[DML] Re: AC System oil
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[DML] Re: AC System oil

Completely understandable and no problem. I would have thought 
though that with all the AC work going on recently that someone else 
would have had a similar situation.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, mike.griese@xxxx wrote:
> Marty - these questions are probably best asked of someone who
> works on automotive A/C systems on a regular basis.  The fact
> that you didn't get a reply to your last post usually means no one 
> on the list knows enough to even guess at an answer.
> --
> Mike
> -------------- Original message from "Marty Galbreath" 
<marty@xxxx>: -------------- 
> > It seems no one wants to take a crack at my oil question, so I 
> > some more research and learned a few things on my own. 
> > 
> > My AC manual states that if a single part is being replaced, 
> > evaporator, condensor or accumulator, then a certain amount of 
> > should be placed in the new part. If everything is new, then all 
> > oil goes in the compressor. 
> > 
> > Since I effectively have a cleaned out system now, I decided to 
> > drain the compressor oil and see what was in there. I only had 
> > than 2 ounces in the compressor. I suspect there may be a lot in 
> > old accumulator, since it weighs 8 ounces more than the new one. 
> > 
> > So, my plan is this: I am going to place 6 ounces of mineral oil 
> > the compressor, and pour another 2 ounces down the line going to 
> > condensor. That would put 8 ounces total in the system, which I 
> > figure should be about right. After evacuation I will charge 
with 36 
> > ounces of R12. 
> > 
> > Am I right in this line of reasoning, or is there something I 
> > failed to consider? Any and all help welcomed. 
> > 
> > Marty Galbreath 
> > 3765 - dash in pieces 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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