Yep, should be pretty east to find. Seen some at Wallyworld for less
than $5 a can. Some kits come with a gauge to see what kind of pressure
you have in the system. Overfill it and you will have big problems. How
do you know it is low? Compressor cycling on and off? Compressor does
not run at all? Many things to consider when working on the a/c system.
I recently just started driving this car and it didn't seem like the a/c was
cooling it as well as it should. I was asking about the kind of freon only
because if it was a r12 system, I have several cans of it that I bought when
you still could, so i figured if it needed charging I could save myself some
I took it and had it checked out yesterday, I was told that everything was
ok, readings and temp were right on the money. Apparently it is r134, or at
least that is what my mechanic said it was.
Apparently I have been just spoiled by my old car I was driving. It is a 93
escort and the a/c will freeze your a** quick! I always referred to the high
setting on it as "hard nipples". The a/c on that car is one the of best
things about it...LOL
I know what you mean about ford a/c being cold. Most of those things
will blow icicles. I remember once, when I was working on my old 85
cougar. Got the a/c to blowing 40 degrees! Now my old 82 Z28 is another
story. Never been too good at blowing real cold, even with a new
compressor. Don't drive it much and use it as a back up car. Kinda hard
to get rid of it as we bought it new.
I have heard that r134 will not cool down real good in traffic and I
have experienced that. But get it moving and it will usually do just fine.
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