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Date:         Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:48:13 +0000
Reply-To:     "kenneth wilford (Van-Again)" <kenwilfy@COMCAST.NET>
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From:         "kenneth wilford (Van-Again)" <kenwilfy@COMCAST.NET>
Subject:      Re: AC - Again! '91 Carat
Comments: To: John Rodgers <>
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Napa has an AC flush that they sell that works well but is expensive. I have used that before.


On Fri, Jul 22, 2016, 2:52 PM John Rodgers <> wrote:

> Thanks Ken. There is something the that is definitely not right - maybe on > both vans. > > On the '88 the fan comes on, but in high speed mode. It cycles like it > should. > > On the Carat, the fan simply doesn't come on. Fan works fine for the engine > since replacing the switch on the lower left of the radiator, but doesn't > work at all for the AC. > > I have to replace th receiver dryer and need to flush the system. What do > you recommend to flush it with? > > John > > On Jul 22, 2016 13:42, "kenneth wilford (Van-Again)" < > > > wrote: > > Fan should come on low speed with or without pressure. > > Ken > > On Fri, Jul 22, 2016, 2:39 PM John Rodgers <> wrote: > > > The AC system has not been run for at least 15 years - the ten years it > sat > > in a garage and the 5 years I have had it. Will the high speed fan come > on > > if I DO THE FOLLOWING: > > > > (System empty or low on refrigerant)) > > Ignition ON ( but not start) > > AC blower fan set to low > > AC CONTROL set to cool > > > > Will the fan turn on? It does on my 88' > > > > Or do I have to raise system pressure to get the system to turn on? I > know > > when it gets sufficiently low it shuts itself off and will not run. > > > > Thanks , > > > > John > > >

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