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Is it ok to use a 5/8 x 1/4 line set when a 3/4 X 3/8 is

Customer Question

is it ok to use a 5/8 x 1/4 line set when a 3/4 X 3/8 is recomended
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Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 11 days ago.

Hello, one minute while I get some information together.

Expert:  HVAC Guru replied 11 days ago.

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Answer:

You really should not use the smaller set or you may have issues for sure with pressures and freon flow rates. Get the right size set it will pay off in the end.

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