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my central ac has been giving us issues, It works but its not cooling effiently. when i check my pressures my suction is at 60 psi but my head preasure goes up and down between 180- 240 psi. I have recovered and put the system in a deep vaccum and charged it again. what can it be
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please remember we are not in your home to do the repair or test our self and cant always be 100% and can always overlook something / thanks

buy some coil cleaner and clean the evaporator and wash out the condenser ,,, Glad i could help you with your problem today so please hit the accept button for me before you leave so i may be paid ,, Thanks
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