How does a GM air conditioner compressor work?
The compressor is typically engine driven via the accessory belt, and the clutch on the compressor is used to engage and disengage the compressor. The compressor is lubricated by refrigerant oil.
What kind of oil does a GM air conditioner compressor use?
The compressor is lubricated by refrigerant oil. This original equipment compressor and clutch have been manufactured to fit your GM vehicle, providing the same performance, durability, and service life you expect from General Motors. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
How much refrigerant is in a GMC pickup?
GMC Light Truck refrigerant and oil capacity charts Year Model Refrigerant Refrigerant Oil All Engines w/ Front AC Only R134a 29.00 7.50 1999-2001 All Engines R134a 31.00 8.50 1998 All Engines R134a 32.00 8.00 FULLSIZE PICKUP
What kind of refrigerant does a Ford air conditioner use?
Until 1995, most cars with air conditioning used R-12 Freon refrigerant which has shown to have an environmental impact. R-12 is no longer used or produced in many countries and remaining quantities have skyrocketed in price. Since then, the industry standard has been R134a, which is an efficient replacement.
What does the GM Sanden AC compressor upgrade kit include?
These upgrade kits are rated for continuous duty at 6,000 RPM and work gr eat on high-horsepower applications! Includes compressor, mounting brackets, compressor, hoses, clutch cycling switch, accumulator, o-rings, hardware, R134a adaptors, and a variable rate orifice tube.
What kind of compressor does a GMC Sierra use?
Pour 2 or 3 ounces in the new accumulator and the rest in the compressor, turn the compressor shaft by hand a few time after installing and charging before starting compressor. I would also recommend replacing the orifice tube as well. The R4 compressor is shown below, which is what GMC used most.
How much Freon to put in a GMC Sierra?
The total system capacity for R-12 is 56 oz. When a retrofit is performed the standard is to use 80-90% R134a to the R-12 amount. This would put the R134a system charge at 45 to 50 oz. Start with 45 oz and more to if needed to get the system to the correct pressure range.
What should I replace my R4 compressor with?
Replace your power-robbing R4 compressor with a Sanden-style compressor upgrade that requires less power to operate, runs smoother, and weighs half as much as the original units. These upgrade kits are rated for continuous duty at 6,000 RPM and work gr eat on high-horsepower applications!