Tip Of The Month
Compressor Oil Capacity
When replacing the A/C compressor or any A/C system
component it’s important to replace any compressor oil lost during parts
change. A low oil level can starve the compressor for oil and lead to
BEWARE: Do not
overfill too much oil will hinder cooling performance.
General guidelines for replacing oil when changing
- Condenser - 1.0oz
- Evaporator - 2.0oz
- Hoses -
drier - 1.0oz
The total oil added to compensate for parts replacement
should NEVER exceed total oil capacity for system. It’s always recommended to
follow OEM recommendations.