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1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

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Old 05-19-2005, 01:14 PM   #11
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My 1994 SE took 31 ounces to go from weak, cycling A/C to full cold (ice forms on the accumulator dryer at times) so 20oz is in the ballpark for a top-off.
Strange part is that the gauge I used still says borderline low charge (interdynamics guage, sits right on the green/blue border) but the system is working well so I stopped adding.
Another note here.. Try to check/top off the freon when it'* warm outside. I found that my compressor will cycle when the temps are 55-60F but stay on full when 75-80F. As I mentioned before the lines actuallly get a coating of frost on them with the fan on low so I know that it'* got enough freon...

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