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  • Tiny
  • carolinacarconnection
  • 1998 GMC Yukon

Expert here needing some help with a/c
my truck is a 98 yukon. Had some a/c problems causing the high side to be super high and kick out. Got my blockage fixed but my high side is still running up there pretty high 350-375. Have I blown my compressor? System has been flushed oiled and vac'd and charged with the correct amount of r134.

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 9:41 PM

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  • Tiny
  • carolinacarconnection
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Ps new condensor new reciver dryer new orifice tube.

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 9:45 PM
  • Tiny
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What is the low side?

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 9:57 PM
  • Tiny
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55-57 psi ambent temp is about 96-98

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Saturday, August 25th, 2012 AT 10:15 PM
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There seems to be too much freon in system.

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Sunday, August 26th, 2012 AT 6:11 AM
  • Tiny
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Its not a overcharge issue. It started running high when the first 8 ounces were added

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Sunday, August 26th, 2012 AT 5:30 PM
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Was the system evacuated? If it is not overcharging then there is air in system. Both low and high are showing high pressure.

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Sunday, August 26th, 2012 AT 5:36 PM
  • Tiny
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Yes the system was vacd for 45 minutes and pulled to 29hg v. From what I understand 55 psi on the low side is fine for 100 degree ambient

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Sunday, August 26th, 2012 AT 5:52 PM
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Here are the specifications.

Referigerant is 36 ozs without rear unit and 64 if with rear unit.

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Sunday, August 26th, 2012 AT 6:15 PM
  • Tiny
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At 2000 rpm thats right where im sitting on the low side. High side shoots sky high and kicks out

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Sunday, August 26th, 2012 AT 6:20 PM
  • Tiny
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If you are sure the expansion valve, condenser and referigerant is correct, the other thing that can cause this would be the condenser is not being cooled sufficiently. Try spraying a fine shower of water onto the condenser and repeat the test. I don't think it is the compressor that is faulty because a bad compressor would not be able to push very high pressure, unless the relieve valve internally is stuck and supplying excessive pressure.

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Sunday, August 26th, 2012 AT 6:29 PM

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