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Inside coil freezing up

Low pressure will not read over 55-60psi and high pressure will not read over 200psi even when adding freon day or night

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Make sure your tank has enough pressure to to get low side to push in. Check your manifold gauge set to ensure they are not deffective! Also you may check the valve stem in the service port to make sure there is not restriction or defect on the low side valve. Also Weigh in the refrigerant to make sure you are even putting in anything!

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SOURCE: what the low and high side pressure for r410 freon

That depends upon the operating environment of the a/c system.The high side is directly related to the outside temperature and the low side depends upon the indoor temp, air flow across the evaporator coil, the relative indoor humidity and the static pressures of the duct system. There really is no rule of thumb to go by here but if all is operating properly then you should see something like this:

At 80° F the high should read from 277 psi to 295 psi with a clean condenser coil and the low will be about 116 psi to 130 psi or so if the blower and inside coil are functioning properly and the house temp is not too high or low.

*CAUTION*
If you are working with the high pressure of R410A refrigerant, also known by the trade name of Puron, then please take precautions to avoid accidental exposure of the face, eyes and exposed skin of the refrigerant and the POE oil it contains. Severe frostbite, lung damage and loss of eyesight may occur if exposure to raw refrigerant is experienced. Please consider calling a professional in your area to work on any refrigerant system.

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SOURCE: My Goodman home air conditioner

The ideal pressures will be 68psi on suction and 225 psi on the liquid line.
If the pressures are close you should look for a blockage from dust in the evaporator coil,loose fitting air handler panels or a defective fan motor.

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SOURCE: Goodman Model CK60-1C with White Rogers mercury tube thermostat

The contactor on the outside unit is sticking and must be replaced. The inside unit cycles off and the outside continues to run causing the refrigerant lines to freeze up.

Posted on Oct 02, 2011

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