It is never that easy…

SDL has a non operational compressor, or it at least will not kick on, and the 
aux cooling fan does not kick on either.  I only got the car to suck up about 
7oz of duster air, so that both hi and low are sitting at 70psi

clay


> On Jul 14, 2017, at 3:58 PM, clay via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> 
> I am doing the AC recharge in the w126 cars today and have had an interesting 
> learning curve.
> 
> FIRST, check to make sure the system is complete with Schrader valves!  High 
> side did not have one and after charging the AC and getting nice cold air, I 
> tried to unhook the manifold.  It all came spewing out in a great hurry.  
> Must be why PO had installed R134 fittings.  I am going to be swabbing oily 
> dye mist from all manner of items for a long while.
> 
> I evacuated the system once more (it had been tested overnight) and did a 
> refill.  Well, sort of.  It calls for 3.3# of R12.  There is a 
> pressure/temperature chart that gives pressures based on outside temp.  Using 
> that, I reached the required pressures, but am short on volume?   Oil 
> injected was only 2.0oz, and Duster cans gave a bit over a pound.  Vent temps 
> are only 60f.  
> 
> Do I proceed with intalling the rest of the charge to at least 3.0#?
> 
> At the moment I am doing the vac hold test on the other car prior to recharge.
> 
> 
> clay 
> 
> 1974 450sl -  Frosch - Two tone green
> 1986 SDL - Polei
> 1982 300 SD - Allen
> 
> retired models-
> 2002 s430 - Victor, a Stately & well tailored crap
> 1976 300D - Blei Vanst - it looks silvery
> 1972 220D - Gump - She was green, simple and ran
> 1995 E300D - Gave her life to save me against a Dame in a SUV
> POS 1987 SDL - Beware Nigerian Scammers
> 
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