How To Add Freon To Charge Ac On 2006 Chevy Aveo?


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Since very vehicle is different. It is important that you always follow the vehicle owner's manual when it comes to maintenance and repairs. If you have not got a copy of the manual for the 2006 Chevrolet Aveo then you can get a free version online by clicking on the following link -

If you go to section 3-18 of this manual (page 130 of 358) then you will find all the details about the air conditioning system of the vehicle.

If there is still Freon in the system then it is best to get a licensed professional to evacuate it using a recovery machine. You should not attempt this procedure unless you are trained and familiar with the process yourself.

Here are some important tips to consider when re-charging your air conditioning system:
Repairs should be carried out before you recharge the air conditioning system. Do not vent refrigerants into the atmosphere.

Before installing the can tap assembly, make sure that the valve is turned fully anti-clockwise until it stops in order to withdraw the piercing assembly.

PartSource recommend the use of a RED TEK Refrigerant Recharge Kit (

If you follow the link above, PartSource provide a step-by-step guide for both retrofitting your air conditioning system and the charging procedure.

The Chevrolet Aveo, first known as the Daewoo Kalos in its home market of South Korea, is a subcompact automobile that has been manufactured by GM Daewoo (the South Korean subsidiary of General Motors). The model was introduced in 2002 and has been marketed globally in 120 countries. The first generation model is often referred to as the T200 and was in production from 2002 until 2011. The successor to the T200, to be known as the T300, is due for release later in 2011.

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