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Stop buying the AC in a Can products.

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Do yourself a favor and buy a set of proper gauges when doing your auto AC repair work. Knowing both low and high-side pressures is necessary to understand how the system functions!

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Absolutely agree, Tim!

Using proper gauges is essential when working on auto AC repairs. It's the only way to accurately measure both low and high-side pressures, which are crucial for diagnosing and fixing AC issues effectively. Investing in the right tools not only ensures safety but also helps maintain the performance and longevity of your AC system.

Thanks for the reminder about the importance of using the right equipment!
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johnarden wrote: Sat Jun 22, 2024 5:58 am Absolutely agree, Tim!

Using proper gauges is essential when working on auto AC repairs. It's the only way to accurately measure both low and high-side pressures, which are crucial for diagnosing and fixing AC issues effectively. Investing in the right tools not only ensures safety but also helps maintain the performance and longevity of your AC system.

Thanks for the reminder about the importance of using the right equipment!
Those magic low-side charging kits are 3/4 the price of a real gauge set! A proper gauge set can be used over and over. Using the correct tool for the job is always the best approach. The Santech listed is a quality set of gauges as well, not the Elcheapo on the auction or mega sites.
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Absolutely agreed! Using proper gauges is crucial when working on auto AC systems. Those "AC in a Can" products might offer a quick fix, but they often mask underlying issues and can even cause more harm than good in the long run.

With proper gauges, you can accurately measure both low and high-side pressures, which is essential for diagnosing AC problems effectively. It helps in understanding the system's functionality, identifying leaks, ensuring correct refrigerant levels, and ultimately achieving optimal performance and longevity of the AC system.

Investing in quality tools like gauges not only ensures you're doing the job right but also saves you from potential headaches down the road. It's all about proper diagnosis and maintenance for reliable and efficient cooling.

Thanks for highlighting this important point!
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