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Old 05-12-2011, 11:04 AM
BrandonA BrandonA is offline
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Default Refrigerant out

My air conditioner in terms of blow is working fine but it is not getting any where near as cold as it was just a month ago even when left on for long time.

I am thinking that the refrigerant is probably low, but i can't figure out where it is stored from the owners manual. if someone could tell me where the refrigerant tank is and how to access it that would be wonderful.

2008 Ford ranger, extended cab. 3.0 V6

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Old 05-12-2011, 11:36 AM
TerrenceStuart TerrenceStuart is offline
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Default Re: Refrigerant out

it would help if you made a signature. seeing as there are 5 generations of rangers,
we are not going to guess what year, model, engine type Ranger you have.
for more info, go to the Introduction forums and read "READ THIS, NO, REALLY"
at the bottom you'll be directed on how to make a singature.
thank you!
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Old 05-12-2011, 01:32 PM
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Default Re: Refrigerant out

its in the lines, compressor, everything.
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Old 05-12-2011, 01:37 PM
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Default Re: Refrigerant out

There is no "tank" that it is stored in.
The refrigerant is added to the AC system via suction on the low side port on the AC line.
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Old 05-12-2011, 01:38 PM
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Default Re: Refrigerant out

great... sounds like there is a trip to the mechanic in my near future.
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Old 05-12-2011, 03:22 PM
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Default Re: Refrigerant out

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My air conditioner in terms of blow is working fine but it is not getting any where near as cold as it was just a month ago even when left on for long time.

I am thinking that the refrigerant is probably low, but i can't figure out where it is stored from the owners manual. if someone could tell me where the refrigerant tank is and how to access it that would be wonderful.

2008 Ford ranger, extended cab. 3.0 V6

Being it's a 2008 the warranty might still be good.......Unit that new shouldn't be leaking.
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Old 05-13-2011, 01:59 AM
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plus you pretty much got to take it to the mechanic anyway
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