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pmb003 09-20-2005 03:01 AM

Need to remove old central air unit
 
:D I have purchased a new central air unit and I need to remove the old central air unit. How do i depressurize the compressor?

Teetorbilt 09-21-2005 01:06 AM

Today, you need a licensed pro with recovery equipment. The days of 'lettin it fly' are over.

didn'tdoit 04-28-2006 03:33 PM

can 't you tell him how to do it, without loosing any freon? Just do a condenser pump down? Is that not legal either?

coolmen 04-30-2006 01:26 PM

install gauges, back seat (close)Liquid line, close off suction side 1/4 to 1/2 way. operate condenser. the gauge preasure readings wil steadaly drop toward 0 psi.when you get to 0psi close off the suction side quickly the rest of the way and shut off condenser. your done

Alyssa 05-03-2006 05:05 PM

If you can, keep the unit and bring it to a junk yard if you have one near by. You won't get rich but you can make a few bucks on the copper etc in the unit. Mind you, if you have a pick up truck that makes it easier and less hassle.


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