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Air conditioning where is the low side fitting to recharge system

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    Where is the low side fitting to recharge Air condition system

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    Where is the low side fitting on a 1997 Ford Expedition so I can recharge my a/c?

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Under the car on by the ac compressor look for the blue cap

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The low side is located on the bottom by the oil filter and the starter hope this helps you out....

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Where is the low pressure valve so I can add A/C coolent

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Recharge the air conditioner


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    • 1Start the recharging process with any left over freon you may still have. Open the Civic's hood and attach the kit to the Civic's low side port. Then, set the kit onto a place in the engine compartment where nothing can move or shift once the engine has been cranked.
    • 2Start the Civic and let the engine run until it reaches its normal operational temperature.

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    • 3Turn on the air conditioning to its coldest and hardest-blowing settings. Place a thermometer into one of the Civic's air conditioning vents and monitor how the temperature drops. Once the air conditioning's temperature reaches a level, constant degree, remove the thermometer.
    • 4Open all four doors on the Civic. This will allow any colder air generated to escape, and this will keep the Civic's air conditioning for accidentally cycling off while you recharge the refrigerant levels.
    • 5Turn the recharging kit's valve all the way down and let the refrigerant charge into the Civic's air conditioning periodically, shut the valve and look at the kit's gauge. This will allow you to monitor the recharging process. Allow at least one minute to elapse between refrigerant charges into the system.
    • 6Shut the valve of the canister, once it has become depleted. Disconnect the kit from the low side port.
    • 7Detach the hose, gauge, and valve from the empty canister and attach them to a new canister of refrigerant. Reattach the kit's hose to the Civic's low side port and continue recharging the system, allowing a minute between individual charges. The can itself can potentially grow very cold and hard to hold, even with gloves. Should this happen, wrap the can in a towel warmed in water. Ring out excess water before wrapping the canister.
    • 8Place you thermometer into one of the Civic's air conditioning ducts. Keep an eye on the falling temperature within the Civic's air conditioning system. The system is charged when the temperature hits 40 degrees. Also, within the engine compartment, the Civic's air conditioning aluminum tubing become uniformly cold.
    • 9Shut the recharging kit's valve and remove the kit from the low side port, once the system has been successfully recharged. Shut down the Civic's air conditioning, turn the engine off, and remove your key from the Civic's ignition. Also, shut all the doors

Jun 21, 2012 | 1998 Honda Civic

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How to recharge recharge airconditioner


Hi, determine if your car uses R134 or R12 refrigerant. You will notice screw type connectors on the both the High Pressure Side and Low Pressure Side lines in models using R12 refrigerant. R134 compatible models have quick connect valves on both sides. Models made before 1995 may use the old R12 refrigerant. If this is the case, you must have your Chrysler's air conditioning system retrofitted to use R134 refrigerant. Mixing R12 and R134 refrigerants is dangerous and may cause damage to your vehicle. Check your air conditioning system pressure using an automotive air conditioning pressure gauge. Keep in mind that in order to get an accurate reading, the air conditioner has be turned on the coldest setting with maximum blowing power. Remove the Low Pressure Side port valve cap and set it aside. The location of the port varies, but it is usually in front of the engine block. Attach the refill hose to the port on the Low Pressure Side of the air conditioning system. The Low Pressure Side port is smaller the High Pressure Side port. Because the ports are different sizes, the refill kit hose should fit only on the Low Pressure Side port. Additionally, the High Pressure Side port will usually have a red cap or be marked with an H or the word High Allow the air conditioner to **** the refrigerant out of the can by slowly turning the valve on the refill kit hose. Pay attention to the way you hold the can. Most kits will have you hold the can upright when you recharge the air conditioning system. It may take as long as 10 minutes to empty a single can. Turn the valve to the off position and remove the refill hose from the port. Recap the port before closing the hood. Let the air conditioner stay on for at least 30 minutes. This allows the refrigerant to move throughout the entire system.
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Aug 03, 2010 | 2006 Chrysler Town & Country

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Need to know what side is low side for the air conditioning so we can charge it on a 2002 Suzuki XL7


The refill gauge fitting will only fit the low side. If you have valves on both the high and low side pipes, they should be different sizes and the one you can connect to will be the proper one for recharging the system.

Jul 14, 2010 | 2002 Suzuki XL-7

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How do you service a 2000 s-type jaguar air conditioning system. where is the low side or do you nservice thru trhe high side


www.aa1car.com/library/ac_recharging This is a great web site to look at for your air cond. needs. It's easier for you to see and read than to explain the in and outs. It's very easy to recharge. Just remember to use the low side port which usually the hose will fit on to only one fitting to your air cond. You do not want to hook up to the high side even if it were possible.

Jun 25, 2010 | 2000 Jaguar S-Type

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My husband is putting 134a in my air conditioning unit. can you give instructions


Recharge the system through the low side fitting, with the engine running you will need to have 25-30 psi on the low side gage, add freon a little at a time until this pressure is reached with the engine running and the compressor engaged.

May 29, 2010 | 2001 Ford Taurus

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2007 Ram Truck: where is low side of ac to recharge in 2007 dodge ...


The Low Pressure Side connector will be smaller than the High Pressure Side connector so the refill hose will fit properly only on the Low Pressure Side.
Read more: How to Recharge Air Conditioning with Freon in a Dodge Ram | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_4484569_recharge-air-conditioning-freon-dodge.html#ixzz0uLXJnwvE

May 17, 2010 | 2007 Dodge Ram Truck

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Air conditioner


the rear fitting is the low pressure side where you charge the system

May 29, 2009 | 2002 Mercury Sable

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Would like to recharge my air conditioning on my 2001 nissian maxima that has 117,000 on it blows hot air when air conditioning is turned on.


You will need R134a, and a filler hose. Charge the system on the low pressure side, it should have a blue cap on the charge point.
Your filler hose will only fit the low pressure side, just in case the cap has been removed.

May 23, 2009 | 2001 Nissan Maxima

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2003 f150 lariat air conditioning recharge


nope, not closest to condensor, is closest to EVAPORATOR UNIT and more exact by the accumulator bottle, there you will find the low side valve to recharge your a/c.......is the thicker line....... not try to use the thin line......be careful.....

Jul 20, 2008 | 2003 Ford F150 Regular Cab

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