NEXT STEP AFTER A/C FLUSH

  • Tiny
  • roycar71
  • 1998 GMC Jimmy
  • 6 CYL
  • automatic
  • 125,708 miles

After doing an a/c flush. Is there a next step other than putting on back components to a/c?

Saturday, May 12th, 2012 AT 5:54 PM

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  • Tiny
  • Docfixit
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Other than add oil

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Saturday, May 12th, 2012 AT 6:14 PM
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  • roycar71
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Are you just oiling compresser?

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Saturday, May 12th, 2012 AT 6:31 PM
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  • Docfixit
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Amount of oil depends of what was flushed and what is replaced

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Saturday, May 12th, 2012 AT 6:35 PM
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  • roycar71
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I'll be replacing compressor, accumulator, and orifice tube, o-rings.

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Saturday, May 12th, 2012 AT 6:41 PM
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System 8oz oil if compressor came with oil pour out measure. Put 5oz in compressor and 3 oz in accumulator. Oil O rings vacuum down for at least 2 hr. Then let system sit for 1 hr if Vacuum drops then have leak if holds charge 32 oz 134A

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Saturday, May 12th, 2012 AT 6:48 PM
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  • roycar71
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Does it matter what orifice tube to use? Fixed or variable.

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Saturday, May 12th, 2012 AT 7:01 PM
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Fixed will do fine

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Saturday, May 12th, 2012 AT 7:03 PM
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  • roycar71
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I look at accumulator and didn't notice how to inject oil. How is that done?

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Saturday, May 12th, 2012 AT 7:07 PM
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Pour in top fitting

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Saturday, May 12th, 2012 AT 7:13 PM
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  • roycar71
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Does it matter what kind of oil I use?

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Saturday, May 12th, 2012 AT 7:17 PM

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