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Expansion valve

Postby Daniel » Fri Nov 06, 2020 12:43 am

Hallow to all. How to remove an expansion valve on a 2008 BMW 328i
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Re: Expansion valve

Postby Dougflas » Sat Nov 07, 2020 4:58 am

Google it. There are You tubes on this.
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Re: Expansion valve

Postby Cusser » Sat Nov 07, 2020 5:38 am

Step 1. Disconnect negative battery terminal

Step 2. Recover refrigerant

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Re: Expansion valve

Postby Tim » Mon Nov 09, 2020 7:54 am

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Re: Expansion valve

Postby tbirdtbird » Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:34 pm

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Re: Expansion valve

Postby Daniel » Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:02 am

I was able to move it with a home tool i make. Thank for your help
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Re: Expansion valve

Postby Daniel » Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:18 am

I need a replacement valve I use the original for dummy to flushing the Evaporator
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Re: Expansion valve

Postby Al9 » Fri Nov 13, 2020 4:24 am

Your best bet on finding one is the second hand market. Trying to source a brand new one for such an old vehicle will likely yield poorly assembled, and who knows what's inside the power head (=how much oil it returns to the compressor in critical operating conditions), Chinese garbage.
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Re: Expansion valve

Postby Dougflas » Fri Nov 13, 2020 5:14 am

Al9 wrote:Your best bet on finding one is the second hand market. Trying to source a brand new one for such an old vehicle will likely yield poorly assembled, and who knows what's inside the power head (=how much oil it returns to the compressor in critical operating conditions), Chinese garbage.



So what would the dealer do? Use a second hand valve? No they would use a quality replacement.
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Re: Expansion valve

Postby Cusser » Fri Nov 13, 2020 6:55 am

Daniel wrote:How to remove an expansion valve on a 2008 BMW 328i

Al9 wrote:Trying to source a brand new one for such an old vehicle will likely yield poorly assembled, and who knows what's inside the power head , Chinese garbage.

Wow - all 6 of my vehicles are 2005 or older !!!!

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