking.
    It hasn't been gassed yet though?

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    Its probably the residual fluid that was left in the system
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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi View Post
    Its probably the residual fluid that was left in the system
    Meaning that it has ran from the existing old pipe and leaked out? Does that mean that the new fluid will leak out when it is gassed?

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    You wont know till its gassed.

    It may have just been fluid leaking out the pipe when they fitted it and not cleaned it.

    Why didnt they regas it when they fitted it so they could check for leaks and not have to take the car apart again if it does leak?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lee gsi View Post
    You wont know till its gassed.

    It may have just been fluid leaking out the pipe when they fitted it and not cleaned it.

    Why didnt they regas it when they fitted it so they could check for leaks and not have to take the car apart again if it does leak?
    The garage don't do re-gassing, I was going to get it re-gassed when I finished repairing it (end of this week)

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