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    update on ignition problem. Tried new igniter...

    update on ignition problem. Tried new igniter and got manifold pressure up to 10 IWC but no improvement. Finally found that small bits of a dead bug were blocking the small holes on the front of...
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    I have checked all the pipes and the gasket...

    I have checked all the pipes and the gasket around the igniter. The furnace calls for 10 IWP but I can't get more than 9.5. Possible the tank regulator needs to be turned up but they check their...
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    Pressure switch is closing. The igniter heats up...

    Pressure switch is closing. The igniter heats up and the gas valve opens showing 9.5 IWC but the gas won't ignite.
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    Payne furnace won't ignite

    worked on a Payne PG9MAA060120adka 13 years old, that would not ignite when the gas valve opened. Unit is on propane with manifold pr. of 9.5 IWC. checked flue and combustion air pipes, burners....
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    The SLP98 doesn't have any more problems than any...

    The SLP98 doesn't have any more problems than any other high efficiency furnace. I've had more pressure switch, inducer and condensate drain problems with Goodman Carrier and Heil furnaces than with...
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    Sulphur dioxide recovery

    Anyone have experience with sulphur dioxide refrigerant recovery? I have a customer with a 50+ year old freezer and their company policy requires that refrigerant must be properly recovered before...
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    sulphur dioxide freezer

    I have a customer with an old sulphur dioxide freezer he wants to dispose of but I can't find any information on recovering that nasty refrigerant. Anyone had any experience with this stuff?and what...
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    In answer to the above questions: It is a 90%...

    In answer to the above questions: It is a 90% furnace, manifold pressure is 3.5 IWC, The burners on this furnace are locked together with tabs bent over and when I tried to swap the burners around...
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    I checked the orifices, crossover and burners. ...

    I checked the orifices, crossover and burners. All checked OK.
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    Carrier #1 burner won't ignite

    I worked on a Carrier M# PG9MAA048080AFKA last night that has me baffled. The igniter was burnt out when I arrived so I installed a new one. Tried the furnace and everything worked until the gas...
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    Mini split mold

    I am starting to run into heavy mold build up on the evap blowers on ductless air conditioners. The build up is so heavy it almost blocks the fins of the blower wheel. The brand of the units varies...
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    The T-stat was wired correctly. Called the...

    The T-stat was wired correctly. Called the manufacturers tech support to help troubleshoot the problem since this was the first one of these wifi t-stat that I have seen outside of the This Old...
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    Nest thermostat and static electricity

    Ran into one of the new Nest thermostats last Friday. The customer said his AC would not shut off. Found that he had touched the T-stat after walking across new carpet and zapped it with static...
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    You are right I should have started at the...

    You are right I should have started at the begining. The inducer had been installed by another service tech (who is no longer doing service work), about a month before I was called. This was...
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    The pulse furnace is pretty much obsolete. ...

    The pulse furnace is pretty much obsolete. Lennox no longer supports most parts. The ignition control has always been a problem and there is an after market replacement avaiable from Johnstone...
  16. Code requires the heating circuits to be fused at...

    Code requires the heating circuits to be fused at 125% of load, this calls for 30amp protection for each 5 KW of heating element.
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    Thanks for all your suggestions. So far the only...

    Thanks for all your suggestions. So far the only thing I haven't tried is the combustion analyser, didn't have it in the van. Yes it does have the dumb valve, I hate those things. I'v replaced...
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    The inducer for this furnace has the proper size...

    The inducer for this furnace has the proper size inlet for the model. I checked to be sure the correct inducer was installed because each BTU size requires a specific inducer. Checked the burner...
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    Has a new inducer assy. and the pr switch closes...

    Has a new inducer assy. and the pr switch closes no problem.
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    Roll out switch tripping on the H9mpd series...

    Roll out switch tripping on the H9mpd series furnaces is usually the result of a problem with the secondary heat exchanger. There was a problem with the oil used when the heat exchanger was formed. ...
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    Hiel H9mpd075

    I ran into a problem with a H9mpd075 furnace today that has me stumped. The burners ignite inside the burner tubes about .75 inches in front of the orifices, they burn there for about 30 seconds...
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    A very basic rule of thumb would be 500' of pipe...

    A very basic rule of thumb would be 500' of pipe in an extended slinky laying flat in a trench 8' deep for each ton of heat pump capacity. Space between loops at least 2'-3'. A 4ton system would...
  23. If the furnaceis dual certified then a single...

    If the furnaceis dual certified then a single pipe system is allowed but when the furnace is running it is sucking air you have spent money to heat and using it for combustion, where a two pipe...
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    You have my sympathy. From what I have read you...

    You have my sympathy. From what I have read you have a perfect example of how not to install a heating system. a natural draft gas furnace in a closet off a bathroom (would never be allowed here)...
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    I'm having problems with a POOL-COM-PAK...

    I'm having problems with a POOL-COM-PAK dehumidifier system. It runs fine for up to 2 days then the whole unit shuts down and the TD-2000 control panel goes blank. After 1 to 4 hours it starts back...
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