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    Sorry but we can not advise you other than you...

    Sorry but we can not advise you other than you need a pro at this point. Many apologies. I am sorry it is going to get hot ,I also wish there was more we can do but rules is rules.
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    define universal is it like the turbo 200 caps a...

    define universal is it like the turbo 200 caps a multi mfd? the right cap is the right cap as long as he got the mfd and the voltage right you cant do a 370 whert a 440 went if it is universal that...
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    Really? This smells like DIY to me. A normal...

    Really?
    This smells like DIY to me. A normal homeowner does not need to worry how the pressures look. The only thing they need to worry with is if it blows cool and is my light bill OK? Just sayin....
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    The new guy sounds like he has his ducks in a...

    The new guy sounds like he has his ducks in a row. The loss probably did occur when the other guy changed the valve cores. Even with the tool ,it can get ugly for the untrained. I agree that 24 hours...
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    I am actually changing my mind. I am not having...

    I am actually changing my mind. I am not having this argument. I have got almost three grand in this piece of junk single wide I live in just for the guy that gave me the place and that also rents me...
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    You say WOW like I said something wrong .I can...

    You say WOW like I said something wrong .I can see the vinyl flooring in the second picture. It does not look like it is in the duct mainly because ducts don't have vinyl floor on top of them. It...
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    are you sure that is the duct I have installed in...

    are you sure that is the duct I have installed in a bunch of trailers and have never seen that . It looks like the duct work behind the line set to me. Actually to put the line through the duct is...
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    I have seen compressors die after cleaning coils...

    I have seen compressors die after cleaning coils like that.
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    That was my point , I love learning. That is why...

    That was my point , I love learning. That is why I asked all the questions.
  10. I think it is a good refrigerant. I think that...

    I think it is a good refrigerant. I think that Copeland will get on board with it. As far as the ten degree guide I did not read that in the retro fit guidelines issued by DuPont. It has all the...
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    I am not real sure what having my own business...

    I am not real sure what having my own business has to do with it. I would go with a higher suction pressure as a symptom. Or maybe even a rising suction pressure. I just wanted to know because I have...
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    Hey this has me really curious because I love to...

    Hey this has me really curious because I love to learn different trouble shooting methods. Where are these temps being taken at ? Also if this guy at GooooodMAN says 4 degrees , then what is the...
  13. yes sir you are correct. If they are only six...

    yes sir you are correct. If they are only six years old then they are more than likely OK . Good luck. New coil and condenser with a lineset purge and you will be living in the great world of r410a...
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    Does it come in blue ?

    Does it come in blue ?
  15. The gas furnaces are the Air handlers as they do...

    The gas furnaces are the Air handlers as they do have the blower fan inside them. You have two case coils to replace. As long as the heat exchangers are not cracked you can just replace the indoor...
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    Is there any option of getting a different...

    Is there any option of getting a different contractor ta all? If so a second opinion would be grand.
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    yes the gas just dissipated When I put my...

    yes the gas just dissipated
    When I put my detector in a cabinet and it goes off I go ahead and call for indoor coil replacement. If it went off in the cabinet you have a leaky indoor coil , bottom...
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    ALL evaporator (indoor) a-coils ,evaps period are...

    ALL evaporator (indoor) a-coils ,evaps period are more prone to leaks than the outdoor section. The copper is thinner for one to allow for better heat exchange. If it is a heat pump,then this also...
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    No,the valves generally don't fail just after a...

    No,the valves generally don't fail just after a few times of hooking gauges up a few times. The valve probably got burnt just like you said when they repaired the 90 degree bend. It happens all the...
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    Hope that helps. On a side note the prticular...

    Hope that helps. On a side note the prticular technician working on the unit may not be able to spell Air conditioner but the guy that started the company the bone head is representing may actually...
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    Actually this is not a problem only specific to...

    Actually this is not a problem only specific to Trane or American Standard. The service valve is the part of the outdoor unit where we hook our gauges to the unit,all units have them. The service...
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    There are not any o ring seals in the system...

    There are not any o ring seals in the system normally. I see now about the labor part. The dye would still be a good idea since this thing has been such a problem. I had one recently that gave me a...
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    He didn't even use his leak detector around the...

    He didn't even use his leak detector around the air handler, only outside, and only after I insisted. Then he acted like he was just humoring me. I'm thinking that we need the dye to catch an...
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    They can be changed quickley with the tool for...

    They can be changed quickley with the tool for removing valve cores. There should not be all this talk of tearing into the system,you find the leak,you fix it. If that entails removing one of coils...
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    If the valve was definitely the leak then it for...

    If the valve was definitely the leak then it for sure was over heated on installation. I noticed you said he did not change the schrader cores when he did the service. The refrigerant has been...
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    I get what you are saying about business...

    I get what you are saying about business professional as that is a debate I have in my mind constantly. I have two parts crates that need some better organizing and I have my nitro and stuff here and...
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    not sure how unorthidox this is but I have a...

    not sure how unorthidox this is but I have a suburban as a work truck . I like it. It is enough for what i do
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    If that is unit I am thinking of you probably...

    If that is unit I am thinking of you probably aren't going to get that pan . But yes try Carrier at their local distributor. Give them the numbers and hope for the best. If not you are getting one...
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    Dont think so ,the thing in front is like a type...

    Dont think so ,the thing in front is like a type of old crappy filter dryer thing so it is still a cap tube by definition. The difference between a cap tube and distributor would be the size of the...
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    Yes it is the metering device. I used to work at...

    Yes it is the metering device. I used to work at an apartment complex that had a ton of those. The little screen in them clogs up sometimes. It is a capillary tube system. It can only be used as a...
  31. The biggest thing I tell people is we are in a...

    The biggest thing I tell people is we are in a damp environment down here in SC. So if you like a more moist heat then a heat pump is for you . If you like a dry hot heat ,than gas is for you. Hybrid...
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    I understand what you are saying, but like I said...

    I understand what you are saying, but like I said that is a debate best kept amongst ourselves . it will create more troubles in an already troubled mind. The best course of action is getting the...
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    The bottom line is the customer that asked about...

    The bottom line is the customer that asked about the hard start kit originally should not have any problems out of his unit. IF it is a really big deal ask the technician to get the model number and...
  34. I agree that it is probably an issue of the...

    I agree that it is probably an issue of the individual at this point. I too have never seen any Trane junk unless it has been neglected. Even if you get new equipment , poor installation and service...
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    There are several things that would cause the...

    There are several things that would cause the symptoms you are describing. Has anyone made any type of diagnoses yet? How do you know the head pressure is high?
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    Nice copper work.

    Nice copper work.
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    precisely ,you will still be covered under...

    precisely ,you will still be covered under warranty. You will less likely have to use the warranty now as plus to all this as well.
  38. Yes the filter drier would be more cost effective...

    Yes the filter drier would be more cost effective but it needs to be tested as well before condemnation.
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    The technician installing the super booster is...

    The technician installing the super booster is not any different than York putting a start cap/relay combo on it at the factory. Super Boosts are not just for rescue/faulty compressor situations. As...
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    You know I did that when my intake manifold...

    You know I did that when my intake manifold gasket blew on my suburban and when the door handle broke. I had to pay a buck or two , it was not more than two bucks. But there is the case of...
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    Like I said love or hate either way what i said...

    Like I said love or hate either way what i said for the most part was true except for the "its ok cause they are rich. Yes there are plenty of free apps and such. I just don't see how you can...
  42. I would maybe recommend another mini split that...

    I would maybe recommend another mini split that is properly sized for the room. Find someone that do the calculations for you and do a good install.
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    Have you ever borrowed a record or cd from...

    Have you ever borrowed a record or cd from someone and copied it on to tape? Same thing as walking into walmart or the record store. It is still a work around for you to own something that you did...
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    Love me or hate me but I use them all the time as...

    Love me or hate me but I use them all the time as does half the world. Really it is not different than guys looking how to do something on line and taking money out of the professionals hand. Trust...
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    This is my first summer own my own , and it too...

    This is my first summer own my own , and it too has been slow. I figured that it was slow every where and that seems to be the general concencus on here as well. My thoughts are that the more places...
  46. I am in agreement with you. It is very possible...

    I am in agreement with you. It is very possible for the new valve to be bad out of the box. I would ask if the tech noticed any underlying causes that could have contributed to the original valve...
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    Ya mean there aint a hvac god ,darn ,.I gotta...

    Ya mean there aint a hvac god ,darn ,.I gotta come up with a new sales pitch now. We got a guy on our charleston craigs list that has some decent looking units that i would possibly consider taking a...
  48. HAve you looked into mo99 aka r438a it is...

    HAve you looked into mo99 aka r438a it is manufactured by dupont. It supposedly does not become flammable upon seperation. They have a good tech spec at their website.
  49. [QUOTE=VTP99;13336771] On top of this I...

    On top of this I would go to Scotsman web sit and down load the trouble shooting manual. It will tell you all the specifics for any scenario that could arise. I would have been up the creek without...
  50. That is how it starts. The one I used to work on...

    That is how it starts. The one I used to work on was on really hard scaly water and was a pain in the you know what .There is a thread about it on here in the refrigeration and ice making section....
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