Right- youre on the right track, lotus. Keep going. Hey, please let us know what happens as we do care. (if you "opened up" the system , as you have with zero pressure/cracked tube, you should get a new dryer- I figured you probably know that already- basic ac stuff.........
Actually, I confess to complete ignorance in AC systems, have no idea what a dryer is or where to get one, but now I know to start looking! I thought it was all just smoke and magic.
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