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Old 02-24-2018, 02:04 PM   #1
Join Date: Oct 2017
Location: Gulf Coast, Mississippi
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Dead AC

Well I have decided to order a new ac. Looking for suggestions on mail order companies folks have had good luck with. In the meantime one of the AC guys I work with said it is most likely leaking. He would take a look and if he could add charging ports he would for a case of Becks beer. I said ok and will post the outcome. Best case he can repair it and we will have a spare worst case we have a few good parts if needed.

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Old 02-24-2018, 03:02 PM   #2
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a/c repaiedr not replaced

Don't know what is not working on your unit but it could be a broken refrigerant line. You might want to check out a home repair A/C type shop rather than an RV or trailer shop. Several years ago our unit quit blowing cold air while we were traveling. Contacted several shops along the road and they wanted $700 to $800 for the unit plus labor for a new unit as they said the units are cheaper to replace than repair. Checked a couple RV places back home and they gave about the same quotes. Decided to call a friend who does residential A/C work. Found out we had a broken refrigerant line. He repaired the line, installed an evacuation port and filled the line with refrigerant. Still working after 3 years. He only charged $80. Offered some beer as a tip but he doesn't drink. So I gave him a cash tip.

Never hurts to check other sources for repairs. A case of beer would be a lot better than a paying for a new unit!

Good luck,

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Old 05-04-2018, 06:24 PM   #3
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Found the leak, repaired installed charging valve and ac now works fine.
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