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    My bad, the owner did not want to change out the...

    My bad, the owner did not want to change out the entire system so he only changed out the condenser. However is sound like there might be a capacity loss, maybe I'm just thinking too much into this...
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    House not cooling down

    Techs I need help, I have a landlord that refuses to replace a bad condenser so we switched it out with a Nitrogen filled one and filled with 421A. I have checked the subcooling and I have my 12...
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    Its a rating for the service techs, not any size...

    Its a rating for the service techs, not any size on the equipment.
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    just don't choke the air around the system and...

    just don't choke the air around the system and allow as much space as you can to move air. Isn't always the best looking thing in the world but it a lot easier than replacing broken equipment. Just...
  5. Thread: heat pump

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    thanks for the advice, I will go on the job...

    thanks for the advice, I will go on the job tommorow but just wanted to get a little bug in my ear and give me some other possibilities if I couldn't figure it out.
  6. Thread: heat pump

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    I thought they had to be post that I replied too,...

    I thought they had to be post that I replied too, not ones that I posted. Us new guys will get it figured out :) Thanks
  7. Thread: heat pump

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    heat pump

    O.K. I know where not to do DYI but I currently don't have enough threads to sign up for pro and I need some troubleshooting advice. I'm new at the ts and have not had alot of experience with heat...
  8. Thread: silver solder

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    5-15% being the amount of what? The chemicals in...

    5-15% being the amount of what? The chemicals in the solder
  9. Thread: silver solder

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    silver solder

    Since I am a follower and not a thinker I always used what they boss gave me:whistle: But my question is the type of solder one would use on a 410 system install? My father in law preaches about...
  10. I believer where not allowed to give out info to...

    I believer where not allowed to give out info to dyi but I think I can tell you to leave the 3/8 line on the outside of the armorflex. As for the wire either call an electrician or contact your...
  11. If the coil is leaking should be able to replace...

    If the coil is leaking should be able to replace the bad coil, just get a second opinion before you sign on the dotted line. Just replaced one myself and had no problems with the system over the...
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    The problem is you already spent good money on...

    The problem is you already spent good money on part of the system with the hope to get by for a while. But that is the gamble you take with mix matching the system. Instead of replacing another...
  13. Thread: no DIY

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    thanks for the advice, and yes it does make...

    thanks for the advice, and yes it does make someone wonder about answering some of the questions when you read the responses. I will just keep doing a little at a time and try to answer what I can.
  14. Thread: no DIY

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    no DIY

    If we are not allowed to answer repair questions on general forum what kind of post responses should one look for to become one of the pro's? All I know is that for someone who is never done this...
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    Definetly add the filter dryer if they replace...

    Definetly add the filter dryer if they replace any parts and as you look for the leak, check the condesate hose. If it has an oily look to it, your leak could possible be in the A-coil. Sometimes...
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    If it's a two stage system runthe fan only and...

    If it's a two stage system runthe fan only and hold the cooling until the tempatures get warmer outside. It is always warmer on the upper floors, but if the outside temp is still cooler maybe the...
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    Alot of time your cold area's are that way do to...

    Alot of time your cold area's are that way do to a poor design in the current duct work. Pulling the untreated air out of the room with proper returns is always a question and if there isn't enough...
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    If you where to replace any of the system think...

    If you where to replace any of the system think long and hard about replacing it all, equipment is designed to run togethor and when you mix match your asking for trouble. Not to mention that your...
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    Is the current flue shared with a hot water...

    Is the current flue shared with a hot water heater or is it furnace only. It is possible to abandone that chase if it where used only by the furnace and use it to run your PVC out of the house. Or...
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    Both ideas would work, but the final decision...

    Both ideas would work, but the final decision rest on the homeowners shoulders. Working with your original equipment and zoning it cuts down on some of the installation cost especially when most...
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    It's a pain but have the whole system inspected...

    It's a pain but have the whole system inspected and get it fixed the rite way. Just replacing the system with a newer one doesn't mean the big problem is fixed. And being able to circulate the...
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    about the only thing she should probably check...

    about the only thing she should probably check herself is the dirty filter. Any of the others problems are possible but should be looked at by a service tech. No need to get anyone hurt. Good luck
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    Why waste the money on the R-22 even if it is a...

    Why waste the money on the R-22 even if it is a dry, when replacing the whole system will pay for itself faster than putting a bandaide on a problem. R-22 is definetly not getting cheaper so switch...
  24. Thread: education

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    Thank you

    Thank you
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    education

    I have been in the field about eight years and have strictly been a installer. But I was wanting to get back into the service side, but that is one of those things that if you don't use it you loose...
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