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    I have come across many replacement coils that...

    I have come across many replacement coils that cost almost as much installed as a new air handler. I wouldn't do it on a 12 year old air handler. I come behind others who do this and it ends up...
  2. Thread: Ford Transit

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    Correct. Ecoboost isn't flex fuel. The 3.7L V6 is...

    Correct. Ecoboost isn't flex fuel. The 3.7L V6 is flexfuel.
  3. Thread: Ford Transit

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    I have the same low roof 350 ecoboost and I found...

    I have the same low roof 350 ecoboost and I found out quickly the gas mileage is very dependent on your right foot. If you take advantage of the power it has the mileage suffers. I can get 16 mpg if...
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    I already had a Testo 510 so the pressure switch...

    I already had a Testo 510 so the pressure switch testing with pump is the reason I bought the SDMN6.
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    Never post when tired and sleepy LOL. Is...

    Never post when tired and sleepy LOL.

    Is carrier still using orifice on outdoor unit instead of TXV? Also need all readings.
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    Sounds like the gummed up TXV issue everyone was...

    Sounds like the gummed up TXV issue everyone was seeing during cooling season.
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    I called a good friend who works on york and he...

    I called a good friend who works on york and he told me you can install a sporlan solid core drier in discharge line. It will both act as a filter drier and muffler. No bead style as they will fail....
  8. Thread: Spm-100

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    Yes walls knock the signal down. It's 2.4ghz...

    Yes walls knock the signal down. It's 2.4ghz which doesn't penetrate barriers very well. No barriers its good for 328 feet unless the bluetooth radio in your device is crap. SPM-100 probably has a...
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    We had new hire tech do this. Didn't know it...

    We had new hire tech do this. Didn't know it until the compressor and txv failed just over a year later. He was already gone by then due to other numerous mistakes. Diversitech is a bead drier but I...
  10. Thread: Spm-100

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    What most forget or do not know is Bluetooth by...

    What most forget or do not know is Bluetooth by design has limited range. With that said I have Bluetooth devices that have no problems reaching over 100 feet. My cheap hands free kit keeps...
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    Check the wires from motor that plug into module....

    Check the wires from motor that plug into module. I found one that the insulation was worn off inside motor and would short only when module was attached to motor. If I wouldn't have inspected wires...
  12. This should get you going ST9120U1011...

    This should get you going

    ST9120U1011 Universal Electronic Fan Timer
    St9200u1000 Universal Integrated Furnace Control
    S8610U3009 universal spark module
    ICM controls has some direct...
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    Around $100.

    Around $100.
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    Heatpump defrost control

    Found this gem in the supply house and thought I should share it with you guy's. I love universal parts. Makes a service techs after hours life much easier plus your customers will love that they are...
  15. Thread: Work boot

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    I only do service and most of my service is...

    I only do service and most of my service is medical buildings or residential. I would have to change careers if I had to wear boots again. They destroy my knees.
  16. I have been picking up new customers who have...

    I have been picking up new customers who have goodman units just a few years old. I'm seeing the same thing with their aluminum coils. I have had a few Trane aluminum coils leak but it was bad...
  17. Thread: Work boot

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    Screw boots!! I get a new pair of New Balance...

    Screw boots!! I get a new pair of New Balance shoes twice a year. They weigh nothing and are comfortable. Best thing I ever did for my feet and knees.
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    Have several hours on it now without a hitch. Not...

    Have several hours on it now without a hitch. Not only is it not freezing but the responsiveness is so much better. No longer laggy. Thanks
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    Was this a fieldpiece meter you used? I stopped...

    Was this a fieldpiece meter you used? I stopped trusting fieldpiece meters after they lied to me on many occasions. Seen many shorts to ground with my fluke that my two fieldpiece meters wouldn't...
  20. Many will tell you their bad reputation comes...

    Many will tell you their bad reputation comes solely from hack installers. Goodman will sell to anyone so even if this was the sole reason for their bad reputation they would still deserve it for...
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    Fresh restart it does the same thing. I can kill...

    Fresh restart it does the same thing. I can kill every app that isn't necessary leaving over a gig of ram free same thing. Sprint hasn't rolled out any update for my S5 since 5.0.
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    Yes 0.8.9 Samsung S5 Lollipop 5.0

    Yes 0.8.9 Samsung S5 Lollipop 5.0
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    Still having this issue. Last update has made it...

    Still having this issue. Last update has made it worse than ever.
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    We have installed several hundred Hyperion AH...

    We have installed several hundred Hyperion AH with XV20i's and absolutely zero control board failures. Just spoke with local rep and he hasn't seen the failures you are speaking of. Trane has not...
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    Ford can beat a chevy V8 with a V6 LOL ...

    Ford can beat a chevy V8 with a V6 LOL

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1y45zPEE4Rs

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23O-hS-r0gQ
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    When I complained to Jim he acted like I was the...

    When I complained to Jim he acted like I was the only person to have the issue and it was only with my specific model of phone. I tried it on several android devices and they all had the issue, some...
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    I also own both, my wife and kids like the apple...

    I also own both, my wife and kids like the apple stuff. We will just have to agree to disagree. That said the android imanifold app is terrible.
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    While I agree the imanifold app works best on IOS...

    While I agree the imanifold app works best on IOS it isn't because everything works better on IOS. In fact that couldn't be further from the truth. I have used both and top tier android phones run...
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    I was mistaken. I thought I bought it at home...

    I was mistaken. I thought I bought it at home depot but it was Frys electronics.
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    Tell the installers to quit brazing the lines...

    Tell the installers to quit brazing the lines without removing them. We have installed hundreds of them and the only ones with issue were the first few the installers didn't remove them while brazing.
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    Our local home depot carries it in the electrical...

    Our local home depot carries it in the electrical section
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    I used it on my cell phone when it quit charging....

    I used it on my cell phone when it quit charging. Also used it on a headphone jack on my pc that had a bunch of static. Fixed both up nicely.
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    Everything in that doc is true but changing the...

    Everything in that doc is true but changing the line set on every replacement is not needed and in most cases just a waste of materials and money. If the oil is clean the issues that doc cover do not...
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    I will not use line set flush unless it is...

    I will not use line set flush unless it is absolutely needed. A little left over clean oil isn't gonna get it. 10% mineral oil isn't going to hurt a 410a system at all. When I do use it, I use...
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    Agree super seal is the one to stay away from. It...

    Agree super seal is the one to stay away from. It has a distinct smell so I smell the refrigerant on all units before I hook up my imanifold. It will ruin your gauges. I will use the nu calgon on...
  36. The smaller units it happens quicker and it is...

    The smaller units it happens quicker and it is easy to clear. The 4 and 5 ton units I found with the issue took 6+ months to show and have been harder to clear. Full 24 hours just to get above...
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    We install a ton of the 824/850/950 stats. I have...

    We install a ton of the 824/850/950 stats. I have an 824 on my unit at home. It has a screen saver but it is just a black background with the temp moving around. Same screen saver most of my...
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    Copeland didn't invent the scroll compressor....

    Copeland didn't invent the scroll compressor. That goes to some french guy in early 1900's. The scroll concept was re-invented by a Physicist named Niels Young in 1972. He took it to Arthur D....
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    Latest update brought with it the issues last...

    Latest update brought with it the issues last update drastically improved. Hanging every 3-5 seconds and a laggy interface.
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    Never liked working out of trucks. Getting the...

    Never liked working out of trucks. Getting the doors on the tool bins popped and cleaned out several times only made me hate them even more. Absolute rubbish locks on them and the thieves know it....
  41. Thread: 407c

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    I have been behind numerous other companies who...

    I have been behind numerous other companies who sold customers dry units and charged it with 407C. Complaint is the old unit barely kept up on 100 degree days and the new one can't. IMO r22 is still...
  42. Thread: 407c

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    The 407c 7% capacity loss is already tough to...

    The 407c 7% capacity loss is already tough to deal with on properly sized units 28% capacity loss isn't gonna cut it unless units are way over sized.
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    I have had to beat this into the heads of other...

    I have had to beat this into the heads of other techs I work with. They thought they can check a charge when the system has only ran 5 minutes then are confused when they get callback and unit is...
  44. If the valves you replaced didn't have buildup on...

    If the valves you replaced didn't have buildup on spring and push pin then it isn't the rust inhibitor issue. I have taken apart many before Trane approved the mjx additive and they were covered in a...
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    It only seemed to freeze a couple times so a huge...

    It only seemed to freeze a couple times so a huge improvement. Another thing I didn't like was the lag going from screen to screen which is much improved in this update. Tell the programmers thank...
  46. Thread: Mini rosebud

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    It sucks. A regular tip works better. If you want...

    It sucks. A regular tip works better. If you want a rosebud get the Uniweld Type17-15
  47. Thread: dash cam

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    Another really good choice^^

    Another really good choice^^
  48. Thread: dash cam

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    I have 2 of them. One up front and one out back....

    I have 2 of them. One up front and one out back. They have a parking mode where they constantly loop record but motion triggers them to save the files. I have seen scum checking to see if my doors...
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    Thanks for the reply's guys. The aapion one looks...

    Thanks for the reply's guys. The aapion one looks good but a bit more than I would like to spend. I figure if I'm going to spend that much i'll wait and spend it on the imanifold wireless when it's...
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    Even if it is the UEI version? If not I...

    Even if it is the UEI version? If not I understand.
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