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Thread: Suction line length ?

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    Suction line length ?

    Hello guys


    can i use a very short suction line ?
    all the way to the compressor is total 45cm...
    is a 1/4 compressor..
    is that ok ?

    BTW i use a small accumulator



    so is that ok ?

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    Why wouldn't it be okay?
    What are you worried about with a short suction?


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    i worry that liquid will get inside (i don't want that waterfalls sound....that clicking
    sound) sorry 4 being so noob

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    The liquid return isn't really because of a short suction length though is it?
    It's because your overcharged or your load is too little and liquid isn't boiling off in the evaporator.


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