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    Limit Switch/Fan Relay

    All: I've been writing from time to time to tell you abou the furnace problems I've been having. Most recently, I spent megabucks enlarging the supply and return ducts, adding a bypass damper, and...
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    By-Pass Damper

    They installed it coming off the main part of the furnace (I don't know the technical name for it). It dumps the excess air into the basement.
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    Find the Problem

    Mr. FSH: The tech did find the problem, or so we thought. He said that the problem was caused by the limit switch tripping, which was caused by undersized ducts and absence of a by-pass zone. We...
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    Ongoing Furnace Problems - Part 8,977

    All: Here's what's been happening thus far.

    The techs replaced the supply ducts with larger supply ducts, replaced the return ducts with larger return ducts, added a return duct going to the...
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    Thanks for the Information

    Thanks to everyone, including Mr. Twill (why I don't know), for the information...I'll let you know how it turns out.
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    Instructional Video

    Mr. Twill: Very educational video. Thanks for the information.
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    Furnace Problems - The Legend Continues

    All: If you check my previous posts, you'll see that I've been having ongoing problems with my forced air furnace, primarily related to the limit switch. I believe that the problem with the limit...
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    Code vs Technical Manual

    I am not a HVAC pro, and I only know what I read and what I hear about HVAC issues. I understand that there are technical manuals that will tell you what size duct to use with what size furnace or...
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    Changing Careers

    I'm not a hvac technician, but I've used several over the years. Based on my discussions with all the techs who serviced my equipment my opinion is that being a hvac technician is technically...
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    Manifold Pressure/BTU Input

    This is a problem that I was having with my furnace. The limit switch would trip, and the blower would continue running. It wouldn't shut off, even if I tried switching it off from the thremostat. ...
  11. A/C Replacement and Ductwork - Results

    All: The utility company finished the a/c replacement and ductwork extension. The workers left the work location cleaner than when they started. All work seemed to be neat. For the first time in...
  12. Utility Ductwork and Other Stuff

    M Kilgore: The utility, in this instance, does not subcontract anything to anyone. According to the estimate and guarantee/warranty provided by the utility, the company does its own metal work,...
  13. Replacing Central A/C; Adding/Extending Ductwork

    By way of background...a few years back I was looking for advice about the heating/cooling problems I was experiencing, e.g., tripping of high limit switch; blower continues running until the next...
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    I've written in this forum a few years ago, and...

    I've written in this forum a few years ago, and at that time most of you indicated that I had wasted my money with my Trol-A-Temp system, and that I should NOT close off any one zone, lest I trip the...
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    Thank you, everyone, for your input. I...

    Thank you, everyone, for your input. I personally prefer the flow through humidifiers because of less maintenance required. But, given my horrendous cash flow management, I'm not going to replace...
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    If/when the current humidifier dies, I plan on...

    If/when the current humidifier dies, I plan on replacing it with an Aprilaire as indicated above. The furnace is a Frigidaire (Nordyne) high efficiency unit.
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    High Limit Switch - Update

    All: As I had told you earlier, I discussed the problem with a hvac person who was highly recommended by a friend. We decided that I would call his office the next day (which I did) to set up an...
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    Just curious...In my other homes I had a...

    Just curious...In my other homes I had a drum-type humidifier on the furnace, the kind where you have to change the media pad and clean out the water pan. In my second home I had an Aprilaire...
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    All: I took your collective advice and today I...

    All: I took your collective advice and today I spoke with an independent hvac person about the problem with my furnace. As all of you have been saying, he said that he'd have to take a look at the...
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    MikeJ and Trane: Thanks for your concern. And...

    MikeJ and Trane: Thanks for your concern. And Trane is right. Understand that I want to make sure that I've looked at the problem from every angle (it's a holdover from my job...I investigate...
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    Mr. Been: Thank you again for your input. There...

    Mr. Been: Thank you again for your input. There is no bypass damper. The trol-a-temp was installed so that the zone that is not calling for heat closes while the zone that is calling for heat...
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    Penguin: Funny that you should mention biting...

    Penguin: Funny that you should mention biting the bullet...I've been away from my reloading press for about two years...maybe this is an omen that I should start reloading again. Read my other...
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    Mrbillpro: Exactamundo! The heating cycle works...

    Mrbillpro: Exactamundo! The heating cycle works fine, it's just that the fan keeps running after the heating cycle finishes. I am still working with the original thermostats. The limit switch...
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    MikeJ: You hit on an interesting point...I never...

    MikeJ: You hit on an interesting point...I never made it clear that the furnace was running through the heating cycle normally, i.e., the thermostat would indicate that the set temperature was...
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    Herr Smokin: The only reason I'm moving toward...

    Herr Smokin: The only reason I'm moving toward cleaning the coil is that it seems that the pro posters are telling me that air flow is being restricted. There was no problem with the unit for five...
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    Mr. Rohalon: Unless one of the pros in this...

    Mr. Rohalon: Unless one of the pros in this forum says you're wrong, I'd say your answer makes sense. What all the suggestions/recommendations are pointing to is that I should start somewhere,...
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    Mr. Curry: The fault indicator on the furnace...

    Mr. Curry: The fault indicator on the furnace indicates that there's a problem with the limit switch. Regarding your other comments, the thermostats are digital, with the downstairs one being the...
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    I, too, am a hvac novice. I experienced what you...

    I, too, am a hvac novice. I experienced what you are describing, and the problem was low refrigerant..the coil looked like an ice berg. Once the ice melted (I ran the fan only to blow the warm air...
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    Mr. Pec: Thanks for your input. My mo with the...

    Mr. Pec: Thanks for your input. My mo with the utility is to keep calling them back to fix the problem, figuring that at some point they'll actually do something to fix the problem. Just one...
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    Mr. Been: I've been rereading all the...

    Mr. Been: I've been rereading all the posts/responses to my question. What I want to make clear, and I'd appreciate your input on this, is that I'm not saying that the limit switch isn't doing what...
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    Two story colonial, ground floor is one zone, and...

    Two story colonial, ground floor is one zone, and upstairs is the other zone, floor space of approximately equal size...when one zone opens the other closes, so that at the end of a heating cycle, if...
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    From August 2000 until December 2004 the unit...

    From August 2000 until December 2004 the unit worked flawlessly. Jan/Feb 2005 the problems started. And while I'm typing it's happening again...I had to reset the unit.
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    Originally posted by jacob perkins [B] ...

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by jacob perkins
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    Mr. Perkins: The furnace is made by Frigidaire, Model #G6RC-100C-16. Everything worked fine until the winter of 2005 (Jan/Feb) when the unit was...
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    If this concerns you, and you're in the industry,...

    If this concerns you, and you're in the industry, think about us guys who aren't in the business and have to deal with this stuff. How do we know whom to trust?
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    Mr. T527: I tried the cheap filter and the...

    Mr. T527: I tried the cheap filter and the problem didn't go away. The hvac guy I was originally dealing with, as I said above, was kinda sorta expensive, and I couldn't afford to continue paying...
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    Mr. Been: The heating/cooling unit is only five...

    Mr. Been: The heating/cooling unit is only five years old. Except for the circuit board, nothing has ever been replaced. The house was built in 2000. The thermostat is made by Honeywell. I have...
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    Return Duct Size

    Jim: I am not a hvac person. But I've developed a habit of reading the owner's manual for all the hvac equipment in my home. I believe that somewhere in the owner's manual/installation...
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    Uni: In my younger days I firmly believed in the...

    Uni: In my younger days I firmly believed in the adage "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." I have since learned, particularly with hvac equipment, that it pays to have the unit checked regularly and...
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    Mr. Smoke: The reason I went with the utility...

    Mr. Smoke: The reason I went with the utility company was that the hvac guy I was working with was kinda sorta expensive...for example, he replaced the circuit board and charged me $XXX. When the...
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    All: I was in this forum some time ago,...

    All: I was in this forum some time ago, discussing how to's and what if's regarding the high limit switch on my furnace. Here's a recap of the problem: from time to time, the blower will not stop...
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    Dash: Thanks for the info. The furnace/ac are...

    Dash: Thanks for the info. The furnace/ac are of the high efficiency type, and since the hvac system came equipped with the HEPA filter already installed I'm assuming that the system can accomodate...
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    Mayguy: Thanks for your input. The filter is on...

    Mayguy: Thanks for your input. The filter is on the return. I probably won't buy the really cheap replacement filters, but I've decided that, whatever type of filter I do buy, to change the...
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    All: I've learned a lot from you guys a while...

    All: I've learned a lot from you guys a while ago regarding hvac repairs and trouble shooting ideas. So, I've come back to the well for another drink.

    I've been using HEPA filters in my furnace...
  44. Thread: 9mm or not?

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    Hey, Diceman, how goes it? On the matter of...

    Hey, Diceman, how goes it?

    On the matter of the 9, I've always been told "...observe, analyze, act" in that order. I believe that if I had a ccw, I'd probably observe, act and then analyze.
    ...
  45. Thread: 9mm

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    Let's get together and start a new...

    Let's get together and start a new organization...MCI [Medical Control, Inc.]
  46. Thread: 9mm

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    jmc, truer words were never spoken. I'm not...

    jmc,

    truer words were never spoken. I'm not too sure about talking to the lawyer first. I do side with you on the careful consideration about the use of lethal force. But I'd rather spend my...
  47. Thread: 9mm or not?

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    John, My recollection from the NRA training...

    John,

    My recollection from the NRA training course is that the only time a person is permitted to use lethal force is if your life is in danger, and there is no other way to extricate yourself...
  48. Thread: 9mm

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    triking, Guns are trouble for people who don't...

    triking,

    Guns are trouble for people who don't know how to handle a gun, and for people who don't understand the firearm.

    Education and training are paramount. I don't believe that a...
  49. Thread: 9mm or not?

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    geerair, I would strongly recommend that you...

    geerair,

    I would strongly recommend that you should not generalize and make sweeping statements. Violence, wherever it is, is bad, north or south. This isn't about violence begetting violence. ...
  50. Thread: 9mm or not?

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    When I reload, I double check all the rounds with...

    When I reload, I double check all the rounds with a bullet gauge. When I reload for the .45, I use the bullet gauge and the barrel [disassembled, of course]. I would probably do the same for the...
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