how do i repar a 3/8 aluminium ac line that has a nick in it about the size of a 16 penny nail shaft.

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Asked by Jun 12, 2013 at 01:04 AM about the 2003 Jaguar X-TYPE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2003 jaguar I don't want to have to take apart the whole front end to replace entire  nicked ac line its aluminum 3/8 tried jb weld, tried clamp for injector fuel line but still leaks.

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replace the entire length...yes there is some redshit that you can put on there....even the professionals can use this stuff, but it will not stand the test of time~

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I had a tranny line on my bonneville leaking about a year ago. It was similair to what you have it sounds like. What I did was drain the fliud out, took an angle grinder and cut out the section of line leaking. The I got a rubber hose that had an inside diameter of 1/4 or 3/8 or whatever it was and I patched the tranny line with that. I tightened each side with hose clamps. I don't know where your line is, but if the leak is next to any sort of fuel source, I wouldn't stick no angle grinder in there!!! Hope this helps!

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yah--yah--yah---don't inhale the fumes~

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You can find an AC line splice kit on amazon, eBay or at just about any auto parts store. It'll be a little more expensive at the store though but it'll work for you rather then having to change your AC line. Make sure you pull a good vacuum on the system before charging it

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