How to Add Freon to a Car Air Conditioner

by Gabe Braedt; Updated September 18, 2017

When checking or replacing the coolant in a car's air conditioning system, the first step is to turn the fans to high and the temperature settings to the coldest setting. Add freon to a car's air conditioner with help from a specialist in car restoration in this free video on car maintenance and auto repairs.

About the Author

Gabe Braedt has been working on cars all of his life. Braedt and his father restore old GM, Chevrolet, and Ford trucks and cars and sell them. He was the automotive manager at JOE'S and currently works restoring car bodies at a local shop. On weekends, Braedt drag races a truck he built from the ground up and helps maintain his friend's race cars, which range from Skylarks and Trans Ams to Corvettes.

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