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Oil and Refrigerant capacities on A Sprinter
06/28/2017 in the HVAC Forum
I am working on a 2006 Dodge Sprinter, replace Compressor, condenser and flushed the evaporator. I looked up the capacities for the oil and refrigerant and the information does not look to be correct. They say that the oil fill is 13.9 ounces and this sou...
accumulator tag
06/27/2017 in the HVAC Forum
[HVAC: 03 International 4900 7.6L] hi guys cannot find conv. for freon amount its says R134a 7.3 cu in. i need ounces?? thanks.
Lexus Rear AC Line Labor Time
06/27/2017 in the HVAC Forum
[HVAC: 04 Lexus GX470 4.7L] Looking for labor time for the rear AC lines on this vehicle, both my labor guides are very vague, not sure if the info is correct or not. The lines run from the condenser to the evap, and tee off down the firewall to the rear...
where was it hiding
06/25/2017 in the HVAC Forum
[HVAC: 98 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban 7.4L] I will try not to get to wordy with this but I want to lay out the time line. Customer brought in the vehicle for a brake grind, and would you look at the ac, it does not work. Thinking that it was the compressor ...
Source for cartridge PAG
06/22/2017 in the HVAC Forum
I have been using Tracerline Big-EZ cartridges for years, but they are getting hard to find. I usually use these only to add when the system has not been emptied or what is opened is not a viable point to add. There are the Spotgun cartridges also, but th...

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