Causes of Compressor Failures – Leaks

If a leak exists at the electrical terminals of a hermetic compressor (Figure SP-9-5), it cannot be repaired and the compressor must be replaced. If a leak exists at the girth weld or at the stubs, recover all refrigerant and repair the leak with silver brazing alloy. If the leak cannot be repaired, replace the compressor.

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