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Not cooling, compressor is running but both lines are warm. fan is running also.

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Check refrigerant pressure, if below 0psi (hg), need refrigerant, if not work before you charge up to 1.8 to 3 psi may be you has an escpape in the condensor internal lines, you can do this with 3 in 1 valve to refill and check the low pressure side

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