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  • jayjayr
  • 1997 Toyota Rav4
  • 4 CYL
  • 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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Thursday, June 9th, 2011 AT 5:38 PM

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

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Thursday, June 9th, 2011 AT 5:41 PM
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It did but counterman said it was only shipping oil and had to be poured out and replaced with pag46.

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Thursday, June 9th, 2011 AT 5:44 PM
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Then replace that amount of oil that was in Comp.

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Thursday, June 9th, 2011 AT 5:57 PM
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Also need to replace receiver/dryer

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Thursday, June 9th, 2011 AT 6:09 PM
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Doing that too, replacing expansion valve, and flushing condensor and hoses too, thanks.

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Thursday, June 9th, 2011 AT 6:14 PM
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Then add 1 oz to dryer and 3 oz to condensor

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Thursday, June 9th, 2011 AT 6:34 PM
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Great Info. I appreciate your time.

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Thursday, June 9th, 2011 AT 6:40 PM
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Once system sealed up bvacuum for 2-4 hrs. Before charging

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Thursday, June 9th, 2011 AT 6:55 PM

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