AC pressure low side

Re: AC pressure low side

Postby Lumpy » August 13th 2014, 5:27pm

I don't think I'd want to go changing SIZES of the refrigerant lines.

But I might be tempted to get a replacement line, install the filter in one of the lines and keep the spare for if I developed problems with the filter, it's install etc.


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Re: AC pressure low side

Postby paulbot [OP] » August 13th 2014, 6:41pm

Looks like the best and cheapest option at this point is get a new line- http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/p/toughone-or-factory-air-hose-assembly-t56171/15890342-P . Wife is in town she'll stop by Advance and get a new line. Guess I'll install the filter right where orifice tube is, the filter includes instructions to put orifice tube in it.
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Re: AC pressure low side

Postby paulbot [OP] » August 13th 2014, 9:18pm

And here's the Inline filter installed. Still waiting for the delivery girl with new Manifold Hose Assembly
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Postby paulbot [OP] » August 20th 2014, 11:15pm

So to complete the tale, get everything installed, new manifold assembly hose installled, go to pull the vacuum got a leak in the evap core inlet line where I had to drill out the old orifice tube. I see now they make an orifice tube extractor for $12 on Amazon. Ordering one now for the next time...

Went into town to work with no AC, stopped and got a new evap core. get it installed, fire it up run it for a while with a vacuum pulled, then the heater valve break and spews radiator fluid, Back into town for heater valve, fill with water and radiator starts spewing water from a crack it had been having, but never overheated. Guess all that work being done on top of it made it give up the ghost.

So now it's back up with new stuff everywhere. AC does work, but there's a new noise somewhere under the hood.
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Re: AC pressure low side

Postby Leeann_93 » August 20th 2014, 11:42pm

Jesus :shock:

You keep Mr Murphy over there, willya?
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Re: AC pressure low side

Postby paulbot [OP] » August 21st 2014, 12:27am

yes dear... :(
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Re: AC pressure low side

Postby redfury » August 21st 2014, 3:27am

Don't worry, he works multiple locations at a time. I got a problem with the lugs on the Hyundai staying tight, the exhaust on my van blew a hole in it, I have yellow jackets in my basement laundry area and I can't find out where they are coming from (nest ) as I've already taken away their entrance to the house. My back is jacked up still and the only thing I have to show for this month was a 2 week vacation in Colorado ( with the hurting back, mind you ). Someone needs to put a hit out on this Murphy fella.
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Re: AC pressure low side

Postby Leeann_93 » August 21st 2014, 3:51am

We had a bat in the house this evening. Big damn bat, too.

Took quite a bit to gently urge him to go out the screen door (hubby dropped the screen down).

This after he flew all over, over and over and over, really agitated because of one of my cats. She's scary fast and quite the hunter and he was actually scared of her.


Drove the van to Sam's Club to pick up a few things and got gas on the way out - $3.249/gal. Not bad, comparatively speaking.
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