A 96 vehicle should use 134A refrigerant rather than freon. You'll need an installation kit with a gauge. The low pressure side is near the receiver/dryer. The receiver/dryer is a metal device that looks like a can. The low side "port" should be closeby. Connect the gauge to the port and make sure the pressure doesn't go too high when you add refrigerant. Make sure the AC is running as you add refrigerant and as you get closer to the proper pressure, slow down the flow from the can by closing the valve at the can. Follow the directions on the kit and it shouldn't be too difficult. Note that if the AC system has completely leaked out all refrigerant, you will need to have the system repaired and evacuated to remove all air and moisture from the system.
Go to your local auto parts store. They will have kits with directions for you to do the job at home.
You add freon to the a/c by using the low side, suction side (larger hose).............
Contains no Freon. Freon was banned beginning in 1996.
Buy a kit a t Wal-Mart or auto parts comes with instructions
where do I add freon to my air conditioning unit on a 1997 chevy truck?
to the low side
The 1998 Chevy did not come with Freon (R12) installed. Freon was banned beginning in 1996. It contains R-134. You have a leak that needs repairing before adding more refrigerant. It is illegal to add refrigerant to a system with a leak. Seek out professional help to repair the leak.The 1998 Chevy did not come with Freon (R12) installed. Freon was banned beginning in 1996. It contains R-134. You have a leak that needs repairing before adding more refrigerant. It is illegal to add refrigerant to a system with a leak. Seek out professional help to repair the leak.
You can add Freon to your 1996 Mercedes-Benz air conditioning system through the low pressure port on the air conditioner compressor. Connect your Freon bottle to the low pressure port. Release the Freon into the system.
I have a 1996 land rover 4.0 and need to add freon. I have the gauge, but don't know where to connect it to
You can add Freon to your 1999 Chevy cooling system through the low pressure port. Connect your Freon bottle to the low pressure port and release the Freon into the system.
Freon is a very touchy thing to work with. The EPA bans its release into the atmosphere, so only experts and professionals know how to add and subtract Freon from the car safely. Take your car to a mechanic or a Chevy dealer for this.
on the dryer on the left hand side of the hood. start with 1 can drive and add no more than 2 cans there are two hoses one small one big it is the big hose you put the freon in.
add fuel 3 gal or more turn key to on two or three times should do it
The 1996 Suburban uses r134 Freon. The fittings to add Freon are different sizes on r12 and r134, making it impossible to add the wrong type to your vehicle.
FreonThe connection is on or close to the receiver dryer. If you add too much, the compressor will lock up or it won't cool very good. They don't sell Freon any longer. By the way, your car takes R134A refrigerant. If you add Freon, you ruin it.
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The schrader valve on the low pressure side of the system.
This is what I did for my Chevy prism 2000, it works fine: http://www.id-usa.com/how_to_recharging.asp
How do you add freon to a 96 Ford Contour
the power steering reservoir
Low pressure line\ Larger hose from the compressor
Connect the freon can and a gauge to the low side AC port. With the AC on high and the engine running, open the freon valve. When the gauge reads full turn the freon off and unhook the gauge.
It should be the valve located on the condensor. The charger should only fit one valve. You can pick up a kit a your local parts store.