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1961 Cadillac sedan I just purchased, need type oil & amount

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1961 Cadillac sedan I just purchased, need type oil & amount in A/C compressor.
How is the oil level checked? Is 4.5 lb freon correct refill to charge the system?
Type of compressor, Frigidaire. 38 EC 5931. model.(###) ###-####
Thanks, Fred
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Classic Car
Expert:  Eric replied 7 months ago.


Ok, refrigerant capacity is 4.5lbs

Mineral oil for the type of oil. 3 oz goes into the compressor.

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