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Old 06-06-2011, 16:42   #1 (permalink)
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ac recharge help

i have a 94 tempo gl 3.0 v6 im trying to recharge my ac i have 2 ports on my car one by the hood latch and one by the pass strut tower. the recharge hose will not fit on the fitting by the latch, i bought 90 degree hose that fit on the fitting by the strut tower started the car put the ac on high for 5 minutes the can never got cold and didnt feel like and freon went in. witch port should the freon go into?
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Old 06-08-2011, 08:36   #2 (permalink)
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sounds like you could be in over your head. Send it out.
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Old 06-10-2011, 13:52   #3 (permalink)
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The hose will only fit on the low pressure side fitting (done as a safety precaution). If the system is low on freon there's a good chance you have a leak that needs to be addressed before adding more freon for the system to leak out. You should pull a vacuum on the system and see if it holds vacuum before adding freon. The reason the system may not be taking the freon may be because the a/c compressor isn't kicking on. A/C systems have a low pressure switch on them that prevents the compressor from turning on if the freon gets too low in the system.
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Old 06-10-2011, 16:53   #4 (permalink)
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Re: ac recharge help

Also, on the can fitting, you twist in the thumb valve to pierce the can then twist it back out to release the refrigerant.
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Old 06-11-2011, 15:15   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks for removing my post. Maybe i'm wrong and screwed up. I've done that before.
Many times. No offense.
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Old 06-11-2011, 16:38   #6 (permalink)
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Thanks for removing my post. Maybe i'm wrong and screwed up. I've done that before.
Many times. No offense.
No I don't think your wrong or screwed up. User asked a question on a "self help" forum and got 3 reply's. That's it.
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