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    Default In the midst of a replacing Expansion Valve

    Is there any interest here for pictures with steps? If so, I will do my best to document and post.


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    yes please do,, i have to change mine soon
    thanx
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    Default Hey, is your system empty?

    Quote Originally Posted by HIe34
    Is there any interest here for pictures with steps? If so, I will do my best to document and post.
    Cause if it itsn't then...whoa! hold on before you loosen anything


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    Default Empty, Empty, Empty

    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzkrieg Bob
    Cause if it itsn't then...whoa! hold on before you loosen anything

    It has been a bit of a PITA to change, but I figured out along the way what would make it easier.

    I went out and got a gauge too, but I think I will take it back since you have one and I haven't had time to use it yet. I also bought some 134a. Do you have the hookup to fill the system back up. I bought the whole kit so I could do it myself, but if you have, I will return it.


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    Default I got the whole kit & caboodle

    fittings, guages, vacuum pump, and bottle opener.

    Takes a couple of hours to evac & recharge.

    use new o rings or we'll be doing it again.


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    Default Yep, new o rings installed...

    Quote Originally Posted by Blitzkrieg Bob
    fittings, guages, vacuum pump, and bottle opener.

    Takes a couple of hours to evac & recharge.

    use new o rings or we'll be doing it again.

    How much R134a should i get? I only bought one cannister just to make sure everything was ok.


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    Default it takes about 4

    Quote Originally Posted by HIe34
    How much R134a should i get? I only bought one cannister just to make sure everything was ok.
    4 1/2 ....5 is pushing it


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