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 Post subject: Re: Servicing Advice
PostPosted: Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:01 am 
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brixtonboy wrote:
I know that l will get shouted down here for this. But always thought the A/C slowly got weaker, you should use it weakly. Just to keep the system from seizing up.

The reason for using the AC regularly is to keep the compressor lubricated so it doesn't seize up.

AC gets weaker as the refrigerant slowly leaks out as no system is totally leak proof.

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 Post subject: Re: Servicing Advice
PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:05 pm 
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PetrolDave wrote:
brixtonboy wrote:
I know that l will get shouted down here for this. But always thought the A/C slowly got weaker, you should use it weakly. Just to keep the system from seizing up.

The reason for using the AC regularly is to keep the compressor lubricated so it doesn't seize up.

AC gets weaker as the refrigerant slowly leaks out as no system is totally leak proof.
I have to do my air con every year in the mr2

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