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Ac doesnt get cool enough in my 2000 Accord EX

A/C is not getting cold enough.
Initial assessment is to get the compressor refilled with the required freon levels.


Is there a way I can do it by myself without shelling down around $200 for outside service ($100 for freon and around 90 for the labor...as per the estimate I got).

Thanks in Advance for any input in this regard

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  • cdkalyan Jun 25, 2009

    Molson Guru,



    Thanks a lot for the pointers, they are really helpful.

    I have seen a refill can in Big Lots from $5 to $10...can those be used on 2000 Accord ??

  • cdkalyan Jun 25, 2009

    Emission wiz, I do not have any tools as such.

  • cdkalyan Jun 25, 2009

    R143a or R134a.

    now i am little confused.

  • cdkalyan Jun 25, 2009

    I must say Yes.......My heater is way faster than Honda could ever dream thinking of........its just the problem with cooling ;)

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    WHY IS THE SYSTEM LOW? DO U HAVE THE TOOLS TO FIND AND REPAIR THE LEAK? DO U HAVE GAUGES TO REFILL THE SYSTEM?

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Call around, there are shops out there now that will recharge the A/C system for as low as $50.00 since they know you can buy a recharge kit for around $50.00 at Auto Zone and Wal Mart, just follow the instructions and be careful not to over charge the system. Here is a link for you to read up on. Good luck and keep me posted, be glad to help. http://www.cyberbright.com/autobin/air_conditioning.htm

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    Harvey N Tawatao Jun 25, 2009

    Your car uses R143a and you can pick up the refill connection at Auto Zone, just make sure you have the connection hose with the guage. Over filling is very bad and damage to your a/c system will occur, just follow the instruction and if you loose the a/c with in two weeks then your going to have to get the a/c repaired for a leak in the system. Good luck and keep me posted. be glad to help you save some money. But call around first for a estimate for a a/c recharge, they will have the proper guages to read the high and low side pressure to ensure 100% a/c operation

  • Harvey N Tawatao
    Harvey N Tawatao Jun 25, 2009

    My bad R134a, must be the heat getting to me LOL. 

  • Harvey N Tawatao
    Harvey N Tawatao Jun 25, 2009

    Keep me posted friend and this would be a good time to service your cooling system (radiator Antifreeze) IF you have the green antifreeze, they only have a 30,000 mile or 1 year life expectancy and if you have the orange antifreeze you have 5 year or 150,000 miles. Just make sure you have a 50/50 mix (antifreeze/water) too much antifreeze will gel up making your engine run hotter and too much water will evaporate so you have to worry about boiling over unless you stay on top of things. The cooling system is always never checked and when there is a problem, it's too late and your getting towed on hot days. Just looking after you friend, have a nice day. 

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