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  1. have ac contractor back out and make sure...

    have ac contractor back out and make sure refrigerant charge is where is should be and make sure air handler is wired correctly. if not fan motor may not spool up to capacity.
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    try turning off power to the system and reboot. ...

    try turning off power to the system and reboot. power meaning system breakers in house electrical breaker panel.
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    Call the service co. Make sure the transformer is...

    Call the service co. Make sure the transformer is has a large enough VA and make sure it's tapped right for the supplied voltage to the unit. Sounds like a low voltage issue.
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    I see. Now I must think what caused the...

    I see. Now I must think what caused the compressor to fail. No preventative maintenance? Power surge? Bad start component? Pests? (Hard for customers to believe a lizard or ants can take these...
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    Leave it at default.

    Leave it at default.
  6. I find it interesting that all of a sudden, you...

    I find it interesting that all of a sudden, you have an interest in refrigerant charging charts. Interesting.
  7. Which of these 3 companies performed a heatload...

    Which of these 3 companies performed a heatload calculation to give you those type of answers?
  8. Jujitsu? Haven't heard of that brand just yet. ...

    Jujitsu? Haven't heard of that brand just yet. Where can I get one? Sounds tough.
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    Read your manual for the controller. Dont have...

    Read your manual for the controller. Dont have it? Go online. Carrier makes it very easy to find their manuals and literature. Just input your controller model number into carriers search engine...
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    And why is Labor more expensive? I did not see...

    And why is Labor more expensive? I did not see an answer. I saw you learned a lesson. As a contractor, I want to know what you learned so I can pass that along, to save my customers $$$$$ Thanks.
  11. Thread: planed service

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    older guys? Im an older guy and i was taught to...

    older guys? Im an older guy and i was taught to "burp" the hoses when they are pulled off the ports. Now I use hoses with non bleed adapters. Us older guys aint to happy with all the regs put on...
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    Heatload calc or your going to just extend your...

    Heatload calc or your going to just extend your problem for another 10-15 yrs
  13. Check to see if the system your installing is an...

    Check to see if the system your installing is an inverter type as most mini splits are. They have a working btu "range". If the system is slightly oversized, in this case, 3000btuh which equate to...
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    Wow! What a scary looking job! Where is the...

    Wow! What a scary looking job! Where is the Auxillary Pan? when that primary drain in the cooling coil plugs, water is going to drip onto your new ceiling. I would strongly advise an auxillary...
  15. Go with your gut? What? There is a huge...

    Go with your gut? What? There is a huge discrepancy between unit sizes, and obviously this homeowner has not had a professional heat load applied to his residence. Talk about walking into a...
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    Goodman AC's are made in TX. Installed many of...

    Goodman AC's are made in TX. Installed many of them with 0 problems. Come with a 10 year warranty on parts. 99% of problems with AC's is the installation phase of the AC. There is no end to what...
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    Your Return flex needs to carry back 1600 cfm. ...

    Your Return flex needs to carry back 1600 cfm. Consider an 18 - 20 " flex size as your return. If you break it into 2 returns, go with 2 14" flex ducts. This keeps the return from starving the AC.
  18. Hot gas getting by?

    Hot gas getting by?
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    No

    No
  20. stay at 800 so if blower is delayed off and is...

    stay at 800
    so if blower is delayed off and is ramping up, and the compressor is not running, what happens to all the moisture on the evaporator coil and in the drain pan? it reevaporates back into...
  21. A high Suction Temp

    A high Suction Temp
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    anyone the btu for a 750 sqft glass cabin? get a...

    anyone the btu for a 750 sqft glass cabin? get a heat load done or you may be sorry. there is no such thing as rule of thumb for ac installations. period.
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    Your first issue is you have a mismatched system,...

    Your first issue is you have a mismatched system, so who knows what your getting with capacity and efficiency. Goodman does not engineer their equipment to work with lennox and same goes for lennox...
  24. make sure your contractor registered your...

    make sure your contractor registered your equipment with carrier, or you do it, so you max out on the 10 year parts warranty. if not registered, you only get 5 year warranty on all parts.
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    I agree with Baldy. I have installed a lot of...

    I agree with Baldy. I have installed a lot of Daikins, not so new here is SFL.
  26. Thread: Bad TXV ???

    by czkidd
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    If your airflow speed through the evaporator coil...

    If your airflow speed through the evaporator coil slows down, your temperature will also drop. Slow air flow across the evap coil can be caused by dirty filters, dirty coil, bad evaporator fan...
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    what is the rule of thumb, for, say, a glass...

    what is the rule of thumb, for, say, a glass house? If you load your house correctly, then you'll have your answer. I load up houses to and sometimes, am surprised by the calc. Then really...
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    Not sure where you are located, but in FL, you do...

    Not sure where you are located, but in FL, you do not typically need an electrical permit to changeout an AC. As far as the contractor goes with those stipulations, welcome to our government...
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    Do u still have it. Go sale? I have book. But no...

    Do u still have it. Go sale? I have book. But no tool.
  30. Thread: LG VRF 2

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    LG VRF 2

    :gah:

    Have LG system setup master/slave. Receiving codes ch 25(over\under volt limits reached) and 212(slave unit inverter PCB error. System shutdown). How is it determined if it's the master or...
  31. Thread: Outside temps

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    Exactly

    Exactly
  32. Give it some return air. Unit cannot breathe

    Give it some return air. Unit cannot breathe
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    Bad Condenser Fan Motor

    Customer called me out for first time for look and see. Got there and then I saw. More of S FL wiring condenser fan motors. Someone failed to tell the lazy crack tech that the wires aren't rated...
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    Try sealing the base around the air handler with...

    Try sealing the base around the air handler with caulking if the air handler is sitting vertically on a return air stand. The air handler may be sucking in raw(untreated) air around the air handler...
  35. Thread: apartment help

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    Using Opposed Blade Dampers on your Supply Air...

    Using Opposed Blade Dampers on your Supply Air Grilles will allow you to adjust air pressures(blowing air out of grilles) to the areas that do not have enough. You will have to change all grilles to...
  36. Thread: TXV Problems

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    We install a good amount of Amana and Goodman...

    We install a good amount of Amana and Goodman products. So far, no TXV problems. Had some with RHEEM though. You may have to tweak the TXV's on Goodman when acheiving your sub cool and superheat...
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    Are you the tech? You got alot of numbers there...

    Are you the tech? You got alot of numbers there to be the homer.
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    Have the tech do a comprehensiv leak check. Have...

    Have the tech do a comprehensiv leak check. Have him reclaim the freon out of the system, cut the refrigerant circuit from the condenser and evaporator coil. Seal the cuts at all cuts and have him...
  40. No wonder there is a mass migration from that...

    No wonder there is a mass migration from that state. Why do the people in CA keep voting these freaks in? I would pack up and leave at this point. Yikes.
  41. Thread: For the Birds

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    For the Birds

    Had a big HVAC service company go in for 19.95 and tell the customer she had a supply air duct problem. We went in after and got the job. Replaced duct and cleaned evap coil. Feathers coming out...
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    Well said Heaterman

    Well said Heaterman
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    I agree with Bladloonie. If you do your home...

    I agree with Bladloonie. If you do your home work right you could get a 16 SEER system, if it fits, for the price of a 13 SEER installed. We are going to offer this in our upcoming campaign. That...
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    I believe the 2008 form is good for 2009. I read...

    I believe the 2008 form is good for 2009. I read it on the IRS's site. Check back at their site when you can and see if it will do for you. The form is 5695 just like form 1040. The year date...
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    Not only are manufactures rebates a possibility...

    Not only are manufactures rebates a possibility but look for your local utility rebates and Federal Government rebates on high efficiency equipment. You can really make out if you do your homework. ...
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    Trane makes a small Air Handler that is Variable...

    Trane makes a small Air Handler that is Variable Speed with a front return. We put them in Condo closets all the time. You may get the efficiency out of it. Not sure with the half ton sizes 16...
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    Download Form 5695 at the IRS's web site and that...

    Download Form 5695 at the IRS's web site and that will guide you to the credit. It's a good deal. That is actual money in your pocket, unless of course you owe money.
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    Are your grilles OBD (Opposed Blade Damper) type?...

    Are your grilles OBD (Opposed Blade Damper) type? if not you CANNOT EFFECTIVELY balance anything. We balance homes after installs as a requisite and it is important. If the home owner does not...
  49. Thread: Load Calcs

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    Insulation in attic has a good R Value? Did one...

    Insulation in attic has a good R Value? Did one of these contractors mentions an Air Test & Balance for the home. We do them all the time here in S FL and the results of a T & B usually eliminates...
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    Trane had a recall on the Clean Effects. Make...

    Trane had a recall on the Clean Effects. Make sure you don't fall into that category. The cells on mine were replaced. I did not experience the smell you are having with my Clean effects. If you...
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