> I'm no A/C guru but it's been my experience that the new
> freon does not get
> the colder temperatures in the old systems....
I agree, but wouldn't Tim's 96 S10 have had R134a from new?
My guess would be that the compressor is "tired", ie worn and leaking
internally making it not as efficient as it once was.
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