You will need to remove one or both not sure which these systems have and look for metal particles trapped by them. Hopefully I can get it all done in a day. You'll need a vacuum pump and set of gauges to make sure it holds vacuum before recharging it. First thing you need to do is determine exactly how it failed. So, anyone done this and have thoughts and tips or a procedure to follow? In some states, it might be illegal to work on it without proper licenses or certifications. Do it on your own risk. It is generally safe to work with unless you catch it on fire.
That was making the noise. You should also replace the compression o-rings where the lines connect to the compressor. I assume it still holds pressure in the system?? Then when he took it apart, it was a clean failure and no metal pieces in the system. Get decent long snapring pliers. Took me a while to figure out what it was.
Think I will take it to dealership before I order this part and have them look at it. I've had the system already completely checked out. If your drive belt is stretched, cracked or damaged, this would be a good time to replace it as well. You'll need two people to do that. If it clicks and acts like it wants to start, but doesn't, then it is good, but you either have too much or too little refrigerant.
Shops frequently overfill with refrigerant by accident or on purpose and then when the compressor still doesn't kick on, they recommend a new compressor. The compressor just one day decided to not come on after 6 months of not being used, even when it was used during the summer every day before that and worked fine. Material may not be copied or reprinted without written permission. I found a few sellers with them on eBay. This video will help you to rectify the situation yourself at home without having to pay half of your monthly salary to a mechanic.
I would appreciate it so much if you could explain how you got the connector loose. The compressor just doesn't come on with power applied to it, so it is dead. I think i remember him telling me there was a chance that there might be metal particles in the system, depending on how the compressor failed, in which case it would have to be purged and the expansion valve replaced. At your mileage it could easily be the compressor itself and everything I have said could be useless. If your air conditioning isn't working, especially if you live in a hot, traffiky part of the world, your life is probably pretty miserable. It came with the same 1-year warranty as the new units! When disengaged, it should be spinning freely and without much effort.
The compressor just one day decided to not come on after 6 months of not being used, even when it was used during the summer every day before that and worked fine. Why not just stick a screwdriver into the low pressure side and let it vent out? Glad to know that it is easy to get to. Watch my video on YouTube to see how to do that. Also needed a second person to keep it from rotating. In this position, you should be able to pull it out from the front passenger side wheel well. When you put R134 back in it make sure it has sufficient oil don't overfill. I definitly have a major beef with my ac compresor the clutch makes that ticking sound everyonce in a while im just waiting for it to freeze up.
Why not give it a try. . I've had the system already completely checked out. The orifice tube can act as a filter. Where I Bough Replacement Parts After spending a lot of time doing my own research, I decided to go with a from eBay this is affiliate link. When I did, I noticed what looks like a flat metal plate on the front of the pulley, slipping, then engaging and slipping again. This information is not guaranteed to be accurate.
I assume it still holds pressure in the system?? You'll need a vacuum pump and set of gauges to make sure it holds vacuum before recharging it. Try it only when the engine is stopped to avoid injury. It is a pretty easy job on Pathfinders and Nissans in general in my experience two Pathfinders and a Maxima , but are you sure that is really what you need? But I did watch them check for leaks and they vacuumed the lines and refilled it and found that everything with that was good. Some refrigerant will always slip out where the shaft exits the unit and over 5-10 years it can slip below the minimum pressure for the system to run. Exposure to the skin may cause frostbite. I know I will need someone to claim the freon from the existing compressor and receiver? Tell them to cut that hole for the big flat head.