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Gauge manifold readout interpretation

Trying to diagnose a central air conditioning system using a freon gauge manifold. How can I tell what the gauge is showing me? Gauge readout analysis

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First of what is the problem taht you are having? To properly diagnose a air conditionign system yoiu have to look at more then just the refrigerant pressures. There is airflow and also duct design and a whole list of other variables. If you haven't done it then my suggestion is to checkout the local colleges in your are and see if they have ight classes to attend to learn more. I had to go to school for 2 years to get my degree and am still learning every day that I am working. thats been 20 years now. Good luck.

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