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Reciever drier question?

Daryn67 on Wed May 26, 2010 7:02 AM User is offline

Year: 1999
Make: Toyota
Model: Tacoma
Engine Size: 2.7L 4cy
Refrigerant Type: R134a
Country of Origin: United States

I finally got around to doing my AC in my Toyota truck, new compressor, receiver drier, TXV, etc.. Everything went OK, and A/C works well... But there is a small leak in the evaporator. New parts already on order (I'm getting new mounting hardware for TXV as well), so everything in the cooling unit will be new... When I do the repair, it will probably take less than 1/2 an hour, and I have rubber plugs for the high and low pipes when disconnected... DO YOU THINK I SHOULD REPLACE THE receiver DRIER AGAIN AFTER THIS SERVICE, OR IS THAT BEING OVERKILL? it has just a few days of use on it. (and yes, I am having a local shop do the discharge of the refrigerant before I service it...).

Also, is there anything I should use to clean out the ventilation system to remove traces of R134a, or after the repair is complete, will refrigerant traces just dissipate quickly?

Thanks, Daryn.

Cussboy on Wed May 26, 2010 9:37 AM User is offline

In your case I think you'd be fine without changing the receiver-drier.

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