Can I recharge the air conditioner unit with r 34 rather than r 12 if the unit is completely empty..87Ford thunderbird turbo coupe


Asked by Oct 03, 2014 at 05:46 PM about the 1987 Ford Thunderbird Turbo

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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David Pursell

Yes you can, however the connectors are different and you will have to get the retrofit set unless you have the adapters. R134-A took the place of R-12, so the molecules and makeup are almost the same. I am an A/C and Refrigeration service technician, so im not just talking from heresay


You can use the new R134 but you will need to buy a retrofit kit. These are available from most Auto Parts houses. Just check in your local town and see who is the least expensive.

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