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Can you add 134a freon to a Dehumidifier?

I need some advice on adding freon to a dehumnidifier. Which side should I add it to, the low side or the high side? How do I tell one side from the other? Can I use 134a like I put in my car's airconditioner?
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Why do you want to put gas into your dehumidifier????????. this only needs to be done if there has been a leak and in that case you need to cure the leak first. you should use a vac pump as well to clear the charging line of gas. ideally, you should degas the appliance first and charge with the correct amount of gas.. the type of gas you need should be on the rating plate and is not necessarily r134a. gas goes in on the low pressure side and for this you can use either the charging stub (piece of pipe which is blanked off) or the low pressure pipe which is the larger diameter pipe of the other two. any refrigeration needs the correct amount of the correct gas.

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