Home › Forums › Stay Dirty Lounge › Service and Repair Questions Answered Here › 99 Civic LX – How many AC components to replace when metal shavings seen › 99 Civic LX – How many AC components to replace when metal shavings seen August 6, 2019 at 8:12 pm #894172 college manModerator hopefully the shavings stopped at the drier. Take the line off going to the expansion vale. see if any shavings are there. if none there good to go. if present replace the expansion valve.