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How Much and What Type Oil?

Don M on Mon July 12, 2010 8:05 PM User is offline

Year: 1992
Make: Ford
Model: Explorier
Engine Size: 4.0
Refrigerant Type: R134a
Ambient Temp: na
Pressure Low: na
Pressure High: na
Country of Origin: United States

I replaced the compressor a month or so ago because the seal was leaking and the compressor was getting noisy. Now I found leak in the evaporator. I have replaced the evaporator, orifice tube and the accumulator. I want to pull the compressor, drain and refill with the correct amount of oil. How much and what type oil needs to go back in the system?

Thanks for your time.

HVargas on Tue July 13, 2010 1:20 PM User is offlineView users profile

Your vehicle calls for 7 oz of mineral oil. Since it has been converted. I would recommend using our BVA Auto 100. In order to get the correct amount though, you are going to have to flush the lines as well as the condenser to remove an oil in those components. Failure to do that will surely results in less than perfect A/C performance. You can't really hurt a compressor by having a little too much oil, just the performance of the system.

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Edited: Tue July 13, 2010 at 1:40 PM by HVargas

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