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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-25-2016, 05:55 PM Thread Starter
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Adding AC Compressor oil

I'm about to vacuum down my 134a converted system for a recharge. The compressor originally came with a load of oil. Does all the oil stay in the system or am I going to have to add some?
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As long as you bleed the system down very slowly so that it's not spraying oil out with the residual refrigerant, I don't think you need to add any.

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