Adding Oil - HVAC - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > HVAC

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-07-2010, 09:50 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: San Antonio
Posts: 434
Rewards Points: 334
Default

adding oil


is there an easy way to add oil to a system once it's charged? i recently replaced the coil and forgot to add some oil before i charged it up. i probably don't necessarily need any, but i know there was residual oil in the old evaporator so i just wanted to add a bit to top it off.

Advertisement

NitroNate is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-07-2010, 11:04 PM   #2
An old Tradesmen
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: PA
Posts: 26,541
Rewards Points: 4,720
Default

adding oil


Oil pump.

On average. You remove 4 ounces of oil when you recover a system. Do you add oil to every system you recover teh refrigerant for a repair?

Unless you know the system had very poor oil return to the compressor. No need to add oil.

Advertisement

beenthere is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Adding insulation and storage to Cape Cod Side Attic turin39789 General DIY Discussions 5 11-08-2010 11:50 AM
adding on to an existing detached garage ebstein Building & Construction 4 09-24-2009 11:32 PM
Adding add'l support for beam WaldenL Building & Construction 3 09-01-2009 10:00 AM
Adding more weight to truss system... what can it hold? Sonnie Building & Construction 7 02-06-2009 09:45 PM
Adding new duct/Register CEbury HVAC 1 06-25-2008 11:51 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts