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by Tim
Thu Jun 24, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: My new motorhome needs Air Con!!
Replies: 13
Views: 32

Re: My new motorhome needs Air Con!!

Agree primarily with what Tbird mentioned. However, you may not have gotten the can with sealer, and the sealer used may not be activated like the older types were. With that said, you need to reclaim the refrigerant. Then, pull the system into a vacuum and recharge back to specs. Hopefully, you hav...
by Tim
Thu Jun 24, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Low side normal /high side low stumped
Replies: 25
Views: 142

Re: Low side normal /high side low stumped

It calls for the orange OT, the same as the part number listed.
by Tim
Thu Jun 24, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Procedures, Tips and FAQ.
Topic: Grayish Powder Inside High Pressure Line
Replies: 5
Views: 23

Re: Grayish Powder Inside High Pressure Line

m240b wrote: Thu Jun 24, 2021 3:48 pm So would you recommend just replacing the expansion valve?
That's going to be your judgment call. No way for me to tell from a picture of a q-tip.

As far as being open, from the professional repair view. Not more than a few hours.
by Tim
Thu Jun 24, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Procedures, Tips and FAQ.
Topic: Grayish Powder Inside High Pressure Line
Replies: 5
Views: 23

Re: Grayish Powder Inside High Pressure Line

If the photo is a true representation of the system. It looks like normal wear.
by Tim
Thu Jun 24, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Contributions Support the AACF
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: Contributions Support the AACF

Thank you K.K. for the support.
by Tim
Wed Jun 23, 2021 7:56 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Procedures, Tips and FAQ.
Topic: Specific procedures for charging/evaluation - How? Where? What?
Replies: 3
Views: 2766

Re: Specific procedures for charging/evaluation - How? Where? What?

In the tips forum. vacuate and Charging Procedure. Attach a/c manifold gauges to the vehicle. Make sure you attach the correct hose to the proper service port. This is very important to prevent personal injury! Attach center (Yellow Hose) to a UL approved a/c vacuum pump. Open both of the dials on y...
by Tim
Wed Jun 23, 2021 10:52 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Low side normal /high side low stumped
Replies: 25
Views: 142

Re: Low side normal /high side low stumped

Clarify, dual unit system. 350 psi on the high side, is correct to a little low. Dual units run a little higher overall.

Assuming you have a full charge of refrigerant.
by Tim
Wed Jun 23, 2021 8:26 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Low side normal /high side low stumped
Replies: 25
Views: 142

Re: Low side normal /high side low stumped

Dual system, 350 psi is on the low side. 68 ounces is correct.
by Tim
Wed Jun 23, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: 2016 Ram line sizing issues (#4 size?)
Replies: 4
Views: 48

Re: 2016 Ram line sizing issues (#4 size?)

tbirdtbird wrote: Wed Jun 23, 2021 6:58 am Yay Ice is back!
Must have caught all the fish in the pond.
by Tim
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Automotive Air Conditioning Forum
Topic: Evacuating System Oil Content
Replies: 3
Views: 47

Re: Evacuating System Oil Content

tbirdtbird wrote: Tue Jun 22, 2021 8:13 am Last I knew it will pull a little bit out, prolly more as vapor, but not enough to worry about.
Agreed.

R & R machines have an oil seperator. Took many uses to fill the oil reserve.