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Old 06-16-2012, 02:13 PM   #1
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old coleman ac

this unit of mine will run for 5 min and then the compressor shuts down. fan stills runs.

Do they need a freon recharge after lots of years.

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Old 06-16-2012, 08:40 PM   #2
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It shouldn't need freon unless it has a leak, and then the problem is to fix the leak before re-charging. Further, RV a/c's are not made with recharging ports - you would have to pay a tech to add one to recharge, and you would also have to convert to R134 or other new refrigerant if it is old enough to have actual "freon".

Long story short, if it needs freon, it's probably replacement time.
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