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Posted by Dan O. on June 21st, 2004 08:04 PM
In reply to dehumidifier needs freon by lou b on June 21st, 2004 08:33 AM [Go to top of thread]

how hard is it to recharge [a dehumidifier]?

Not hard if you have the specialized tools, knowledge and licensed to purchase the refrigerant. For a regular homeowner, it is not a realistic job to attempt and will usually cost at least $75+ to have done for you by someone qualified.

In most cases it is hardly worthwhile to have done to a dehumidifier.

How did the refrigerant leak out anyway?

The refrigerant in domestic refrigeration appliances (fridge, freezer, air conditioner, dehumidifier) travels in a sealed system and should normally never need to be 'recharged' or 'topped up' unless damage was done to the refrigeration system or the compressor needs to be changed.


Dan O.
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