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1989 911 Carrera A/C does not work

Heating and Ventilation

Vehicle Information: Model: 911 Carrera; Year: 1989; Body Type: Coupe; Engine (type, size, modifications): 3.2; Total Mileage: 2580;

My 911 has only 2580 original miles on it. Of course the A/C does not work,and hasn't since I purchased the car 2 years ago. When I turn it on the compressor slings oil onto the engine lid. Nothing new here. My question is, since the car has such low mileage, and the chances of the compressor being worn out appear slim, can I replace the seal on the compressor, recharge with R 12 and be done with it? Or should I just replace the compressor and filter and start all over? Of course I'm assuming that a pressure test will yield positive results after the seal replacement.My mechanic suggested adding a sealing product to further prevent leaks. I'm not thrilled about that since, once it is in the system it would be impossible to remove, short of replacing everything: hoses, compressor, connectors etc.Are the compressor seals readily available and are they easy to replace?

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