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R12 is almost impossible to buy, unless you go to a large-scale auto parts supplier like Napa. They won't sell it to you unless you are a certified A/C technician. You can buy R134a easily at other auto-parts stores, but be careful! If your car's A/C system is depleted of all refrigerant, you have a serious leak that must be fixed. Also, a vacuum pump must be used on the system (to remove air) before you introduce R134a.

R12 is difficult to find and they do sell conversion kits to make R12 systems compatible for R134a, but something most people won't inform you of is the fact R12 seals and oil protect against the chlorine in the freon where R134a uses a hydrogen setup. If you do convert a R12 system to R134a the hydrogen molecule in it is going to ruin every seal and oil in the system because its more corrosive, so if you can spend the extra for the R12 because long run its going to be way cheaper for you and last longer.

It depends on what type of freon your car uses. If it is pre 1994ish you will probably need R-12 freon. Unless you are certified to purchase it, you will have to go to a service station. If your car is a later model it probably uses R-134a. This can be purchased at your local auto parts store. I have found the best deals at Bumper To Bumper.

If your vehicle came with R-12 (DuPont name Freon) it should be converted to R-134a----private individuals cannot purchase R-12 and professionals can with IMACA or ASE permits. Even then it has to be 30# service tanks. R-12 (Freon) has not been manufactured since 1995.

The best place to find freon would simply go to Wal-Mart after you find out what type of freon you have most likely r-134a or R-12. They sell a freon that seals some small leaks.

(Refrigerant--Freon or otherwise--cannot seal leaks in an A/C system. Some manufacturers put in an additive that supposedly accomplishes this, but don't count on it. Remember, the system operates at very high pressures.)

Although repair facilities are expensive it is a good idea to have your A/C serviced by a professional only. Properly filling a system requires several expensive pieces of equipment that are not practical to own for home use. It is easy to overcharge a system if you do not have a set of gauges.

DO NOT use refrigerant stop leak canisters. The chemicals in these cause havoc to a/c servicing machines. If your system has a leak then you should locate the leak using refrigerant dye and repair the leaking component. a repair facility will have a high power vacuum pump to determine if a system has a leak.
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Can you buy freon to charge your home air conditioner?

No Of course you can. There are worldwide distributors of these chemicals. However, there are limitations on new manufacturing and importation, so substitutes are being found

How do you add freon to your air conditioner?

You need EPA certification to purchase and use any refrigerant that has an Ozone Depletion Potential (ODP*) greater than zero. These would include any refrigerants containing

How do you remove freon from an air conditioner?

Answer by feather a charging hose or air con. gauges hook hose to low side of unit open vavle bleed off freon but i don't know why you would want to do that first you should

Can you get freon poisoning from your air conditioner?

No. Freon is non-toxic, but one can suffocate from breathing Freon, just as one might suffocate from breathing carbon dioxide and not getting fresh air within 10-30 seconds, o

Why is my air conditioner losing freon?

depends on the vehicle, but most likely a leak in one of the lines. best idea would be to have the shop replace it, being that on some vehicles it can be -very- difficult.

Where do you buy freon for central air conditioner?

First thing take the EPA test to prove you know how to Handel refrigerant in a safe and responsible manner, receive your certification then go to a HVAC&R supply house present
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Where can i buy Freon for my home air conditioner?

Depends on the air conditioner. Older units use a form of Freon that is no longer manufactured, and you cannot buy it. Some window type units are sealed, and have no provision