Can you provide some guidance on A/C compressor installation?
Proper compressor installation involves several steps:
- Check the amount of compressor oil before installing. Refer to the manufacturer's guide or contact us if you're unsure about the type or quantity of oil needed.
- Replace the receiver drier/accumulator/condenser.
- Replace the expansion valve/orifice tube/liquid line.
- Vacuum the system for 30-45 minutes; this step is mandatory.
- Installation must be performed by a certified Automotive Certified Mechanic A/C Engine Cooling System, and proof of proper service is required. Please note that failure to follow the correct installation procedures will void the warranty.
How can I determine the correct A/C part for my vehicle?
To ensure compatibility, follow these steps:
- Check your vehicle's make, model, and year.
- Consider any specific requirements related to the A/C system.
- Consult your vehicle's manual or check under the car hood for information.
- Seek professional advice from an automotive expert if needed.
Our auto A/C parts are designed to be compatible with a wide range of vehicle makes and models. To find the right part, please check the product descriptions for compatibility information. If you have any specific questions or need assistance, feel free to reach out to our customer support through messages. Provide us with the YEAR, MAKE, MODEL, and ENGINE of your car, and we'll be happy to help you find the correct A/C part for your vehicle.
Questions about A/C compressor oil, refrigerant quantity, and compatibility?
- How much oil should the compressor carry? The amount of oil required for the A/C compressor varies based on the system capacity and compressor type.
- What type of compressor oil should I use: PAG46, PAG100, PAG150, or Hybrid? The type of compressor oil depends on your vehicle's A/C system specifications.
- Which refrigerant should I use: R134a or R1234yf? The choice of refrigerant depends on the A/C system requirements of your vehicle.
- How much refrigerant should I use? The refrigerant quantity required for your vehicle's A/C system depends on factors such as system capacity, type of compressor, and other specifications.
To recommend or determine the correct information please share the YEAR, MAKE, MODEL, and ENGINE of your car. We'll then be able to advise you on the appropriate information for your specific system.
Questions about choosing the Right Universal A/C Kit for Your Vehicle
- How do I determine the right A/C kit for my car? To help you select the appropriate kit, we need some information about your vehicle. Follow these steps:
Step 1: Check your engine belt type (V Belt, Serpentine with 6 Groove, or 8 Groove).
Step 2: Measure the available space for the condenser (height and length in inches, e.g., 14x20).
Step 3: Decide on the desired evaporator unit (4 vents for cooling only or heat and cool functionality, or larger units with 5 or 6 vents for cooling).
- What if I'm unsure about my engine belt type? You can consult your vehicle's user manual or contact a mechanic to determine the belt type.
- How do I measure the space for the condenser? Using a measuring tape, measure the height and length of the area where you plan to install the condenser.
- Can I install the A/C system myself, or do I need professional assistance? Our A/C kits come with comprehensive installation instructions, but we recommend seeking professional help for the best results, especially if you're not experienced in automotive installations.
- Are these kits compatible with all vintage and antique cars or trucks? Our universal A/C kits are designed to be compatible with a wide range of vintage and antique cars and trucks. However, it's crucial to provide accurate information about your vehicle to ensure the right fit and compatibility.
- What if I have a specific question or need further assistance? We're here to help! If you have any specific questions or require further assistance in choosing the right A/C kit for your vehicle, please don't hesitate to contact our customer support team through messages. We'll be more than happy to assist you.