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Can i use r134 referigerent in a R12 compressor

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Yes, but it does not work as well as r12. Since r12 is nearly impossible to find and if you do it will cost you a ton of $, you can get a change over kit. Kits contain adapter valves and usually the proper oil to use in the compressor. Unless you are very lucky, even if the system never leaked before, expect to re-fill it every year as the 134 finds it's way out of systems faster than r12 ever did. System still needs to be evacuated before adding.

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Yes but you need to rcover r12 then retro fit the hi side and low side then vacume system then when you ad r134 you only ad 80 percent of what the original amount of r12

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