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How do u charge the air conditioning on a 2001 ford focus

I hve a ford focus and i'm tring to recharge the free on for the air. Where is this located and how do i do it.... Is there anything special i need besides the can . Thanks Darlene

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The charging post is located inside the fender on the passenger side between the fenders plastic liner and the metal fender, really up there and hard to see, u will need to almost feel for the charging port, u need a recharge kit, this comes with a can of R134 and a single gage, when that gage goes into the green the system is charged, this is going to be really hard to do on the ground

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The low pressure is under the wing passenger side ,i would advise you let a garage do this as you do need a special machine to empty the gas vacumn ,check for leaks then refill to the correct weight of gas .these machines expensive but they do the job properly.To regas from a weekend mechanic can of gas you need to start engine then turn on the AC ,then connect the can to the low pressure side which is the smaller of the two connections and allow the compressor to draw the gas in .Now the problem here is that people put to much gas in which overloads the system causing the compressor to be hard to turn so the engine idle doesnt work .So be warned which is why i paid 3000euros for the correct machine also these gas canisters are in the process of being banned here as they are too dangerous

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