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by HECAT
Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: R134a price up over 500%
Replies: 5
Views: 74

Re: R134a price up over 500%

There is no shortage of R134a. It has to do with the HFC Quota Allocations.

See page 14

http://www.refritec.be/sites/refritec.b ... ndbook.pdf
by HECAT
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Automotive Flushing Forum
Topic: 69 Camaro Back Again from 2007...
Replies: 6
Views: 6609

Re: 69 Camaro Back Again from 2007...

If you have questions ask away, or maybe start a new topic.
by HECAT
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Is this the result of sealant?
Replies: 1
Views: 597

Re: Is this the result of sealant?

Looks like the hardening type sealer to me.
by HECAT
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Flushing not recommended for newer cars
Replies: 2
Views: 731

Re: Flushing not recommended for newer cars

http://www.hecat-inc.com/condenserrvideo.html The cleaning challenge is the modern micro tubes, which is basically anything that is not the older tube and fin design heat exchanger. So in this context we can say 80's are "older" and 90's and up are "newer". So it is not recommend...
by HECAT
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: Automotive Flushing Forum
Topic: Pepper Spray in A/C
Replies: 2
Views: 2770

Re: Pepper Spray in A/C

They make products specific for odor removal from vents.

http://www.ackits.com/evaporator-core-t ... or-removal
by HECAT
Tue Sep 20, 2016 6:59 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: how much oil?
Replies: 4
Views: 1330

Re: how much oil?

I would recommend to inspect (clean or replace) the control orifice (OT or TXV), flush the evaporator, and dump the shipping oil from the compressor. Then you can add the full 8 oz. of fresh oil. You can distribute the oil or put it all in the compressor. Just be sure to rotate the compressor well b...
by HECAT
Thu Sep 15, 2016 11:24 am
Forum: Automotive Flushing Forum
Topic: 69 Camaro Back Again from 2007...
Replies: 6
Views: 6609

Re: 69 Camaro Back Again from 2007...

Yup, been around so long, I thought the "grumpy old man" avatar fit.
by HECAT
Thu Sep 15, 2016 10:43 am
Forum: Automotive Flushing Forum
Topic: 69 Camaro Back Again from 2007...
Replies: 6
Views: 6609

Re: 69 Camaro Back Again from 2007...

I do not have the oil quantity requirement for your system, but I would GUESS it needs about 6-8 ounces of oil. So you may be good with your 9 oz. plan.
by HECAT
Wed Aug 24, 2016 8:30 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Tahoe AC battle
Replies: 4
Views: 1647

Re: Tahoe AC battle

Yes
by HECAT
Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:27 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Flushing techniques
Replies: 1
Views: 1028

Re: Flushing techniques

No, you need to remove the POA and expansion device and clean it another way. You cannot flow any solvent volume thru such device, and you cannot flow enough air thru it to be able to evaporate (dry out) the solvent. The best solvent for unknown refrigerant oils is SAFE-FLUSH A/C; available from thi...

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