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Old 09-25-2014, 05:06 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Ecky View Post
I replaced the expansion valve in my Del Sol about 2 years ago. The system was already discharged, but if not, you'll need to have it vacuumed. After that, unbolt and replace the dryer in addition to the valve. Minimize the time it's exposed to atmosphere. Once the new parts are on, take it to an A/C shop and have it vacuumed and filled.

I replaced a leaking line while I was at it, and the A/C continued to hold pressure and blow cold for the 2 more years I kept the car.
How long did that take you? The mechanic estimated 6.5 hours for the expansion valve, receiver\dryer, and AC compressor, and said that was how long it would take me.

No, I am not a mechanic.

Also, where can one find a good and reliable Chrysler?
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