How to repair / troubleshooting of an auto AC Compressor - Part
3 of 3
Part 3 of how to repair, install, and handle
troubleshooting of an AC system expands on AC components. Besides the AC
compressor, there is the AC Accumulator and AC Orifice Tube. Both parts are
very important to maintain a healthy AC system. The AC orific tube is a
pressure drop device. The AC Accumulator/drier is a filter device. Part 3
concludes with instructions on how to evacuate and recharge the AC system. instructions on how to evacuate and recharge the AC system.
Any time the AC compressor is changed, the AC accumulator/drier must also be
replaced. The AC Orifice tube must be examined and it is recommended to
replace it as well. Where many do it yourself mechanics make a mistake is
evacuating and recharging the system. The final part of the AC compressor
install is also the easiest one to mess up. Watch closely.