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York Compressor Rebuild (Compressor Only)

$299.99 plus s/h. Requires a rebuildable core. Clutch/pulley, service valves and other parts priced separately.
SKU: 17-YORK-mr
Make: MERCURY
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Custom rebuild of your original standard York aluminum compressor*. Rebuild consists of initial test to determine the core is serviceable**, followed by stripping exterior surfaces to bare metal. Compressor is dismantled; crankshaft, pistons and rings, reed valves and valve plate are removed, cleaned and inspected. Compressor is reassembled with all new gaskets, o-rings, a shaft seal and a full 11oz. charge of oil. Compressor is performance tested at 1800 rpm's, pressure tested with Nitrogen at 250 psi and painted. * NOTE 1 - This service is for the compressor only. It does not include services on the clutch/pulley, clutch brushes, service valves, etc, but we do offer services on those components for an additional fee. ** NOTE 2 - Initial serviceable diagnosis of the compressor is not a guarantee that rebuilding services can be completed. Additional fees are associated with Helicoil repair of stripped threads. If we cannot complete the reconditioning service, you will not be charged for service on the compressor to that point.
Custom rebuild of your original standard York aluminum compressor*. Rebuild consists of initial test to determine the core is serviceable**, followed by stripping exterior surfaces to bare metal. Compressor is dismantled; crankshaft, pistons and rings, reed valves and valve plate are removed, cleaned and inspected. Compressor is reassembled with all new gaskets, o-rings, a shaft seal and a full 11oz. charge of oil. Compressor is performance tested at 1800 rpm's, pressure tested with Nitrogen at 250 psi and painted. * NOTE 1 - This service is for the compressor only. It does not include services on the clutch/pulley, clutch brushes, service valves, etc, but we do offer services on those components for an additional fee. ** NOTE 2 - Initial serviceable diagnosis of the compressor is not a guarantee that rebuilding services can be completed. Additional fees are associated with Helicoil repair of stripped threads. If we cannot complete the reconditioning service, you will not be charged for service on the compressor to that point.
Products specifications
Model CAPRI
Model COMET
Model COUGAR
Model CYCLONE
Model MONTEGO
Years 64
Years 65
Years 66
Years 67
Years 68
Years 69
Years 70
Years 71
Years 72
Years 73
Years 74
Years 75
Years 76
Years 77
Years 78
Years 79
Years 80
Years 81
Years 82
Category SERVICES
Category COMPRESSORS & PARTS
Manufacturer MERCURY

CONVERTING MY FORD TO 134a

Until 1995, most cars with air conditioning used R-12 Freon refrigerant that is said to have a negative side effect of damaging the ozone layer and is no longer produced in most countries. since then, the industry standard has been R134a, which is an efficient replacement.  Contrary to popular belief, most cars originally equipped with R-12 can be converted to 134a and still keep you just as cool.

Systems w/o Suction Valve
Minimum Requirements

  • Change or restore the filter-drier.
  • Drain the compressor oil and recharge with 134a compatible oil. (PAG or Ester Oil)
  • Insure that the system is clean and free of contaminants (Depending on component condition, this may be a simple matter of blowing out with compressed air or liquid flushing with an air-conditioning flushing agent)
  • Replace or restore all rubber hoses with barrier hose.
  • Install 134a charge port adapters.
  • Charge with 134a between 70-80% of the original R12 charge amount.
  • Replace any o-rings with 134a compatible.

HELPFUL HINTS

  • Ignore the sight-glass. A properly charged 134a system will likely show bubbles in the sight-glass.
  • Typical 134a charge rate will be approximately 70-80% of the factory R12 charge amount.

Systems w/POA Valve
(aka Suction Throttling Valve & By-Pass Valve)
The POA Valve is installed on the evaporator, near the firewall. (Click here for a typical photo)

Minimum Requirements

  • Change or restore the filter-drier.
  • Drain the compressor oil and recharge with 134a compatible oil. (PAG or Ester Oil)
  • Insure that the system is clean and free of contaminants (Depending on component condition, this may be a simple matter of blowing out with compressed air or liquid flushing with an air-conditioning flushing agent)
  • Replace or restore all rubber hoses with barrier hose.
  • Install 134a charge port adapters.
  • Send POA Valve in to be calibrated.
  • Charge with 134a between 70-80% of the original R12 charge amount.
  • Replace any o-rings with 134a compatible.

HELPFUL HINTS

  • Ignore the sight-glass. A properly charged 134a system will likely show bubbles in the sight-glass.
  • Typical 134a charge rate will be approximately 70-80% of the factory R12 charge amount.

Systems w/Accumulator
The accumulator is most often installed on the evaporator, near the firewall, but occasionally found in the middle of the suction hose between the evaporator and the compressor. 
(Click here for a typical photo)

Minimum Requirements

  • Change or restore the accumulator.
  • Drain the compressor oil and recharge with 134a compatible oil. (PAG or Ester Oil)
  • Insure that the system is clean and free of contaminants (Depending on component condition, this may be a simple matter of blowing out with compressed air or liquid flushing with an air-conditioning flushing agent)
  • Replace or restore all rubber hoses with barrier hose.
  • Install 134a charge port adapters.
  • Charge with 134a between 70-80% of the original R12 charge amount.
  • Replace any o-rings with 134a compatible.

HELPFUL HINTS

  • Ignore the sight-glass. A properly charged 134a system will likely show bubbles in the sight-glass.
  • Typical 134a charge rate will be approximately 70-80% of the factory R12 charge amount.
Products specifications
Model CAPRI
Model COMET
Model COUGAR
Model CYCLONE
Model MONTEGO
Years 64
Years 65
Years 66
Years 67
Years 68
Years 69
Years 70
Years 71
Years 72
Years 73
Years 74
Years 75
Years 76
Years 77
Years 78
Years 79
Years 80
Years 81
Years 82
Category SERVICES
Category COMPRESSORS & PARTS
Manufacturer MERCURY
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