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Old 05-15-2001, 11:24 PM
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I am in the process of replacing some of the A/C components on my '82 300DT. I have replaced the compressor, expansion valve, and receiver/dryer. I have seen posts commenting about an orifice tube but I can't seem to locate one on the car. Does my 300DT have one, or am I looking for something that should not be there?
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Old 05-15-2001, 11:36 PM
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Mb300D,
Some people call the expansion valve an orifice which is a small opening. That's what the expansion valve is; a small opening, or orifice.
Bill Lewallen; Lexington,Ky.Home of Valvoline Oil...
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Old 05-16-2001, 09:38 AM
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Mercedes doesn't use an "orfice tube". I think that was a GM item...but then I don't mess with GM stuff. Now if I could just get the GM guys to leave Mercedes alone...
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Randy D.
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Old 05-16-2001, 09:58 AM
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Thanks for the help. I could not find the orifice tube anywhere so I wanted to make sure I wasn't missing anything.
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