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Leaking oil from crimped copper line

If I can fix the crimped line, how do I put oil back into the motor, and what type?? - James (Kenmore 6\ Embroco PW4,5 - 1 hp motor)

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  • orcaveman Dec 20, 2008

    If I need oil, how do I insert oil??

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First off there's probably no refrigerant in the unit. the amount of oil is probably minuscule to what the system has.

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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  • Todd Born
    Todd Born Dec 20, 2008

    when you pull a vaccum on the system you can pull it into the unit while its on a vaccum.

  • Todd Born
    Todd Born Dec 20, 2008

    or use a oi pump that you hook up to the suction and then you add oils with the unit running

  • Todd Born
    Todd Born Dec 21, 2008

    by either pouring a little oil into the hose and then adding refrigerant or when the unit is on a vacuum take the hose and **** some oil into the unit while the pump is running. you have to have the pump on the high side and just a hose on the low side.

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