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Goodman a/c unit

I recently had a unit installed and it is not cooling properly. i have two different opinions from two qualified installers as to what the gauge readings should be. could you please give me your input? thanks,

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    burzerko May 11, 2010

    First off what refrigerant type is this unit

    2nd what is the ambient temperature outside?

    3rd Is the unit running or has is been off for at least 24 hours?

    4th What are the gauge pressures on the high and low side?

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The pressure depends greatly on the ambient temperature outside. There are two methods I use for charging a system

1. Is calculating the superheat
2. Is calculating the sub cooling.

Any good service technician will use these methods.

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