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Old 09-04-2002, 09:39 PM
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Location: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
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First, have you diagnosed the AC problem other than "no coolant?"

These systems are sealed, and don't require periodic refilling. If you are low/out of refrigerant, then you have a leak, and that MUST be fixed for your AC to operate properly.

One thing to remember is that even though your compressor has a safety protection to shut it off in the event of low/no coolant, you're rolling the dice on braking something by running a system with a leak.

All late model cars use R134a.
John Shellenberg
1998 C230 "Black Betty" 240K

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