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    Good to know, interesting you mention charge...

    Good to know, interesting you mention charge because I keep hearing escaped freon everytime the tech hooks his gauges and I guess that is not being replaced because he never has a tank. Is alot of...
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    There are more Trane service places, so how...

    There are more Trane service places, so how should I handle the tech when he comes out since he will not know anything about what has and has not been replaced, I have a general idea the work that...
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    Yes, been dealing with the install company, they...

    Yes, been dealing with the install company, they are one of the largest in town. Also I looked on map (this board) and nothing is available where I am. There is another company locally that is an...
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    I just called the service company and asked for...

    I just called the service company and asked for the best tech and an American Standard/Trane service rep or I will be taking other measures to recoup all my lost time and money I have spent in...
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    It got cold enough last night and the unit is...

    It got cold enough last night and the unit is still entering defrost. The replaced transducer evidently was not the problem.
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    At 35 it might run longer, I have an spreadsheet...

    At 35 it might run longer, I have an spreadsheet with times that I showed both techs but they were not interested. The unit does keep the temp steady in the house, it rearely goes into 2nd stage. ...
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    It will start going into defrost once the outside...

    It will start going into defrost once the outside temp is below ~35. It goes into defrost about every other cycle. The unit will run for about 10-12 minutes.
    He jumped some terminals on the board...
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    3 years.

    3 years.
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    He checked two sensors one that hangs out the...

    He checked two sensors one that hangs out the unit and one that was in a tube connected to one of the lines and they read right to the chart based on temp.
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    Well I called another company and they are...

    Well I called another company and they are scratching their head. The defrost board tests okay when commanded to go into defrost. He looked at the EEV board and ran a test and it controlled the EEV...
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    Defrost saga continues

    Does this sound right:

    My heat pump split system was constantly going into defrost. Same problem for three years in a row. So this year tech comes out says pressure is good and replaces defrost...
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    Thanks for the info I will convey to tech. I...

    Thanks for the info I will convey to tech. I removed the inside air filter because that's all I can try and it went into defrost. Outdoor coil appears clean to me nice and shiny. I looked at my...
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    Yes, just called for defrost and I timed how long...

    Yes, just called for defrost and I timed how long the fan was off on the outdoor fan. It was only 45 seconds and there was no frost or any water that came off the coils. So this unit that was...
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    It runs for about 15 minutes and then off for...

    It runs for about 15 minutes and then off for about 10. Give or take a few of course.
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    I hope I don't get in trouble asking but I just...

    I hope I don't get in trouble asking but I just looked at unit and its about 40 outside and there are little diameter lines that have a ever so light layer of frost. Nothing else does. Could that be...
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    Thanks. I looked for some repair companies but I...

    Thanks. I looked for some repair companies but I am at a loss on which to pick. Don't know anyone that can provide a referral.
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    Ok. Will others honor the factory warranty? I...

    Ok. Will others honor the factory warranty? I know I cover labor but I am still in the parts warranty.
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    Thanks. I will ask about that. At this point I...

    Thanks. I will ask about that. At this point I feel like I am throwing away money on this. Since every year at cold weather the come out throw some parts at it and it works until next season. Do you...
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    American Standard defrost

    Had the tech come out to look into why the defrost is constantly triggering. This is company that installed it. Well he checked values for sensors and said they looked fine, tried to check charge but...
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    Done, I would not think this would be hard either...

    Done, I would not think this would be hard either but boy am I wrong.
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    Anyone care to take a stab at this? Two more...

    Anyone care to take a stab at this?

    Two more questions, what is the best way to get an American Standard factory rep to come out with a tech. The company that installed this unit does not...
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    Defrost help - American Standard

    Hello I am a new member and my name is Bob.

    I have an American Standard 3 year old heat pump. It has a 2 stage compressor (3 Ton) and variable speed air handler and has given me problems every...
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