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Old 07-21-2006, 02:42 AM
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good used ac compressor, sat up for 2 yrs

I have a ac rotary compressor that was in excellent working order when i removed it about 2 yrs ago. It was on a 1980 mercedes 300sd. It turns well but the oils that were in it have thickened some. How would i soften and flush out the old thickened oil so i can install it in my 1980 300D. thanks for any assistance. RAY
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Old 07-21-2006, 10:11 AM
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Flush it with the type of oil that you intend to use. Don't use any type of solvent.
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Old 07-21-2006, 10:48 AM
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right. You'll get better flushing action if you heat it up. (not with a torch, though )
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Old 07-21-2006, 01:23 PM
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Compressor

Thanks I Was About To Do Something Stupid Like Rinse It With Alcohol And It Just Didn't Seem Like A Good Thing To Do. When I Replace It Am I Going To Need Any O-rings Or Washers. Thanks For Your Help Ray M
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