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Can you recharge this type of air conditioner? It is now 5 years old and doesn't feel as cool. Thanks

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Hello, yes the air conditioner can be recharged however you will need to add a piercing valve to the low side of the system in order to add refrigerant. Here is a link to a store thta carries piercing valvs

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Before assuming it needs to be recharged with refrigerant gas, check the following. As all of these things can affect the cooling,

1. Remove and clean the air intake filter.

2. Check exhaust hoses for obstructions.

3, Exhaust hoses may have to much downward droop. Which doesn't allow the air to exhaust as it

4. check for holes or leaks in the exhaust hoses. Repair or replace the hoses as needed.

5. Check the temperature setting on the controls, as it may be set to high.

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Hope this helped you. Please let me know. Thanks.

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1. A dirty or clogged air intake filter. Turn unit OFF, remove and clean the filter. If filter is washable
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2. Cooling fins are dirty. Turn unit OFF, remove the outer shell of the AC unit, if necessary and
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3. Humidity level in your area is extremely high. This is Mother Nature's problem and is not readily

4. Defrost sensor is not functioning properly. Replace sensor.

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