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Q: AC Recharge on 1997 Mercury Cougar

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How do you recharge ac system on a 97 Mercury Cougar
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If it's just a little low, you could get a Merc specialist or an A/C shop to add some Freon R-12 to the low-pressure port. If it's discharged, you need to find the leak and fix it. Then evacuate to a hard vacuum and recharge with R-12.
R-12 is no longer available to the public and only a certified technician can handle it. You can't buy it yourself legally.
If you want to find a specialist, here's our directory link for you:
https://repairpal.com/directory?address=26241&car_brand_names=Mercury
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