Need New A/C System - GM Forum - Buick, Cadillac, Chev, Olds, GMC & Pontiac chat


1987-1991 Parley with regards to your 1987 to 1991 Bonneville, Olds 88 or Buick Le Sabre Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-27-2004, 08:03 PM   #1
Junior Member
Posts like a V-Tak
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Georgia
Posts: 29
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
88_Bonnie_Person is on a distinguished road
Default Need New A/C System

My car had broken engine and transmission mounts about a year and a half ago, and when the owner would get on the power, one of the pulleys would grind on the silver tank thing (forgot the name of this part, someone told me before) on the passenger side of the 88' behind the tallest pulley. It ground a hole in this part and a/c is completely non-exsistent, nor the defroster (even though it works hot or cold). What do i need to do to fix this, and is it expensive?
Lovin this place, James
88_Bonnie_Person is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2004, 10:08 PM   #2
Senior Member
True Car Nut
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Posts: 3,392
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
fuddyduddy121 is on a distinguished road
Default

Hmmm. I wonder if that'* the compressor? Does it have a pulley around it?
fuddyduddy121 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-27-2004, 10:34 PM   #3
Senior Member
Posts like a Camaro
 
padgett's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Orlando, Florida
Posts: 872
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
padgett is on a distinguished road
Default

Think the thingie was the accumulator-dryer. A hole would definately mean no a/c. Good news is that is about a $50 part. I would have the whole system flushed (aluminum debris), the oriface tube checked for clogging and probably replaced ($2 part), and the system converted to R-134A

(Note: prices are what I might expect top pay, YMMV, notary sojac and all that.

Is a picture about half way down the vin code discussion.

"C" engine has a horribly restricive cutout on the rear exhaust maniford right where the head pipe connects. A half hour with a die grinder (and really good face and eye protection) should be the start of any exhaust work.

Was a TSB on slow/no shift from 1st to 2nd on the 88 440t4 trans. Does anyone have a copy ?
padgett is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Scrapping Monsoon System for MA Audio System Draystan Audio (and aftermarket electronics) 7 03-16-2011 04:33 AM
'03 Bonneville Monsoon speaker system vs. '07-'08 Grand Prix speaker system... Pologuy 2000-2005 2 07-26-2008 07:52 PM
new system need opions pontiac matt Audio (and aftermarket electronics) 5 01-05-2005 08:29 PM
Need help wiring system in a 88 Bonneville SSE 88BonnevilleSSE Audio (and aftermarket electronics) 1 12-17-2003 12:48 AM
factory amp on 8 seaker system need the wire code for 1994 rwe62382 Audio (and aftermarket electronics) 5 04-10-2003 02:38 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:54 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.