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  1. Thread: Lennox combo??

    by Joker
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    No its rated for 3 tons of cooling. Just make...

    No its rated for 3 tons of cooling. Just make sure they give you the certificate showing tax credit certified before paying.
  2. Thread: Lennox combo??

    by Joker
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    Are there any numbers after the XP16-036? ...

    Are there any numbers after the XP16-036?

    Something like a "XP16-036-230/05" or "XP16-036-230-05"

    The last unit with a TXV added to the coil will get the tax credit.

    The basic model will...
  3. I had an Amana do the same thing to me the other...

    I had an Amana do the same thing to me the other day more or less.
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    I told you on another post that they would need...

    I told you on another post that they would need to come back and check the charge. 410A has super high head pressure and with a hot house and hot outside some guys are a bit timid about putting the...
  5. Nope. Its hard enough to get the guys to mastic...

    Nope. Its hard enough to get the guys to mastic the plenum duct joint. These guys work for many companies and do new construction. They thought I was BSing them when I ask them to seal the joint. I...
  6. Are you joking! Most units are lucky to be...

    Are you joking! Most units are lucky to be strapped let alone sealed.

    Truth strap both inner and outer then mastic. Never have I ever seen someone mastic inner liner. I have done this by...
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    If you or the installer have registered the units...

    If you or the installer have registered the units with Trane it comes with a 10 year parts warranty. If not then it comes with a 5 year warrant.
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    How did you see the coil since its encased in the...

    How did you see the coil since its encased in the air handler?

    Sometimes if you have to remove a coil to get in up in the attic. It may get slightly damaged. If the damage is a small % of the coil...
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    If it was very hot in the house when they put it...

    If it was very hot in the house when they put it in have them come by and check the system(charge). Hot humid houses are out of the range of design charts which we go by to charge a system. What...
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    Whens the last time you had the unit serviced? It...

    Whens the last time you had the unit serviced? It may just need to be serviced.
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    Do you have a 2 stage cooling system? Do you...

    Do you have a 2 stage cooling system?

    Do you have the model # for the outside?
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    I just put in a 3.5 ton XR 15 today and it did...

    I just put in a 3.5 ton XR 15 today and it did have the Jacket and it was very quiet. I explained the unit and all that we had done while standing next to the unit and we did not raise our voices nor...
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    ARI # 3933740 Active Systems XL16I TRANE ...

    ARI # 3933740 Active Systems XL16I TRANE
    4TTX6060E1
    4TXFH063CZ3
    TUD2D120B9V5
    Tonnage 55000
    eer 13.00
    seer 16.00
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    Is the old slab poured in place attached to the...

    Is the old slab poured in place attached to the house? That would be the only reason not to change it.
  15. 3485824 4TTX5024A1 ...

    3485824 4TTX5024A1 4TXCC005CC3 *UD060R9V3** 25800 13.00 15.75
    4171107 4TTX5024A1 4TXCC005CC3 *UD2B060A9V3 25800 13.00 15.75
    4216920 4TTX5024A1 4TXCC006CC3 ************* ...
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    The XR 15 is a stripped down XLi16 with out 2...

    The XR 15 is a stripped down XLi16 with out 2 stages. Be very happy.

    As for the filters 4" filter last longer between changing. Its all I sell unless customer ask for 1".
    The only down fall is...
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    I have on occasions knocked out the back sheet...

    I have on occasions knocked out the back sheet rock to get me 3 more inches to make the closet work. Some times you just have to rebuild the closet or move the furnace to the attic.

    I don't know...
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    Not sure if this is what you wanted but here it...

    Not sure if this is what you wanted but here it is

    [(new seer - old seer) div old seer ] * 100% equals the percentage of savings in cooling mode of energy consumed by a/c. This does not mean the...
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    Problem is during cooling the furnace heat...

    Problem is during cooling the furnace heat exchanger is open to air from the other side of the blower conditioned air you breath. The open air opposite conditioned air will sweat and ruin your heat...
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    :ditto:

    :ditto:
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    Just a cheap fart fan pumps about 65-100 CFM....

    Just a cheap fart fan pumps about 65-100 CFM. Granger will have all you need.
  22. To sweat in a TXV is no easy task. You can change...

    To sweat in a TXV is no easy task. You can change just the TXV.

    I had to replace a Trane evaporator coil once and the cost of the replacement evaporator coil was more expensive than buying the...
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    :rules: I guess the first statement threw me...

    :rules:

    I guess the first statement threw me off! LOL

    Sorry for not reading the whole thing before commenting.
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    What if the restriction is in the condenser unit?...

    What if the restriction is in the condenser unit?

    Then it would cause the low pressure to back up giving a high low pressure.

    I have seen this with my own eyes. Not very common problem. Most...
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    I had the H-10. It was ok. I have had probably 6...

    I had the H-10. It was ok. I have had probably 6 really nice detectors in my life time as a tech. I could find leaks but not exactly. I am a stickler for wanting to see exactly where the leak is. "In...
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    Because I have seen Armaflex "fumes" set off my...

    Because I have seen Armaflex "fumes" set off my meter. I just like knowing for sure if I have found "the" leak causing the problem. I get paid to find and fix a problem. I really just hate being a...
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    Being florida you kinda wonder about moisture...

    Being florida you kinda wonder about moisture removal.

    I guess only time will tell. I have seen plenty of over sized units that gave low bills and cooled the house perfectly. Life is strange at...
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    At 2300 you are borderline either way depending...

    At 2300 you are borderline either way depending on house insulation and tightness.
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    I was thinking the same thing. LOL I have some...

    I was thinking the same thing. LOL

    I have some that I could not find. Informed them that most leaks are in the evaporator coil and if they wanted to do something about the leak the best thing to...
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    What is the square foot of the house?

    What is the square foot of the house?
  31. I feel for your. I worked 2 jobs for warranty...

    I feel for your. I worked 2 jobs for warranty company and thats all I could stomach. Waiting an hour on the phone to collect $45 is ridiculous since I was there for 1/2 an hour investigating the...
  32. Don't warranty companies have a 30 day window...

    Don't warranty companies have a 30 day window from the start to which they can claim preexisting problem in such cases as yours?

    People rely on home warranties to fix to much and forget they are...
  33. Thread: Welded contacts

    by Joker
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    I was kinda thinking the same thing or maybe a...

    I was kinda thinking the same thing or maybe a apartment maintenance guy.
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    Yes. Im sure thats what knocked out your meter. ...

    Yes. Im sure thats what knocked out your meter. Unless you had your meter set on amp(or something else) its the only reason you would have lost both meters. I believe those EMF ratings are under...
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    When checking a start kit you use a clamp-on amp...

    When checking a start kit you use a clamp-on amp meter and see if it jumps indicating you had amperage. If you are lucky you have max mode on your clamp-on as I do to see "defection", which old...
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    Excellent advice. The more you use it the more...

    Excellent advice. The more you use it the more you know how to use it properly and understand its limitations.
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    I have only once used dye and was not impressed....

    I have only once used dye and was not impressed. I use a sniffer and an ultra sonic detector. If my sniffer doesn't work right or the leak is so big it will not work right I use ultra sonic. Then...
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    Its a good way to ruin a heat exchanger. The...

    Its a good way to ruin a heat exchanger. The super cold air will cause the furnace heat exchanger to sweat and rust profusely causing premature death of furnace.

    I see them do it on commercial...
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    ::DD: Old habits die hard. BTW have you seen...

    ::DD:

    Old habits die hard. BTW have you seen my "crescent" wrench??? ;)
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    You did not give us enough info to agree or...

    You did not give us enough info to agree or disagree.
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    Never had a spine fin coil go bad. But they do...

    Never had a spine fin coil go bad. But they do make a repair kit if there is a whole in one.

    BTW I did check availability of the coil and there are non. It would have to be factory made coil.
    ...
  42. Thread: pm

    by Joker
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    WOW! No way! I would have blown up at the court...

    WOW! No way! I would have blown up at the court for such a ridiculous claim. Especially if the unit was more than 10 years old!

    I never liked the term "PM" anyway and never use that term.
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    Sub cool, Super heat, Low pressure, high...

    Sub cool, Super heat, Low pressure, high pressure, refrig?, TD, inside DB, supply grill output, outside temp. With out those you/we are just guessing.
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    If they add freon tell them to find and fix the...

    If they add freon tell them to find and fix the leak!

    FYI
    Freon does not dissipate it must leak out.
  45. Thread: RX-11 flush

    by Joker
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    I have used it a few times on bad burn outs and...

    I have used it a few times on bad burn outs and it really didn't seem to do anything more than what nitrogen would do.

    I have not been that impressed with it. Anyone had good luck with it?
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    Roughly speaking 15-20TD after 5 to 10 minutes of...

    Roughly speaking 15-20TD after 5 to 10 minutes of run time.

    Whens the last time you had the unit serviced?

    I went to one today where the unit had to be over sized and still ran all day....
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    They are always improving the units. Every 10...

    They are always improving the units. Every 10 years the improvement is nite and day difference.
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    I would not wait at all. I would start it up to...

    I would not wait at all. I would start it up to let the moisture start removing the soap from the coil as soon as I stop spraying the coil.
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    The P-Trap looks acceptable. Make sure you mix...

    The P-Trap looks acceptable. Make sure you mix the soap well. I don't remember what the soap per water mix is. If it will go through the techs sprayer then its probably mixed enough. Just guessing; 5...
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    Get your tech to spray some dishwasher soap with...

    Get your tech to spray some dishwasher soap with "Sheeting action" on the evaporator coil. It will put the slickness back on the evaporator coil. Make sure he applies it liberally.

    Make sure the...
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