To check for motor burnout, refer to subparagraph e. "Testing".
Wear rubber gloves to prevent acid burns when handling sludge
from a burned out compressor.
After removal of compressor from the unit, burnout can be confirmed by tipping
the compressor toward the discharge port and drawing a small quantity of oil into a clear glass
container. If the oil is black, contains sludge, and has a sharp acid odor, the motor is burned
U s e grat care to avoid contact with liquid refrigerant or refrigerant
g a s being discharged from any container under pressure. Sudden
a n d irreversible tissue damage can result from freezing.
t h e r m a l protective gloves and a face protector or saftey glasses in
any situation where skin or eye contact is possible.