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Re: low and high pressure,
High pressure any where from 200-325. Low pressure around 65-70ish. But pressure doesn't really tell you much about how the system is working. You also need to check your superheat on the vapor line and your subcooling on the liquid line. If you don't know what I'm talking about, then you are treading in very dangerous territory of doing serious damage to your system if you are trying to adjust the charge based solely on pressure.
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Thats a hard question to answer! what Type of refrigerant is in it? R-22 or R410A? If its R-22 you want to see about 60-65# low side and 225 -240 high side. those can vary with outside temperature. R-410A look for 120# low side and 450-475# high side. DO NOT USE R22 MANIFOLD SET ON R410A SYSTEM!! IT WILL NOT TAKE THE HIGH PRESSURES AND COULD EXPLODE.
Hello, if the high side pressure iS 100 and low side 30, then the unit is undercharged. Im assuming this is a R-22 unit. Typically your low side should be between 65-70 psig and high side should be between 220-230 under normal conditions.
Hello, what is your high side pressure? A bad compressor will show abnormally high low side pressure with abnormally low high side pressure. That 45 low side pressure is low And superheat high. If you high side pressure is normal toma little above normal but the low side remains low you have a restriction in the system, that might be why it's not taking in tne freon. Let me know you high side pressure
The pressure changes with temperature, it is not a true gauge to ensure a proper charge.
You should have a 15 to 20 degree temp drop across the evap coil. (return air vs supply air)
Can you verify that the compressor is running?
Not the condenser, but the compressor located inside the condenser (outdoor unit)
it really sounds like it is still undercharged.
Check the temp drop, let me know what it is.
Also tell me what the outdoor ambient temp is.
( for example.... 98 degree outdoors with 85 degree indoor temp could result in pressures something like 325 on the high side and 75 or 80 on the low side.
With the exact same unit, but 80 degree outdoor temp combined with 70 degree indoor temp, your pressures could read 215 low side and 55 low side. Not to mention that more efficient units often have higher pressures on the low side because they have more coil space and remove heat more efficiently)