Expansion Valve Issues

Expansion valve issues

We explain expansion valve issues you may encounter and the role of the expansion valve in the vehicle’s air-conditioning system operation. Expansion valve issues have an effect on  The flow of refrigerant throughout the AC system. The change of state of the refrigerant. A key component allowing the air-conditioning system to operate correctly is […]

What is harming your A/C system lubricant?

What is harming the lubricant in your a/c system?

The correct type and right amount of oil is vital for the compressor’s health & performance. The air-conditioning compressor is no different to a car engine, it needs the appropriate type and amount of oil to operate properly. We are looking at what is harming your a/c system lubricant and causing lubricants to fail. This […]

Why change the receiver drier?

The receiver drier is a filter which is located on the high side of the air-conditioning system, between the condenser and the expansion valve. The role of the drier is to filter the oil and refrigerant and absorb moisture from the system The drier also acts as a filter, designed to stop debris, metal chips […]

Why you must flush the system

Flushing must occur after changing a compressor to keep your warranty and if you flush your system when doing any repair it will reduce the risk of more severe breakdowns later. We explain the importance of flushing the air conditioning system and its role in keeping your system healthy. We explain the tools you will […]

How to use a diagnostic sight glass

In this PDF we explain what you are looking for when using a diagnostic sight glass, and the different possible clues to a fault in the vehicle’s air conditioning system. We explain some of how you can see the most common problems, and the issues they cause within a system. Using the diagnostic sight glass […]

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