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I have a 2006 Mazda Tribute V6. I am trying to charge up the compressor with oil and Freon and it will not take any at all. I have checked the system and it has none in it.
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If the system won't take refrigerant at all then there has to be a restriction in the system, an issue with the valve cores in the service parts, or an issue with the equipment being used to charge it. If you're not using a recovery machine you'll be able to get a small amount into the system and you may need to force the compressor to run to charge it the rest of the way.

Were you able to pull vacuum correctly?
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