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use r134a refrigerant and is overcharged. How do I fix it?

use r134a refrigerant and is overcharged. How do I fix it? My van was charged with r134a refrigerant and has been overcharged. What is the easiest and best way to correct this? Does it need to be completely recharged?

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mcgyver89 [Entry]

"Trudy,

Unfortunately now you are getting into a possibly dangerous area and I would recommend taking the vehicle to a shop. R134a is a refridgerant and as such discharging it yourself could cause some nasty freeze burns. Not to mention there is possibly a tracer dye in the stuff you used already, designed to help detect leaks.

You may get lucky though and a shop, or maybe a good auto parts store will do it for little or no cost since they may be able to recover some of it for use on their own or in other cars.

Hope this helps

Regards,

Frank"