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Where do I hook the R-134 freon up to charge the system? I can't find the valve to hook up the freon, where is it located

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Locate the compressor under the hood. There are 2 lines coming from the compressor. The low side (the side you need to recharge your AC) will have what appears to be a rubber cap on it (not unlike the cap on a tire valve stem). The refill hose will only hook up to this line. Always remember to have the car running and the AC on high when recharging the AC system and pay careful attention not to overfill the system as this will damage your car. Best of luck.
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Follow the large tube/hose coming out of the dash to a large aluminum canister that then has a hose or tube that goes to the compressor. It is probably located on the side of that canister (the accumulator) under a little blue screw on cap.. WEAR EYE PROTECTION AND GLOVES WHILE HANDLING REFRIGERANT!

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The service port is on the accumulator (air dryer). The Accumulator is  behind the front slash guard on the passenger side front wheel. Soon as you remove the splash guard off you'll see the Accumulator on the frame and that's where the service port is located. Good luck and hope this helps. 

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