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Got the back all torn apart. Just need to reclaim any remaining refrigerant so I can disconnect the lines and pull the HVAC module. I have all the steps and diagrams pulled into a document, so I'll create a separate thread in case anyone needs to do theirs.
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Are you sure it's the core and not the lines in the wheel well like mine in this thread? 2015 A/C failure at 52,000 niles
No, I'm not sure yet, and thanks for pointing that out as a possibility. I'm hoping to look at it this weekend. I haven't removed the wheel well liner or module yet to look for the dye markings. I was trying to keep the vehicle useable until then and am waiting on the desiccant kit to come in. With the lines being opened up and 90K on the clock, I figured it was a good idea to replace that also.
 

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It was obvious with mine, the dye was on the garage floor at the right rear wheel. Make sure to let us know how it goes and what you find.
 

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The lines to the evap core looked good, but the core had a good bit of dye on it. Replaced it with an aftermarket unit. Be careful of aftermarket. This one was the same width the entire length instead of necking in like the OEM. It didn't fit in the housing, so I had to do some trimming. Still wasn't a perfect fit, but everything lined up.

Housing opened up.
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Aftermarket at top. OEM at bottom.
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Housing.
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I also replaced the receiver/drier desiccant element.

They used to be like this:
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But the newer style is like this:
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Wheels, wheel liners, bumper cover, and bumper impact bar removed to access it.
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You're supposed to move the power steering fluid cooler and remove the air deflector, but you can just remove the right side deflector fasteners, and push it out of the way.
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