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Hi folks, on my 2014 PHEV, now 5 years old, suddenly in the middle of another heatwave here in AU, the aircon stopped working. When checked it turned out that all the gas had escaped because 2 lines were rubbing on each other. Mitsubishi quoted $2200 AUD for the repair because the car is just out off warranty. I argued the lines must have been rubbing for a long time when the car was still within the warranty period. I am waiting now for a response from Mitsubishi.
Did this happen to any other PHEVs?
 

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Now here is the good news, just half an hour ago I had a call from my local Mitsubishi dealer: Mitsubishi will pay for the replacement of the pipes in Question. How's that for service? I am wrapped.
 

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Now here is the good news, just half an hour ago I had a call from my local Mitsubishi dealer: Mitsubishi will pay for the replacement of the pipes in Question. How's that for service? I am wrapped.
That is good
 

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Awesome outcome, thanks for sharing. I think I've been using AC this year more than ever before around Sydney, so humid!
 

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Do you know where the rubbing occurred? Sounds like something to check

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the rubbing is between the high-pressure line (ridged) and the line from the compressor to the heat exchanger (radiator) flexible.
 

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I will wait until Mitsubishi has installed the new lines next week, maybe they have a bracket to keep the flexible line fixed so it can no longer vibrate.
 

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I will wait until Mitsubishi has installed the new lines next week, maybe they have a bracket to keep the flexible line fixed so it can no longer vibrate.
So now it is all fixed: they replaced both lines and fitted them far enough apart so they should not touch, but I will keep an eye on it. Apart from the two lines: compressor discharge and condenser outlet, they replaced
Receiver Assy-A/C ?? don't know what that is? plus regassed and checked. All with No Charge. I am Happy.
 
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