Questions tagged [condenser]
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Does my refrigerant recovery machine have a leak if the vacuum is lost over several hours?
I'm attempting to do some DIY car repairs from my driveway, and need to remove the vehicle's AC condenser. To do so, I need to evacuate the r134a refrigerant from the AC system. Apparently it is the ...
How to diagnose AC blowing warm air
I've got a 2007 Hyundai Elantra that's got a mostly-functional AC, but consistently blows warm air when at lower speeds (or idle) on warm days. So far, I've tested the following: I press the A/C ...
In changing a radiator in a 2005 GMC Canyon with a 3.5, 2 wheel drive. Can I get the radiator out without opening any lines on the AC unit. Can I get the AC condenser off the radiator without opening ...
Replacing leaking AC condenser and reciever dryer after 6 years of no refrigerant at all. Do I replace all PAG oil?
I'm in a unique enough situation that I don't think I can trust my research completely. My AC condenser in my 2000 Corolla was dented 6 years ago and consequently all the refrigerant leaked out slowly....
How to determine exact amount of oil in a refrigerant system?
Our all components and refrigerant pipes are new. As far as we know, Compressor is sold with oil inside of it. Do you think should I add extra oil into system after I assemble all system or Is the ...
Does a 1997 Honda Accord have a modern condenser that can't be flushed?
I was having a problem with the AC in my 1997 Accord recently. My dealer did an evac and recharge, found a leak, and replaced the compressor. Then they said the system was over-pressurizing, so they ...
replacing A/C condenser – without having to drain R134a refrigerant?
The vehicle (Chevy Cobalt 2009) ran over a deer and bent inward the radiator and A/C condenser. I'm going to replace both, however I'm wondering if it's possible to replace the condenser without ...
Is it better to have AC repair done during heat wave?
The AC failed suddenly out of the blue, took it to the shop. They replaced the compressor and stated there are no leaks (after testing with dye). However, the AC now takes, on a hot day, 15 minutes ...
Air conditioning in my car works but takes a long time to cool...?
I have a '13 Accord that I've been having A/C issues with. I just worked on the car and vacuumed out the old refrigerant and filled with new (put the correct amount as specified by manufacturer). I ...
1997 Isuzu Rodeo AC condenser fan turns off after it heats up
I have a 1997 Isuzu Rodeo / Honda Passport V6. The AC will turn on and work indefinitely when it's not very hot outside (70's or lower). When it's more like the 80's and higher, the AC will ...
A/C hose blowout while charging new system, do I need to add more oil?
I installed a brand new A/C system in my 91 Mustang (compressor, condenser, accumulator, and all hoses and fittings) and when I began charging it last night the high-pressure side hose from the ...
Finding Replacement AC Condenser
I inherited a 1984 Toyota pick-up from my father when he passed 25 years ago. The AC Condenser is leaking and needs to be replaced. Toyota no longer makes the condenser, and I have been unable to ...
How likely is a recently replaced AC condenser to be bad?
My fiancée was in a minor front end collision recently with enough damage to the vehicle that many pieces of the vehicle's front needed to be fixed or replaced. The weather has been heating up since ...
Does R-134A refrigerant normally have oil (liquid at room temperature) in it?
Upon [legally] releasing some pressure from a car's (model year 2000) over-charged AC refrigerant loop that uses R-134A refrigerant, some of the released fluid surprisingly stayed liquid at room ...
Vespa Plug,Contact Point and Condenser
For my Vespa P150 x I want to know technically regarding to Plug What should be the color of a healthy plug spark? Mine is a blue red like color. Contact Points How can I check that the points of ...