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How do I add Freon to AC

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1996 Audi A6 Quattro

Only a high pressure service valve is used for A/C system servicing. A low pressure service valve is not installed. Perform all A/C system service (ie. discharging, evacuating and charging) through the high pressure service valve only.


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SOURCE: 96 Audi A6 Front Bumper

No, they are not. THe A4 and the A6 chassis are different, the bumpers have a similar style and look to them, but they are not interchangable.

Posted on Jun 23, 2009


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SOURCE: where do i put freon in my 97 a6 quattro audi

Look for the larger A/C line going to your compressor, thats the low side line that you will find the fitting to add freon

Posted on Jul 25, 2009


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Please see my tip at and let me know if you have questions.

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SOURCE: Where's the thermostat on a 96 audi a6

  • On this vehicle the thermostat is behind the timing cover and you have to remove a cam gear to get to it. It is one heck of a job. Says to allow 2 1/2 hours in a mechanic shop. I suggest this one be done by someone that is mechanic savvy. This is not a job for an amateur.
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1995 bmw 318ti

Did you recently add Freon in your AC system? You might have too much Freon in the system, which caused the AC compressor to recycle more frequent than normal. Or you might not have enough Freon in the system. These BMW's are very AC system are very finicky. Get an AC gauge and check the level (high side & Low side) pressure.

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The AC in my 2003 VW Convertible is not chilling enough. What can I do about it?

Your system may just be low on freon. Most auto parts stores sell 134a freon for about $10 a can. If you visit an Autozone store the parts counter personnel might also show you how to add freon to the VW Beetle, it's not hard once you know where the correct port is located. You simply start your car, connect the freon dispensing hose to the AC port (there are two (2) ports, but the hose connection will only fit onto the smaller of the two (2) ports - the low pressure side). Allow the car to run while the can is discharged into the AC system, generally takes 10-15 minutes. Most dispeners have a freon pressure gauge on the hose portion that attaches to the can. Never disconnect a partially empty can unless there is a shutoff valve, and the valve is closed all the way. Better to add the entire can to the AC system.
If you have never added freon to your 2003 VW Beetle, that's the most likely problem. You could also have developed a slow leak in the compressor or AC lines, so I recommend adding freon WITH a sealant in the same can just in case.

The job would cost between $45 and $65 if you take it to a reputible mechanic to perform. That usually includes a full blown pressure test of the AC system. and a whole list of costly recommendations.

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Ac on 2003 chevy

Could be out of freon gas. If you add a can or two see if compressor turns. If out of gas you must trace down leak and repair. Check fuses in your owners manual also before checking freon. Attached is a picture of the hose available at any auto parts store to add a can of freon.

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Audi A6 air con always blow very hot air coming from engine with bad smell

The smell is probably related to the catalic converter when a cat goes bad it creates a smell similar to rotten eggs. You might need to replace the catalic converter. This will improve gas mileage and performance. The hot air blowing from the AC is probably a low charge on the Freon.

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My a6 quattro A/C is stuck on Econ mode

I'm not an Audi expert, but you may have a problem with the ac system.
If the system is low on freon, or a sensor has failed, the system will not let you engage it.
I would check to see if the system has freon in it and if the compressor has voltage first.

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Ac not getting cold

Generally the first thing to check is the freon. You can do it yourself with a self-charging freon kit. If the leak is small enough then you may only need to do this once. Be careful to follow the directions and use the gauges to be sure you don't put too much freon in. That will result in a costly repair

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Can't find where to put the freon in my Audi 96 A6 quattro?

1996 Audi A6 Quattro

Only a high pressure service valve is used for A/C system servicing. A low pressure service valve is not installed. Perform all A/C system service (ie. discharging, evacuating and charging) through the high pressure service valve only.


Aug 12, 2011 | 1997 Audi A6

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Add freon to 2003 audi A8...any special tools needed? I have gauge and equipment but system will not take freon on the high side.

NEVER attempt to add freon on the HIGH side...This is very dangerous and can result in injury and damge to the system! The correct set of AC manifold gauges are needed to monitor pressures and determine the overall condition of the system...Refrigerants should be added by trained refrigeration technicians.

Jul 16, 2011 | 2003 Audi A8

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Low ac refrig is on center console should i add freon or could it be a compressor problem.

You have a leak somewhere in the ac system. I'd add some freon for now, but you need to get the leak fixed eventually. Just go get a can of freon and follow the directions. It's really easy

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yes you can add freon.there is two aluminum lines one is a high side the other is a low side unscrew the low side cap (they have symbols on them ) grey or black caps ...the freon can have instructions in the back of can turn ac on and fill system good luck

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