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AC

1997 Toyota Rav4 • 4 cylinder 2WD Automatic • 207,000 miles

What's the oil capacity for the ac system on 97 rav4 when replacing evaporator and compressor? Should some be poured into evaporator or all in compressor?
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Jayjayr
June 9, 2011.




4.1 oz in compressor none in EVAP. Did compressor come with no oil?

Docfixit
Jun 9, 2011.
It did but counterman said it was only shipping oil and had to be poured out and replaced with pag46.

Tiny
Jayjayr
Jun 9, 2011.
Then replace that amount of oil that was in Comp.

Docfixit
Jun 9, 2011.
Also need to replace receiver/dryer

Docfixit
Jun 9, 2011.
Doing that too, replacing expansion valve, and flushing condensor and hoses too, thanks.
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Tiny
Jayjayr
Jun 9, 2011.
Then add 1 oz to dryer and 3 oz to condensor

Docfixit
Jun 9, 2011.
Great Info. I appreciate your time.

Tiny
Jayjayr
Jun 9, 2011.
Once system sealed up bvacuum for 2-4 hrs. Before charging

Docfixit
Jun 9, 2011.

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