a/c conversion question r12->134a ->r-12?

Richard J. Andrews tech at flashmail.com
Sat Apr 20 04:19:13 EDT 2002

i've got a vacuum pump and i'll evacuate it.

'86 4kq
At 02:26 AM 4/20/02, you wrote:
>If you take your mixed 134a-and-12 system to a professional and say
>nothing about it except that you want it to be serviced, they will
>probably sample the contents of your system and run a test on the sample,
>and it will alert them to the fact that it is a mixture.  Then they will
>probably tell you that they are unable to work with you because your
>mixture would contaminate their draw-down equipment.  Cleaning up that
>equipment once it is contaminated is difficult and expensive and time
>consuming, and they will run from you as if you had leprosy. And, it is
>illegal for them to dump the R12 into the atmosphere, so they don't want
>your business.
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>At 09:39 PM 4/19/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>>it has been brought to my attention that the r-12 will work with 134, just
>>the 134 oil is not
>>compatible with r-12, now if i try 134a with the current oil and decide
>>it's not acceptable cooling will going back
>>with r-12 seriously screw things up? i guess i'm asking if using 134a w/12
>>oil and deciding to go back
>>will i need a flush due to the 134a containating the oil?
>>'86 4kq

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