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    Are you flipping kidding me? A flipping...

    Are you flipping kidding me? A flipping apprentice is giving false advice about technology on a tech to tech chat forum? He is registered as a pro here? Go figure.

    "I'm in school, no work...
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    I am bound by the best price for the buck when...

    I am bound by the best price for the buck when purchasing equipment. Taxpayer money and all. A Trane may be awesome, a ????junk, but what is best for our needs with taxpayer money paying the bills....
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    HOLY crap, for a second I thought you were...

    HOLY crap, for a second I thought you were responding to me. Thank God you weren't. I'd have to put Beenthere or Twilly on your butt for a proper response! Your post makes SC and SH calcs sound...
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    Ya know, I have read up on this subject. It...

    Ya know, I have read up on this subject. It seems the consensus ranges from they (UV Lights) are witches brew to they cure cancer. Some people state that air passes too quickly for the UV lights to...
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    Picture a big warehouse that is heated with...

    Picture a big warehouse that is heated with steam. Inside this warehouse is a huge office building, like a house within a house, populated with people and electronic equipment. The inside of the...
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    Well, it got down to around zero a few times this...

    Well, it got down to around zero a few times this year here in coastal Virginia. The Trane and A/S rep stated they recommend a CC heater, with the low ambient kit. The Goodman rep stated no CC...
  7. Thread: Mini splits

    by riderman
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    LOL

    LOL
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    Thanks for that info! The head pressure control...

    Thanks for that info! The head pressure control was a no brainer, the old unit had TXV, I will make sure the new unit has one as well. I would not have guessed a hard start kit because of the...
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    I must be an idiot as well. A gauge set for...

    I must be an idiot as well. A gauge set for every refrigerant? Why not educate the man instead of waving your crank here and telling the world about it? We educate everyday at work and mentor the...
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    Agree 100%!!

    Agree 100%!!
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    CC heater for Low Ambient AC unit

    Getting ready to a replace a old 5 ton split HP. Since the HP was only ever used in cooling mode, year round, we are replacing it with a straight AC unit. The HP has a crankcase heater. I'd say...
  12. Thread: Whistling TXV

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    R22

    R22
  13. Thread: Whistling TXV

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    [QUOTE=Bazooka Joey;17802551] You do not state...

    [QUOTE=Bazooka Joey;17802551] You do not state what the low ambient kit is set at . Should be somewhere around cuts in at 230 ,cuts out at 175, maybe your low ambient kit is out of calibration.
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  14. Thread: Whistling TXV

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    I could, but based on the low vs high pressures,...

    I could, but based on the low vs high pressures, I think it's the TXV. I could be wrong though, that is why I posted.:grin2:
  15. Thread: Whistling TXV

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    Whistling TXV

    I'm Working on a Carrier split HP model#38YCC060520. It is always used for AC in the winter, as well as the summer and has a low ambient kit installed. It has never been switched to the heat mode. ...
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    TXV Valve Questions

    On a Heat pump with a piston at the CU, is there an advantage to swapping it out with a TXV? What is the "close" number on HSPF efficiency between the two? This is on my Amana ASZ14 which has a...
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    [QUOTE=beenthere;16962871]TXV or piston? BT,...

    [QUOTE=beenthere;16962871]TXV or piston?

    BT,
    It is a TXV. Thanks all for your advice!

    I wish I purchased the SMAN4 for the wireless capability. For SH I keep walking in the building checking...
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    Man, no slack given here..:) Move that decimal...

    Man, no slack given here..:) Move that decimal point to the left one point..I made a typo.
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    Well, this is one of those Goodman/Amana things...

    Well, this is one of those Goodman/Amana things as I learned here. The SC spec is 5 degrees +-2. The airflow is not an issue. 3 returns, several supplies, 2.3 static, I believe I have CFM set to...
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    Testing SMAN-3 on a Amana ASZ14 HeatPump

    I purchased a Fieldpiece Sman-3, stick meter and stick accessories. I checked the charge on my Amana R410a ASZ14 VS AEPF AHU with TXV.
    It was sprinkling rain of and on. All info was taken with the...
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    Oh, I agree 100%! I was trying to make a...

    Oh, I agree 100%! I was trying to make a humorous point.
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    A CU when matched with a proper evaporator coil...

    A CU when matched with a proper evaporator coil is a "repair part"? There are plenty of "13 Seer" compatible Evap's out there. Add a TXV and the number increases IMHO.

    Is your question about your...
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    I'd blame the installer, but what do I...

    I'd blame the installer, but what do I know...:pop: I get it, hacks can buy them.

    On the other hand, to the OP... it seems Goodman sales are pretty good for now by selling dry units. How many...
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    [QUOTE=3DFanatic;16299091] I think you should...

    I think you should school Trane\GE\Goodman on the manufacture of their Latest coils.

    Once one is Trane washed, they are always Trane washed. Trane aint all that for the Price! Before I get...
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    [QUOTE=John8385;16289711] Of course it has to...

    Of course it has to be a defective coil. I mean, it has to be, it's a goodman. It can't be that the field installed TXV worked it's fittings a little loose due to expansion\contraction, a leaking...
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