Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set
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Interdynamics Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set

Part No. 429 Warranty  
Professional R-134a Manifold Hose Set is used to check both low and high side pressures while adding refrigerant.

Product Features:
  • Kit features SAE approved 72" hoses (blue low-side, red high-side), and 60" yellow charging hose
  • High and low-pressure couplers with shutoff valves
  • Comes in molded plastic case
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Burst Pressure:500
Fitting Material:Metal
High Pressure Hose Size:72
Hose Quantity:3
Mounting Bolt Quantity:1
Mounting Brackets Included:Yes
Overall Length:13.5, 4.74, 9.25
Quick-Connect Fittings:Yes
Refrigerant Compatibility:R134a
Seals/O-Rings Included:No

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InterdynamicsProfessional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set
 
3.6

(based on 13 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Versatile (4)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home (10)
    • Minor repairs (6)
    • Regular maintenance (5)
    • Automotive repair shop (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Auto enthusiast (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Auto enthusiast (5), Mechanic (5), Truck enthusiast (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    A/C Manifold gauge set

    This product is well made with dials that are easy to read. The hoses are more than long enough at 72 in. The gauge set and hoses come in a nice plastic toolbox....Read complete review

    This product is well made with dials that are easy to read. The hoses are more than long enough at 72 in. The gauge set and hoses come in a nice plastic toolbox. This set is good for someone that wants a better quality tool for the home mechanic.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Interdynamics A/C Gauge Set /w Hoses

    Manifold and gauges seem of decent quality, although as one reviewer mentioned, the valves don't have a good solid feel.
    The High and low-pressure couplers fit on my FORD A/C charge...Read complete review

    Manifold and gauges seem of decent quality, although as one reviewer mentioned, the valves don't have a good solid feel.
    The High and low-pressure couplers fit on my FORD A/C charge ports fine, BUT NO-GO on my Chrysler products. They would push on, but I could not get the locking rings to seat. The high-side coupler was too tall and interfered with nearby plumbing in my 2004 Dodge Mini-Van.
    All-in-All meets my expectation for Chinese made tools. Did I mention the almost useless 30-day warranty?

    Reviewed by 13 customers

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    4.0

    Chillin' again

    By Excursion Dave

    from Naperville, IL

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to use
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Interdynamics Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set:

        The only thing that was not included in the kit was an adapter for standard 12oz cans of R-134a.

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        (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good quality, easy to understan instruct

        By Ridgerunner

        from East Tennessee

        About Me Auto Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer
        Helpful Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Automotive Repair Shop
            • Home

            Comments about Interdynamics Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set:

            I was told that the noise comming from my 200,000 mile car, which was only noticed when the A/C was running, was a result of a failing compressor, which would cost approximately $400 to replace.

            This product allowed me to determine that the A/C system in my car is functioning properly, which led me to identifying a faulty belt tensioner as the sourse of the noise, thus saving me the cost of an unecessary compressor replacement.

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            (3 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Need to purchase can tap for small cans

            By Bill

            from Florida

            About Me Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home
                • Minor Repairs

                Comments about Interdynamics Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set:

                Not mentioned on the product packaging, but you MUST purchase a separate can tap to use with the small individual cans. Otherwise I am satisfied and the product worked perfectly well for me.

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                (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great Quality for the Money!

                By Morey

                from Candler, FL

                About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer
                3 or more reviews submitted

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Good Grip
                • Lightweight
                • Powerful
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Automotive Repair Shop
                  • Home
                  • Minor Repairs
                  • Regular Maintenance

                  Comments about Interdynamics Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set:

                  After using a Harbor Freight manifold that leaked everywhere you touched i was very happy to get a vacuum that held. Like in the other review you need to get adapters to add freon. I got the can tap and it worked great but still could not attach to my big can.

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                  (4 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Does the job!

                  By Big

                  from NH

                  About Me Mechanic

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                  Level 3

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Price

                  Cons

                  • None

                  Best Uses

                  • Home
                  • Minor Repairs
                  • Regular Maintenance

                  Comments about Interdynamics Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set:

                  Just a reminder take care of your tools and they will perform as expected don't expect them to be loaners.

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                  (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Good for the money!!

                  By BP Dodge

                  from Newberry SC

                  About Me Mechanic

                  Verified Buyer
                  Helpful Reviewer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Flimsy

                    Best Uses

                    • Automotive Repair Shop
                    • Home
                    • Minor Repairs
                    • Regular Maintenance

                    Comments about Interdynamics Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set:

                    I like the sight window and they seemed to allow better flow into the system than others I have used. In other words, faster refill time. The knobs are a little flimsy but ok and they hold pressure for days after the last job. That helps keep the freon escaping into the atmosphere.

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                    (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    good gauge set for the home mechanic

                    By paul

                    from ohio

                    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

                    Verified Buyer
                    Level 1

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Home

                      Comments about Interdynamics Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set:

                      good product but wish the knobs were metal instead of plastic. used twice now without incident

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                      (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      1.0

                      Looks Great but FAILS in the Heat

                      By This is What We Do

                      from The Motor City

                      About Me In-Home Mechanic

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                      Verified Buyer
                      Level 4

                      Pros

                      • Nice case
                      • Professional look

                      Cons

                      • Low Quality Fittings
                      • Low Quality Hoses
                      • Poor Durability

                      Best Uses

                      • R134a Systems

                      Comments about Interdynamics Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set:

                      Impressive loooking gauge, manifold, valve, & hose set, with a decent carry/storage case. You wouldn't suspect it to be junk. Two MAJOR problems: (1) VERY difficult to engage the provided fittings on the low and high-pressure ports on your veh's A/C system. (2) After only 20-25 mins of use, the hoses began to deteriorate as they soaked in the high under-hood temps while I was taking readings. After the high-pressure side hose blew off by separating from its crimped fitting, I later examined the hoses only to see that the colored sheathing and braided hose material each were splitting at the ends that were subjected to the heat of the running engine I was working on. Huge loss of refrigerant, and to the atmosphere no less. Very frustrating. Clearly Intedynamics selected cheap / substandard quality hose material and crimp fittings and then didn't actually put it to the test. I doubt the claim that the hoses meet SAE std req'mnts, at least not for this use. Very disappointing. Returned the set to Advance with no hassle. Nobody offered to replace the vented refrigerant.

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                      (13 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Better than most in price range.

                      By Jim the runner

                      from Dacula, GA

                      About Me Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

                      Ask me a question

                      Level 4

                      Pros

                      • Versatile

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Home

                        Comments about Interdynamics Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set:

                        These gauges show the vacuum pull on low side. Other gauges didnt do this, I used other brand to vacuum ac system and gauge broke. I returned to zone and got this nice set. Sight glass on manifold, purge valve on yellow hose at manifold entrance to burb enviroment air out in first hook up. Worked perfect on my 03 dodge ram ac. I dabbed little pag oil on "O" rings when assembling hoses to manifold, and disassembled after use. Pressure did stay at connections even after cracking vavles, off the vechicle. So disassembly could perhaps extends life. kit also came with pretty detailed instructions on every funtion possible with manifold hook ups

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                        (102 of 191 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Good DIY unit for the money

                        By Rad Man

                        from Greenville, SC

                        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver, Mechanic

                        Verified Buyer
                        3 or more reviews submitted

                        Pros

                        • Works fine Great Price

                        Cons

                        • None

                        Best Uses

                        • Home use for the DIY guy

                        Comments about Interdynamics Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set:

                        If you want a great little unit that is easy on the wallet, then this is a good choice. Used to evacuate and hold vacuum for 24 hours, then charge system with no problems.

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                        9 Questions | 10 Answers
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                        • Q:

                          Does anyone know where the adapter can be purchased so that I can refill from the can instead of buying a tank? Thank you much
                          Asked on 7/16/2014 by Brandon from North Carolina

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            I'm glad to assist, Brandon! I believe Part No. DV-134 is the part you are looking for.

                            Answered on 7/21/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                        • Q:

                          can i use an adapter to use it with cans, or does it just take the 30 lb tanks?
                          Asked on 4/26/2014 by slickblueluke

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            Hi Slickblueluke, good question! Yes, it does take cans however you will need an adapter. You will not have any issues in using this part with on adapter on smaller cans.

                            Answered on 4/29/2014 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Can I evacuate the system with this gage set ?
                          Asked on 8/24/2012 by Gary from Alpharetta Ga.

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            Yes, you can evacuate the system with the Interdynamics Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set (Part No. 429). For any further assistance please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto store and one of our representatives will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                            Answered on 8/25/2012 by John the Car-Doc from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Can i also use this unit to recharge home ac,units,
                          Asked on 3/24/2012 by leadhand from Forterie Canada Ont.

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            No, this Interdynamics Professional Manifold Gauge & Hose Set with part# 429 could not be used to recharge Home ac units. It includes recalibrateable gauges, SAE approved hoses (36", 36", and 60"), R134a quick-couple connectors with shut off valves.

                            Answered on 3/25/2012 by Vincent from AAP
                        • Q:

                          This kit comes with no instructions for use! I got it because cheaper setups did not last more than 1 or 2 charges. How do you do a simple A/C recharge with this unit. I've recharged my 20 year old car many times, so am familiar with how to recharge from the low pressure side, which is what I want to do.
                          Asked on 9/14/2011 by Foxyhondagal from Mercedes, TX

                          1 answer

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            I would recommend purchasing a Haynes repair manual for your vehicle. This will have many of the locations of parts needed for a variety of repairs.

                            Answered on 9/16/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                        • Q:

                          can you use cans with this kit or only tanks
                          Asked on 7/3/2011 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            You can only use in tanks.

                            Answered on 7/22/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                        • Q:

                          I'm told it's made in China! Does that make it suspect as far as quality?
                          Asked on 6/26/2011 by Bob from Fairfax, Va.

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            This item is made of good quality. Also this item comes with the limited period warranty.

                            Answered on 6/28/2011 by Steve from AAP
                        • Q:

                          Does this comes with the guage and hoses?
                          Asked on 4/12/2011 by MikeMoe from SW Houston

                          2 answers

                          • CUSTOMER CARE

                            A:

                            No, it does not include the gauge. It includes only the hoses.

                            Answered on 4/13/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
                          • A:

                            Professional Manifold "Gauge" & "Hose" "Set" Yes the gauges are included.

                            Answered on 5/11/2012 by Drew from Lincoln, NE
                        • Q:

                          is this set r22 also?
                          Asked on 10/10/2010 by Anonymous

                          1 answer

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                            A:

                            I am showing that it is only for R-134a

                            Answered on 10/27/2010 by Mike the Auto Parts Master from AAP
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