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Air con on 2017 GTline has given up
Has anyone recharged this them selves using the canisters available online
Dealer quoted 400 GBP on top of service cost so that's not happening
Its the new gas and the refill kit is 55 GBP
High and low ports are clearly visible and accessible
 

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VW used to offer £99 refills as part of the 'welcome to summer' type promotions. £400 is outrageous
 

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A mobile specialist will be cheaper. That said, my KIA dealer recharged the system as a standalone visit, and I think that was about £90 (I'll see if I can find the bill). In my experience, don't waste your time and money on canisters for DIY, pay once for an expert rather than twice for yourself then the expert!
 

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Update
The refill kit arrived
Easy to use instructions
Gauge shows lower the required gas level
Took 5 minutes to recharge and the AC now works well
Will update if any further issues
Definitely do please. Mine has stopped working and a weird noise. Unsurprisingly kia don't want to look at it under warranty and would rather have me pay hundreds to re gas it. I believe there is something else the issue but unfortunately my experience of when things start going wrong is that they never seem to be under warranty...anyway I had a car refilled prior that worked for a few months and went the same way so be intrigued to see if yours stays ice cold!
 

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Update
The refill kit arrived
Easy to use instructions
Gauge shows lower the required gas level
Took 5 minutes to recharge and the AC now works well
Will update if any further issues
Which one did you buy,because many of the kits on flea bay are marketed as R1234yf but the small print says this

“The product does not fall within the scope of the F-Gas regulations - the gas is not R134a but a direct substitute natural gas. Instead it is a compatible product that can be added directly to vehicles previously filled with R134a. You don't need F-gas certificate to order this replacement gas.”
 

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This is the actual one I used
Been driving around for a few days now and AC is working perfectly
Buy from Amazon as the company's website does not work
This is just my experience but happy so far
It does say on the label in your picture that it is a replacement for R1234yf, so I hope you don’t have any problems with it.
 
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