how do i add new air conditioning coolant?

Asked by Apr 27, 2007 at 11:50 AM about the 1996 Toyota Tacoma 2 Dr STD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My air conditioner is not blowing cool air.  Where can I find a diagram that will show how to charge the airconditioner?

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There are 2 ports on the vehicle. They both have blue caps. One is the low side, and one is the hi side. You can buy a can of refrigerant with the gauge and connection on the can. I reccomend this. Remove the blue cap from the low side, start vehicle, and run A/C on hi. Connect the can to the adapter and press the button. It is full when the gauge is in the green zone. Do not overfill

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