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    which direction to install drier

    I have a whirpool sxs that has a restriction. I replaced the compressor egy80 and installed a new drier and ran fine for 3 weeks. My liquid line pressure jumped to 195 and no cooling. I am wondering if I installed the drier backwards. The drier part # w10143759 has a service port and a liquid line connection on 1 end and just a smaller connection on the other end. I installed the cap tube to the smaller connection on the drier is this correct. I dont normally work on refrigerators in fact this is my first compressor.

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    The cap tube could be plugged. Did you install a low side service port ? If so what is your pressure ?

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    Yes, that's correct. What kind of gas? 134a? What's the suction pressure?...or did you not install a shrader on the low side when you changed out the pump?
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    Sorry about that 134 I did install low side port negative 10 psi on the suction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beer-b-q View Post
    Sorry about that 134 I did install low side port negative 10 psi on the suction.
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    Sorry i had to edit this post.

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    I did install the shrader valve.

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    Sounds like a restriction. What was the cause of the compressor failure?
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    I replaced it because of lra and I weighed in 5 oz.

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    Sounds like a cap tube and drier are in order. Sporlan makes a "special" drier for cap tubes that's supposed to filter out more wax and crap than a copper spun. Don't know the part# off hand.
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    Sporlan # C-032-CAP
    Try cutting 2" off end of cap tube and installing new dryer.

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    Thank you all I will look into the sporlan filter.

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    Make sure you get the tube in the filter far enough.

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    I put the tube in about an inch last time. I will cut off and try again.

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