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Heat load test on an orifice tube system

How to perform a maximum heat load test on an orifice tube system Conduct a maximum heat load test on your car’s AC to find out why it’s not cooling. To get accurate results from your heat load test, you’ll have to test the condenser, evaporator and air duct temperatures. You’ll need a digital readout thermometer and a temperature probe to perform a maximum heat load test. One inexpensive option is the AGPtek Dual Two Channel Digital Thermometer 2 K-Type Thermocouple Sensor. and a PYLE Meters PCTL01 Pipe Clamp Temperature … Read More

Superheat heat load test on expansion valve system

Superheat load test on expansion valve system You’ll need a digital readout thermometer and a temperature probe to perform a maximum heat load test on thermostatic expansion valve system. One inexpensive option is the AGPtek Dual Two Channel Digital Thermometer 2 K-Type Thermocouple Sensor. and a PYLE Meters PCTL01 Pipe Clamp Temperature Lead. With these thermometers, you can check the level of refrigeration charge, the operation of the evaporator and condenser, as well as and restrictions in hoses. Hey, if you want to save the cost of a shop conducting … Read More


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