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by snorky
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Evaporator temperature sensor placement
Replies: 21
Views: 3635

Re: Evaporator temperature sensor placement

a 30 minute vacuum after a system opening is not long enough to pull out moisture and leftover flushing vapors esp in temps below 85 degrees and often times the vac pumps used are too weak to pull deep enough giving higher pressures and weaker performance plus contaminates the oil and desiccant resu...
by snorky
Sun Jun 30, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: New Motorcraft compressor, clutch wouldn't turn by hand, squealed after installation
Replies: 17
Views: 3381

Re: New Motorcraft compressor, clutch wouldn't turn by hand, squealed after installation

sounds like a air flow problem across the condenser or the condenser itself/expansion valve or even some form of contamination in the system, you should be getting your pressure readings in the open sun and at 60 degree ambient temps your pressures are too high and even set on high max output the co...
by snorky
Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: What would cause this new compressor failure
Replies: 4
Views: 3361

Re: What would cause this new compressor failure

honda has known problems with relays causing clutch failures
by snorky
Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:58 pm
Forum: Automotive Flushing Forum
Topic: Pepper Spray in A/C
Replies: 2
Views: 6508

Re: Pepper Spray in A/C

try changing the cabin air filter
by snorky
Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:56 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Procedures, Tips and FAQ.
Topic: 1986 El Camino (G Body) a/c has no volume.....
Replies: 1
Views: 3045

Re: 1986 El Camino (G Body) a/c has no volume.....

is the fan wiring backwards?
is where the fan pulls air from blocked?
pull the fan motor and check for running speed?
does fan motor get proper voltage to operate properly?
by snorky
Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Procedures, Tips and FAQ.
Topic: Building a air condition system
Replies: 3
Views: 3631

Re: Building a air condition system

i would look over the other machine's parts for numbers use the discontinued part numbers to look for used parts or old stock on the internet, as a last resort start measuring the parts to match them up as close as possible to whats available being sold or have it made for you. you will need the ori...
by snorky
Fri Dec 29, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Procedures, Tips and FAQ.
Topic: Charge/Evac Equipment Recommendations
Replies: 2
Views: 4841

Re: Charge/Evac Equipment Recommendations

the Equipment you choose will be based on your budget Robinair makes decent gages, and micron gages but beware of the pumps as some are made in china now and have bad reviews any scale that measures in grams up to 35lb would work i assume as long as it is accurate but you can get a good one brand ne...

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