How to recharge air conditioner in 2000 tacoma?
Connect the charge line to the new bottle of AC Freon but be sure the piercing pin is screwed all the way out away from the container seal. Connect the other end to the charge line(covered by a cap like on your tire air fill), this will only fit one of two fittings. They're set up that way so there's no mistakes. The other is larger. After connection is complete, start the engine and turn the AC on so the compressor will suck the Freon into the system from the can, then screw the piercing pin all the way in to open the seal, then screw it back out to release the Freon from the can. To be sure ALL the Freon is removed, have a bucket of hot water there to set the Freon bottle into, and it will empty completely with the bottle in the hot water while engine and AC running. That's a good trick I learned long ago. Once the Freon bottle is empty, disconnect from the charge line fitting first, replace the cap you didn't lose, remove the can from the fill hose and put it where you can find it again, and your good to go.
Jul 01, 2014 |
Vehicle Parts & Accessories