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    Thanks for the correction.

    Thanks for the correction.
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    Once the MIC motors came into play, I found...

    Once the MIC motors came into play, I found sleeve bearings to be the weak link, and began buying ball bearing motors.

    Half, and some, third horse universals are oftentimes too long for replacing...
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    Those older Goodman "sequencer" type blower...

    Those older Goodman "sequencer" type blower controls are notorious for intermittent failures to "close" on a stat call. Quite likely the cause of the occasional freeze ups.
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    Bard also makes them...if you should need an...

    Bard also makes them...if you should need an option.

    http://www.bardhvac.com/digcat/S3364_TechDoc_CD/TechDoc-PDF/2100-468.pdf
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    Compressor manufacturers tend to specify...

    Compressor manufacturers tend to specify "compressor" superheat values, while equipment manufacturers usually specify "service valve" superheat values. And there's usually not a big difference...
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    A problem with the TXV or RV won't generate those...

    A problem with the TXV or RV won't generate those pressures, with a "normal" refrigerant charge. Recover refrigerant until the system will run without tripping HP limit, then try to do some analysis.
  7. The condensing temp is about equal to ambient....

    The condensing temp is about equal to ambient. Normal charge with a TXV issue would have higher head pressure than what you measured.

    10 year old unit, probably has a leaking coil. Add more freon...
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    It's quite possible, the new filter/dryer was...

    It's quite possible, the new filter/dryer was included to remind you to remove and replace the OEM/existing dryer.
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    Mufflers are always (all I ever saw) in the hot...

    Mufflers are always (all I ever saw) in the hot gas line at the compressor.

    The pressures, cool liquid/suction lines and "frosting" points suggest a liquid restriction and too much charge. Of...
  10. Thread: heat pump

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    The thing is, I wasn't trying to be a...

    The thing is, I wasn't trying to be a smarta$$...if the pressure goes high and the compressor starts by-passing, what's to diagnose? I just assumed he wasn't watching (or measuring) the pressure on...
  11. Thread: heat pump

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    If you measure the head pressure, the answer to...

    If you measure the head pressure, the answer to your question will likely be obvious.
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    OD + 50˚ SCT isn't normal for anything...

    OD + 50˚ SCT isn't normal for anything residential to my knowledge. OD + 20˚ is about normal for 13 SEER stuff.
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    Just out of curiosity, what were the codes?

    Just out of curiosity, what were the codes?
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    Where does "beginner" status begin and DIY status...

    Where does "beginner" status begin and DIY status end?
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    68=40˚... Condensor Low Side temp=46˚......

    68=40˚... Condensor Low Side temp=46˚... Superheat=6˚

    230=110˚... High Side temp = 105˚... Subcooling=5˚



    I'd take those numbers any day on MH equipment. :grin2:
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    Yes, but it will also reduce the superheat, which...

    Yes, but it will also reduce the superheat, which you don't need.

    Been already said it: the airflow is low for some reason.
  17. From "Wikipedia": "For a given parcel of air...

    From "Wikipedia":

    "For a given parcel of air at a known pressure and dry bulb temperature, the thermodynamic wet-bulb temperature corresponds to unique values of relative humidity, dew point...
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    What kind of formula do they use to get that kind...

    What kind of formula do they use to get that kind of mark-up? :confused:
  19. Or, rusty suction line filters. :grin2:

    Or, rusty suction line filters. :grin2:
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    Time/temp controls are far easier to...

    Time/temp controls are far easier to diagnose...it's either the board or the DFT, you know?:cool: But demand controls, not so much.

    I had a Trane demand control some years ago that would pass all...
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    It's simply Trane's version of "demand defrost",...

    It's simply Trane's version of "demand defrost", as opposed to time-temp varieties. Same basic procedure: eliminate refrigerant issues, check the board for voltage to "R" and try to...
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    ..and if I started selling a York product, it...

    ..and if I started selling a York product, it would start failing.:gah:
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    I saw two reversing valve's with cap tube...

    I saw two reversing valve's with cap tube leaks...and a bunch of indoor coils, all starting with the 2008 production year equipment.

    I threw up my hands at some point in 2011 and suspended...
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    Condensing unit, TXV equalizer lines...Right?...

    Condensing unit, TXV equalizer lines...Right? What age equipment, approx?
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    I haven't seen any broken/cracked equalizer...

    I haven't seen any broken/cracked equalizer lines...some leaks from tubing rubs. But I've learned to check any brand/model for contact between tubing sections. Rheem's rectangular condenser design is...
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