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    The main question is - will there be enough...

    The main question is - will there be enough return with just the one that remains? This is where an assessment by an HVAC tech can prove useful.
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    At only 2 months old it looks like a warranty...

    At only 2 months old it looks like a warranty replacement is in order.
  3. No, I'm not kidding. He has one post. Most techs...

    No, I'm not kidding. He has one post. Most techs know where fault code list can be found. Do you know that he is a tech?
  4. Are you a tech or the home owner?

    Are you a tech or the home owner?
  5. YIKES! You are not diagnosing, you are guessing....

    YIKES! You are not diagnosing, you are guessing. I shudder to think of how much money you have spent on parts.

    I hope the pressure switch you bought is the same spec as the original. If it is not...
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    Has anyone tried AirAdvice?

    I got an e-mail about a device that gives a report on temperature, particulates, VOCs, CO2, and CO.

    You plug it into a receptacle for 30 minutes and it e-mails a report which you can then use to...
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    How long did you wait for the lights and the...

    How long did you wait for the lights and the blower? Many control boards have a self-test when power is restored. Some will take many seconds, which can seem like a lot when you're watching it. Some...
  8. "There are no user servicable parts inside this...

    "There are no user servicable parts inside this appliance"
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    Please don't make multiple posts. As was stated...

    Please don't make multiple posts.
    As was stated in response to your other post, we don't provide DIY help.
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    You have been thorough as far as cleaning. ...

    You have been thorough as far as cleaning.
    There is more to the refrigeration side than a target pressure. There is a lot that you haven't learned that is not covered in the "universal HVAC...
  11. If after testing the static pressure for duct...

    If after testing the static pressure for duct capacity it is found they won't be adequate, abandon the too small ducts as you'll never get enough air flow. Change to mini splits.
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    Depending on the severity of the leak, you could...

    Depending on the severity of the leak, you could set the hose aside at the shop for transferring refrigerant between recovery tanks.
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    New hose time. They should be replaced...

    New hose time. They should be replaced periodically anyway.
  14. Tell the technician about the new problem before...

    Tell the technician about the new problem before he changes the TXV. The problems may or may not be related. He should determine what is wrong with the outdoor unit before making the commitment of...
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    The money you save on utility bills can be spent...

    The money you save on utility bills can be spent on things the neighbors CAN see. :grin2:
  16. We all use the "pink line" we're happy. I use the...

    We all use the "pink line" we're happy. I use the "green line" when I'm jealous. 40, 50, 70 same difference.
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    To repair damage, cleaning, replacment or alter...

    To repair damage, cleaning, replacment or alter it for future renovations.
    I recommend putting the furnace in the basement. Heating operation will be better when delivered from below. I much prefer...
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    That's what I get for trying to speed read. Two...

    That's what I get for trying to speed read. Two 12" returns will be fine. :oops:
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    Two days without visiting the site and look at...

    Two days without visiting the site and look at all I missed!
    All of the subjects I would have suggested have been mentioned already. I look forward to the results. Even if we don't get videos it may...
  20. See the link for locating a contractor in my...

    See the link for locating a contractor in my signature.
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    Two of the posters/moderators here are among...

    Two of the posters/moderators here are among those I consider to be "super techs." They have asked you for specific information which they can use to help you with your diagnosis. If you don't...
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    I tell them " My eyes are up here!" :grin2:

    I tell them " My eyes are up here!"
    :grin2:
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    Down-sizing is a good idea. Did you choose the...

    Down-sizing is a good idea. Did you choose the size with a load calculation? I suggest a return larger than 12" for a 2.5 ton system.
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    The questions in your posts are too vague. The...

    The questions in your posts are too vague.
    The link in your other post is very basic and poorly written. The grammer suggests it was written by someone who has english as a second language which...
  25. Another "I'll buy the equipment and pay a guy I...

    Another "I'll buy the equipment and pay a guy I know to put it in" story.
  26. Has your tech called Bryant technical support?

    Has your tech called Bryant technical support?
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    Certified and asking how to do an illegal...

    Certified and asking how to do an illegal procedure. Nice.

    A least post your location so we can watch for the news story about the explosion!
  28. Here's what is stated at the top of every AOP...

    Here's what is stated at the top of every AOP page:



    Ask Our Pros-Owner Assistance - NO DIY advice will be given.



    Please don't ask us for DIY advice. Call a technician.
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    The wires are specific to an indoor unit. You'd...

    The wires are specific to an indoor unit. You'd have to switch the pipes as well. BAD IDEA!
  30. I think they're both wrong. "Filled" it with...

    I think they're both wrong.
    "Filled" it with Freon? Frost on the pipe caused by a "valve not working" won't be fixed by adding more refrigerant.
    The home warranty guy wants to sell you something....
  31. The policy of the site is that we do not give...

    The policy of the site is that we do not give advice for DIY.
    The problem you describe is not a typical one. That is why everyone has recommended you call a technician to identify it and resolve it...
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    Mikey, I understand the "without" abbreviation....

    Mikey,
    I understand the "without" abbreviation. I took it to mean he didn't want us to focus on the illegality of it but rather to tell him how to do it anyway. I don't consider it safe for me, him,...
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    So you're looking for the place for help with...

    So you're looking for the place for help with illegal procedures?
    Sorry, this isn't it.
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    air flow?

    air flow?
  35. Yes, there is an advantage to using the HUM...

    Yes, there is an advantage to using the HUM terminals. It has nothing to do with reducing the load on the furnace transformer.

    The HUM terminals are energized during blower operation. That is the...
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    24 year old units? You have no reason to expect...

    24 year old units? You have no reason to expect ANY more years from them. There will be other parts that fail and then you'll wish you hadn't spent money on coils.

    Why are you asking if you're...
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    Judging by the discharge pressure this is an R-22...

    Judging by the discharge pressure this is an R-22 system.
    54* supply temperature is fine.

    Keeping in mind that we don't give DIY advice, what is your question?
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    You can't find any because none exist. Opening...

    You can't find any because none exist. Opening the compressor shell ruins it. It is not like an automobile engine.
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    So the CONDENSING unit is short cycling. It may...

    So the CONDENSING unit is short cycling. It may be a matter of a pressure switch. Your technician will be able to identify the problem in short order.
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    x2 on the worst one EVAR! It must have been in...

    x2 on the worst one EVAR!

    It must have been in a drafty house or the occupants would have suffered some side effects.
  41. Time to call for a technician. The colors only...

    Time to call for a technician.
    The colors only have meaning if you know where they're attached at the other end. If someone before you did not follow the standard color code then all the wires will...
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    You are correct about oversized equipment. The...

    You are correct about oversized equipment. The behavior would be that it runs a short cycle and satisfies the thermostat. When the house warms up again it will cycle as before. If the house never...
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    I must have told you a million times not to...

    I must have told you a million times not to exaggerate! :grin2:
  44. So you're doing what I advised in the first place...

    So you're doing what I advised in the first place and you criticized me for suggesting it?
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    There's nothing wrong with dual fuel. That would...

    There's nothing wrong with dual fuel. That would be a heat pump with an LP furnace. A properly sized, installed and commissioned all electric system will be fine as well.
    The key is the...
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    I've had many which opened the IPR when suction...

    I've had many which opened the IPR when suction pressure was still over 100 PSI. That stinks because I have to recover the refrigerant for a repair on the indoor coil.
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    PETA = People Eating Tasty Animals? Someone...

    PETA = People Eating Tasty Animals?

    Someone beat me to it.
  48. +1 on using a torque wrench. The tendency...

    +1 on using a torque wrench.
    The tendency without one is to tighten too much on small tubing (1/4" and 3/8").
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    Too little information. Better than what?

    Too little information. Better than what?
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    I like cats. I just can't eat a whole one by...

    I like cats. I just can't eat a whole one by myself.
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