Re: AC Charge on '97 EB
On Tue, 07 Jun 2005 12:11:20 -0700, Big Bill <bigbill@PIPPING.COM>
>On Mon, 06 Jun 2005 22:25:17 -0400, Stephen M. Gluck
>>My '97 EB needs a on AC charge of refrigerant. There is still
>>refrigerant in the system but not enough. A couple of questions. Is
>>the charging inlet on the top of the compressor under the hood on the
>>passenger side ? Anybody have any experience with a recharge kit. I
>>semember doing a refill on my '70 Monte Carlo. Is the procedure to
>>turn on the engine and AC attach the hose and valve to the inlet and
>>cannister and open the valve until the cannister is empty and close
>>the valve and disconnect. BTW there are no leaks of refrigerent. I had
>>some work done on the HVAC and i beleive the service station did not
>>fully charge the AC.
>You had a shop work on yur AC?
>You think they didn't put enough refrigerant in the system?
>Then it would have shown whatever symptoms the AC now shows, back when
>you had the work done, right? In that case, take it back and have them
>finish the job.
>It didn't show the symptoms then? Then the system leaks.
The work was done in mid winter and was'nt noticed until the weather
got hot in the last couple of days. I moved in the last couple of
months and taking it back to the shop that did the work would be
inconvienent at best. I recharged the system this moring and went on
a long drive in 90 degree plus weather. The system is working well
after the recharge and there was no discharge of refrigerant into the
atmosphere. I am not aware that R134 is enviornmentally unfriendly in