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Old 08-12-2013, 08:47 PM
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Default problems charging A/C

I went down to my local walmart and bought one of the bigger cans of A/C PRO. figured it would save me a buck. Well i stuck it on the valve and the gauge read about 5 psi. so i start pumpin away trying to reach about 45. I get to about 25 or 30 psi. just barely into the green area on the gauge when one of the lines right near the top valve blows apart causing a huge scene in the middle of a walmart parking lot. The pipe that blew apart looks like it has some rubber rings around it that seal it up when its inserted back into the pipe it came from but i dont think it will hold much pressure at all.

Does anybody have any idea what i should do? i dont think i would try filling it back up again because it would just be a waste of more a/c pro if it blew apart again and those cans are 45 bucks. Has this ever happened to anyone else? its gotta be a common issue.

ps. i will definitely update with pics later its pretty dark outside right now.
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