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Is it a window unit or condensor if its a window unit you would have to locate the larger line that is inside of the unit by opening the system should be insolated after you have located it ,you would need a piercing valve which is call a tap valve read instructions to install to unit ,then you would

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You'll need a kit, available at Wal-Mart/Auto Zone/similar. The kit will contain a method of attaching a can of freon to a valve, a hose and gauge, a connection that puts the freon into your system. The freon goes into the Low pressure port, which is the larger line at your compressor, and the cap should have the letter "L" on the top of it. NEVER add freon to the high pressure port. It is on the smaller line and will have the letter "H" on the port cap.
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