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Also how much do i use and where is the fill port?

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Using a used compressor how do u regulate how much oil to put in


You have a site glass or fill to bottom of
the fill hole threads

Best use synthetic compressor oil

Not motor oil

Aug 17, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

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How to lubricate the kompressor on the 2004 c230


This is an estimate if the compressor was not drained. First, there are differences in the weight or viscosity of the oil for compressors. It works just like the weight of engine oil. You need to find out what was used on your vehicle. Many people DO NOT know about this with compressor oil.

Next, there are small containers or pressurized cans of oil which are introduced into the Freon system using A/C ports. There are oil-only containers and there are mixed Freon-oil containers.

Pressure is a concern. Some of the volume in the system will be displaced by the oil. If your system is low on Freon, then a mixed can with Freon and oil would be better. If the pressure is normal, you may be able to squeeze a little oil into it without making changes to the Freon.

If the pressure is too HIGH, then bleeding off a little Freon would be needed. There is usually only a small charge of oil in the system, something like 4 ounces. But this would be a complete fill. So unless you have a completely VOID empty system, you will not know what the oil level actually is when adding oil.

I hope my solution is helpful to you.

Mar 19, 2012 | 2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Kompressor

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I need to oil my air conditioning compressor for my '97 chevy tahoe


use a standard fill hose and locate the low pressure port.It will most allways be smaller than the high side connect the hose to the low pressure port after you remove the cap. Then scew the a
can of compreeor oil onto the hose. You will find the oil at most auto parts houses and wal-mart. Start the engine and rev to about 1500rpm. open the can by screwing the house valve and needle in or all the way down. Now back the valve out allthe way. This will allow the oil to flow. Hold the can up-right call that 12 o-clock . After a few seconds rotate the can to the 3 o-clock possition for two to three sec. then rotae back to 12 o-clock. Reapeat this every few second until the can is empty. I know the can will say this end up but it will be ok. Now when canis empty close down the hose valve and dissconnect the hose and replace the cap on low port. If this sounds over your head or you are not sure it only need oil contact an A/C mechanic. Note If it is a new or reman compressor it will be shipped with a fe ounces oil in it. If so then a can of first charge gas and oil will be good enough. hope this help some. Good Luck!

Aug 30, 2010 | 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Where do i put oil into my a/c compressor on my 99 gmc sonoma?


in the low pressure charging port. its more complicated than that. why do you think it needs oil. oil is only added after a component is replaced, and the amount of oil is known. you dont want too much oil.

Oct 09, 2009 | 1999 GMC Sonoma

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How can i get the oil pan out on a 2001 chevy malibu?


2.2L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Drain the engine oil.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Accessory drive belt Lower A/C compressor mounting bolt Oil pan mounting bolts Oil pan


  1. Lower A/C compressor mounting bolt. Tighten the bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  2. Accessory drive belt
  3. Negative battery cable

  4. Fill the engine with oil to the correct level.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Drain the engine oil.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable Accessory drive belt Lower A/C compressor mounting bolt Oil pan mounting bolts Oil pan

To install:
  1. Apply a 0.13 inch (3.5mm) bead of the GM P/N 12378521 sealant around the perimeter of the oil pan and oil suction port opening.
  2. Install or connect the following:

    Oil pan. Tighten the bolts in sequence to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).

    0900c1528024bb26.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Oil pan bolt sequence-2.2L engine
    Lower A/C compressor mounting bolt. Tighten the bolt to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm). Accessory drive belt Negative battery cable
  3. Fill the engine with oil to the correct level.
3.1L Engine

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Evacuate and recover the A/C system.
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4. Remove or disconnect the following:
    WARNING DO NOT disconnect the refrigerant lines or allow the compressor to hang unsupported.


    Negative battery cable Accessory drive belt Upper and lower radiator hoses Right front wheel Inner fender splash shield Antilock Brake System (ABS) Wheel Speed Sensor (WSS) electrical connector Right front ball joint from the steering knuckle Right side outer tie rod end A/C compressor bolts and move the compressor aside


    Evaporator-to-accumulator A/C line Flywheel cover Engine cradle bolts Crankshaft balancer Starter motor Oil pan

To install:

0900c1528024bb27.jpg enlarge_icon.gifenlarge_tooltip.gif Fig. Exploded view of the oil pan mounting-3.1L and 3.5L engines

  1. Install or connect the following:

Sep 02, 2009 | 2001 Chevrolet Malibu

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We are trying to fill the a-c with freon


u need charge hose,find ac compressor and follow the larger line/hose untill u get to the low side service port this is the one (port could be on compressor it will be the small port

Jul 04, 2009 | 2000 Ford Focus

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I installed a new a/c compressor on a 91 geo metro.Where does the compressor oil go into the compressor at?


The compressor's oil is mixed with and circulates with the refrigerant. R134a refrigerant can be purchased with or without oil mixed into it. There are also separate oil 'chargers' that inject oil without the refrigerant.

Jul 01, 2009 | 1991 Geo Metro

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How do I fill air conditioner coolant.compressor is new, but I need to add coolant.


You need to evacuate mositure with a vacuum pump and then add a can of r134a with oil in the can. Then add more cans without oil. Up to the amount on the decal under the hood.
The low side charge port is behind the passenger fender well. Remove tire and the 7 fasteners holding the plastic fender liner in.

Jun 30, 2009 | 2000 Ford Focus

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How do I add coolant to the air conditioning system of my 2001 Hyundai Elantra?


You need to locate the low port on the AC.

You recharge the AC connecting to the low port.

You find the AC low pressure at the top of the compressor. Near the compressor you find two ports, the high port and low port.
You can follow the compressor line to reach the port.

To find out which one is the low port, run the air conditioner for a couple of minutes withthe engine on.
Then turn off the care and touch the lines from compressor to the two ports , often covered with plastic caps. Only one of the pipes will be cold, the line that is cold will lead you to the low port.

Jun 18, 2009 | 2001 Hyundai Elantra

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R12 compressor in r134a system


The Compressor will need to be retrofited by an EPA class II refrigeration technician this can be easily done by an ac shop as the oils in the two systems are not compatible and, the fittings must be changed to accept only r-134-a test gauge hoses

May 22, 2009 | 1995 Chevrolet K1500

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