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I need to add refrigerant to my 95 Camry? I have a can of R134a with a hose and connector, but it says it must be attached to the low pressure side. I see a fitting by the dryer (I think that is what it is called) that has a sight glass on it, but the fitting does not work. An AC service guy said 95 Toyotas were using R134. Is there a low pressure port someplace else that I can use? Do I need R12 instead of R134?

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I think it is r-i34.the way you can find out is when you open the hood,read the stickers that are on the underside of the hood.it should tell you there if it is 134 or r-12.if it's r-134.the low pressure hose usually has a blue cap on it and anyways you can't connect the hose to any other fitting because it will only fit on the low side valve.the valve should be located on the passenger side,right by the fire wall,in back of the strut tower.just look for the blue cap.if the cap is not on it,well like i said,you can't mix it up cause it only fits on the low side valve anyways.i hope this information helps you.good luck and take care, manny

Posted on Jul 11, 2010

  • dviles4ut Aug 27, 2010

    After looking at your advice, I looked in the exact spot, and mine had an "L" on the cap. Your advice was perfect. It's blowing nice and cold now! Thanks!

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