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Old 10-28-2003, 12:46 PM
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The freon goes thru the compressor in a gas state. The compressor can not compress the liquid. Therefore the liquid going thru the compressor would be like puting a liquid in the cylinder of the engine. It does not compress and something will have to give. In this case it will be a piston or connecting rod. About the same thing with your compressor.
So the freon is connected to the suction side of the compressor. It only sucks gas. It can suck or be force fed liquid but you don't want to do that.

The training manuals will talk about warming the freon container. Don't over heat the container, it can explode. 110-120 water is fine.

With the larger freon tanks (20#), you can buy an electric blanket to warm the tank.

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