1989 CHEVY SILVERADO FREON

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  • 1989 Chevrolet Silverado

Air Conditioning problem
1989 Chevy Silverado V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic 60000 miles

Im replacing the compressor, how much freon after I pump it down do I put in?

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 AT 7:41 PM

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The original capacity with R12 was 2.8 pounds (40 ounces) but when you retrofit to R134A, you only charge at 80% of the original capacity which would be 2 pounds.

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2010 AT 7:47 PM

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