wentout on a call today customer had ac on todays staite said was not cooling, I took cover off condenser suctionline had 2 inches of ice around it.
compressor had ice all around it.
went in crawl there was all water dripping off the suction line insulation evap was a block of ice.
things only 5 years old dam.
finally got my gauges on it gave it a liquid charge not running of course sucked up 3 pounds of refrigerant.
told customer not to run it for a day let all the ice melt in the evap then i will check it again to cap off my charge see what wrong with the thing.