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  1. #14
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Dallas ,Texas
    If oil contamination is a concern just purchase the compressor adapter and drain the oil out of the non affected compressor and use standard cleanup methods and there you go.

    Quote Originally Posted by aaron604 View Post
    I was under the impression that in a tandem or dual compressor circuit that you should replace both because whatever affected the compressor that croaked will effect the remaining one, aka acid from burn out moisture, or whatever and then when that one burns out or dies it will take out the new one down the road.
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    It takes three people to do anything around here. Two do the work, one explains to the crowd of people who showed up when they seen smoke and flames.

  2. #15
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    it is not a requirement to do both compressors. it is good practice on older systems especially if contaminated. on those digi scrolls, they are known to lock up randomly. some tech folks will tell you to replace the solenoid, some tell you to beat them with a 2x4 block of wood and see if you can break them free. been there and have seen it work.

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