HELP FINDING ORFICE TUBE AND AC DRYER

  • Tiny
  • termaine
  • 2003 Ford Edge
  • 6 CYL
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 143,000 miles

Where is the orfice tube located on a 2003 ford ranger edge

Saturday, August 13th, 2011 AT 9:40 PM

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  • Tiny
  • rivermikerat
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The receiver/dryer is usually a round silver/aluminum-colored device near the passenger side of the bulkhead between engine and passenger compartments. If you follow the outlet of this, you will find the orifice at the bulkhead.

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Saturday, August 13th, 2011 AT 9:48 PM
  • Tiny
  • termaine
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Its the ac dryer the round device the has the inlet for feron. I think its the his side port.

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Saturday, August 13th, 2011 AT 10:22 PM
  • Tiny
  • Wrenchtech
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Are you sure about the info here? I don't see an Edge being produced until 2007

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Saturday, August 13th, 2011 AT 10:58 PM
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Oh, You're wondering how to charge the system, then. One will be between the compressor and receiver/dryer (high side) and one will be between the compressor and the condenser(low/suction side). They look like over-sized valve stems for tires.

Wrench, that would explain why I couldn't find it in Mitchell under '03: )

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Saturday, August 13th, 2011 AT 11:04 PM
  • Tiny
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I was looking for the location of the tube if it even uses one. Makes it tuff when you're given the wrong info.

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Saturday, August 13th, 2011 AT 11:08 PM
  • Tiny
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What do u mean bulkhead

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Saturday, August 13th, 2011 AT 11:31 PM
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Im pretty sure its an ford ranger edge. Unless someone just throw a sticker on it. But its difintely a ranger with a v6 3.0 l

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Saturday, August 13th, 2011 AT 11:37 PM
  • Tiny
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A Ford Edge is an SUV. You have a Ranger.
The orifice tube is in the evaporator inlet and you have an accumulator, not a dryer which is attached to the evaporator.

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Saturday, August 13th, 2011 AT 11:42 PM

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