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by HECAT
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Is this the result of sealant?
Replies: 1
Views: 216

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: 282

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: 1
Views: 1802

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: 864

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: 3
Views: 5074

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: 3
Views: 5074

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: 1012

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: 713

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...
by HECAT
Wed Jun 22, 2016 4:27 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Poor a/c performance
Replies: 2
Views: 604

Re: Poor a/c performance

Cabin air filter clogged?

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