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by somedude01
Fri Jul 21, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 1996 Civic Full System Rebuild Poor Cooling
Replies: 0
Views: 194

1996 Civic Full System Rebuild Poor Cooling

Hey all. This one has me kind of stumped due to my lack of proper service equipment. I just recently replaced Condenser, Evap, TXV, Compressor, and Receiver Drier and every o-ring on my girlfriend's 96 Civic sedan. The car was cooling alright before but the condenser was damaged and leaking, the eva...
by somedude01
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:46 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Procedures, Tips and FAQ.
Topic: Charge/Evac Equipment Recommendations
Replies: 0
Views: 699

Charge/Evac Equipment Recommendations

Hey all. Haven't posted in a while. I'm looking to upgrade my A/C equipment enough to take the guesswork out of charging and evacuation and was looking for a few recommendations. I keep reading the little cans are extremely unreliable with weighing an actual charge into a car, and I feel this is whe...
by somedude01
Mon Oct 10, 2016 3:19 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Electric Fan Wear
Replies: 7
Views: 2364

Re: Electric Fan Wear

So I replaced the discharge hose, sealed the condenser, ordered manual gauge screw type fittings, and went on my merry way-- for a week. The system discharged again within a week. Literally ice cold to work and nothing on the way home on the same day. Went outside and this time the detector picked u...
by somedude01
Mon Aug 08, 2016 8:38 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Electric Fan Wear
Replies: 7
Views: 2364

Re: Electric Fan Wear

I took the bumper off and found no apparent leaks with the black light--- which was interesting. My dad and I found his missing leak detector and figured out it was where the discharge hose was crimped on next to the fitting on the compressor. We changed the o-ring out with fresh Nylog and it still ...
by somedude01
Mon Aug 01, 2016 12:56 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Electric Fan Wear
Replies: 7
Views: 2364

Electric Fan Wear

Question for you gentlemen. I cannot really find any evidence online or anywhere for that matter that electric fans suffer from significant wear or slow down over time. Can you clarify that for me? I posted a few years ago regarding my 1990 Civic Si that I did a full parallel flow conversion on and ...

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