[DML] Re: AC clutch running continuously
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[DML] Re: AC clutch running continuously

If the system was empty, the quantity to fill is 960 grammes.
For easy of checking for leaks add some fluor.


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Kevin Heller <howdyhoho@...> wrote:
> I just installed John Hervey's spliced AC lines along
> with new high pressure hub, AC orifice, and
> Accumulator/Drier. Vacuumed the system for 20 minutes
> last night and checked it this morning to find the
> vacuum was holding. 
> I decided to start charging the system and put in one
> small 12oz can of R134A (340mg). After putting this
> in, the pressure gauge on the lowside is reading
> ~45psi (high on the nominal reading and low
> overcharged according to the gauge). In addition, the
> compressor never cycles and pressure reading stays
> constant at 45, all on one small can. 
> Any idea why this may be? According to the service
> manual the compressor inlet screen should be checked
> for clogs. I don't recall see anything when the system
> was open, but admittedly the possibility of the inlet
> screen being clogged wasn't on my mind.
> The air coming out of the vent is slightly cooler than
> ambient. And I can see a clear liquid sloshing around
> in the high pressure hub sight glass.
> Thanks, I know it's a little late in the season for
> this lol
> -Kevin
> VIN 2234
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