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Old 06-25-2011, 10:48 PM
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So I figure today would be so so I wake up go to Auto and a couple of salvage yards to get some cosmetic parts for Haley come home and fix, and flush my A/C, and clean the EGR valve. I got back on at 1130 got my tools ready and started on the A/C flush I figured when I was finished with that I would hook up the vaccum pump and drain the moisture out the system while I cleaned my EGR Valve. Sounds pretty simple and organized don't it a pretty productive day right. Well fellow luders its now 1041pm I started at 1200pm and still not done it may be an all nighter. To start off the A/C lines where so gunked up with only Jesus and his disciples knows what. I have gone thru two cans of A/C flush so far, and that was just to get the flush to turn brown instead of black ( I didn't think that was the right color) the expansion valve was just clogged to Hades, and plus Auto Zone sold me the wrong dryer. So after numerous trips to Auto Zone, Advance, Napa, Home Depot, and Lowes of all places I made some leeway. Oh and those trips was just for the insulation to recover the expansion valve so it would function properly. Now here's where it gets tricky and frustrating the dang EGR Valve screw in the back how in the Bloody Blue Blazes do I get it off I've tried a number 12 socket, a number 12 closed end wrench and open end, and yes even needle nose vice grips and a rubber mallet. How in the Sam Hill do I get off that blasted back screw. I can't get any of my tools to properly seat on the lug nut. And the one time I did as soon as I turned the the wrench just popped off. Can anyone give me any ideas please!!!!
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Old 06-26-2011, 09:07 PM
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So day two of this unfolded a little better. Finally got the EGR Valve off (nothing a hammer and alot of cussing couldn't fix. Found out why it was acting up no gasket. So apparently the guy who had my car to rebuild the motor cut alot of corners as I began to find out. The A/C fluch went well the flush turned brown then clear, replaced the drier and the o rings. Gave it a good 45 minute vacuum and it held perfect. So put her back together cranked the engine and she purred so pretty. Went to go fill her up with pag oil and 134a, so so smooth and cold air I was like yes. As she was filling I decided to rev the engine to 1500 RPMs and that's when it happened!!!! The red light came back on so I truned the music down and get all the car and all I hear is hissssssssss!! Upon further inspection I see the new gasket I put on the drier just laying there it fell off when I was reconnecting the tube.
So at that point I just threw my hands in the air cut the car off and came inside..
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