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post #1 of 3 Old 04-20-2019, 02:43 PM Thread Starter
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Recharging AC: DIY?

I need my AC recharged, it works just doesn’t get as cold as it used to. I have been thinking of just buying the stuff at a parts store or Walmart and doing it myself. They have the pressure gauge right on it so it should be safe. I just can’t decide if I should go for it or take it to a shop. The AC system was professionally rebuilt at a dealership a few years back and there should be no leaks. I just don’t want to hurt the system.

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post #2 of 3 Old 04-20-2019, 04:48 PM
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i just added some to mine . it needed some last year too. follow directions so you dont let it out!. mine goes to 35 deg, on a rare warm day!!
add a little and try, add more...get a cheap thermometer.

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post #3 of 3 Old 04-22-2019, 12:02 AM
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I've been doing mine for years. I use the stuff with stop leak in it because you shouldn't need to recharge it. I've never had any problems and never had to do it twice.

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