How to recover gas from the air conditioner. Air conditioners are an object found in the vast majority of homes around the world, despite this, few people know how to do more than turn them on and off, therefore you will want to know how to save or recover the gas in your air conditioning just keep reading.
Default, window air conditioners do not have a service valve, for which they cannot collect the refrigerant gas by default, despite this, there is a way to do it for which prior knowledge of tools of this type will be needed.
In Split type airs it is much easier to recover the gas, being that these have service valves.
For split airs, the procedure is the next:
- Keep the fresh air.
- Connect a pressure gauge with the blue hose to the gas line, found in the outdoor unit.
- Turn on the air for about 15 minutes to half an hour to get a good gauge reading.
- Close the liquid line valve, we can easily locate it since it is the thinnest pipe.
- Then you will begin to notice how the pressure begins to drop, at this time you should observe the pressure gauge with caution until it reaches 2 PSI.
- Just when i get to 2 PSI, the air conditioner will turn off and the gas line or return valve should be closed.
Once these steps are done, the refrigerant gas would have been stored in the condensing unit.This is useful if the air is to be moved or certain arrangements need to be made in it., To recover the refrigerant gas, it will only be enough to open the valve of the gas or return line.
Besides, for window air conditioners the procedure is very complicated, so it is recommended to go to the hands of a window air expert, since a bad injection of refrigerant gas in a window air could damage it.
Air conditioners, whatever they are (Window, Split or industrial) they are essential for the home, maintaining them from time to time and being aware of their correct operation is highly recommended, attached to this further The use of electrical protectors is recommended to protect the equipment against possible damage due to power outages...