Yes- I am a ordinary plebian and do not have a ton of HVAC experience. So be easy on me. I usually work on small engines and cars. But anyway, I need to replace the ancient compressor in a 1940 era fridge because the starter coil is burned up in the original.
The ratings on the original are as follows:
1.75 lbs of refrigerant capacity
So- dumb question: When I look for a replacement, what am I looking for? hp rating? So if for example I got a 1/8 hp compressor, would this work? What about capacity and BTUs? Not sure how to determine this as the fridge doesn't mention any of that.
I'm going to have someone come and evac the system and do a flush before I do anything. But after that, assuming I find the right compressor, would the original cooling loop work in this situation? Anyway, I'm just trying to get my ducks in a row before I get started