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    fluttering gauges

    Why would gauges flutter?

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    Could be bad..

    Valves not seating properly, Vibration
    Ken

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    Smile

    Thanks

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    Non condensables/contaiminates in the system.
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    How many times must one fix something before it is fixed?

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    Red face

    Quote Originally Posted by beenthere View Post
    Non condensables/contaiminates in the system.
    So would I have to flush it out with r11 or just change dryer and new refrigerant

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    More like recover, install new filter drier, vac, and virgin charge.
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    How many times must one fix something before it is fixed?

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    Flush with R11? Whaaaat?
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    Questions......New start up? Old unit? Is the system working correctly or close? Guage readings and indoor and outdoor temps? Both low and hi sides fluttering?

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    Smile

    Quote Originally Posted by beenthere View Post
    More like recover, install new filter drier, vac, and virgin charge.
    Didn't word it rite but that's what I ment. thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by machery View Post
    Questions......New start up? Old unit? Is the system working correctly or close? Guage readings and indoor and outdoor temps? Both low and hi sides fluttering?
    It's an old unit, it's working ok, guage reading low side 55 high side 265, indoor temp. 87 outdoor temp. 83, only high side flutter.

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    Check filters and condenser coil for cleanliness....... thats all I'm gonna say outside the tech forum.
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    Hmm

    Quote Originally Posted by DPSwitch View Post
    Check filters and condenser coil for cleanliness....... thats all I'm gonna say outside the tech forum.
    Changed filters and acid wash coils recently

    Thanks for your input

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    I r the king of the world!...or at least I get to stand on the roof and look down on the rest of yall

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