[DML] Re: AC Rubber tubing
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[DML] Re: AC Rubber tubing



I wouldn't bother replacing the O-rings on fittings you do not take
apart. They will be "sealed" in a similar manner that the old A/C
hoses have been over years of use.  The original factory R12 charge
was 2.5lbs, then reduced to 2.2lbs.  I would probably put around 2lbs
R134a in. This DMCNEWS tech article written by Dave Stragand has a
good overall procedure to follow for long-term sucess.

http://www.dmcnews.com/Techsection/r134.html

It also has good recommendations on refilling the compressor with new
oil. Dont forget to find the original leak, and good luck with everything!

Jim Reeve
MNDMC - Minnesota DeLorean Club
DMC6960

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "sweetp01569" <paul.sweet@...> wrote:
>
> Thanks Jim,
> 
> My compressor and clutch are OK, and believe my condensor and 
> evaporator are relatively clean.  I ordered a new accumulator, VOV 
> orifice tube, low pressure cycling switch and pressure relief 
> valve.  When I receive these items, I will make an appt with the AC 
> shop and request they do the flush to get out the old oil, leak test 
> and refill with the proper amount of R134A (which is 2 to 2.2 lbs, 
> right?).  One other question.  Should I change all the o-rings, even 
> for fitting or hoses that I am not replacing, or best of left alone 
> for now?
> 
> Thanks again,
> 
> Paul








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