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    Thanks for all the helpful replies, Guys! I think...

    Thanks for all the helpful replies, Guys! I think I'll just let the board of trustees decide what to do about the cooler.
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    If I put in a new compressor, drier and cap tube,...

    If I put in a new compressor, drier and cap tube, can I put in r134a in place of the original r12 and get the same performance?
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    I had the amp clamp around the start cap wire...

    I had the amp clamp around the start cap wire when I it read 1.2 amps. I didn't think to clamp around the common wire. I'll do that. I checked the start cap MFD. It read out 207 MFD's which was...
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    I'm pulling 1.2 amps for a few seconds, then the...

    I'm pulling 1.2 amps for a few seconds, then the overload trips. The overload resets and the same process starts over. Funny thing, though, is that I'm not hearing a hum. I've ohmed out the...
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    I'll do that when I can remember. I keep...

    I'll do that when I can remember. I keep forgetting.
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    It does have a current relay.

    It does have a current relay.
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    I'm sure it's older than 5 years. Is the age of...

    I'm sure it's older than 5 years. Is the age of the unit printed on the nameplate?

    I did check the start relay by putting a voltmeter on the proper terminals and setting the meter on min/max. It...
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    No, I cleaned the condenser weeks before it quit.

    No, I cleaned the condenser weeks before it quit.
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    I'll make sure it only drops out after it starts.

    I'll make sure it only drops out after it starts.
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    Thanks! I'll give that a try.

    Thanks! I'll give that a try.
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    True GDM-12 soda cooler

    My church has a True GDM-12 soda cooler that has quit working. The compressor will click as if it's going to start, and then, almost immediately it will click again and fail to start. I checked the...
  12. Thread: Start relay

    by mldncx1
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    Start relay

    How do y'all select a start relay replacement. The ones I have looked at are rated by volts and pickup minimum and maximum. The one I took out is marked with the Carrier part number, nothing about...
  13. Thread: Puzzled

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    The noise I hear is like the rattling noise you...

    The noise I hear is like the rattling noise you get when you're adding refrigerant as a liquid.
  14. Thread: Puzzled

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    I'll check those measurements tomorrow and get...

    I'll check those measurements tomorrow and get back to you.
  15. Thread: Puzzled

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    Superheat was 2 degrees.

    Superheat was 2 degrees.
  16. Thread: Puzzled

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    I should have mentioned the superheat. It was 2...

    I should have mentioned the superheat. It was 2 degrees. That's why I hesitated to add any refrigerant.
  17. Thread: Puzzled

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    TXV

    Yes, TXV on indoor coil
  18. Thread: Puzzled

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    Puzzled

    I'm dealing with a Bryant heat pump, model 633ajx060-b. The problem is that I'm only getting a 10 degree temp drop across the indoor coil. It's a 410a system. My pressures were 245/160 at a 70 degree...
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    I should have been clearer. This tank would be...

    I should have been clearer. This tank would be used only for scrap refrigerant.
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    Homemade refrigerant recovery cylinder

    Could a used propane grill cylinder be modified to use as a refrigerant recovery cylinder?
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    The leak is in the coil. I always heard that the...

    The leak is in the coil. I always heard that the copper was too thin to braze.
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    It's R410A.

    It's R410A.
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    Year of the outdoor unit is 2002. It's a 12 SEER.

    Year of the outdoor unit is 2002. It's a 12 SEER.
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    Heat pump outdoor unit compatability

    My church has a heat pump system with a leaking outdoor unit. I'm a former HVAC service tech who has been retired for several years. I would like to replace the unit for the church but I don't know...
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    I'm just posting in order to find this thread...

    I'm just posting in order to find this thread again.
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    Thanks, Sky! I agree with you. I see nothing...

    Thanks, Sky! I agree with you. I see nothing wrong with that practice. I believe the bulk of the responsibility should be on the contractor.
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    Can anyone explain to me the term "bought down...

    Can anyone explain to me the term "bought down the warranty"?
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    What does that mean? The installer "buys down"...

    What does that mean? The installer "buys down" the manufacturers warranty? How does that work?
  29. Thread: Defrost mode

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    Defrost mode

    I own a Kenmore model 2539668421 refrigerator. It seems to go into defrost mode much more often than it would need to. What determines when it goes into defrost? Time, temp or both? Does anyone have...
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    Please let me in!

    I just realized that I have 14 posts here. So I'm going to take RoBoTeq's advice and let him know how much I admire him and that he's my idol and that is the biggest reason I would like to be...
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    I agree with Mark. When I was in trade school...

    I agree with Mark.

    When I was in trade school I heard a lot of bad things about Goodman. It was referred to as Junktrol.

    But when I got out in the field I found that Goodman equipment had...
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    Great tip!

    Thanks, udarrell, for a helpful tip.
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    I run into the same problem around here. I'm...

    I run into the same problem around here.

    I'm retired but work during the busy season for my old boss doing PM's. When I come up against this I'm stuck between a rock and a hard place.

    On the...
  34. Thread: Compatible?

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    Compatible?

    My brother's church is considering replacing the 25 year old air handler, Ruud model uhqa 1220 t. The heat pump is an Arcoaire, model yj036gb1 only 9 years old. It's a mismatched system that requires...
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    That's an EZ Trap. It has a float switch...

    That's an EZ Trap. It has a float switch installed and wired to shut the system down in case the drain backs up. The red dial looking thing is a cap that can be removed to use the brush that comes...
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    Thanks!

    That's it. I just hope I can find it again next time on my own.

    Thanks, guys!
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    Tips and tricks?

    I feel like an idiot. I just looked at "tips and tricks" yesterday and found it quite informative and very entertaining. Today I can't find it. Can someone direct me to it?
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    filter grill

    Return air filter grill seems like the best idea to me. Being sure to remove the filter from the existing filter box.
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    can't see 'um

    I'd love to look at that system, but I can't get the photos to come up. Anyone else having that problem?
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    Yesterday I pumped down the system, blew...

    Yesterday I pumped down the system, blew backwards thru the lineset and ecoil, and inspected the metering pin. I didn't find anything so I pulled a vacuum down to 300 microns and made sure it held...
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    aircooled53, I love the quote at the bottom of...

    aircooled53,

    I love the quote at the bottom of your post! How very true.
  42. Thread: My helper

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    The little gal really looks like she knows what...

    The little gal really looks like she knows what she's doing!

    She belongs in the "Wall of Pride"
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    I would guess defrost cycle, too. My fridge does...

    I would guess defrost cycle, too. My fridge does a lot of popping when it defrosts.
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    From all the info you've given, it seems to me...

    From all the info you've given, it seems to me that it must be a return located in your laundry room. That shouldn't be! For any reason I can think of.

    Close it off. Can't hurt, probably help.
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    That's just one of the ways low bidders get to be...

    That's just one of the ways low bidders get to be low bidders!
  46. Thread: Any danger?

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    The ceiling cable is indeed imbedded in the...

    The ceiling cable is indeed imbedded in the plaster. I've heard that one way to locate the wire is to wet the ceiling with water, crank up the heat, and look where the ceiling dries first. Even if...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks for the tips, guys.

    I plan to pump the system down, blow nitrogen backwards thru the lineset and Ecoil, open up and look at the metering pin, and install a filter drier. I'll let you all...
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    I was afraid that having forgotten to install the...

    I was afraid that having forgotten to install the filter drier that some flakes inside the lines from brazing might have come loose and be obstructing the metering pin.

    Anyone see that as a...
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    It's a Bryant 10 SEER system. I bought it "right"...

    It's a Bryant 10 SEER system. I bought it "right" when my boss lost his deal with a local builder and had some extras in his floor plan with the Bryant distributor.

    I thought the superheat to be a...
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    It's a fixed orifice.

    It's a fixed orifice.
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