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Need to add freon

I need to add freon to my 1996 upright freezer. Which line is used.

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  • if you are tapping into a sealed system, then you use the larger of the two copper lines coming out of the side of the compressor (this is the low pressure line, the compressor pulls from this side).
  • clean off the copper tubing with some fine sandpaper before installing your tap.
  • it is very easy to over fill a system with freon, so i would recommend pulling down the system to -30 psi and holding for at least 20 minutes. then add a known amount of freon to the system. 
  • let it run for a while, it will take a little time to get the temperatures down.

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