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At the low side line from the ac compressor, the low side is the larger of the two ac lines from the compressor, some models also have a charging port at the can shaped part the low side line goes to, this is called the accumulator.

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How to add freon to a 2009 dodge journey


You need 22oz for a "front only" a/c system and 32oz of R-134a refrigerant for "front and rear" a/c system.

The compressor is off likely due to insufficient refrigerant charge in the system. Once the minimum required charge has be provided, the compressor clutch should engage (check for blown fuse if it does not). Refrigerant is added only to the low or suction side of the compressor and only as a gas. Do not invert the refrigerant tank in an attempt to add refrigerant as a liquid! Placing the tank in warm water is a better way to fill the system (raises the pressure in the tank) without concern for slugging the compressor.

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should A/C professional address this issue, it's not for your do it yourself project or repair. if u are having to add refrigerant to your car's A/C system, trying to find a leak can be very difficult. Every car has a specific amount of refrigerant, so you can get the most out of your cooling system. Example 26.48 oz. is the exact amount of refrigerant for 1990 geo storm. If you randomly add 1 16oz can of refrigerant, thinking this will make cooling system super cold! Wrong adding too much refrigerant works the same as your original problem System low or empty of refrigerant. This is best done by the PROS.
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Refrigerant is part of the A/C system. You should have special guages to add it to the system to prevent overcharging. There are do it yourself cans available at many stores but it is highly recommended that it be done professionally. If your system needs refrigerant added to it then there is a leak somewhere in the system.

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Are you talking about coolant or refrigerant? There is no low pressure gauge on the engine. I am going to assume you are referring to the A/C refrigerant as you say you are burning up. I am also going to assume you are wanting to know where the low pressure inlet valve is so you can add refrigerant to the system. You have a leak or you would not need to add refrigerant. Know that it is illegal to add refrigerant R134 to any system with a leak until you have the leak repaired. You also must add the correct amount to the system. This requires repairing the leak and then having the proper gauges to determine when you have added the correct amount of refrigerant. My advice, and the only advice I can legally give you, is to take your vehicle to a professional and have the leak repaired and the system charged.

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The computer on my 1988 Reatta states that I have low refrigerant. How would I know if the a/c system has been converted for 134a refrigerant? Can I add the refrigerant myself? Thanks


If it has been changed there SHOULD be a sticker placed under the hood somewhere saying that it has. If it has you can add it yourself easily, if not you can have it converted. You can get a kit at your local auto parts store

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