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Old 08-21-2003, 10:34 PM
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Help--My AC system is flooded with muck...what do I do?.(85 300D)
I removed my old compressor and receiver drier on my 85 300D--and replaced them---Green muck keep came pouring out, I think its a mix of oil, water and came out of the hoses going to the compressor and to the just kept on draining and dripping, for awhile I THOUGHT ABOUT TURNING THE CAR UPSIDE DOWN and SHAKING IT...

After a while ( 6 hours) I lost my patience and installed the new compressor and drier and used an air venturi vacuum pump.for about 30 min...I though the vauum pump would suck the muck out, but I didnt pull much out

Just how do I ensure that I get all the muck out?

Did I already doom myself to failure by installing the new receiver drier/compressor before I got all the muck out?

How did all this muck get into the system--theres at least a couple of cups of it, or MORE...
Help--My AC system is flooded with muck...what do I do?.(85 300D)

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Old 08-22-2003, 06:37 AM
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The muck sounds like a/c oil and the florescent dye mix. Personally, I would have taken everything apart and flushed it all out.

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