Our website family:  ClubCivic.com - ClubIntegra.com - TunerSports.com

SEARCH: Forums | Parts
Attention Honda Civic Visitor:  Remove this block by logging in above or registering.

Welcome to ClubCivic.com, a forum dedicated to the Honda Civic, including all generations. In order to post on this forum you will have to register.

Registration is free and will intitle you to other site features including access to post your Honda Civic in the member's garage, join in raffles for performance parts, etc.



Go Back   ClubCivic.com - Honda Civic Forum > Honda Civic Technical > Engine Tech / Drivetrain

Notices

Please SEARCH Before Posting a New Thread. ->
Ready to Post a New Thread/Question? ->



Question about charging AC

Engine Tech / Drivetrain


Technical forums are exclusively for technical discussions.
Thread Makers: Thread titles must summarize the technical question or problem, and the first post must include the year, trim, and any mods for your Civic.
Responding Members:
Limit your posts to helpful responses, and do not tell members to "Go Search", unless you also provide some specific guidance on the technical question or problem.
All Members: Rude or flaming posts will not be tolerated, though civil debate and disagreement are acceptable.


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-04-2008, 12:28 PM   #1
andrew256
Registered User
 
andrew256's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Northeast GA
Age: 34
Posts: 806
 
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Default Question about charging AC

I did a swap and now I'm in the process of getting my AC going again ans I need to know if I should go to Advanced Auto and get the "charging kit" for $38.95 or take it to a shop and have it "evacuated" and re-charged for $150.
andrew256 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2008, 01:25 PM   #2
steve98ex
say no to rotas
 
steve98ex's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Redding, CA
Age: 33
Posts: 3,008
 
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Default

I tried recharging mine with the cans. They don't work, it said it was full but when I finally took it to the show it was nowhere near where it should be. They'll also check to see if your system is leaking so you won't be wasting money refilling it if its gonna leak out
__________________



Quote:
Originally Posted by Suanico
butt sex and titties, you make me want to spend thousands of dollars into my car tomorrow
steve98ex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2008, 08:00 PM   #3
jpelizzari
Registered User
 
jpelizzari's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: VA
Posts: 81
 
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Default

You need to have it vacuumed. If not, and you use the can, it will not fill properly. Best bet would be to take it to a shop and have it done right. The can is just for a recharge on a system that hasn't been broken open.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by rapsohdee View Post
I replaced the oil pan (and oil) on the roadside and started her up. Knock knock, who's there? Tow. Tow who? Tow the car home.
jpelizzari is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-04-2008, 08:36 PM   #4
knightxrider1
Registered User
 
knightxrider1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Sunshine State
Age: 25
Posts: 3,157
 
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Default

i put a can in mine. it cooled it up noticeably better. but if you want it done right. i guess pay the shop.
knightxrider1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2008, 12:13 AM   #5
DaMechanicEG/EK
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: South Florida
Posts: 23
 
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Default

GO TO A SHOP!!! a/c is not a guessing games!!! u have to knw how much pressure u have on ur high side. n how much u have on ur low side. u could blow ur compress or u expantion valve. dats under da dash. behind all da a/c boxes. pain in da ass to fuk with. n cost u alot of $$$ to get it fixed if u ake it to a shop. Cans suk!!!!!!!!!!
DaMechanicEG/EK is offline   Reply With Quote

Reply


Bookmarks


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Question on alternator charging voltage. lethal6 Engine Tech / Drivetrain 7 05-10-2011 02:38 AM
New alternator not charging loudferio13 Tech Archive (No Posting) 69 10-23-2009 11:51 PM
charging system? zdiver07 Tech Archive (No Posting) 3 07-19-2007 01:37 AM
Charging Stabilzer ihaveacolourtv Tech Archive (No Posting) 6 02-27-2007 10:36 AM
charging a cap 99civic/si Interior / Audio / Electronics 10 04-10-2005 01:27 AM

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:04 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
vB.Sponsors

Store News:

Latest Topics:


Store Specials:

ALL
Unanswered Topics:





Copyright 2011 ClubCivic.com - ClubCivic.com is in no way affiliated with Honda Motor Company