[DML] Re: AC compressor oil where does it go?
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[DML] Re: AC compressor oil where does it go?



OK, I got a little bit out but not very much. I will infact replace 
most of my AC myself but I would like to get what I have running so 
that I can have AC while I am saving up. The compressor looks brand 
new, like the PO replaced it. It is possible he replaced it before 
he was sent to prison so perhaps the system has not been charged 
since??

At any rate do I just pour 8 oz into the back of the compressor 
intake?

Nathan

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@...> 
wrote:
>
> If, in fact, there is NO oil in the compressor it would be a sign 
that
> the system is very leaky, has been recharged many times, and all of
> the oil was carried out from the leaks and never replaced. In such 
a
> case putting oil into the compressor won't matter much, it has run 
too
> long without proper lubrication. You can expect it to fail soon.
> Adding oil may keep it going a little longer but the best thing 
wouild
> be to replace it now so it won't contaminate the system when it 
burns
> up. Cleaning up a system after a burn-out is never good if you can
> avoid it. Try holding the compressor upside-down and turning the
> clutch. You should get some oil out. If it is DRY just replace it 
now.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757
> 
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Nathan Sobieralski" <valleyrat12@>
> wrote:
> >
> > 
> > Hello all,
> > 
> > I have removed my compressor just to get all the oil out of it. 
I 
> > removed the drain plug, turned it upside down and nothing came 
out! 
> > Weird. So now how do I add more oil? Does it all go through the 
drain 
> > plug? How much do I put in?
> > 
> > Nathan
> >
>









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