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  1. Time to call a tech and have him do a thorough...

    Time to call a tech and have him do a thorough check on your system and locate the short. Be sure and show him all your blown transformers so he is prepared.
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    Yup. Remember the grossly over controlled Trane...

    Yup. Remember the grossly over controlled Trane XV1500's? Compressors had a very unique sound as they started and ramped up.
  3. For those of you with packaged gas furnace and...

    For those of you with packaged gas furnace and a/c units with the brand name of Airquest, Arcoaire, Comfortmaker, Heil, Keeprite, Kenmore, ICP Commercial, or Tempstar , you will want to check out...
  4. What about the fact too that if they don't...

    What about the fact too that if they don't maintain them such as simple filter changes, they would be looking at a plugged up secondary exchanger and the chance of damage to the HX.
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    Not to mention it is code in many areas. I have...

    Not to mention it is code in many areas. I have fought with inspectors because we used that funky clear primer and since he didn't see purple, he failed us. Check with your local code enforcement...
  6. 2 ton 8.3 SEER unit although my Prestons (albeit...

    2 ton 8.3 SEER unit although my Prestons (albeit a few years old) doesn't show the 565BJ line showing up till 1986.
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    Then why not buy the equipment and professional...

    Then why not buy the equipment and professional installation from a reliable contractor and put the system you bought BACK on E-bay?? Seriously, we are not talking about comparing a pool or hardwood...
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    Add about $4K more and you might get someone to...

    Add about $4K more and you might get someone to do it. There is a bit more than "pulling it out of a box" and hooking it up to installing it. As for warranty, good luck. Finding a company that will...
  9. Thread: Help

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    Re: Thanks

    The reason you have to pay is because it is a LIMITED WARRANTY. That means the part (the compressor) is only covered. No labor, refrigerant, capacitors, start kits, driers, recovery, evacuation. Only...
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    When the pad gets old or really heavy laden with...

    When the pad gets old or really heavy laden with mold/gunk, it falls apart and either plugs the drain in the humidifier (and then it overflows) or it falls into the ductwork and pieces get sucked...
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    AGREED!! Also had a few calls due to the float...

    AGREED!! Also had a few calls due to the float getting stuck down in the muck and overfilling and dumping water into the furnace/ductwork/everything else under and around it. And of course they never...
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    A reasonable price would be the cost of having it...

    A reasonable price would be the cost of having it installed correctly. Rule 3 when you signed up should explain it better:

    Home Owners - no pricing questions please

    Only people who actually...
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    And dollars to donuts if you are having this much...

    And dollars to donuts if you are having this much trouble already, it is going to be worse and operate poorly than a hack job. Oh and yellow Dot makes a very good point about your zero warranty...
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    Ask your neighbors to look on their furnace for a...

    Ask your neighbors to look on their furnace for a sticker of the last company they called. Ask if they seemed ok. Obviously they didn't have any major problems if they can't remember who they called....
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    Good luck as these are a rare rare find in this...

    Good luck as these are a rare rare find in this industry. You would be wise to folow the advice already given And since no two contractors price the same nor are labor rates the same across the...
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    The best furnace is...............

    The one that is sized properly and installed correctly!
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    Being in an area with almost no boilers for...

    Being in an area with almost no boilers for residential, I am always fascinated by these boiler installs. Amazing craftsmanship and attention to detail. Now not to sound like a hick from Kansas, am I...
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    Riveting to the end. Even ran out of popcorn!!

    Riveting to the end. Even ran out of popcorn!!
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    Hey CT thats gotta be some change of pace. I am...

    Hey CT thats gotta be some change of pace. I am in Wichita, KS myself. Was wondering the same as to where SPeckled it at.
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    Never fails, a homeowner gets a new system and...

    Never fails, a homeowner gets a new system and things like coil cleanings and filter changes get forgotten since "it's new and doesn't need maintenance". Then of course, it's always the new systems...
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    Thats where I would want to hang my clothes,...

    Thats where I would want to hang my clothes, right where all the dirt is getting pulled into. I like that big gap in the paneling as well. Is that insulation stuffed back in there or was it full of...
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    Yup Farm houses are good for that and coffee cans...

    Yup Farm houses are good for that and coffee cans with the bottoms cut out stuck together to repair/replace rusted out vents!
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    I wouldn't have guessed low on freon, I was...

    I wouldn't have guessed low on freon, I was thinking more a noisy fan blade!
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