Coolant like color leak from the rear?

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The wife texted me saying she saw coolant at the rear of the LX. I’m currently at work and can’t leave to inspect it. Is this an easy fix?

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Rear a/c has died.
The ac has stopped working 2 weeks ago in the rear. Is it still safe to drive with this leak? Cause my coolant is reddish pink lol unless the previous owner dyed it when check for leaks.
 
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I thought our rear heat just comes through the center console and the vents up top are AC only ( no coolant involved) But AC refrigerant wouldn't leak a liquid it would vent gas right?

Under my rig all I have back there are AC lines, no coolant.
 
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I suppose it must have been an AC line that busted and its loaded with green dye to find a leak. Looks like you found where it's leaking from =] Peek your head up in there and check the AC lines that are hiding up in there and see if you can confirm.
 
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I thought our rear heat just comes through the center console and the vents up top are AC only ( no coolant involved) But AC refrigerant wouldn't leak a liquid it would vent gas right?

Under my rig all I have back there are AC lines, no coolant.
Damn just got home to check it look like refrigerant. Might just do the rear ac delete so it stops leaking.
 
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Damn just got home to check it look like refrigerant. Might just do the rear ac delete so it stops leaking.
Good find, suppose it could have been worse, although I do love my rear AC in the summer months out camping. Keeps the cooler and everything so much nicer back there. I wonder how bad it is to fix it all up.
 
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I thought our rear heat just comes through the center console and the vents up top are AC only ( no coolant involved) But AC refrigerant wouldn't leak a liquid it would vent gas right?

Under my rig all I have back there are AC lines, no coolant.
The rear heater lines that carry coolant run down the driver side to under the center console. The rear a/c lines run down the passenger side to the rear a/c unit (evaporator) in the quarter panel.

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Good find, suppose it could have been worse, although I do love my rear AC in the summer months out camping. Keeps the cooler and everything so much nicer back there. I wonder how bad it is to fix it all up.
 
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That’s a bulls*** autozone Dorman splice that somebody installed. They’re $40 and intended to be *temporary* solutions to broken hard lines. The entire line needs to be replaced.
I figured that. So lame I’m just gonna plug it up for now and redo the lines later
 

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