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Author Topic: 1987 Eagle Limited AC Expansion Valve  (Read 494 times)

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1987 Eagle Limited AC Expansion Valve
« on: February 17, 2018, 03:10:38 AM »
My mechanic says I need a new expansion valve. The replacements we can find are 90degree set ups and he says mine is straight (180 degrees). I can not locate any straight ones. Any help greatly appreciated.

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Re: 1987 Eagle Limited AC Expansion Valve
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2018, 01:22:33 PM »
Wonder what you have?   The AMC parts book shows both the factory and dealer-installed A/C systems to have valves with fittings 90-degrees from each other.   Have a pic of yours??   That may give us a clue.   Just for reference, the factory part number for the factory A/C valve is J3728053 (unobtanium from any of my usual sources).   The dealer-installed American Air version is J8126987 (that one is easy to find - crosses to Four Seasons 38608).   Good luck with it.
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Re: 1987 Eagle Limited AC Expansion Valve
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2018, 10:43:44 PM »
Thanks. My service manual also shows the 90 degree. I have asked him to pull it out and get me a picture and any part numbers on it. Thanks for the cross references.