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2000 Dodge Caravan Question: would like to know the best way to drain ac sys to change the compresser

 

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denorch, 3.0L V6, Englewood, CO, August 13, 2011, 12:55
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we'll be working on with minamul tools please help

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    August 13, 2011, 13:16
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    you need a recovery machine and ability to vacuum it out when done. you also need a dryer and an expansion valve if the compressor locked up.

    Roy

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    Downing Street Garage (25 Answers) , Denver, CO - (303) 963-9385
    douglassdowningstreetgarage August 15, 2011, 09:11
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    In addition to the first comment, if the compressor is noisy or locked up, you will need to flush the system and install a filter on the low pressure side before the compressor to prevent debris in the system from damaging the new compressor.

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