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    Overcharged it was!! Removed a bit of R12 at...

    Overcharged it was!!

    Removed a bit of R12 at a time, and watched the frost line under the unit back up. Wound up with a suction line pressure of about 15 psi (was 22 when I started). Thermostat...
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    The 16 ounces was based on what the label stated....

    The 16 ounces was based on what the label stated. I'm not much on refrigeration as compared to HVAC, but a well-experienced refrigeration mechanic advised me to put exactly what the label says into...
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    Icing on return line on Coke machine

    The Cavalier 864 Coke machine that I put a new compressor and a 3-in-1 kit on has been working fine. However, when I turned it around to find an annoying intermittent "rattle" (had left one of the...
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    The pipe looks older than the unit. Wonder which...

    The pipe looks older than the unit. Wonder which one got there first??
    Dave E
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    Been married 40 years - - understand completely!!!

    Been married 40 years - - understand completely!!!
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    Wonder what translation this is from?????

    Wonder what translation this is from?????
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    Thanks for the comments; just shows that you...

    Thanks for the comments; just shows that you professionals are interested in doing things right!!

    Since the unit seems to be working properly (internal temperature is about 37 degrees with the...
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    Just wanted to reply back with the final results....

    Just wanted to reply back with the final results.
    Bought a Supco 3-in-1 kit, installed it on old compressor, still would not start.
    Obtained new compressor, piped in in (wrong, the first time -...
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    I'm gonna have fun with these! Thanks for...

    I'm gonna have fun with these! Thanks for posting.
    Dave E
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    Gentlemen, thanks for the replies from the...

    Gentlemen, thanks for the replies from the professionals. Since the system was originally designed for R-12, I can get the R-12 compressor at a reasonable price (and already has the correct oil in...
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    Didn't look close, but I think the label said 16...

    Didn't look close, but I think the label said 16 oz capacity.
    I have a couple of cans of R12, and most of a 30-lb cylinder I've been saving for years, just-in-case.
    Have a late '30s GE...
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    Existing compressor is apparently stuck and/or...

    Existing compressor is apparently stuck and/or worn out. Machine is early '80s vintage; was in continuous service for over 20 years. Windings are still good, no grounds, but unit will not run....
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    Coke Machine compressor

    I have been given a Cavalier Coke machine with a bad compressor. Otherwise, everything seems to be intact - needs a lot of cleaning, though.
    Model no. of the compressor is Tecumseh AE151AT-212. ...
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    We've fixed a couple of noise problems at our...

    We've fixed a couple of noise problems at our office (exhaust fan in break room, couple of very short return-air paths) with flex duct (stuff is very good for not passing noise), but never seen an...
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    Wrong type of plastic, maybe?? I didn't think...

    Wrong type of plastic, maybe?? I didn't think you could melt one of those things made to DOT standards with a torch!!
    Dave E
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    Thanks to the pro's

    A fellow employee recently purchased a new (old) residence with substantial remodeling and three HVAC units. He was having terrible problems with high humidity, especially with one of the three.
    As...
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    Home Depot ad says it doesn't interfere with...

    Home Depot ad says it doesn't interfere with operation. Looking at that ad, it appears that the plastic structure provides less than 50% airflow through it. Appears to be a VERY bad idea!!
    Dave E
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    Is the pad overgrown, or is there no pad under...

    Is the pad overgrown, or is there no pad under it??
    Dave E
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    nice

    Looks to me that you have entirely too much room around the unit. These things are supposed to be stuck in closets with no extra room around them for service!!
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    You're absolutely right about the noise! You've...

    You're absolutely right about the noise! You've obviously "been there and done that"! Thanks for your help.
    Dave E
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    working!!

    Problem was easy to fix, once I dragged up a chair and watched a batch of ice being made and harvested.
    The cutter assembly was slightly misaligned with the freezing plate. When the ice slab...
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    Kitchenaid ice maker makes thin cubes

    Good morning, all.
    Have a Kitchenaid KUIS18PNJW5 ice maker. Put a new compressor in it about a year ago. Been working fine up until recently.
    Started making thin cubes, and not a full tray (just...
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    Power company "code" or not, those connections...

    Power company "code" or not, those connections look easily accessible (and DANGEROUS!):gah: to anyone on the roof. Standard procedure should be to wrap all splices with rubber tape, then electrical...
  24. Shophound: My unit has capilllary tubes, so...

    Shophound:
    My unit has capilllary tubes, so hopefully the delay does me a bit of good.

    This whole discussion, however, really shows how much there is to learn in any technical field, and that...
  25. Genduct, I never thought about the "moisture"...

    Genduct, I never thought about the "moisture" factor - my thought was just putting the "energy" stored in the liquid refrigerant to use, rather than having it vaporize with no airflow. Since most...
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