Date: Fri, 18 Jun 1999 21:06:07 -0400
From: "J. Pires" <worldnet.piresnopsamdnet.att.net>
Subject: Re: 134A conversion


David... If your system has no leaks you should be ok but because 134A runs at higher pressure you have to put about 13% less refrigerant in it. If you had small leaks they will become big ones pretty soon. I had my OLDS converted, they could not find the leak so I decided to make the change since the 134A was cheaper...big mistake, it found all the leaks, where before a charge would last 2 months it was now 2-3 weeks. I ended up having to replace the majority of the system, big $$$$, It does work great now. On the SAAB I had to replace the double hose and stayed with R12. Joe David Salo wrote: > I am converting an 85 900T to 134A. Can someone tell me what high & low > side pressures I can expect to find. I am particularly interested in > results of similar conversions. > > Thanks --- David Salo

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