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Q: What color of hoses go to the low port of your home air conditioner so you can add freon?
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Can 134A freon be mixed with or replace R22 in Home Air Conditioner?


How do you know if you need air conditioner refrigerant in your home?

If your air conditioner blows air but it's not cold air then you probably need freon in your air conditioner

How much can you expect to pay to add Freon to your home's air conditioner unit?


How much does it cost to refill the freon in a home air conditioner?

29 dollars for refill

Can you put freon in your home air conditioner unit yourself?

Yes you can if you have the tool, knowledge, and of course the freon. Youtube has instructional videos to help you.

What color hoses of a freon gauge do you attach to the low port of your home air conditioner to add freon?

There are EPA guidelines that must be followed whenever you deal with refrigerant. If you are not EPA certified, you should not be dealing with checking the charge of your unit. Having said that, here is the answer to your question The hose colors are typically: Blue for suction(low side) Red for liquid(high side) Yellow for refrigerant tank

How do you check freon level in home central air conditioner?

Actually no technical skills needed to check the Freon level. Home central air conditioners have a Freon scale on it. One just need to read the scale and determine whether the level of Freon is sufficient.

How much freon does a home air conditioner need?

Depends on the size of the unit and when it was built. Modern A/C units contain no Freon (R12). It was banned in 1996. Call a home A/C professional.

How long does it take for a home air conditioner to run out of freon?

after twelve thousand years, so don't worry

Chrysler airtemp home central air conditioner 1273-00Q how many pounds of freon?

5.1 Lbs

How do you add freon to a home air conditioner window unit?

No easy way of doing this. These units do not come with service valves.

Central home air conditioner continues to lose freon and requires charging every 2 weeks or so. It has continued for 2 years. Why does a central home air conditioner continue to lose freon?

The answer should seem obvious... you have a leak. It could be anywhere in the system, which is unfortunate for you. You'll probably need a tech to come and do a leak test on your system.

Can you get freon poisoning from your air conditioner?

No. Freon is non-toxic, but one can suffocate from breathing Freon, just as one might suffocate from breathing carbon dioxide and not getting fresh air within 10-30 seconds, or so. Freon's lack of toxicity is precisely why it revolutionized refrigeration, particularly in the home, in the 1930s.

Where can i buy Freon for my home air conditioner?

Depends on the air conditioner. Older units use a form of Freon that is no longer manufactured, and you cannot buy it. Some window type units are sealed, and have no provision to add refrigerant. Your best bet will be to talk with the service staff at a local heating and air conditioning company.

Why does my home air conditioner only blow heat?

Your compressor has possibly stopped working. If you are lucky, the serviceman will only have to replace the freon to get it going again.

How often should freon be added to a home air conditioner?

Never. A properly operating AC unit will have no leaks, thus never need recharging.

Can a central air conditioner hold 9 pounds of freon?

That sounds reasonable to me. I have in my home, a very large (22,000 BTU) through-the-wall air conditioner, designed to cool three large rooms. It uses 3.5 lbs of freon. A whole-house unit I can easily see using as much as 9 lbs.

Is leaking freon from your home air conditioning dangerous?

It is advisable to call a technician to repair your air conditioning. He will solder the damaged pipe so that the freon wont leak anymore. Besides being dangerous, the lack of freon makes your air conditioner to work badly, and even stop refrigerating.

When we used the air conditioner on the way home it worked good. When more freon was added stopped working good at all. Fan will not stay running for very long.?

"Overcharged" with freon,, just like a credit card, ..overcharge and it stops working.

How often should you replace freon in home sprinkler system?

There is no freon in a home sprinkler system.

Can the refrigerant freon in a home air conditioner have an odor?

Make sure it's draining properly. Condensate, if it is allowed to remain stagnant, builds up an odor. If you have built up mould in the evaporation coil, you may need to have it professionally cleaned. Freon has no odor.

Where can I find freon for home air conditioner that I put in myself and how much freon does it take?

There is no set amount required by different AC units, it may be listed on the mfg. tag on the unit but that is just the factory charge and may be different for lines over 25 feet. The freon in older home units is R-22 and isn't avilable to non licensed people. If your unit needs freon, it leaked out. someone should find the leak and give a quote on fixing it. If you are not licensed, it is illegal to sell you freon for private use. It is best to pay someone to take care of this task and then you will be more certain of having a working air conditioner. They have the training and tools to do a proper job.

Who is responsible for paying for the air conditioner freon leak customer or installer?

The installer if the unit is still under warranty, which is usually one year after the installation. Otherwise the home owner.

Where can you find freon for my 12 000 BTU home air conditioner?

Go to your nearest HVAC&R distributor present your EPA Certification card and purchase the refrigerant.

Does one need a license to handle freon in Arizona?

Home freon and R-12 freon for vehicles (yes) but not R134a freon which you can get at any autozone..................