How Do I Add R134a Freon to My Indoor Refrigerator?

Answer R134a is a hybrid type of refrigerant used in air conditioners that help cool down houses and refrigerators. It is not actually freon, but rather a hydrofluorocarbon that is less damaging to the en... Read More »

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How to Install Freon in an R134A?

Air-conditioning systems are airtight. If Freon is low on any air-conditioning system, including an R134a system, it means there is a leak that needs repair. It is not like adding engine oil when t... Read More »

How to Remove the Freon in a R134A?

R134a -- also known as Tetrafluoroethane (CF3CH2F) from the family of HFC refrigerant -- is a compound that is used as a cooling agent in refrigerators, air-conditioning equipments and other coolin... Read More »

How to Convert From R12 Freon to R134a?

In 1994, the EPA passed a law banning the use of ODS (ozone-depleting substances). R12 Freon, an example of an ODS, was the refrigerant used in air conditioning systems of vehicles produced before ... Read More »

How Do You Know Your Freon Is Low in the R134A?

Your vehicle relies on a refrigerant like Freon or R134A refrigerant to run the air conditioning system. Cars manufactured after 1994 only use R134A refrigerant. Over time, refrigerant can leak fro... Read More »