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05-28-19, 05:07 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

Some leaks are very small and require very...

Some leaks are very small and require very sensitive leak detectors and the knowledge of how to use them.
I’ve found leaks of just a few ounces per year with my DTech and H-10.
Some leaks require...
05-28-19, 04:46 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

The soap bubbles are effective for obvious or...

The soap bubbles are effective for obvious or easy to access joints and fittings. Anything beyond will require an electronic leak detector.
05-24-19, 11:51 AM
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Posted By roughneck77

There should be no leaks from startup. I carry...

There should be no leaks from startup.
I carry an electronic leak detector, actually 2 different ones. Most leaks I can track down in 1-2 hours.
Your $500 in refrigerant is leaking back out to...
05-23-19, 11:14 AM
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Posted By roughneck77

The leak could be anywhere, and should be found...

The leak could be anywhere, and should be found before recharging.
If you pay for someone to do a gas and go, youíll be paying for them to do it again and again till itís found.
05-22-19, 10:35 AM
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Posted By roughneck77

If the unit needs to be recharged, then yes...

If the unit needs to be recharged, then yes there’s a leak.
The equipment doesn’t consume refrigerant as it runs. The refrigeration circuit is a closed, sealed loop.
05-21-19, 05:28 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

If it’s low on charge it’ll freeze up again. ...

If it’s low on charge it’ll freeze up again.
Leaks aren’t good. If your unit keeps freezing due to low charge the leak should be fixed quickly.
05-21-19, 05:17 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

No, you’ll have to call a technician for...

No, you’ll have to call a technician for refrigerant issues.
Dirty filters can cause low airflow, which causes freeze problems.
05-21-19, 05:06 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

No, it will not fix it. The frost/freezing...

No, it will not fix it.
The frost/freezing isn’t the problem. It’s the result.
The problem is what’s causing the frosting.
05-20-19, 06:49 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

You would likely not see a leak unless you went...

You would likely not see a leak unless you went hunting for it.
The amount of refrigerant in the system has no bearing on the amount of air coming out of vents, besides low charge causing a freeze...
05-20-19, 05:49 PM
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Posted By roughneck77

If the units physically running but not cooling...

If the units physically running but not cooling well, it could have a leak and is low on refrigerant.
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