I took my car to an ac guy and he told me the system was totally empty. He
said it would cost around $700.00 to replace the oil because it was some
new kind that was not freon. Is this true? If true, is there an
alternative. I bought the car for $850.00. It doesn't seem worth the
effort. I think the system is set for 134r.
the price is too high. changed a frenon system in a 1979 transtar 18 wheeler
tractor fo under $20.00 in parts from a dealer napa AT 1 TIME HAD KITS YOU GET
FOR UNDER $100. LOKE AROUND ON A CAR ABOUT 1 DAY TO DO WHWANTS IS WAY HIGH
134A IS $20.. FOR 30LBTE OLY SPECIAL IN WV PLACES DO IT FOR UNDER $100.
The price is excessive. If it was changed over to 134A and it has
leaked down, first you need to find the leak and have the system repaired.
A/C Conversions from R12 to 134A in this area don't run more then
$450. So to have a system recharged at a cost higher then that is ludacris.
I bought a FREEZE 12 kit on ebay for about $40,
came with refrigerant, oil, and hose, put it all in and the AC is
cold. This freeze 12 replaces R12, no seals or anything to
replace, its been in for a year and works great.
PS Look for connections in your system that are oily and dusty,
try to fix leaks first.
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