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  1. #14
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    I just bought a cheap CPS leak detector. It has been great for 410a found every leak I searched for so far, not so much for 22.
    Certified,qualified and can do it cause were used to it.

  2. #15
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    Quote Originally Posted by Snapperhead View Post
    10 pounds in a resi unit ?? yea ok
    5 tons often exceed 10 lbs, Rheem 5 ton heat pump 17lbs

    4 ton rheem tax credit 16 seer / 18 seer coil was 14 lbs

  3. #16
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    French Settlement, Louisiana, United States
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    Went on a micro channel luxaire that data plate showed 3lbs 4oz. Homeowner said she had just paid for 9lbs from company x. So I showed her on the unit where it stated the amount

  4. #17
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    When it's Flat don't you guys put nitrogen,, Give it a rapid blast than use ear. It' also increases the pin whole. Seen it done many times.
    Customer is alWays opposite of Left

  5. #18
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    Quote Originally Posted by zartangreen View Post
    When it's Flat don't you guys put nitrogen,, Give it a rapid blast than use ear. It' also increases the pin whole. Seen it done many times.
    Bad thing was mine wasn't flat. It was icing up. Only about a pound low. Checked with a leak detector and found leak in evaporator coil. Replaced under warranty and homeowner paid labor. Now she will not call company x again due to my honesty.

  6. #19
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    Honesty always pays off in one form or the other.

    There r Customers out there who think A/C need to be tapped off every Pre-summer. Sometimes the Hacks have them Trained as a Yearly ATM withdrawl.
    Customer is alWays opposite of Left

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