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Air con gas

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Mike.M, May 14, 2004.

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    [May 14, 2004]
    Anyone know what gas is used for the air con as I think mine needes topping up.

    My friend works in the air con business but with buildings and said if I can get the name etc of the gas he will recharge my system, as they are all the same in mechanics, just use different gases.
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    [May 14, 2004]
    Here's an interesting thought - phone a couple of dealers and see if the come up with the same answer (even if it's just 'it all comes out of a big bottle with a/c gas on it in German' (off course))!
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    [May 14, 2004]
    Air condioning refrigerant type R134a

    Quantity 775 grammes + or - 25g
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    Cheers for that.

    Was not expecting anyone to know this, so it was a bit of a wild card.
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    [May 16, 2004]
    If you lift the bonnet there is a sticker on the front slam panel giving the above information
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    neil.c said:
    If you lift the bonnet there is a sticker on the front slam panel giving the above information

    [/ QUOTE ]

    I was going to say this, but you beat me to it /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
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    'sfunny that how you start to compose a reply then just as you are about to post it some other smartarse beats you to it.

    Sorry dude!
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    [May 17, 2004]
    Cheers guys!
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