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by iXod
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Automotive Flushing Forum
Topic: Flushing the evap
Replies: 0
Views: 2855

Flushing the evap

2004 Mazda 3 R134a system wouldn't cool. Gauges show low side going into vacuum. Obvious txv plugged. Suspected grenaded compressor so examined a little oil from the system and it's dark. No particles but that doesn't give me any hope. Will replace all major components: comp, cond, dryer, valve, and...
by iXod
Sun Apr 30, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Recovery vs. reading the gauges?
Replies: 4
Views: 2788

Re: Recovery vs. reading the gauges?

Thanks for your reply. Sounds like I have a recharge in my near future. (c;

DetroitAC wrote:Warmer driver vents = undercharged


How does undercharge cause warmer air in one vent? Just curious...

Thanks again.
by iXod
Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Recovery vs. reading the gauges?
Replies: 4
Views: 2788

Re: Recovery vs. reading the gauges?

Thanks for your reply. I guess I'll go for the recover/recharge.

Also, the driver's side vent is 8 degrees warmer than the dash center vents. Is this a clue to the cause? Or possibly another problem?

Thanks.
by iXod
Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Recovery vs. reading the gauges?
Replies: 4
Views: 2788

Recovery vs. reading the gauges?

I'm a DIY'er on my car (2004 Mazda 3) for most things. I've got a set of gauges (converted from R-12: thoroughly flushed; R-134 quick connects added) and can taps, etc. I don't own a pump or other accessories so can't do a replacement, only add as needed, trace leaks, etc. The AC will put out only a...

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