Top 6 Notes When Repairing And Maintaining Air Conditioning System

Top 6 Notes When Repairing and Maintaining Quality Air Conditioning System Garage Thanh Phong Auto Hcm 2024
Latest update date: February 07, 09

With the development of life demand, air conditioning system has become a basic and mandatory requirement of cars. Not only is it useful for circulating airflow in the cabin, this system also balances the temperature and reduces humidity, limiting pathogens effectively.

However, the air conditioning system is also one of the most frequently problematic parts of a car. Therefore, when checking, repairing or maintaining them, you need to master the basic notes to ensure the safest health.

Car Air Conditioning System
Car Air Conditioning System

The following, Thanh Phong Auto Please share 6 notes when repairing and maintaining car air-conditioning systems.

Be careful when dealing with air conditioning gas

When in direct contact with the air conditioner, you need to ensure the following:

  • Do not work in enclosed spaces or near open flames.
  • Always wear safety goggles to ensure eye area safety.
  • Be careful not to get liquid gas on your skin, as they can cause very serious injuries.

If you're not careful to get liquid gas on your body, don't try to handle it yourself or use a dry towel, but immediately wash the skin areas with plenty of cold water. Then clean vaseline on the skin and immediately go to the hospital / clinic for treatment.

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Note when replacing the extractor of the gas line

Notes When Replacing Parts of Car Air Conditioning Gas Lines
Notes When Replacing Parts of Car Air Conditioning Gas Lines

When replacing the details of the gas line, you should keep in mind the following points:

  • Discharge the old gas slowly, slowly. Avoid spraying and sticking to the body.
  • Close the parts that have been removed immediately to prevent dirt, moisture from entering.
  • Do not leave new containers with stoppers or condenser on the ground to avoid contamination.
  • Before removing the plug from the new compressor, you need to discharge nitrogen gas from the intake valve.
  • In particular, absolutely do not use fire to bend or lengthen the pipes. This is very likely to happen a fire situation.

Note when tightening the connecting details

Notes When Tightening Connection Details
Notes When Tightening Connection Details

After replacing the components of the gas line, you need to tighten the connection details. This process requires some attention:

  • To ease tightening of connecting parts and avoid gas leakage, you need to put a few drops of machine oil into the installation of O-rings.
  • Use 2 spanner to tighten the nut, avoid spiraling.
  • Tighten the joints in the manner of the bolt / O joint to the specified torque.

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Note when working with gas tanks

When working with gas tanks, be sure to follow the following precautions to ensure the safest:

  • Keep the ambient temperature of the container always cool (store below 40 degrees C), avoiding fire and explosion. At the same time, do not heat the container.
  • If heating the container with warm water, take care not to DISPENS the VALVE IN DINH BINH, allowing water to enter the cooling circuit.
  • Do not reuse a container that has run out of gas.

Note when turning on A/C and adding gas

Top 6 Notes When Repairing and Maintaining Quality Air Conditioning System Garage Thanh Phong Auto Hcm 2024

During the process of adding gas, you should pay attention to the following points in order for the system to operate smoothly:

  • Make sure there is enough gas in the cooling circuit. Because if you load too little, oil lubrication will not be enough and may burn the compressor.
  • However, charging too much gas will also cause damage to the air-conditioning system such as: consuming gasoline, not cold enough, engine too hot, ....
  • Only open and close the low pressure valve. By opening the high pressure gas will run in the opposite direction and make the switch interrupted.
  • Gas should be loaded in the form of gas, because if you fill the gas upside down when the tank is turned upside down, it will make the gas easier to compress, resulting in a compressor breakage.

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Notes when using a halogen lamp type gas leak detector

Notes When Using Halogen Lamp Type Gas Leak Detector
Notes When Using Halogen Lamp Type Gas Leak Detector

When a gas leak is suspected, check immediately with a halogen lamp. However, the use of open flames can cause gas explosions. Therefore, testing should be carried out in a safe, well-ventilated environment and free from flammable materials.

Because it is related to air conditioning gas, you need to be very careful in the repair and maintenance steps to ensure the safest for your health as well as your pet. See more articles "Common problems with car air conditioning systems and how to fix it effectively”.

Hopefully the above sharing of Thanh Phong Auto will be helpful to you. Wish you always have the safest experience during car use!

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