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Where do I add freon to my a/c. It says low side service port but the nozzle doesn't fit the valve on the hose

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Look for the smaller valve the one you see is the high pressure valve.

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How and where to add freon to a1995 sedan deville


Verify ambient temperature is above 65 degrees F.

1. Safety> - safety glasses, long sleeves and gloves, (exposure to refrigerant can cause frostbite).

2. Attach hoses to manifold> assembly, (hi, lo, and fill).

3. Remove caps from service ports, (Low press. Larger tube from evaporator to accumulator - passenger side over fender well; High Pressure - smaller tube from evaporator along firewall towards driver's side). Verify service> ports are clean.

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6. Read gauges and compare with chart provided with gauge set.

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Close all valves, connect the can to hose, start the engine and set the A/C to on high and then open the can valve. I know you have the lines connected right cause they'll only go on one way. Open the low side valve on the gage set to let the Freon into the compressor. It will suck the Freon from the can completely. If not completely empty, set the can in a bucket of hot water and I guarantee it will empty. If this doesn't work friend, there's something wrong in your system. Possibly need to replace the nozzle. It has to work though. There's no changing these phisics.

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I have a 2005 buick rainier i need to know where is the low pressure port where i can add freon at


Add freon on the low side port:

The low side port is located on the thicker piping vs. the thinner piping.
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Hi .. I just ran into the same problem .. I have a 2000 Expedition with the 5.4L engine .. the low side port is located on the passenger side of engine compartment just below the black metal bracket that contains electrical connections right in front of the firewall... you have to reach under this and locate the low side (larger line) and feel for the connection .. it is right in front of the accumulator .. There are two heater hose that hide the port .. you have reach under these to unscrew the port cap which is black .. you'll have to do this by feel .. I have found that you can by R134A charge with dye and leak sealant helps with small leaks .. if the system takes more than two cans be usre to add refrig. oil .. hope this helps

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Where is the low pressure value located so i can add freon into the compressor


look at the ac compressor and follow the large ac line/hose untill u come to the service port,,has it been retofitted for 134a? if not go to parts store and ask for a retro fit foe the low side,u will need to remove the sharader valve before installing the low side retro fit,,also purchase a charge hose

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You need to add the freon on the low side which is usually indicated by a blue cap. The red cap is the high side port. Never add freon using the high side port. Typically if you are buying a guage set from your local auto parts store, it will only attach to the low side service port because they are diffent types of connections. Another easy way to tell is to turn your AC on and feel the lines that the ports are attached to. The low side should be cold/cool and the high side will be hot.

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