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1

____ ____ refers to when liquid refrigerant enters the compressor on the suction side.

Liquid slugging

2

Higher than normal pressures in the suction line can occur after a ____ cycle or if evaporator ____ rises too high.

defrost
temperature

3

A ____ is a valve with an adjustable pressure setting that prevents unsafe crankcase pressures.

crankcase pressure regulator (CPR)

4

A pressure-responsive, normally closed switch that opens on the discharge line is a ____.

discharge line pressure switch

5

Gay-Lussac's Law states that in a fixed volume (like the high side of a system), pressure and ____.

temperature rise and fall together

6

A ____ senses discharge line temperature and opens on a rise in temperature to turn off a system.

discharge line thermostat

7

____ are designed to prevent liquid refrigerant from entering the compressor.

Accumulators

8

___ is a system component that removes oil form high-pressure refrigerant vapor as both refrigerant and oil leave the compressor.

Oil separator

9

A oil control device that regulates the level of oil within a compressor using a float mechanism is a ____.

oil level regulator