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Good write up on charging the AC system. Unfortunately, the 2002-2006 Fort Thunderbird has a low-side valve that is impossible to find. The high-side is easily located and convenient. Any suggestions where to find low-side valve and how to reach in to make a connection?

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Hello, From what I have read it is down at the compressor and you may have to go under the car to connect to it. One article says it is on a bottom compressor line and another says its on top of the compressor.

Just when I thought they might bring back the sight glass on the A/C, they move the A/C fittings.

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