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A minor Freon leak may not pose a health risk, but exposure to high amounts can cause harmful side effects, such as headaches, dizziness, heart palpitations, and irritation of the lungs, skin or eyes. Touching liquid Fre... More »

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Freon is an odorless gas; it does not smell like anything. Freon is a popular refrigerant because it is non-toxic and non-flammable. Although it dates back to 1928, Freon and its related gases are still the safest refrig... More »

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Stopping an air conditioner leak depends on the cause of the leak. Air conditioners may leak because of anything from a clogged condensate drain line to a dirty air filter. After discovering a leak, immediately turn off ... More »

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