take the truck back in? or suck it up; summers almost over trade it in next year...

Asked by Guru1969L Aug 19, 2019 at 03:58 PM about the 2009 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I recently took my 2009 F150 in to fix non functioning a/c. They couldnt find a
leak so they refilled my refrigerant (was at 3z for 24oz container) added
some dye and gave it back same day ($214). I drove it a day later; nothing
but hot air. Took it back they call me back after a day to say they found dye
in the evaporator coil. Told me they needed to remove the dash and replace
the evaporator ($1377). I get the truck back; its blowin cold air but its hissing
ALOT (every 30-90seconds). Took about 5 days before I'd had enough of the
barely cold air and took it back in. They told me refrigerant levels were down
to 10oz and the NEW evaporator was leaking. They redid the work for no
additional fee. I now have the truck back but I gotta say; I'm not happy with it.
Its only cold after 10-20 minutes of cruising and I've felt much cooler AC's
before. Its a single cab truck; imo I should be boned chilled damn near
instantly. Thats been my experience for the first 3 years having this truck.

Should I bring it back in? Or suck it up.
I mean it is summer in hell hole arizona. Maybe I am expecting to much from
it. But I've felt its performed better in the past.

2 Answers


well you paid for a working truck, it is NOT working, is not your fault, make a fuss till someone takes responsibility and wants to represent the company~ if not just get your money back~

Ok,This may be the problem the valve stems on the hi and low side replace them .Had the same problem sent over 300.00 dollars and no one could find the problem no leaks anywhere went to parts house and a man that works there had the same problem went under dash found no leaks from the coil no leak any were found under the hood no leaks around valve stems he change them out end of problem .I did the same it worked on my 2008 !50 a cheap repair.These so called air repair shops kept replacing parts . If This works for you email me Yes are No sammie.b@live.com Good luck .......

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