How much time does an accumulator have exposed to be replaced?

Tiny
ROYCAR71
  • 1998 GMC JIMMY
  • 6 CYL
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 125,708 MILES

I have been doing a/c work and my system has been exposed to moisture. My accumulator is brand new. How do I know if I have to replace it because it was exposed to moisture?

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Monday, June 4th, 2012 AT 8:32 PM

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Tiny
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Accumulator has enough dissicant to remove system moisture one time once opened up needs to be replaced

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Monday, June 4th, 2012 AT 8:35 PM
Tiny
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Thanks. I will replace it.

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Monday, June 4th, 2012 AT 9:02 PM
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Moisture is death to AC system so the extra money spent will protect all components

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Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 AT 7:31 PM

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