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1. ## Thread: Favorite equipment to work on?

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### X2 I hate hard to reach caps...

X2 I hate hard to reach caps...
2. ## Thread: Amana Air Command 80 w/ Honeywell S8910U Ignition Failure

by CoolShowers
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### I'm ignorant of this particular furnace, but is...

I'm ignorant of this particular furnace, but is it HSI? That could be bad if it doesn't light due to colder ambient temps.
3. ## Thread: Fujitsu General AST2424PBA-W

by CoolShowers
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### Call Fujitsu directly: (866) 952-8324 It's...

Call Fujitsu directly: (866) 952-8324
It's their US office in NJ. They like knowing when stuff's wrong with their units. Crazy Asian perfectionists. ;)
4. ## Thread: customers too stupid to own hvac equipment

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### Our instructor in school posed a similar...

Our instructor in school posed a similar situation with us and what we could do to help customers who are going from hot air to heat pump. Lowering fan speed and adding a humidifier were two strong...
5. ## Thread: Electric heater calculation

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### I made that mistake when in school on a test....

I made that mistake when in school on a test. Never again! ;)
6. ## Thread: Electric heater calculation

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### Electric heater calculation

This bwd ^

40135 / 3.413 / 240 = 49a
7. ## Thread: Electric heater calculation

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### Find your resistance by taking 240v / 49a = 4.9...

Find your resistance by taking 240v / 49a = 4.9 ohms. Now take 230v / 4.9 = 47a. 230 * 47 * 3.413 = 36,894 btu
8. ## Thread: This question has been buggin me since start of the day

by CoolShowers
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### Subcooling, but then it's a sensible heat loss,...

Subcooling, but then it's a sensible heat loss, not latent. ;)
9. ## Thread: suction temp fluctuation

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### What's airflow like?

What's airflow like?
10. ## Thread: Question for any body who can help...

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### First, you only posted a couple hours ago; have...

First, you only posted a couple hours ago; have some patience. Second, if the customer doesn't care and you've warned them of possible complications/setbacks, then that's their problem if something...
11. ## Thread: REPLACING A FAULTY TXV VAVLVE

by CoolShowers
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### Even if you've been out for two years, you should...

Even if you've been out for two years, you should still know the answer to that question. So it's not a bash, rather a "you should know better, but since you don't, get a pro."

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### Also, try shutting the unit off, take the wire...

Also, try shutting the unit off, take the wire off the board that leads to the contactor, restore power, and check voltage from board common or Y to the power out if the board. If you have 24v, it...

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### I once had a Lennox board that did not allow 24v...

I once had a Lennox board that did not allow 24v to the contactor if it sensed a short in the coil. You may have something similar. Try replacing the contactor and see if it fires.
14. ## Thread: What if 500 just isn't gonna happen?

by CoolShowers
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### To reference another post, when's the last time...

To reference another post, when's the last time you changed the oil? :-P
15. ## Thread: whats better getting paid commission or hourly wage

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### Hourly wage anytime over commission IMO. I'd...

Hourly wage anytime over commission IMO. I'd rather have that steady flow instead of bursts here and there. It'd make my wife nuts trying to do the budget. ;)
16. ## Thread: I bet none of us do this

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### I've not seen it done in the field, but whenever...

I've not seen it done in the field, but whenever I have my own someday I plan on changing it often. The moisture from the air in the system still saturates the oil and diminishes efficiency. Plus...
17. ## Thread: Not a problem, Just a question!

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### Higher SEER rated units don't follow the ambient...

Higher SEER rated units don't follow the ambient +30 rule I've found. When I charge units for residential developments owned by a certain company, I'll do ambient +15 and see what my suction pressure...
18. ## Thread: Trane evaporator size?

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### Model #? Can't help if we have no numbers or...

Model #? Can't help if we have no numbers or other info.
19. ## Thread: There are people who should not own tools

by CoolShowers
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### There are people who should not own tools

I had a good one today. Call is no ac and that's it's leaking and spraying something. I'm thinking condensate issue of some sort, so off I go.

When I get there, the customer tells me he found his...

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### We did one on a RTU but cut the copper at the...

We did one on a RTU but cut the copper at the valve side using a saw and then unsweated the remaining copper. :whistle:
Damn 1" copper can be a PITA for brazing, especially with a rev valve!
21. ## Thread: Daikin mini split quality?

by CoolShowers
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### They make perfect sense.... to...

They make perfect sense.... to someone....maybe.... :whistle:
22. ## Thread: East coast weather

by CoolShowers
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### Thankfully folks have been very nice during this...

Thankfully folks have been very nice during this heat wave when I've gone to look at systems. No horror stories....yet.

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### July of 81 or 2002 based on...

July of 81 or 2002 based on http://www.buildingcenter.org/york
24. ## Thread: Old Sears condenser model number

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### I'd think 2.5 tons with the "30" there.

I'd think 2.5 tons with the "30" there.

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### The call center said it wasn't an emergency?...

The call center said it wasn't an emergency? That's dumb.
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