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Actually might be not to hard, the problem is than you need a recovery machine to save the refrigerant and then recharge the system with refrigerant, and acording to the year of your car it might be R-12 OR R-134. REFRIGERANT, if r-134 it is ok but if it has R-12 then just have a shop working on it since the r-12 is too expensive, i will recomend you to retrofit the system tro freeze-12 all this 12s and 134s than i'm talking about is the kind of refrigerant on your car, but if it has r-134 leave it like that,
and feel fre to ask for any thing elese and good luck
just one more thing, if you are going to try to recharge the system by your self make sure to do it by the low pressure side and not the high because it will be very very dangerous.

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