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Removing Rectorseal gas guard caps
I found a unit yesterday that has Rectorseal gas guard caps on it that from what I can gather, are no longer made by the company. The unit needs refrigerant so I was unable to add any because I do not have the removal key (part # 86608) I have been unable to locate the key either, and was wondering if anyone else had come these time of caps, and were they able to remove them without the key? Cutting them seems risky and time consuming. Thanks to all.
Google seems to think the internal key sticks and doesn't pull in even with the tool much of the time. Looks like you can cut a slot in the outer shell and either remove it or glue it to the inner shell.ratio said:
A magnet on the top should pull in the armature & allow it to be turned. Or maybe squeeze it with vise grips?
So these only have an o ring seal, not a proper flare seal? Probably these are where the refrigerant escaped.1
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