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My 34700z will tell me i have 2 or 3 lbs of freon but when i try to charge even 1/2 it will say insuffecent. how do i reset the machine to get a true reading? thanks

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Your machine sound like normal to me! For charging to the vehical you should have minimum 3.30 lbs of refrigerant on ISV tank. However if you wish to re-calibrate the scal,please check with my other solution where i post detail information about scale calibration.
I wish this will help you to solve the problem.

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It seems to be your last calibration was not correct!
For Robinair Model-34700z scal calibration follow as bellow:
Form the main menu go to ''CHANGE DEFAULT'' then press 5454 & YES key (passwoed to access default option).Once you enter to default menu,go to "SCALE CALIBRATION" & press YES key. now follow the on screen text.
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