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Old 11-27-2005, 16:01   #1 (permalink)
Stan
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Freon Question

Could someone tell me which freon
they used in a 1993 explorer.
Thanks
Stan


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Old 11-27-2005, 16:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Freon Question

It came with R12 rom the factory.... after this many years, who knows what
might have been added?


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Old 11-27-2005, 17:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Freon Question

There should be sticker, clearly stating the type and quantity of
refrigerant. Perhaps on the cross-brace, just above radiator, or the
underside of the engine hood. You can also tell by the size and shape of the
low and high side ports - those for R134a will be much larger and smooth on
the outside. R12 will be smaller and have external thread.

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Old 11-29-2005, 10:01   #4 (permalink)
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"Happy Traveler" <happy_traveler@abc.net> wrote in message
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> There should be sticker, clearly stating the type and quantity of
> refrigerant. Perhaps on the cross-brace, just above radiator, or the
> underside of the engine hood. You can also tell by the size and shape of

the
> low and high side ports - those for R134a will be much larger and smooth

on
> the outside. R12 will be smaller and have external thread.


I bought a "retrofit" kit for my '92 and the new fitting for R134 is a
quick-connect type. I suspect that if it is still R12 it will not have the
new fitting. My '91 still has R12 in it and it could use a recharge but
from what I've read it may be cheaper to retrofit it too but first I'll need
to have the R12 removed by a qualified AC tech.

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> "Stan" <stalin@mo-net.com> wrote in message
> news:11okeqp5moqmfad@corp.supernews.com...
> > Could someone tell me which freon
> > they used in a 1993 explorer.
> > Thanks
> > Stan
> >
> >

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