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Old 07-12-2018, 08:15 PM
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Default planning to swap r12 to r134, need suggestions.

The bearing on my ac compressor went out, so I am going to replace the whole compressor.

It currently has r12 in the system.

It is a terrible time to do this, because winter is on the horizon and I need defrost capabilities.

Does anyone have a link to where I can get information on steps for recharging the system??

I bought the kit that has the new dryer and all new o rings and orphasist tube and new compressor.

Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you.
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Defroster still work without AC, they just work better with AC.

Always check youtube first they have DIY videos on everything. You may want to search more you may find a 3rd gen video.

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Thanks Gorn, I appreciate the help.
I watched that video, it covers a lot of things.

My new problem is that the new r4 ac compressor didn't come with pag oil.

I need to know which pag oil and how much goes in to the compressor.

I also need to know where to put the oil?
Like the exact location.

I'm trying to contact u guys first, then I'll check with GDP, the manufacturer.
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