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



See message 53496 - I think you're on the right track.

Harold McElraft - 3354



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Marty Galbreath" <marty@xxxx> wrote:
> It seems no one wants to take a crack at my oil question, so I did 
> some more research and learned a few things on my own.
> 
> My AC manual states that if a single part is being replaced, i.e. 
> evaporator, condensor or accumulator, then a certain amount of oil 
> should be placed in the new part. If everything is new, then all 
the 
> 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 
less 
> than 2 ounces in the compressor. I suspect there may be a lot in 
the 
> 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 
in 
> the compressor, and pour another 2 ounces down the line going to 
the 
> 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 have 
> failed to consider? Any and all help welcomed.
> 
> Marty Galbreath
> 3765 - dash in pieces
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Marty Galbreath" <marty@xxxx> 
wrote:
> > Hi Folks,
> > 
> > I am doing some extensive work on my air conditioning. I am 
> needing to 
> > know about the adding of regrigerant oil to a completely flushed 
> and 
> > cleaned out system.  I am staying with R12.
> > 
> > Assuming a system totally cleaned out, a new accumulator, new 
> orifice, 
> > new evaporator, all oil drained from the compressor, how much 
oil 
> is 
> > placed in the compressor opening and how much is pushed into the 
> rest 
> > of the system? I have read 6 ounces, but I am uncertain where it 
> goes.
> > 
> > Thanks in advance,
> > 
> > Marty
> > & vin 03765 aka mobile sauna






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