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Dave Nova, Cadillac Technician
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If i have too much oil in the compressor will it keep it

Customer Question

if i have too much oil in the compressor will it keep it from charging the system ?
JA: When was your last oil change?
Customer: yesterday
JA: What is the model/year of your Cadillac?
Customer: 1998 deville
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: i put a new a/c compressor on yesterday and i can not get it to charge i also replaced ac dryer and orvice tube
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: i vacumed the system with a old school vacume machine
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Eric replied 1 year ago.


Is the compressor engaging but not sucking the refrigerant in thru the low side port, or is the compressor not engaging at all?

How many ounces of oil did you put in the compressor?