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95 LX Wagon V3.8.

I just found the refrigerant is low, using the method in manuals.
Going to refill some. But I checked everywhere to find any clue.
In all kinds of manuals, there is only identification methods.
In my car, the only text I saw is on the accumulator, "compatible with R12 or R134a". But I think it means the accumulator itself. Because what I always hear is R12 and R134a are completely not compatible.

So anyone can tell me what refrigerant is in my car 95 LX Wagon V3.8?? Thanks a lot.
 

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The reason the accumulator says "compatible with R12 or R134a" is because the material inside it (the accumulator/dryer) is compatable with either.

BUT WAIT !!!

Once one type is installed, the cross-compatability stops. The '95s should have r-134a. Look at the valves on the system. The small valves (just like a tire valve) are for r-12 systems. The larger valves are for r-134a systems.
 

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It should also say right on the sight shield (unless of course yours is gone) that it takes 134, and also how much for a full charge (2lbs).
 

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Yeah, it is R-134a. My car's an early '95 (made in Oct '94) and the plastic board above the radiator says it.
 

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All passenger cars/light trucks/suv's 1994 and later are R134a.
 

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Does anyone have info on the 93 3.8l sable?
thanks
 
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