IV. Refrigeration Circuit and Component Service Information
personnel to reduce the risk of death, electric shock, serious injury, or re.
serviced. For cleaning procedures, see "VI.A. Cleaning".
A. Refrigeration Circuit Service Information
properly trained and EPA-certied service personnel.
of refrigerant to the system (if using an electronic leak detector), and then raise
the pressure using nitrogen gas (140 PSIG). Do not use R-134a as a mixture with
pressurized air for leak testing.
discharge the refrigerant into the atmosphere.
servicing parts. The Polyol Ester (POE) oils used in R-134a appliances can
absorb moisture quickly. Therefore it is important to prevent moisture from
entering the system when replacing or servicing parts.
Do not replace the drier until after all other repair or replacement has been made.
Install the new drier with the arrow on the drier in the direction of the refrigerant
1. Refrigerant Recovery
No refrigerant access valves are provided on this appliance. Using proper refrigerant
practices, utilize a temporary tap-line valve on the high side to recover the refrigerant.
Store the refrigerant in an approved container. Do not discharge the refrigerant into the
After recovery is complete, replace the tap-line valve with a proper, permanent access