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Where is low pressure side 2008 smart car forrecharging air conditioner

Blowing warm air needs recharge

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It is located in the larger of the 2 AC hoses from the AC compressor on the engine.

Posted on May 15, 2014

Testimonial: "on 2008 smart its lower tube(smaller diameter)that gets recharged.the a/c pro bottle with fittings will fit this size tube only."

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