When looking for a compressor replacement, the most important piece of information required is the model number. Having a complete and accurate model number is vital because it can help you find the exact type of compressor you need for your HVAC or refrigeration system. In short, the model number of a compressor reveals some essential details, including whether the unit is an old or a new model; the replacement should have 4, 6, or 8 cylinders; or it is needed for a single or tandem configuration.
In order to understand the model numbers of York compressors for different HVAC/R applications, let’s analyze two main categories: the “J” and “Z” series.
The “J” Series