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Accumulator

Accumulator Operation:

  1. A tank located in the outlet of the evaporator to receive refrigerant that leaves the evaporator. A component used to store or hold liquid refrigerant in an air-conditioning system. This device is constructed to ensure that no liquid refrigerant enters the compressor.
  2. A device that cushions the motion of a clutch and servo action in an automatic transmission.
  3. A register or storage location that forms the result of an arithmetic or logic operation. Commonly used when a series of calculations are to be used.

How To Instructions:

Inspect - Check for obvious problems.
Replace - Out with the old, in with the new.

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