Missing fitting can’t find it anywhere please help

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HenryNWeaver
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Missing fitting can’t find it anywhere please help

Postby HenryNWeaver » Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:07 pm

My 1989 Jeep Comanche was in a accident before I bought it and the ac was wrecked so the thre put 2 of the hoses the receiver dryer and the condenser I have gotten all new ones but they threw away the receiver dryer with a fitting I need to complete the ac but I can’t find it anywhere I can’t even find what it’s called please help it is the brass looking fitting I circled I’ve seen it in YouTube videos with a shrader valve inside of it
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Re: Missing fitting can’t find it anywhere please help

Postby bohica2xo » Fri Jul 13, 2018 6:17 pm

Ah, the old mystery assembly valve. You can omit it & just reassemble the system.

That is actually a dry coupler. We see them occasionally, last time one surfaced there was a thread about it:

https://www.autoacforum.com/messageview.cfm?catid=4&threadid=16459

Scroll down in that thread for pics.
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Re: Missing fitting can’t find it anywhere please help

Postby HenryNWeaver » Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:05 pm

Yeah but that fitting downsizes the hose size to the size of the receiver dryer so without it I can’t connect the hose to the receiver dryer
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Re: Missing fitting can’t find it anywhere please help

Postby bohica2xo » Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:12 am

See the steel nut on the end of the hose? That should screw right on the end of your dryer.

The whole stack of brass fittings was just a pair of dry break couplers. Eliminate the whole thing & screw the hose right on the dryer.
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Re: Missing fitting can’t find it anywhere please help

Postby HenryNWeaver » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:21 am

Yeah I thought that was gonna work but it’s just another thread on the end of the hose after I unscrew all the brass

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