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  •  My guess is that the outdor condensing unit (4+ / 0-)

    probably needs to be cleaned. You can do this with a garden hose but you need to spray from the inside out. That means removing the top and getting down in there.

    Be gentle you don't want to bend the fins.

    Lifetime on these things are 18 to 20 years so you are getting to the point of replacement.

    Keep in mind that R22 is no longer readily available and you will need to upgrade to R410. that meand you must change the indoor coil as well.

    UID 35,098 Nov. 12, 2004. Seems like yesterday.

    by flatford39 on Sat Jul 05, 2014 at 12:26:32 PM PDT

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