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by freakyhead94
Sun Jul 07, 2024 6:20 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Noise after AC service
Replies: 11
Views: 1886

Re: Noise after AC service

New compressor is already on it's way. I might not change it right away, but either if the old one dies or if the rattling gets too annoying for me. I think in the video it does not sound as bad as real. If I change it, I will flush everything, new accumulator, again new orifice tube... I'll keep yo...
by freakyhead94
Sun Jun 30, 2024 7:51 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Noise after AC service
Replies: 11
Views: 1886

Re: Noise after AC service

Hello again, Another problem with my AC, actually a different one, but also a noise, so the title matches. If you would like me to open a new thread, I will do so. But I thought adding it to this with all the background info what was done to the system would be nice. Since temperatures were reaching...
by freakyhead94
Wed May 15, 2024 10:38 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Should I Top Off My 16 Year Old System?
Replies: 4
Views: 919

Re: Should I Top Off My 16 Year Old System?

I had a 1998 Audi A4. My father gave it to me when he bought a new car after 20 years of owning it with 300000km on it. The AC was serviced 7 years before I got the car, when the compressor needed replacement due to a dead compressor clutch (which on this vehicle required a whole new compressor, tha...
by freakyhead94
Sun May 12, 2024 9:57 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Noise after AC service
Replies: 11
Views: 1886

Re: Noise after AC service

Hey and thanks for the quick reply! I am not used to forums where there is almost an instant reply, great. :o :D I am surprised that you mentioned the 3.3lbs could possibly be a bit low for the charge. While doing research, I found the GM retrofit guide with that formula: R12 charge x 0.9 - 0.25lbs ...
by freakyhead94
Sat May 11, 2024 9:21 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Noise after AC service
Replies: 11
Views: 1886

Noise after AC service

Hello, My name is Felix from Frankfurt/Germany, new to this forum. Hope you are all doing well. I registered to get some help with the AC system in my car. The car is a 1989 Chevrolet Caprice Classic LS Brougham, 45k miles, stock 305 TBI. Background info: -preowner converted the AC in 2021 from R-12...