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#1 sincy231171

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Posted 09 September 2010 - 05:27 PM

I want to recharge the air con on my Focus 2001. i was told by a mechanic it is a small fixing under the passenger side front wheel arch, but could not see it.

I was going to buy a kit from Halfords for 30 and do it myself, but was told my the said mechanic that this was illegal due to the new laws regarding refrigerant. I checked this and yes he was right, but this is to do with disposal of refrigerant not recharging your car air con system.

Any help would be much appreciated.

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#2 cressws1

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Posted 09 September 2010 - 06:15 PM

Take it somewhere to have it done. Most independants will do an air con service for 40-50 and it involves compressed gas so not really worth the risk on a 30 Halfrauds kit.

#3 alz

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Posted 14 September 2010 - 05:36 PM

yes that right, "its not diy job." do the wrong thing and "oops" its hospital time!!


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