Orifice tube location

x2 Your compressor is going. You not only need to replace the orifice tube, but the compressor, condenser, accumulator and flush all the lines. If you don't, the problem will just return and if you only replace the compressor, the shavings will make their way back to the new compressor and take it out. Quote.Locate the orifice tube by the three indented notches or circular depression in the metal portion of the liquid line. Orifice Tube. 4. Note the angular position of the ends of the liquid line so that it can be reassembled in correct position. 5. Cut a 63.5mm (2-1/2 inch) section from tube at orifice tube location.1,515 Posts. #2 · Aug 31, 2016. The orifice tube is "in-line". Not sure on 2007, but on my 2002, passenger fender where line breaks apart. (2 lines connected together with "nuts"). You can usually spot where the orifice is by looking for the slightly enlarged diameter of the line near the connection of the 2 lines.The orifice tube is located on the line that goes into the accumulator. The air conditioning system is rather complex and really requires a high degree of knowledge and refrigerant handling certification to get into; when folks ask where components of the AC system are located, my knee jerk reaction is that the person should not even dream of working with the AC system if they are asking ...Locate the orifice tube by the three indented notches or circular depression in the metal portion of the liquid line. Orifice Tube. 4. Note the angular position of the ends of the liquid line so that it can be reassembled in correct position. 5. Cut a 63.5mm (2-1/2 inch) section from tube at orifice tube location.Jul 02, 2009 · orifice tube found!! Thanks a million!! I used an adjustable locking wrench and a small wrench at the same time to open the coupling located in that uncomfortable space full of tubes wires and lines. I smoothly removed the orifice tube which was full of tiny metal pieces and dirt but I encountered a problem when trying to insert the new one. If the A/C is used, then left inactive for a period of time, water in the drain (orifice tube) can stagnat and form scum/mildew, blocking the tube. Also, seals in the A/C compressor can bry out, causing very slow leaks with your freon. To help prevent or slow this from happening, the engineers have the A/C compressor cycle on whenever the ...The orifice tube is located inside the A/C hose that goes from evaporator to condenser. Changing the orifice tube will require you to evacuate your A/C system and recharge afterwards. Here is a helpful article of how to recharge the system: https://www.2carpros.com/articles/re-charge-an-air-conditioner-system.May 03, 2007 · Registered. Joined Apr 22, 2002. 389 Posts. #6 · May 3, 2007. Orffice tube is in the high pressure line close to evap. On mustang it is part of the line and will have to replace line. If it is full of debris then you have what is reffered to as the black death and compressor is coming apart. Step 2: Locate Orifice Tube. The orifice tube is located in a junction, in a tube that runs between the condenser and the evaporator. Step 3: Disconnect Tube from Orifice Tube. Use an open ended wrench, or a coupling wrench, and loosen up the coupling in the liquid line. This connection will be on the upper end of the junction box.WRENCHER1. MEMBER. Yes, it does have one and it is buried pretty good. It is in the liquid line that runs along the left inner fender well, under the brake booster. If you look closely at the line, you will see a connection and dimples in the line where the tube is located. Check out the diagrams (Below). Please let us know what happens. Cheers. 2010 Ford f250 5.4 orifice tube location. 3,896 views. 3.8K views. Jun 6, 2020. 36 Dislike Share Save. Ivan Rivera. Ivan Rivera. 3 subscribers. Subscribe.Jul 10, 2017 · The orifice tube is located on the line that goes into the accumulator. The air conditioning system is rather complex and really requires a high degree of knowledge and refrigerant handling certification to get into; when folks ask where components of the AC system are located, my knee jerk reaction is that the person should not even dream of ... 414. Location. Houston, TX. Napa lists two different variable orifice tubes, one for 95-105* ambient and one for >105* ambient, one looks red and the other looks black. See them Here. Make sure you get in the duct work and clean the evaporator as well, they are mostly gunked up after this many years.I finally figured it out right before you responded. '95 DCM Impala SS 125,000 miles. Jax INC. CAI, no cats, 2.5" exhaust with flowmasters and H pipe, 4:10 gears, Eaton posi, PCMFORLESS tune, airpump delete, bonnies, lowered on 22"s, tinted tails, GEN 2 Tri-y's, extended upper and lower rear control arms, Yank SS3600.The orifice tube is located on the line that goes into the accumulator. The air conditioning system is rather complex and really requires a high degree of knowledge and refrigerant handling certification to get into; when folks ask where components of the AC system are located, my knee jerk reaction is that the person should not even dream of working with the AC system if they are asking ...The location of the temperature change is where the orifice tube is located as the freon transitions from a high-pressure gas (hot) to a low-pressure gas (cold) Close, the refrigerant transitions from a high pressure liquid before the metering device (in this case an orifice tube) to a low pressure. You must log in or register to reply here.Aug 24, 2017 · Registered. Joined Mar 13, 2010. 127 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Aug 24, 2017. Posted this over in medium duty section-Bought a new ac compressor, dryer combo.Came with a orifice tube filter.Where in the world does this go ? Searched for an hour and cant find any reference to location.2005 c4500 8.1. Thanks. Registered. Joined Mar 13, 2010. 127 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Aug 24, 2017. Posted this over in medium duty section-Bought a new ac compressor, dryer combo.Came with a orifice tube filter.Where in the world does this go ? Searched for an hour and cant find any reference to location.2005 c4500 8.1. Thanks.Location:Northeast. Interests:Northstar, Cadillac, Computers, Electronics, Tools, Pools, Car Model/Year: 96 Deville retired, 97 ETC. Engine: Northstar 4.6L V8 (LD8/L37) Report. Share. Posted April 26, 2008. Here is what my orifice tube looked like, needless to say I replaced the condenser, compressor, dryer and flushed the evaporator and line ...The orifice tube is located inside the hose running between the condenser and the evaporator. You'll need an orifice tube removal kit if you are looking to remove it. Read full answer. Aug 23, 2010 • 1991 Chevrolet Silverado 2500. 2 helpful. 1 answer.I finally figured it out right before you responded. '95 DCM Impala SS 125,000 miles. Jax INC. CAI, no cats, 2.5" exhaust with flowmasters and H pipe, 4:10 gears, Eaton posi, PCMFORLESS tune, airpump delete, bonnies, lowered on 22"s, tinted tails, GEN 2 Tri-y's, extended upper and lower rear control arms, Yank SS3600.The orifice tube is located in one of several places. For your make and model, you should be able to locate it between the condenser outlet and the evaporator inlet. It will be placed in-line with the refrigerant line. Replacing it will mean that you have to open the AC system and expose it to the atmosphere. Keep in mind that refrigerant needs ...Visit site. May 21, 2005. #2. You did not say what year, but, here goes anyway. It should be located on the evaporator inlet tube. It should be in at least a 2-3 in section of tube. If you have both hoses disconnected, you should be able to see it. B.A/C Expansion Valve by Four Seasons®. Products are engineered and tested to provide years of trouble free operation. Backed by over 50 years of mobile A/C experience, fix it once and fix it right with Four Seasons. Premium parts you can rely on Designed to keep your A/C system in top shape. $14.68 - $84.63.Aug 04, 2007 · Just replaced my a/c compressor and dryer and am looking for the location of the orifice tube and can't find it. My Hayes manual does not even cover a orifice tube. My car is a 1995 Mustang GT. Thanks for the help. The fixed orifice tube is the separation point between the high pressure and low pressure sides and is located immediately in front of the evaporator. In front of the orifice tube the liquid refrigerant is under high pressure. As it passes through the orifice tube the pressure decreases rapidly.Mustang5L5. Registered. Joined May 3, 2000. 9,948 Posts. #3 · Aug 7, 2010. Passemger side lone that runs from firewall to condenser. It's right in the middle where the tube size changes. The entire line is 30 bucks or so from rockauto.com for a motor craft part.....just replace the line.the splice is too close to the orifice tube location in the pipe. So if you put the tube in the pipe then try to install the splice the tube is too big for the center section of the splice. So I cringed and decided to put the orifice tube on the other side of the splice on the threaded fitting side. It fit nice and snug, and went together good.Location:Northeast. Interests:Northstar, Cadillac, Computers, Electronics, Tools, Pools, Car Model/Year: 96 Deville retired, 97 ETC. Engine: Northstar 4.6L V8 (LD8/L37) Report. Share. Posted April 26, 2008. Here is what my orifice tube looked like, needless to say I replaced the condenser, compressor, dryer and flushed the evaporator and line ...All w/Orifice Tube: w/Signet A/C (red tube) w/OE# NOTE: for Enhanced Cooling use #2001057 (orange) P93CAB2500-01S EC1015 BSM308007: 2001059: 2005 1997: All w/Orifice ... the splice is too close to the orifice tube location in the pipe. So if you put the tube in the pipe then try to install the splice the tube is too big for the center section of the splice. So I cringed and decided to put the orifice tube on the other side of the splice on the threaded fitting side. It fit nice and snug, and went together good.The Orifice Tube is located in the condenser outlet pipe (high side line) at the liquid line connection. Ron Z., - GMC Tech - Category: GM. Satisfied Customers: 25,024. Experience: 18+yrs experience. State Inspector & GM Diagnostics/Repair. Verified. Ron Z. and 87 other GM Specialists are ready to help you.The orifice tube is located inside the A/C hose that goes from evaporator to condenser. Changing the orifice tube will require you to evacuate your A/C system and recharge afterwards. Here is a helpful article of how to recharge the system: https://www.2carpros.com/articles/re-charge-an-air-conditioner-system.orifice tube found!! Thanks a million!! I used an adjustable locking wrench and a small wrench at the same time to open the coupling located in that uncomfortable space full of tubes wires and lines. I smoothly removed the orifice tube which was full of tiny metal pieces and dirt but I encountered a problem when trying to insert the new one.The orifice tube is located inside the hose running between the condenser and the evaporator. You'll need an orifice tube removal kit if you are looking to remove it. Read full answer. Aug 23, 2010 • 1991 Chevrolet Silverado 2500. 2 helpful. 1 answer.The orifice tube is located in the 3/8″ line at the tubing joint where it enters the evap. Be sure to replace the accumulator - drier anytime you open the system too. Can an orifice tube get clogged? The orifice tube can become restricted and clogged with debris. A clogged orifice tube is typically caused by compressor failure.If its not in the place indicated by the Haynes Manual, look for any tube that has a restriction, or kink, or smaller area to it. Its done so the tube cannot move from its position when inserted. In some vehicles you need to buy the entire line since it cannot be removed.Jul 18, 2012 · beltrunner. If your 2000 Sub is like my '99, the dual air system has the orifice tube in the high pressure line on the passenger side right under the air filter box. It is after the "Y" configuration in the line. There is a nut over a flair type fitting in the line. This nut can become frozen and wreck the threads on the line, so be careful ... Jun 12, 2010 · The plastic expansion (orifice) tube (2) is made of a mesh-screen (1) and orifice (3). The expansion (orifice) tube is located in the evaporator inlet pipe at the orifice connection. The tube restricts the high pressure liquid refrigerant in the liquid line. This restriction meters the refrigerant flow to the evaporator as a low pressure liquid. Joined Feb 5, 2004. 21,938 Posts. #2 · May 11, 2017. Re: 2001 Eldo etc ac oriface tube location ? BURRETT said: Hi, Need help PLEASE .. Cannot seem to find the oriface tube location for my 2001 Eldo ETC. Only diagram I find seems to be a Seville which shows it up on the firewall passenger side and mine is not there! Thanks, Bruce.Nov 14, 2015 · Attached are some pics of the Orifice Tube location. There was a blue Orifice Tube in it but it calls for a red so I will replace it with a red one. Attached Images. Reply Like. 07-30-2019, 09:06 AM. May 25, 2010 · Yup, the orifice tube lays inside the pipes. You will find it inside the pipe, at the connector to the front A/C radiator. You will have to pull the grille to access the all thing. Be VERY careful when you loosen the the connector pipe/rad, most of the time, the thread is stuck, and this is all aluminum stuff. Apr 23, 2011 · Where is the orifice tube located. 1999 GMC C3500. Asked by Visitor in Arvada, CO on . April 23, 2011 ... Jul 18, 2012 · beltrunner. If your 2000 Sub is like my '99, the dual air system has the orifice tube in the high pressure line on the passenger side right under the air filter box. It is after the "Y" configuration in the line. There is a nut over a flair type fitting in the line. This nut can become frozen and wreck the threads on the line, so be careful ... 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Its a Sanden 508.EX 5296C Orifice Tube OEMS ZZM161179B: 2007 - 2001: All submodels and engines Order in increments of 10 only Orifice Tube/ Red: EX 1000C Orifice Tube OEMS ZZM061179B: All submodels and engines Order in increments of 10 only: EX 5296C Orifice Tube OEMS ZZM161179B: All submodels and engines Standard O/T: EX 7000C Orifice Tube OEMS 19189841 ...Aug 16, 2010 · I finally figured it out right before you responded. '95 DCM Impala SS 125,000 miles. Jax INC. CAI, no cats, 2.5" exhaust with flowmasters and H pipe, 4:10 gears, Eaton posi, PCMFORLESS tune, airpump delete, bonnies, lowered on 22"s, tinted tails, GEN 2 Tri-y's, extended upper and lower rear control arms, Yank SS3600. 1,515 Posts. #2 · Aug 31, 2016. The orifice tube is "in-line". Not sure on 2007, but on my 2002, passenger fender where line breaks apart. (2 lines connected together with "nuts"). You can usually spot where the orifice is by looking for the slightly enlarged diameter of the line near the connection of the 2 lines.The variable orifice has a spring loaded piece that acts basically as a pressure regulator to keep a desired pressure difference. I bought one for my 2000 when I had and it improved the low speed and idling a/c output noticeably. Super duties have great a/c but like all other orifice tube controlled systems, they lose a lot at low eng speed.No. The orifice tube is located in the high pressure line where the line enters the evaporator. There are 2 tubes on the evap.: a 3/4" line at the top with the aluminum cylinder (accumulator - drier), and a 3/8" line at the bottom. The orifice tube is located in the 3/8" line at the tubing joint where it enters the evap.The vena contracta corresponds to the narrow throat of a venturi tube. The precise location of the vena contracta for an orifice plate installation will vary with flow rate, and also with the beta ratio (β) of the orifice plate, defined as the ratio of bore diameter (d) to inside pipe diameter (D): Concentric Orifice PlateWhat would happen if the orifice tube was in backwards? Jul 19, 2018 #5 twozs Veteran Member. Aug 5, 1999 8,817 hopewell jct ny. It would probably act as an obstruction or fill the evaporator with liquid . It probably wouldn't fit also . The flow is from the condenser to the evaporator . 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Can anyone tell me where the orifice tube is located on a 2003 ram 2500 with 5.9 cummins?? any help would be appreciated, i took off the high pressure line just before it enters the firewall and nothing there...is it possibly inside of the firewall under the dash before ... 2010 Ford f250 5.4 orifice tube location. 3,896 views. 3.8K views. Jun 6, 2020. 36 Dislike Share Save. Ivan Rivera. Ivan Rivera. 3 subscribers. Subscribe.The fixed orifice tube is the separation point between the high pressure and low pressure sides and is located immediately in front of the evaporator. In front of the orifice tube the liquid refrigerant is under high pressure. As it passes through the orifice tube the pressure decreases rapidly. The A/C accumulator should always be replaced after the system has been opened. The A/C accumulator is the refrigerant reservoir, and houses the desiccant which removes moisture in the refrigerant. The orifice tube should be replaced any time A/C service work is performed. The typical cost is $10.00.4. 5. 6. Last. An orifice tube is an expansion device that controls refrigerant volume in front of the A/C evaporator. This tube prevents your evaporator from freezing. Unlike an expansion valve, an orifice tube is not adjustable. Other parts work with the orifice tube to regulate volume as the compressor cycles on and off as needed. Jul 21, 2005 · 2,938 Posts. #2 · Jul 21, 2005. its on the condenser to evaporator hard line. it looks like the line is pinched, or a section is smaller in diameter than the rest of the line. there is a kit that you can get from ford which you cut the line and put in a new housing for the orifice. Why drive a Prius when you can have a Fiesta!! Feb 02, 2011 · Step 2: Locate Orifice Tube. The orifice tube is located in a junction, in a tube that runs between the condenser and the evaporator. Step 3: Disconnect Tube from Orifice Tube. Use an open ended wrench, or a coupling wrench, and loosen up the coupling in the liquid line. This connection will be on the upper end of the junction box. Dodge Dakota 2002, A/C Orifice Tube by gpd®. Finish: Purple. The expansion valve/orifice tube is designed to slow the refrigerant before the evaporator. This process makes the most of the refrigerant's cooling capability. gpd... Designed to meet or exceed OE fit, form, and function Durability tested on every new design.The orifice tube will come out with regular needle nose pliers, and it'll be red or blue. The orifice tube is in the liquid line which is probably black flex until it turns 90 degrees downward just before it goes into the evaporator where it will be all metal with a larger diameter.The variable orifice has a spring loaded piece that acts basically as a pressure regulator to keep a desired pressure difference. I bought one for my 2000 when I had and it improved the low speed and idling a/c output noticeably. Super duties have great a/c but like all other orifice tube controlled systems, they lose a lot at low eng speed.Jan 10, 2015 · Registered. Joined Nov 15, 2008. 13,629 Posts. #2 · Jan 10, 2015. Not sure of it's pinpoint location, but it should be in the hard line somewhere before the evaporator. Look for a little pinch or narrowing of the line used to hold the tube in place. If you still haven't found it I will look on my car when I get home. Products are engineered and tested to provide years of trouble free operation. Backed by over 50 years of mobile A/C experience, fix it once and fix it right with Four Seasons. Premium parts you can rely on Designed to keep your A/C system in top shape. $56.27. UAC® A/C Expansion Valve (EX10331C) 0.7 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Sep 22, 2007. Where, specifically, is the A/C orifice tube location? It would appear as if mine is blocked (very high pressure on manometer and no cold air). Compressor appears to be functioning properly. I believe the orifice tube is a rather small diameter piece. There is a spring lock on an A/C line ...Jul 02, 2011 · Mine is a '00 Sonoma V6, but I would think they would be located in the same component. Mine is in the hard line fitting where it goes into the firewall. There is one on top that comes from the evaporator canister, and one on the bottom that goes back to the compressor. When you pull the line connector off the bottom, the orifice tube sticks ... This OEM Ford Replacement Part is a Genuine 1984-2010 Ford part # F5XZ-19D990-AB - A/C Orifice Tube. Live Support Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm EST. Enter Your VIN in Search Box for Exact Match parts for Your FORD. ... Other Names: Orifice, Restrictor, Seal Special; Description: Color-Blue. Auxiliary A/C. F250 super duty. F350 super duty. Mustang. 3.8L & 3 ...About Press Copyright Contact us Creators Advertise Developers Terms Privacy Policy & Safety How YouTube works Test new features Press Copyright Contact us Creators ...Location:Northeast. Interests:Northstar, Cadillac, Computers, Electronics, Tools, Pools, Car Model/Year: 96 Deville retired, 97 ETC. Engine: Northstar 4.6L V8 (LD8/L37) Report. Share. Posted April 26, 2008. Here is what my orifice tube looked like, needless to say I replaced the condenser, compressor, dryer and flushed the evaporator and line ...If the A/C is used, then left inactive for a period of time, water in the drain (orifice tube) can stagnat and form scum/mildew, blocking the tube. Also, seals in the A/C compressor can bry out, causing very slow leaks with your freon. To help prevent or slow this from happening, the engineers have the A/C compressor cycle on whenever the ...1,515 Posts. #2 · Aug 31, 2016. The orifice tube is "in-line". Not sure on 2007, but on my 2002, passenger fender where line breaks apart. (2 lines connected together with "nuts"). You can usually spot where the orifice is by looking for the slightly enlarged diameter of the line near the connection of the 2 lines.Backed by over 50 years of mobile A/C experience, fix it once and fix it... Performance tested to meet OE specifications Tube to cap, double soldered to ensure integrity. $21.19. Denso® A/C Expansion Valve. 0. # mpn4759625482. Ford F-150 2014, A/C Expansion Valve by Denso®. Front.Dodge Ram 2007, A/C Orifice Tube by UAC®. Location: On Liquid Line. Expansion devices control the flow of refrigerant in an A/C system, and are a crucial replacement part for every A/C job.Joined Mar 31, 2011. 1,341 Posts. #5 · Jul 23, 2011. mikemoody69 said: No the orfice cannot be changed you have to replace the liquid line . When I replaced mine I removed the battery and the inner fender and battery tray. They changed my orifice on the AC two years ago. There was a back order on the replacement tubing.On the pickups, from about mid/late-1990 and newer, the orifice tube is in the lower line just off the condenser, so you'll need to remove the grille and disconnect the lower line to get to it. If you look at the line on the condenser you'll see a slight bulge where the tube sits. Richard. 06 Silverado ISS / 06 Silverado SS / 06 300C SRT8. Email. Orifice Tubes #47 Where are Orifice Tubes Located? The orifice tube can be located in different places in the A/C system. Check the specifications of the vehicle you are working on to find its correct location. Some systems are designed so that the orifice tube is mounted in the high side of the liquid refrigerant line in the evaporator. Mar 10, 2021 · An orifice tube does this to lower the pressure of the refrigerant before it enters the evaporator. While the AC accumulator and orifice tube are separate components with different purposes, they are still interrelated. This tube works like an expansion valve, and your vehicle likely only has one of the two. Jun 18, 2003 · Joined Sep 1, 2002. 71 Posts. #2 · Jun 18, 2003. there are two lines in the A/C system. one is known as high side, the other is low side. the orifice tube is what separates the high side from the low side. it causes a pressure drop. so, knowing this, we just follow the lines from the compressor. the line coming from the accumulator *big round ... Registered. Joined Mar 13, 2010. 127 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Aug 24, 2017. Posted this over in medium duty section-Bought a new ac compressor, dryer combo.Came with a orifice tube filter.Where in the world does this go ? Searched for an hour and cant find any reference to location.2005 c4500 8.1. Thanks.Registered. Joined Mar 13, 2010. 127 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Aug 24, 2017. Posted this over in medium duty section-Bought a new ac compressor, dryer combo.Came with a orifice tube filter.Where in the world does this go ? Searched for an hour and cant find any reference to location.2005 c4500 8.1. Thanks.Joined Mar 31, 2011. 1,341 Posts. #5 · Jul 23, 2011. mikemoody69 said: No the orfice cannot be changed you have to replace the liquid line . When I replaced mine I removed the battery and the inner fender and battery tray. They changed my orifice on the AC two years ago. There was a back order on the replacement tubing.Jul 16, 2020 · Top Answer. The orifice tube, also known as the Thermal Expansion Valve (TXV) is located on the passenger side, in a vertical line near the condensor in front of the radiator under the hood in the engine compartment. It's just a small bit of tubing that's easily pulled off or otherwise compromised, so replacing (especially if it's missing) is ... It is in the condensor on the passenger side. I cannot remember if it is on the top or bottom though. IIRC it is on the bottom WVRigRat08 yep yep... Joined Feb 19, 2009 7,169 Posts Discussion Starter · #5 · Jun 10, 2011 Thanks guys Rig ride/Black sheep-Black on Black 2002 Eddie Bauer explorer-31's, intake, stock. WVRigRat08 yep yep...SURGEONT. MEMBER. PONTIAC BONNEVILLE. 2000 Bonneville SLE cant find orifice tube. Disconnected lines connecting to firewall and didnt find a tube in there. It is very hard to see but I inserted a small wire in order to feel a possible orifice tube but the wire and needlenose detected nothing. Help only car is down.Aug 05, 2018 · 1,015. Location. NW Illinois. The orifice tube (if it has one) has to be close to the inlet side of the evaporator coil. Many A/C systems (such as mine) use an expansion valve instead. It is also going to be located right at the inlet to the evap coil. Mine is in the same housing. Tom. Aug 5, 2018. 7 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Sep 22, 2007. Where, specifically, is the A/C orifice tube location? It would appear as if mine is blocked (very high pressure on manometer and no cold air). Compressor appears to be functioning properly. I believe the orifice tube is a rather small diameter piece. There is a spring lock on an A/C line ...Located beneath the hood in the engine compartment on the passenger side, in a vertical line near the condensor in front of the radiator and near the radiator fan is the orifice tube, which is also known as the Thermal Expansion Valve (TXV). Dodge Ram 1500 / 2500 / 3500 2005, A/C Orifice Tube by Replace®. Fixed. Finish: Purple. Designed utilizing the latest technology, this product by Replace features premium quality and will perform better than advertised. Perfect for your... CAPA certification provides detailed testing and inspection procedures to ensure the quality of the parts ...EX 5296C Orifice Tube OEMS ZZM161179B: 2007 - 2001: All submodels and engines Order in increments of 10 only Orifice Tube/ Red: EX 1000C Orifice Tube OEMS ZZM061179B: All submodels and engines Order in increments of 10 only: EX 5296C Orifice Tube OEMS ZZM161179B: All submodels and engines Standard O/T: EX 7000C Orifice Tube OEMS 19189841 ...Registered. Joined Apr 22, 2002. 389 Posts. #6 · May 3, 2007. Orffice tube is in the high pressure line close to evap. On mustang it is part of the line and will have to replace line. If it is full of debris then you have what is reffered to as the black death and compressor is coming apart.I am not an AC expert but no you don't want to allow air to get at the dryer you should leave the caps on the dryer, just tape the ends of the lines that go to the dryer to keep debris out. The AC shop will evacuate the system. If you find and debris in the orifice tube tell the shop they will need to purge the system.Orifice tube location. Jump to Latest Follow Submissions now being taken for JULY CUMMINS OF THE MONTH! 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. W. Wacoroper · Registered. Joined Feb 16, 2014 · 36 Posts . Discussion Starter · #1 · Aug 19, 2014. Only show this user ...If its not in the place indicated by the Haynes Manual, look for any tube that has a restriction, or kink, or smaller area to it. Its done so the tube cannot move from its position when inserted. In some vehicles you need to buy the entire line since it cannot be removed.Registered. Joined Mar 13, 2010. 127 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Aug 24, 2017. Posted this over in medium duty section-Bought a new ac compressor, dryer combo.Came with a orifice tube filter.Where in the world does this go ? Searched for an hour and cant find any reference to location.2005 c4500 8.1. Thanks.It's located between the condenser and the evaporator core. It’s usually easy to locate, because many manufacturers crimp the line that holds the orifice, preventing it from traveling down the tube towards the evaporator core. The orifice tube can become restricted and clogged with debris. A clogged orifice tube is typically caused by ... Sep 20, 2016 · An orifice tube is similar to an expansion valve, with both performing an important function in a vehicle’s A/C system. The valve helps control the flow of refrigerant through the evaporator, which is the main cooling component of the system. An expansion valve controls this flow directly through a modulating rod, which opens and closes to ... SOURCE: orifice tube location on a 1995 gmc jimmy. it is located in the high pressure AC line at the AC evaporator core inlet. The high pressure line is the smaller of the two AC lines that come from the AC compressor on the engine.. Posted on Mar 27, 2010Joined Feb 5, 2004. 21,938 Posts. #2 · May 11, 2017. Re: 2001 Eldo etc ac oriface tube location ? BURRETT said: Hi, Need help PLEASE .. Cannot seem to find the oriface tube location for my 2001 Eldo ETC. Only diagram I find seems to be a Seville which shows it up on the firewall passenger side and mine is not there! Thanks, Bruce.May 06, 2018 · 47 Posts. #2 · May 25, 2018. Late but maybe it helps the next guy. Expansion/orifice tube is behind the brake booster in the liquid line between the condenser outlet and the evaporator inlet. Haven't done the job but doesn't look easy. Just the facts maam. Jul 29, 2017 · The orifice tube is located in one of several places. For your make and model, you should be able to locate it between the condenser outlet and the evaporator inlet. It will be placed in-line with the refrigerant line. Replacing it will mean that you have to open the AC system and expose it to the atmosphere. Keep in mind that refrigerant needs ... An orifice tube does this to lower the pressure of the refrigerant before it enters the evaporator. While the AC accumulator and orifice tube are separate components with different purposes, they are still interrelated. This tube works like an expansion valve, and your vehicle likely only has one of the two.Service type Expansion Valve (Orifice Tube) Replacement: Estimate $771.72: Shop/Dealer Price $882.16 - $1114.49: 2002 Honda Odyssey V6-3.5L: Service type Expansion Valve (Orifice Tube) Replacement: Estimate $693.74: Shop/Dealer Price $810.89 - $1069.91: 2013 Honda Odyssey V6-3.5L: Service type Expansion Valve (Orifice Tube) Replacement ...May 25, 2010 · Yup, the orifice tube lays inside the pipes. You will find it inside the pipe, at the connector to the front A/C radiator. You will have to pull the grille to access the all thing. Be VERY careful when you loosen the the connector pipe/rad, most of the time, the thread is stuck, and this is all aluminum stuff. Registered. Joined Mar 13, 2010. 127 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Aug 24, 2017. Posted this over in medium duty section-Bought a new ac compressor, dryer combo.Came with a orifice tube filter.Where in the world does this go ? Searched for an hour and cant find any reference to location.2005 c4500 8.1. Thanks.Where is the orifice tube located on a 2001 extended cab S10 LS with a 4.3 V6? According to the internet it could be in 3 or 4 possible locations... I'd appreciate any guidance, heads up or lessons learned before getting in to it. I'm going to change the compressor, accumulator, orifice tube, O rings & belt. Thanks in advance. TomSep 03, 2021 · crash68. The location of the temperature change is where the orifice tube is located as the freon transitions from a high-pressure gas (hot) to a low-pressure gas (cold) Close, the refrigerant transitions from a high pressure liquid before the metering device (in this case an orifice tube) to a low pressure. Jul 02, 2009 · orifice tube found!! Thanks a million!! I used an adjustable locking wrench and a small wrench at the same time to open the coupling located in that uncomfortable space full of tubes wires and lines. I smoothly removed the orifice tube which was full of tiny metal pieces and dirt but I encountered a problem when trying to insert the new one. It is in the condensor on the passenger side. I cannot remember if it is on the top or bottom though. IIRC it is on the bottom WVRigRat08 yep yep... Joined Feb 19, 2009 7,169 Posts Discussion Starter · #5 · Jun 10, 2011 Thanks guys Rig ride/Black sheep-Black on Black 2002 Eddie Bauer explorer-31's, intake, stock. WVRigRat08 yep yep...The vena contracta corresponds to the narrow throat of a venturi tube. The precise location of the vena contracta for an orifice plate installation will vary with flow rate, and also with the beta ratio (β) of the orifice plate, defined as the ratio of bore diameter (d) to inside pipe diameter (D): On my GMC it was at the concesor. The most commonly used pressure-regulating device is the orifice tube. This is used in most Ford and General Motors cars. It is installed either in the inlet tube of the evaporator or in the liquid line between the condenser and evaporator. The down side of the orifice tube is that it can become clogged with ...Repair and Diagnosis of a common Ford A/C system. Location of dryer, compressor, orifice tube, and other parts.The vena contracta corresponds to the narrow throat of a venturi tube. The precise location of the vena contracta for an orifice plate installation will vary with flow rate, and also with the beta ratio (β) of the orifice plate, defined as the ratio of bore diameter (d) to inside pipe diameter (D): Concentric Orifice PlateJul 16, 2012 · Joined Nov 22, 2004. 34 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Jul 16, 2012. Can anyone tell me where the orifice tube is located on a 2003 ram 2500 with 5.9 cummins?? any help would be appreciated, i took off the high pressure line just before it enters the firewall and nothing there...is it possibly inside of the firewall under the dash before ... The vena contracta corresponds to the narrow throat of a venturi tube. The precise location of the vena contracta for an orifice plate installation will vary with flow rate, and also with the beta ratio (β) of the orifice plate, defined as the ratio of bore diameter (d) to inside pipe diameter (D): Concentric Orifice Plate7 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Sep 22, 2007. Where, specifically, is the A/C orifice tube location? It would appear as if mine is blocked (very high pressure on manometer and no cold air). Compressor appears to be functioning properly. I believe the orifice tube is a rather small diameter piece. There is a spring lock on an A/C line ...Filtro de aire acondicionadoJoined Mar 31, 2011. 1,341 Posts. #5 · Jul 23, 2011. mikemoody69 said: No the orfice cannot be changed you have to replace the liquid line . When I replaced mine I removed the battery and the inner fender and battery tray. They changed my orifice on the AC two years ago. There was a back order on the replacement tubing.Jul 16, 2020 · Top Answer. The orifice tube, also known as the Thermal Expansion Valve (TXV) is located on the passenger side, in a vertical line near the condensor in front of the radiator under the hood in the engine compartment. It's just a small bit of tubing that's easily pulled off or otherwise compromised, so replacing (especially if it's missing) is ... This OEM Ford Replacement Part is a Genuine 1984-2010 Ford part # F5XZ-19D990-AB - A/C Orifice Tube. Live Support Mon-Fri 9am - 5pm EST. Enter Your VIN in Search Box for Exact Match parts for Your FORD. ... Other Names: Orifice, Restrictor, Seal Special; Description: Color-Blue. Auxiliary A/C. F250 super duty. F350 super duty. Mustang. 3.8L & 3 ...Aug 04, 2007 · Just replaced my a/c compressor and dryer and am looking for the location of the orifice tube and can't find it. My Hayes manual does not even cover a orifice tube. My car is a 1995 Mustang GT. Thanks for the help. Joined Nov 22, 2004. 34 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Jul 16, 2012. Can anyone tell me where the orifice tube is located on a 2003 ram 2500 with 5.9 cummins?? any help would be appreciated, i took off the high pressure line just before it enters the firewall and nothing there...is it possibly inside of the firewall under the dash before ...Attached are some pics of the Orifice Tube location. There was a blue Orifice Tube in it but it calls for a red so I will replace it with a red one. Attached Imagesorifice tube found!! Thanks a million!! I used an adjustable locking wrench and a small wrench at the same time to open the coupling located in that uncomfortable space full of tubes wires and lines. I smoothly removed the orifice tube which was full of tiny metal pieces and dirt but I encountered a problem when trying to insert the new one.For use in vehicles where orifice tube is located near condenser outlet. "The Hercules of Orifice Tubes". This top-grade product is expertly made in... Compliant with the most strict standards for quality High-grade materials for long-lasting durability. $16.01.The fixed orifice tube is the separation point between the high pressure and low pressure sides and is located immediately in front of the evaporator. In front of the orifice tube the liquid refrigerant is under high pressure. As it passes through the orifice tube the pressure decreases rapidly.The vena contracta corresponds to the narrow throat of a venturi tube. The precise location of the vena contracta for an orifice plate installation will vary with flow rate, and also with the beta ratio (β) of the orifice plate, defined as the ratio of bore diameter (d) to inside pipe diameter (D): Discussion Starter · #1 · Apr 17, 2011. I just installed a new ac compressor and dryer. Can someone please tell me where the orifice tube is. I can't find it anywhere:confused013: I've cracked open all the lines coming out of the fire wall, and the one running along the fender well at both ends. 2007.5 Thunder Road, 2" lvl H&S minimaxx w/ OD ...The orifice tube is located inside the A/C hose that goes from evaporator to condenser. Changing the orifice tube will require you to evacuate your A/C system and recharge afterwards. See attached for the replacement instructions. Thank you. The fixed orifice tube is the separation point between the high pressure and low pressure sides and is located immediately in front of the evaporator. In front of the orifice tube the liquid refrigerant is under high pressure. As it passes through the orifice tube the pressure decreases rapidly. Dual AC. 260,000 on the clutch/compressor, head pressure is high, stuff plugging up orifice tube, probably. Have most of the parts, except the rear (auxiliary) A/C expansion valve, and a clutch cycle switch, (just replacing as a PM). Don't know why Ford used an Orifice tube in the front evaporator, and an expansion valve in the rear evaporator.Used to remove the orifice tubes from the inlet of the air conditioner evaporator. Plated to resist corrosion. Heat treated for strength. To use, simply turn into orifice tube for grip and then turn out. Fits most GM and Ford models. ★★★★★ ★★★★★. 5.0. 6 Reviews.Feb 02, 2011 · Step 2: Locate Orifice Tube. The orifice tube is located in a junction, in a tube that runs between the condenser and the evaporator. Step 3: Disconnect Tube from Orifice Tube. Use an open ended wrench, or a coupling wrench, and loosen up the coupling in the liquid line. This connection will be on the upper end of the junction box. Visit site. May 21, 2005. #2. You did not say what year, but, here goes anyway. It should be located on the evaporator inlet tube. It should be in at least a 2-3 in section of tube. If you have both hoses disconnected, you should be able to see it. B.The variable orifice has a spring loaded piece that acts basically as a pressure regulator to keep a desired pressure difference. I bought one for my 2000 when I had and it improved the low speed and idling a/c output noticeably. Super duties have great a/c but like all other orifice tube controlled systems, they lose a lot at low eng speed.Yup, the orifice tube lays inside the pipes. You will find it inside the pipe, at the connector to the front A/C radiator. You will have to pull the grille to access the all thing. Be VERY careful when you loosen the the connector pipe/rad, most of the time, the thread is stuck, and this is all aluminum stuff.An orifice tube and expansion valve both function as the dividing point between the high pressure and low pressure sections of the A/C system. The small diameter of the passage, while critical for the cooling system, makes an orifice tube susceptible to becoming clogged from debris within the system. An orifice tube becoming stopped up is just about the only way that it can ever fail, as it is a relatively simple component by design.May 29, 2021 · The orifice tube is located in the 3/8″ line at the tubing joint where it enters the evap. Be sure to replace the accumulator – drier anytime you open the system too. Can an orifice tube get clogged? The orifice tube can become restricted and clogged with debris. A clogged orifice tube is typically caused by compressor failure. When this ... Post: Orifice Tube Location - 1996 C1500 (Topic#287526) Ransome Forum Newbie Posts: 18 Reg: 09-26-12. User Info. Send Private Topic View Profile. 09-26-12 06:47 AM - Post# 2273691 Where is the Orifice Tube located on a 1996 Chevy C1500 4.3 V-6 134a 5 speed manual all stock from the factory? Email ReportNov 14, 2015 · Attached are some pics of the Orifice Tube location. There was a blue Orifice Tube in it but it calls for a red so I will replace it with a red one. Attached Images. Reply Like. 07-30-2019, 09:06 AM. The vena contracta corresponds to the narrow throat of a venturi tube. The precise location of the vena contracta for an orifice plate installation will vary with flow rate, and also with the beta ratio (β) of the orifice plate, defined as the ratio of bore diameter (d) to inside pipe diameter (D): May 29, 2021 · The orifice tube is located in the 3/8″ line at the tubing joint where it enters the evap. 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SELECT STORE.Sep 03, 2010 · The orifice tube is located on the inlet port or the primary evaporator on the passenger side of the firewall. It is nearly hidden behind/between the heater vertical hoses. Backed by over 50 years of mobile A/C experience, fix it once and fix it... Performance tested to meet OE specifications Tube to cap, double soldered to ensure integrity. $21.19. Denso® A/C Expansion Valve. 0. # mpn4759625482. Ford F-150 2014, A/C Expansion Valve by Denso®. Front.All w/Orifice Tube: w/Signet A/C (red tube) w/OE# NOTE: for Enhanced Cooling use #2001057 (orange) P93CAB2500-01S EC1015 BSM308007: 2001059: 2005 1997: All w/Orifice ... The location of the temperature change is where the orifice tube is located as the freon transitions from a high-pressure gas (hot) to a low-pressure gas (cold) Close, the refrigerant transitions from a high pressure liquid before the metering device (in this case an orifice tube) to a low pressure. You must log in or register to reply here.Where is the orifice tube located. 1999 GMC C3500. Asked by Visitor in Arvada, CO on . April 23, 2011. I can not find the orifice tube on my 1999 gmc k 3500 anybody know thanks . 1 reply Report. Answer. Popular Answer. torque wrench of Stewart's Auto Repair LLC on .Buick Technician. Vocational, Technical or Tra... 1,545 satisfied customers. Answers from Two Experts requested: Buick Century: I was going to recharge the a/c system. I was going to recharge the a/c system on a 2003 Buick Century and the pressure was 70 psi on the low pressure line.Orifice Tubes #47 Where are Orifice Tubes Located? The orifice tube can be located in different places in the A/C system. Check the specifications of the vehicle you are working on to find its correct location. Some systems are designed so that the orifice tube is mounted in the high side of the liquid refrigerant line in the evaporator. May 29, 2021 · The orifice tube is located in the 3/8″ line at the tubing joint where it enters the evap. Be sure to replace the accumulator – drier anytime you open the system too. Can an orifice tube get clogged? The orifice tube can become restricted and clogged with debris. A clogged orifice tube is typically caused by compressor failure. When this ... The orifice tube, is located in the liquid line between the condenser and the evaporator. For an image location view, click here: https://goo.gl/DRsNCk. Please be kind enough to leave a rating for our Q&A using the 'stars' at the top of the page or click 'Accept'. A 5-star rating is very much appreciated! The orifice tube, is located in the liquid line between the condenser and the evaporator. For an image location view, click here: https://goo.gl/DRsNCk. Please be kind enough to leave a rating for our Q&A using the 'stars' at the top of the page or click 'Accept'. A 5-star rating is very much appreciated! May 06, 2018 · 47 Posts. #2 · May 25, 2018. Late but maybe it helps the next guy. Expansion/orifice tube is behind the brake booster in the liquid line between the condenser outlet and the evaporator inlet. Haven't done the job but doesn't look easy. Just the facts maam. 17. Location. US. It's an 04 Navi but the system is probably identical. The air temperature coming out of my vents isn't cold enough, 50F+ degrees at 82F outside, about 10F too high. Warmer at higher outside temps. This is after a complete overhaul: new compressor, dryer, condenser, expansion valve, o-rings, recharge.Service type Expansion Valve (Orifice Tube) Replacement: Estimate $1601.61: Shop/Dealer Price $1793.93 - $2121.11: 2012 Toyota Tacoma V6-4.0L: Service type Expansion Valve (Orifice Tube) Replacement: Estimate $1379.61: Shop/Dealer Price $1572.13 - $1899.45: 2003 Toyota Tacoma L4-2.4L: Service type Expansion Valve (Orifice Tube) Replacement ...47 Posts. #2 · May 25, 2018. Late but maybe it helps the next guy. Expansion/orifice tube is behind the brake booster in the liquid line between the condenser outlet and the evaporator inlet. Haven't done the job but doesn't look easy. Just the facts maam.47 Posts. #2 · May 25, 2018. Late but maybe it helps the next guy. Expansion/orifice tube is behind the brake booster in the liquid line between the condenser outlet and the evaporator inlet. Haven't done the job but doesn't look easy. Just the facts maam.414. Location. Houston, TX. Napa lists two different variable orifice tubes, one for 95-105* ambient and one for >105* ambient, one looks red and the other looks black. See them Here. Make sure you get in the duct work and clean the evaporator as well, they are mostly gunked up after this many years.If its not in the place indicated by the Haynes Manual, look for any tube that has a restriction, or kink, or smaller area to it. Its done so the tube cannot move from its position when inserted. In some vehicles you need to buy the entire line since it cannot be removed.414. Location. Houston, TX. Napa lists two different variable orifice tubes, one for 95-105* ambient and one for >105* ambient, one looks red and the other looks black. See them Here. Make sure you get in the duct work and clean the evaporator as well, they are mostly gunked up after this many years.May 31, 2018 · Because of the way an orifice tube works, it’s usually located on the inlet to the evaporator coil. However, on some vehicles the orifice tube location varies. Sometimes it is built into the liquid or high pressure line or inserted into the high pressure line right where the line connects to the condenser. When the orifice tube is built into the line, it’s referred to as a Liquid Line Orifice Tube (LLOT) or a Suction and Liquid Line with Orifice Tube (SLOT). Jul 16, 2012 · Joined Nov 22, 2004. 34 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Jul 16, 2012. Can anyone tell me where the orifice tube is located on a 2003 ram 2500 with 5.9 cummins?? any help would be appreciated, i took off the high pressure line just before it enters the firewall and nothing there...is it possibly inside of the firewall under the dash before ... Orifice tube location. Jump to Latest Follow Submissions now being taken for JULY CUMMINS OF THE MONTH! 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. W. Wacoroper · Registered. Joined Feb 16, 2014 · 36 Posts . Discussion Starter · #1 · Aug 19, 2014. Only show this user ...Mustang5L5. Registered. Joined May 3, 2000. 9,948 Posts. #3 · Aug 7, 2010. Passemger side lone that runs from firewall to condenser. It's right in the middle where the tube size changes. The entire line is 30 bucks or so from rockauto.com for a motor craft part.....just replace the line.Aug 05, 2018 · 1,015. Location. NW Illinois. The orifice tube (if it has one) has to be close to the inlet side of the evaporator coil. Many A/C systems (such as mine) use an expansion valve instead. It is also going to be located right at the inlet to the evap coil. Mine is in the same housing. Tom. Aug 5, 2018. Aug 04, 2007 · Just replaced my a/c compressor and dryer and am looking for the location of the orifice tube and can't find it. My Hayes manual does not even cover a orifice tube. My car is a 1995 Mustang GT. Thanks for the help. Aug 21, 2020 · 3,463 Posts. #2 · Aug 21, 2020. This should be what you are looking for, it is the line from the condenser to the evap. The orifice is typically installed in the aluminum tube section. It is possible to have a late 95' YJ components on a 97 TJ so that can throw you off also. If you come to a fork in the road take it. Jul 10, 2017 · The orifice tube is located on the line that goes into the accumulator. The air conditioning system is rather complex and really requires a high degree of knowledge and refrigerant handling certification to get into; when folks ask where components of the AC system are located, my knee jerk reaction is that the person should not even dream of ... Aug 19, 2014 · Orifice tube location. Jump to Latest Follow Submissions now being taken for JULY CUMMINS OF THE MONTH! 1 - 4 of 4 Posts. W. Wacoroper · Registered. Joined Feb 16 ... 4. 5. 6. Last. An orifice tube is an expansion device that controls refrigerant volume in front of the A/C evaporator. This tube prevents your evaporator from freezing. Unlike an expansion valve, an orifice tube is not adjustable. Other parts work with the orifice tube to regulate volume as the compressor cycles on and off as needed. The fixed orifice tube is the separation point between the high pressure and low pressure sides and is located immediately in front of the evaporator. In front of the orifice tube the liquid refrigerant is under high pressure. As it passes through the orifice tube the pressure decreases rapidly.Hi, I am replacing almost all off the a/c in my truck. 1997 Ford F150 Lariat Ext Cab. 4.6. Approx 88,000 miles, central Texas location, The new UAC liquid line has a red tube, the original line has a blue one. The part description did not specify so I assumed it would be blue also. Ford states that to replace tube you need to replace the line.INTERNATIONAL (Navistar) - EXPANSION VALVES & ORIFICE TUBES Choose your Vehicle 2000 Series 4000 Series (DuraStar) 5000, 5000i Series (PayStar) 7000 Series (WorkStar), 8000 Series (TranStar) 9000 - 9900i, ix, Eagle LoneStar / ProStar TerraStar (Class 4/5) Click the Year or Part # to see details. YEAR MODEL APPLICATION O.E.M. # PART NO.If its not in the place indicated by the Haynes Manual, look for any tube that has a restriction, or kink, or smaller area to it. Its done so the tube cannot move from its position when inserted. In some vehicles you need to buy the entire line since it cannot be removed.#3 · Aug 31, 2004 IIRC, XJs don't use an orifice tube- they use an expansion valve A/C system. the expansion valve is located right at the firewall, in the engine compartment, on the passenger side. it basically looks like a block of metal a little smaller than a pack of cigarettes, with the a/c lines passing through it. HTH 9 98XJDRVR RegisteredDodge Dakota 2002, A/C Orifice Tube by gpd®. Finish: Purple. The expansion valve/orifice tube is designed to slow the refrigerant before the evaporator. This process makes the most of the refrigerant's cooling capability. gpd... Designed to meet or exceed OE fit, form, and function Durability tested on every new design.Jul 18, 2012 · beltrunner. If your 2000 Sub is like my '99, the dual air system has the orifice tube in the high pressure line on the passenger side right under the air filter box. It is after the "Y" configuration in the line. There is a nut over a flair type fitting in the line. This nut can become frozen and wreck the threads on the line, so be careful ... May 25, 2010 · Yup, the orifice tube lays inside the pipes. You will find it inside the pipe, at the connector to the front A/C radiator. You will have to pull the grille to access the all thing. Be VERY careful when you loosen the the connector pipe/rad, most of the time, the thread is stuck, and this is all aluminum stuff. On the pickups, from about mid/late-1990 and newer, the orifice tube is in the lower line just off the condenser, so you'll need to remove the grille and disconnect the lower line to get to it. If you look at the line on the condenser you'll see a slight bulge where the tube sits. Richard. 06 Silverado ISS / 06 Silverado SS / 06 300C SRT8. Email. Attached are some pics of the Orifice Tube location. There was a blue Orifice Tube in it but it calls for a red so I will replace it with a red one. Attached ImagesYup, the orifice tube lays inside the pipes. You will find it inside the pipe, at the connector to the front A/C radiator. You will have to pull the grille to access the all thing. Be VERY careful when you loosen the the connector pipe/rad, most of the time, the thread is stuck, and this is all aluminum stuff.The orifice tube is located inside the A/C hose that goes from evaporator to condenser. Changing the orifice tube will require you to evacuate your A/C system and recharge afterwards. See attached for the replacement instructions. Thank you. Buick Technician. Vocational, Technical or Tra... 1,545 satisfied customers. Answers from Two Experts requested: Buick Century: I was going to recharge the a/c system. I was going to recharge the a/c system on a 2003 Buick Century and the pressure was 70 psi on the low pressure line.orifice tube found!! Thanks a million!! I used an adjustable locking wrench and a small wrench at the same time to open the coupling located in that uncomfortable space full of tubes wires and lines. I smoothly removed the orifice tube which was full of tiny metal pieces and dirt but I encountered a problem when trying to insert the new one.The orifice tube is located inside the A/C hose that goes from evaporator to condenser. Changing the orifice tube will require you to evacuate your A/C system and recharge afterwards. Here is a helpful article of how to recharge the system: https://www.2carpros.com/articles/re-charge-an-air-conditioner-system.Aug 21, 2020 · 3,463 Posts. #2 · Aug 21, 2020. This should be what you are looking for, it is the line from the condenser to the evap. The orifice is typically installed in the aluminum tube section. It is possible to have a late 95' YJ components on a 97 TJ so that can throw you off also. If you come to a fork in the road take it. Mar 10, 2021 · An orifice tube does this to lower the pressure of the refrigerant before it enters the evaporator. While the AC accumulator and orifice tube are separate components with different purposes, they are still interrelated. This tube works like an expansion valve, and your vehicle likely only has one of the two. 1. Reclaim the refrigerant from the AC system in accordance with local and EPA regulations. 2. Remove the OE orifice tube and replace with a GM white orifice tube (Four Seasons Part# 38623). 3. Evacuate and recharge the AC system with an additional 6oz of refrigerant (more than the OE specified amount). Test drive at highway speeds and add up ...Jul 17, 2010 · Reaction score. 4. Jul 17, 2010. #4. Do you have rear A/C? If so then the orifice tube is located under the passenger side battery. If you only have front A/C then the orifice tube would be in the lower pipe of the condensor. The long filter sock of the orifice tube points towards the condensor. Registered. Joined Mar 13, 2010. 127 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Aug 24, 2017. Posted this over in medium duty section-Bought a new ac compressor, dryer combo.Came with a orifice tube filter.Where in the world does this go ? Searched for an hour and cant find any reference to location.2005 c4500 8.1. Thanks.8,623 Posts. #2 · May 12, 2011. By orifice tube I assume you're talking about the little filter that goes in the hp line, & not the expansion valve. The orifice/filter is usually installed in the metal part of the high press line where the hex nut joins the long part of the metal portion of the hose. All of these I've seen were where the line ...May 21, 2005 · Visit site. May 21, 2005. #2. You did not say what year, but, here goes anyway. It should be located on the evaporator inlet tube. It should be in at least a 2-3 in section of tube. If you have both hoses disconnected, you should be able to see it. B. A/C Expansion Valve by Four Seasons®. Products are engineered and tested to provide years of trouble free operation. Backed by over 50 years of mobile A/C experience, fix it once and fix it right with Four Seasons. Premium parts you can rely on Designed to keep your A/C system in top shape. $14.68 - $84.63.Where is the orifice tube located. 1999 GMC C3500. Asked by Visitor in Arvada, CO on . April 23, 2011. I can not find the orifice tube on my 1999 gmc k 3500 anybody know thanks . 1 reply Report. Answer. Popular Answer. torque wrench of Stewart's Auto Repair LLC on .May 04, 2017 · Orifice tube is inside orifice line. In order to get a warranty on compressor, most places make you get the dryer and orifice line. Orifice line is the one that goes from dryer to condenser. Always use new o-rings provided, i lube them with PAG oil that is requisite for your setup. Your compressor might or might not come with PAG46 (for 2001 ... Products are engineered and tested to provide years of trouble free operation. Backed by over 50 years of mobile A/C experience, fix it once and fix it right with Four Seasons. Premium parts you can rely on Designed to keep your A/C system in top shape. $56.27. UAC® A/C Expansion Valve (EX10331C) 0.7 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Sep 22, 2007. Where, specifically, is the A/C orifice tube location? It would appear as if mine is blocked (very high pressure on manometer and no cold air). Compressor appears to be functioning properly. I believe the orifice tube is a rather small diameter piece. There is a spring lock on an A/C line ...Aug 21, 2020 · 3,463 Posts. #2 · Aug 21, 2020. This should be what you are looking for, it is the line from the condenser to the evap. The orifice is typically installed in the aluminum tube section. It is possible to have a late 95' YJ components on a 97 TJ so that can throw you off also. If you come to a fork in the road take it. May 03, 2007 · Registered. Joined Apr 22, 2002. 389 Posts. #6 · May 3, 2007. Orffice tube is in the high pressure line close to evap. On mustang it is part of the line and will have to replace line. If it is full of debris then you have what is reffered to as the black death and compressor is coming apart. The orifice tube is located in one of several places. For your make and model, you should be able to locate it between the condenser outlet and the evaporator inlet. It will be placed in-line with the refrigerant line. Replacing it will mean that you have to open the AC system and expose it to the atmosphere. Keep in mind that refrigerant needs ...Apr 22, 2008 · No. The orifice tube is located in the high pressure line where the line enters the evaporator. There are 2 tubes on the evap.: a 3/4" line at the top with the aluminum cylinder (accumulator - drier), and a 3/8" line at the bottom. The orifice tube is located in the 3/8" line at the tubing joint where it enters the evap. Aug 05, 2018 · 1,015. Location. NW Illinois. The orifice tube (if it has one) has to be close to the inlet side of the evaporator coil. Many A/C systems (such as mine) use an expansion valve instead. It is also going to be located right at the inlet to the evap coil. Mine is in the same housing. Tom. Aug 5, 2018. Jul 02, 2011 · Mine is a '00 Sonoma V6, but I would think they would be located in the same component. Mine is in the hard line fitting where it goes into the firewall. There is one on top that comes from the evaporator canister, and one on the bottom that goes back to the compressor. When you pull the line connector off the bottom, the orifice tube sticks ... 231 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Apr 3, 2008. Getting ready to replace the compressor and drier on Dad's 92 DeVille, where did GM stash the orifice tube? It looks like it might be in the line that is almost over the right front tire due to the identation on the line. 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B.Mar 10, 2021 · An orifice tube does this to lower the pressure of the refrigerant before it enters the evaporator. While the AC accumulator and orifice tube are separate components with different purposes, they are still interrelated. This tube works like an expansion valve, and your vehicle likely only has one of the two. However it's typically located on the passenger side, just aft of the radiator core support. Attachments orifce_tube.jpg 7.3 KB · Views: 63 Aug 18, 2009 #3 OP T3rry Full Access Member Joined Jul 29, 2009 Posts 299 Reaction score 0 Location Calgary, Alberta, CanadaA/C Expansion Valve by Four Seasons®. Products are engineered and tested to provide years of trouble free operation. Backed by over 50 years of mobile A/C experience, fix it once and fix it right with Four Seasons. Premium parts you can rely on Designed to keep your A/C system in top shape. $14.68 - $84.63.