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    Wow, you guys must be slow. I can't find the time...

    Wow, you guys must be slow. I can't find the time to even read all that static. I would not consider installing drives in an old "C" style. Take a look at the leaking condensor coil and the rusty...
  2. Guys, he said this was on a 10 ton system. Would...

    Guys, he said this was on a 10 ton system. Would you really take a small hp fan to a motor shop? Replace motor, add a phase monitor, and maybe a starter with overloads.
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    You could try these guys. They are not cheap, but...

    You could try these guys. They are not cheap, but very good.
    http://www.callahan-roach.com/
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    Is this a trick question? I was wondering if you...

    Is this a trick question? I was wondering if you took the leads to the motor off the VFD before megging? So what did you do?
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    Wow, that is a little scary. My concern would be...

    Wow, that is a little scary. My concern would be getting shocked by the motor. That 0 volt from L1 to ground is nutty. I would write it up and wait for a call, it will fail.
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    I would repair the leaks. If you have given the...

    I would repair the leaks. If you have given the job a once-over, would you be liable for damages if, God forbid, there is an issue? Your customer might mistake the gas leak for the normal smell of...
  7. Thread: trane

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    That is not much info...The FTU or VAV box needs...

    That is not much info...The FTU or VAV box needs to hit it's end switches on the air valve. This usually happens during a recalibration. Is this set up in your BAS? I do mine in the late afternoon...
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    Jay, leave the comedy to the professionals and...

    Jay, leave the comedy to the professionals and get back to work....
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    Yes, thank you gentlemen! I'm am sorry to inform...

    Yes, thank you gentlemen! I'm am sorry to inform you that all I have to offer is bad advise, poor work practices, childish humor, and smelly beer farts. Has this helped?
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    Wow, it amazes me how much old junk is still...

    Wow, it amazes me how much old junk is still running. You really may want to think about selling a new I-Pak. The word is the footprint is going to change and the new product will need a curb...
  11. Your local Parts Center can get ya one. They are...

    Your local Parts Center can get ya one. They are tough and the unit's steel will usually rot away before too many compressor failures. Good luck and check the discharge king valve. Seen a few fail...
  12. How 'bout Roof Top Jiffy Pop?

    How 'bout Roof Top Jiffy Pop?
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    Can someone refresh my memory? What is the first...

    Can someone refresh my memory? What is the first rule about real estate? :D
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    Lucky you is right, you could have a roof full of...

    Lucky you is right, you could have a roof full of Mcquay or Carriers.
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    21k seems like alot. Figure 10k is about 77...

    21k seems like alot. Figure 10k is about 77 degees F. Check your Voyager Black Book or IOM to be sure.
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    WOW!

    WOW!
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    To fuse or not to fuse.....

    Help me settle a bet...When you have a tower with a remote VFD without bypass and need a line-o-site disconnect, what do you do?
    1. Fused disconnect on output of drive?
    2. Non-fused disconnect on...
  18. The only bigger POS is an Aire Stack!

    The only bigger POS is an Aire Stack!
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    Hey 65, get a better background next time. Maybe...

    Hey 65, get a better background next time. Maybe a fountian at the Plaza, or some outdoor artwork at UMKC?
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    Acid bath? What? I have swam in a river of beer,...

    Acid bath? What? I have swam in a river of beer, but never taken an acid bath. Micro-dot or blodder?
  21. Your local Trane Parts Center has a black book...

    Your local Trane Parts Center has a black book with loads of infomation.
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    That's what she said.

    That's what she said.
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    The Commerical Voyager will shut off circuit one...

    The Commerical Voyager will shut off circuit one and start both again to allow condensor fans to start the correct direction. Check your controls on the overshooting.
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    Try some isopropyl alcohol. Make sure space is...

    Try some isopropyl alcohol. Make sure space is vented and don't fire up a smoke......
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    Just a software package makes not a performance...

    Just a software package makes not a performance contract, grasshopper. I'm thinking the last one that came through our office took about a year of selling and research. Good luck.
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    As you know, it is a bit late in the game to...

    As you know, it is a bit late in the game to worry about noise. The fans are louder than the scrolls. How was the squeal from the pump section? Did you like the wiring arrangement?
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    The air-cooled are cheesier than the...

    The air-cooled are cheesier than the water-cooled. Watch for broken 1/8'' lines to hp swiches, dry Armstrong pump bearings, and lock rotor scrolls. Have a great weekend.....
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    I have a Fedders window shaker that has been...

    I have a Fedders window shaker that has been running non-stop in my trailer since 1968.
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    I heard in Europe they are like toilets, they...

    I heard in Europe they are like toilets, they spin backwards.
  30. Thread: Trane info

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    I think Comfort Site should have most of what you...

    I think Comfort Site should have most of what you need. If you are looking for confidenial service bulletins, you may need to fill out an app., take a drug test, maybe a background check, possibly a...
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    I couldn't help it. At least you have a good...

    I couldn't help it. At least you have a good sense of humor. If it feeds that family, it is a great place to work.
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    Could this be the reason for DB's high screw...

    Could this be the reason for DB's high screw failure rate?
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    Stick with the OEM kits. This will save you much...

    Stick with the OEM kits. This will save you much hassle and will retain the UL rating of the AHU.
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    Take a trip down to your local Trane Parts Center...

    Take a trip down to your local Trane Parts Center and purchase the Black Book. It will help you greatly. Pick up the White Book if you take care of anything newer.
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    Take the four nuts holding the burner off,...

    Take the four nuts holding the burner off, disconnect the gas line, and remove wires to motor and valve. The entire assembly will come out. At that point you will see the screen and can check out the...
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    When you have the burner off checking that...

    When you have the burner off checking that screen, look down in it and make sure there is nothing there. I found a spider's nest that messed up the flow of gas and combustion air. It fired after...
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    No worries, been called worse by better. I use...

    No worries, been called worse by better. I use this screen name so my co-workers don't know who is giving bad advise and asking stupid questions. Jay, my favorite Posey visit to our franchise...
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    So Sweetcakes, did you get your wheels fixed?

    So Sweetcakes, did you get your wheels fixed?
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    Nothing resides in the HI, just a window....Didya...

    Nothing resides in the HI, just a window....Didya change it yet?
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    It can't hurt to remove the ribbon cable and make...

    It can't hurt to remove the ribbon cable and make sure it has a good contact to the HI. After that, replace it. Good luck.
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    Jay, my amazement is that you punch your own...

    Jay, my amazement is that you punch your own tubes. At my office, running a Goodway is for the junior tech. I don't mind it, but my forty year old shoulder protests. As for your math problem, I am...
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    I'm sure the IOM does not have anything like a...

    I'm sure the IOM does not have anything like a BFH in the start up sequence. Good luck with that warranty year....
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    Jay, the important question....did you make any...

    Jay, the important question....did you make any money on the side job? Or was it a charity event? Amazing how large your family grows when folk's junk is broken. I got cousins I never heard of....
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    The Emergency stop is a manual reset once the...

    The Emergency stop is a manual reset once the offending contacts are closed. BAS usually connects the smoke alarm to this. I would check what is on those contacts. Someone pushing the stop button...
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    There are many ways to write a contract. I worked...

    There are many ways to write a contract. I worked for a company that provided labor but not parts on some. Customers loved it and we made mad chicken on mark-up. Another one I like is to cover moving...
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    You could post this in the Controls section. Give...

    You could post this in the Controls section. Give you local Sales Office a chance, they are working hard and can't always wait for you to call. (Ever commissioned a couple hundred VAV's?)
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    I have not had one come along for start-up for a...

    I have not had one come along for start-up for a while, but Trane did make a small Cold Generator. I'm not sure of the tonnage, compressor sizing, or voltage. Since you have such a large project I...
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    Really? Is the IOM still in English?

    Really? Is the IOM still in English?
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    CGWF060 is a great way to go and will make my...

    CGWF060 is a great way to go and will make my 401K grow.
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    Are you getting Earth Faults on the drive? Is...

    Are you getting Earth Faults on the drive? Is condensation being pulled off the coil and getting on the motor? If so, check for plugged filters, dirty coils, and closed dampers. You know, anything...
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