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My ac doesnt come on because it says low refrigerant I want to knw where i wld fill up the ac coolant. and I have an oil leak that im told they would have to lift the engine to get to the leak for my 96 seville sls

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Your AC can be recharged on the low pressure port, passanger side of the engine, near the fire wall. The recharge bottle will only fit on that port. Make sure you get a recharge kit with a hose and pressure dial. Where is the oil leak coming from?

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Can you isolate the oil leak a bit for us? If it is the rear crankshaft seal, that does require engine disassembly. The front crankshaft seal can be replaced with the engine in the car.

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