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My gh side gauge when I'm charging my R-22 condensor is

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My high side gauge when I'm charging my R-22 condensor is reading 275 and low side is reading 50. I can't figure it out. I have a new air handler, installed new compressor, new 4 ton orfice, new line filter. I'm baffled.
JA: Did you double-check the thermostat's settings? And what about the filters?
Customer: Filters are new. Thermostats are fine.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I am
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: It's a new air handler. Goodman 4 - ton r-22.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  BillyHvac replied 2 months ago.


I realize some of this is very basic but it is good to get out of the way..

was system vacuumed before release

is drier correct direction

are all doors on air handler