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    The Access T would the best fix for now. I use...

    The Access T would the best fix for now. I use the blue rod on all rotor lock fittings and different metal joint except alum.. It works great on steel or brass.
  2. Thread: Goodman a/c

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    Robo, You've got this one no information no help.

    Robo,
    You've got this one no information no help.
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    We use them on both. Supply and return. Most of...

    We use them on both. Supply and return.
    Most of the leaks we see on this type of system is on start up again after the heating season starts. Expansion and contraction of unions. Dielectric's have...
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    Man get real. 24 years old that system has seen...

    Man get real. 24 years old that system has seen its better days. I agree the attic thing sucks. That drain would stop up and knock out the ceiling if I installed another unit on a 24 year old AH. Can...
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    Does the system have dielectric unions on the the...

    Does the system have dielectric unions on the the water connections?
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    Purging on new systems? Seems like most equipment...

    Purging on new systems? Seems like most equipment manf. install guides several year ago told you to purge the lines on systems and start the new system up. How things have change now due to EPA...
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    You may have a 10 seer evaporator on that furnace...

    You may have a 10 seer evaporator on that furnace if it been 3 years since it was replaced. All tax incentive units seem to be at best 16+ seer units. You may also be shocked at what the difference...
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    That looks like a Government or State job. Lowest...

    That looks like a Government or State job. Lowest bidder.
  9. Thread: HVAC interview

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    Last guy I interviewed said he had just came from...

    Last guy I interviewed said he had just came from a job interview with a State employer that asked stupid questions like " What color is coil cleaner" he said that the guy was serious and that after...
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    That's looks like an old Heil, Sears or whirpool...

    That's looks like an old Heil, Sears or whirpool high static package unit.
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    Here the unions do not want the guys to have a...

    Here the unions do not want the guys to have a contractors license because it is competion. It is strange that the state license is a must and is seen as a journeyman card it seems. A journeyman HVAC...
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    The question here is why do you have to wait for...

    The question here is why do you have to wait for the original install to tell you the chamber is bad. It would seem that if the person or friend you have installing the new AC unit should also be...
  13. Thread: goodman vs rheem

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    RHEEM!! RHEEM!!! Everybody knows what I think...

    RHEEM!! RHEEM!!! Everybody knows what I think about that other brand. But it really does depend on the installer. Look for other brands also if you can. Get which one you think is best for your...
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    Robert, bite the bullet and put in a match...

    Robert,
    bite the bullet and put in a match system. It should make your life much simpler as far as heating and air problems.
    You want it to be dependable correct? Just go ahead.
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    Philip, We us them all the time however there...

    Philip,
    We us them all the time however there may be a building code in you area that restricts it. Call the local county building inspector.
  16. Ruud/Rheem Very reliable in the field. We've had...

    Ruud/Rheem Very reliable in the field. We've had very few failures on the new equipment.
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    If your compressor is above the evaporator unit...

    If your compressor is above the evaporator unit it had better be trapped or you'll be SOL running that strip heat all the time just to try to stay warm. Pipe chases are hell to get in those traps in.
  18. Thread: Wye or Tee

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    doc hvac hit the nail on the head. Ask a engineer...

    doc hvac hit the nail on the head. Ask a engineer what static pressure is. Your system should be fine.
  19. If the man showed him a hole in the furnace. We...

    If the man showed him a hole in the furnace. We use the Flute Co220 and it works great in the home area and when even held over a vent. Flute rep showed us that trick. This meter is extreamly...
  20. I agree you need a second opion. Never seen any...

    I agree you need a second opion. Never seen any pin hole crack. Did he do a co test at the registers?
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    The unit sounds like it is to big for the house....

    The unit sounds like it is to big for the house. Either the unit is pulling in humidity from the attic space or it really just sounds like the unit is to large. It isn't running long enough to remove...
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    I agree with hillbilly here. If that unit has a...

    I agree with hillbilly here. If that unit has a pump dn cycle that solenoid sounds like it is leaking by short cycling the compressor.
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    Does anyone know if sure temp is still in...

    Does anyone know if sure temp is still in business?
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    Your giving it more BTUs at -10 than I would. I...

    Your giving it more BTUs at -10 than I would. I agree a new unit. I didn't check that new evap. rating either. And yes for that MP66. Very stable refrigerant it seems.
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    That condensing unit used R12 I think. If so...

    That condensing unit used R12 I think. If so R409a is correct R408 was mainly used for R502 replacements. I have used 409 with very little trouble on mineral and AB oils.
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    Did you install that 409 pill in the distributor?...

    Did you install that 409 pill in the distributor? Another thing I would reset that fan cycling switch to on at approx. 150 and off at 120 or so. Recheck your charge again. I always hate to adjust the...
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    That TEV overheating has been a problem for a...

    That TEV overheating has been a problem for a year or so. Yes you had better take that bulb loose before you solder in that suction. All the Trane schools preach this now.
    They seem to have other...
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    Install a manual reset HP control. It also sounds...

    Install a manual reset HP control. It also sounds like that is short cyclying even with that time delay it it keeps blowing the start componets out. Does it have a pump dn?
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    I just don't seem that Trane QA is what it was...

    I just don't seem that Trane QA is what it was several years ago. WE install Trane and have had numerous problems with them compared to other brands. Customers ask for them you install them and then...
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    Lets get real Trane and American STD have...

    Lets get real Trane and American STD have compressor problems on their high efficency units. Hell in my area go look on the dock at the pallets of 2.5 to 4 ton compressors that have come out of the...
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    I would also look into the heat pump issue if I...

    I would also look into the heat pump issue if I lived in SC. As for the ones you listed I would recommend the Rheem and then a Heil if you just want a good unit. Just make sure you get a good AC...
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    sounds to me like the unit is to large also....

    sounds to me like the unit is to large also. Humidity in the house sounds high sticking to the furniture,always a little stuffy, never comfortable.
  33. Thread: coil freezing ?

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    I see here that you installed a new evaporator....

    I see here that you installed a new evaporator. Did you install nozzle on that new unit? I have found several that guys just solder in a valve and never install the PILL as I call it. They see it...
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    There are several ones all the ones listed are...

    There are several ones all the ones listed are good. I've been to all of the ones listed and they are worth every dime. The one that Revco puts on was the one I like best.
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    I agree here with checking the size of that...

    I agree here with checking the size of that valve. I have only had to adjust the SH on several TXV mostly on the new refrigerants used now. The TXV is very reliable device.
    I have a buddy that works...
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    R290 is correct.

    R290 is correct.
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    Blame the Goverment for the Seer changes. The...

    Blame the Goverment for the Seer changes. The contractor is telling you the truth. 10 seer equipment is very hard to come by.
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    Damage beyond compare! Did he want to sell you...

    Damage beyond compare! Did he want to sell you another unit? Just BS! If the condenser motor goes out is the unit doomed also. Don't use either one of those contractors again. Compressors are tough...
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    I agree with the flare also. The chemical fixes...

    I agree with the flare also. The chemical fixes last for a short time and you can get those products that will seal anything(except when you us it it just want work. I wonder why, damn salesman.)....
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    I agree it sounds to me like you have a drainage...

    I agree it sounds to me like you have a drainage problem on the evap. coil. Is the drain trap properly off the coil?
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    It's almost impossible for this unit to have...

    It's almost impossible for this unit to have cooling your house if the pressures you stated are correct. However the 100 lbs on the low side a strange number for a tech to through out to you also. If...
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    GET THE RHEEM!!!! We install both Trane pays...

    GET THE RHEEM!!!!

    We install both Trane pays for alot of advertising and feeds us well at schools and tries to fill our mind with crap.
    Trane does have a better grade metal however it lookes...
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    I agree use the ammeter it makes life simple....

    I agree use the ammeter it makes life simple. Just disconnect low voltage wire to each componet in your cooling control circuit and put one wire on at a time until meter pegs. You just found your...
  44. Thread: Goodman

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    Goodman units buyer beware!!!!! A real POS if...

    Goodman units buyer beware!!!!!
    A real POS if you know what I mean.
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    DDC Control

    The University of Alabama at Birmingham has a great class on all these control subjects. I found it on the web site under facilities mangagement it think. I have also attended some of their classes....
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    DEPENDS ON WHAT DAY THE INSPECTOR COMES. THEY...

    DEPENDS ON WHAT DAY THE INSPECTOR COMES. THEY WILLN'T IT GO ABOVE 45 DEGREES HERE. PULL THE STUFF. TEMPS ARE USED FOR EXAMPLES AND TOPICS. I KEEP ALL MY BOXES RUNNING BETWEEN 35-40 DEGREES.
  47. I agree 1 1/8. But 7/8 should work for 30 feet.

    I agree 1 1/8. But 7/8 should work for 30 feet.
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    Most start up tech do a good job. You see I said...

    Most start up tech do a good job. You see I said most. It looks like this guy did a good start up. All that information in your owners manual is usually under idea conditions at the factory. Things...
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    overcharge or restriction on high side of system.

    overcharge or restriction on high side of system.
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    Not really. With a 20 degree coil your box should...

    Not really. With a 20 degree coil your box should run around 35 degrees if you cycle the unit off at this temp.
    Put a 8 to 10 degree diff. and the air in the box is now 40-45 at start up again. This...
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