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2008 Saab 9-3 Base 4dr Sedan

2008 Saab 9-3
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
19 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
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June 21, 2012, 9:28 am

Mark J
 

Question: Can I clean a/c filter?

I tried replaced all coolant but I can't recharged my A/C. I am told to clean a filter in the line. How do I get to it.?


July 2, 2012, 11:41 am

Elizabeth K
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There is a cabin air filter, instructions on how to replace here:
http://saabworld.net/f69/cabin-air-filter-replacement-259/

There is no filter in the a/c system. If there is moisture or contamination in the system, you'll need to have the freon evacuated, recycled (filtered?) and then have the system checked for leaks before it is recharged back into your system. Perhaps that is what they meant.


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