Search found 2 matches

by Annoyed82
Sat Nov 19, 2022 10:19 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Old school AC system compressor burned out
Replies: 6
Views: 332

Re: Old school AC system compressor burned out

As far as you know, was the system cooling acceptably up to the apparent loss of refrigerant and catastrophic compressor failure? Yes it was, I never experienced cooling with R-12 so can't make a direct comparison. Thermal fuse was barely a year old I've read the dessicant bag inside the VIR should...
by Annoyed82
Thu Nov 17, 2022 12:55 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Old school AC system compressor burned out
Replies: 6
Views: 332

Old school AC system compressor burned out

Hi all Car is a 1976 Cadillac with the old Valve in receiver assembly that has run well for many years on R134 with no issues. Last year it needed recharging I thought ok fine, its been 12 years between recharges. Then barely a year later, it stopped blowing as cold but compressor still turned, then...