What refrigerant do you use in a 2004 Ford T Bird

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Asked by May 08, 2014 at 05:43 AM about the 2004 Ford Thunderbird Base Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 2004 T Bird is not blowing cold air. Can  I replace refrigerant, can regular repair shop replace it, or only a Ford Dealer?

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36,025

Use 134A and if you're handy you can do it yourself.

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36,025

Just remember, there's a reason you lost freon in the first place. At the auto parts store you can buy 134A with dye in it to see where your system is leaking.

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262,085

Right, I always leave the AC to the pro's. Due to finding the leaks, reapiring them and evacuating the system and charging properly. With the cans you will have cold for a short amount of time before it all leaks out again.

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They are replacing the compressor today. Gotta have cold air, Thanks for your help.

36,025

Yeah. I live in the Philippines and A/C is a must!

All cars from 1994 and up use R134A. from 1993 and down is R12 which no one sales any more.

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