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How much ac comp oil is safe?04 F550
I know there is a specified amount that should be used. The old compressor seal went out and leaked out all the oil that was in the compressor. Well I was just running it through the winter without using the defrost and was going to put a new compressor someday. Well the pulley clutch went out today and locked up so I had a parts runner bring me one from ford and I put on on the side of the road. I did not have anything the check how much oil was in the new compressor but there was some I seen as I tipped it and looked. Would you just change the orfice tube vac it and charge it or give it a little more oil either in the evaporate coil or condenser.
04 F-550 CC 6.0 4x4 cab n chassis 4.88 XLT 193K
Money maker with utility bed.
97 F-350 CC 7.3 ZF-5 4x4 4.10 324K
Moves my stuff around.
Last edited by Hardline; 02-29-2012 at 05:25 PM.