A minor Freon leak may not pose a health risk, but exposure to high amounts can cause harmful side effects, such as headaches, dizziness, heart palpitations, and irritation of the lungs, skin or eyes. Touching liquid Fre... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Freon gases are refrigerants and can pose serious health risks if inhaled for extended periods, so refrigerators with leaks should be repaired or disposed of carefully as soon as possible. Additionally, if there is insuf... More » Home & Garden Appliances Refrigerators & Freezers

Symptoms of an intake manifold gasket leak include poor engine performance, engine overheating and coolant leaks. The leak allows additional air to mix with the fuel-air mix, causing the engine to run lean. On vehicles w... More » Vehicles Car Parts & Maintenance
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