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    I hate to say this, but that unit has never been...

    I hate to say this, but that unit has never been started up yet. The manuals are normally inside the burner area when it shipped from the factory. The best part is we leave them by the side of the...
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    I did this last winter when hooking up to my high...

    I did this last winter when hooking up to my high side on a older system that I never seen. It wouldn't stop pouring out of the value core where the gauge was connected to and I finally went in and...
  3. Thread: TXV

    by shanemorton
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    Thanks Gravity, I had flow in heat mode, but...

    Thanks Gravity,

    I had flow in heat mode, but was low. It was the TXV that was the issue, all fixed.
  4. Thread: TXV

    by shanemorton
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    oldguy1949, The low pressure switches on...

    oldguy1949,

    The low pressure switches on Carriers do open around 20 psi, I have seen them open around that pressure and like I said the suction had pulled into a vacuum which should had opened the...
  5. Thread: TXV

    by shanemorton
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    Like I said, this unit is four years old, so I...

    Like I said, this unit is four years old, so I don't think these are the same issues with the TXVs that we had last year and yes I had a couple of those too with the scroll compressor. I did not...
  6. Someone in my company used it to repair a inducer...

    Someone in my company used it to repair a inducer fan blower for a 90 percent furnace and it worked for about a year until it broke again. We ended up replacing the whole thing after that.
  7. Thread: TXV

    by shanemorton
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    TXV

    So I had a service call early this week about the OD unit being frozen. It's a Carrier HP split system and it's only four years old. The issue was that the whole OD unit was solid frozen, I had to...
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    jmsmars1, Don't feel bad, I went to a service...

    jmsmars1,

    Don't feel bad, I went to a service call on a Saturday. Told us they had a labor and part warranty. I drove 45 mins to get there and fixed the problem. Found out a week later that...
  9. Thread: Errrrr

    by shanemorton
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    Sorry guys, I should had taken some pictures. I...

    Sorry guys, I should had taken some pictures. I didn't because I was just sooo pissed off trying to change out a blower motor that had died because they didn't have any filters on that system. ...
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    Fieldpiece SC76 Issues

    Here my story:

    The support at Fieldpiece has been super great, but I have the SC76 meters. My older meter was still under warranty and the reading had just been floating around, even if you were...
  11. Thread: Errrrr

    by shanemorton
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    It's a Rtu Gas Pack, one with the furnace/ac in...

    It's a Rtu Gas Pack, one with the furnace/ac in one unit. I guess the roof will have to be taken apart to replace the system.
  12. Thread: Errrrr

    by shanemorton
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    Errrrr

    Ok, it been a day for me. I don't normally do commercial work, but why do people put a 4 ton gas pack in a attic with no way to walk around the unitr. I only had at least 1 feet clearance on the...
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    Normally we don't have any contact to the...

    Normally we don't have any contact to the customer, so the office makes the call for us to let them know that we are on our way. Seem that the office forgot to make that call that day. Most of the...
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    Oh I can list a couple that drives me up the...

    Oh I can list a couple that drives me up the wall.

    1: I drive like say 30 - 45 mins from home to a service call and the last min before I get there, the customer cancels. I had a couple of those...
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    Testo 317-3 Issues

    I went out to a call to inspect the HX and took the unit apart. Inpected the HX and it was in a great shape. I decided to get my Testo 317 out and place it on top of a vent near the GPACK. Talking...
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    I will agree one thing that ikapigian said. You...

    I will agree one thing that ikapigian said. You about to injury yourself, to me you didn't connect this correctly and yes it needs to be in series.
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    The problem is that these units does not come...

    The problem is that these units does not come with anti frosting stat on them when these unit was installed last year. These unit are still under warranty from Goodman and the apartment company...
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    Went back out there again with two more unit...

    Went back out there again with two more unit frozen, did found the ah in the clubhouse high voltage wired in the wrong breakers cause it too trip when the heat strips came on. Maintenance guy thinks...
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    No telling, they not going to spend money to...

    No telling, they not going to spend money to install fan controls, there are 100s of these units and they are warranty for a year. Not saying it was in the 60s when they frozen. Lately our od Temps...
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    It's all good, I figure you misunderstood a...

    It's all good, I figure you misunderstood a little, maybe I word it wrong, should had said cool mode and not AC.
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    Re-read what I just said. It runs fine in heat...

    Re-read what I just said. It runs fine in heat mode, they are running in cool mode when it cold od.
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    Goodmans Evap Coil Freezes

    I keep going to a apartment complex that has Goodman AH & HPs. For some reason their tenants keeps running their ACs when outdoor temps are cold, like in the 40 - 60 degrees. I not even sure how...
  23. Thread: Tstat wire

    by shanemorton
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    The non-insulation kind works best.

    The non-insulation kind works best.
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    We had a couple that went bad with E1 the next...

    We had a couple that went bad with E1 the next day after installing them. We just replace the t-stat face, not the brain. There something in the face that just goes bad, who knows what.
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    Who did the install? Someone at your company? ...

    Who did the install? Someone at your company? Now I suppose your customer wants you to clean that black crap off...
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    Is this a brand new system, if so it needs to be...

    Is this a brand new system, if so it needs to be replace again who ever installed this system. No customer should get a new system that is full of soot. Last year, we made this same mistake and we...
  27. Thread: Bryant txv

    by shanemorton
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    Just changed a Danfoss 2 ton txv today, unit was...

    Just changed a Danfoss 2 ton txv today, unit was installed earlier this year. Notice a black sticky substance in the txv where it connects to the evap coil, was able to wipe out some of it with my...
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    Needless I believe you got fired for a minor...

    Needless I believe you got fired for a minor mistake that you made, we all could make this mistake I suppose. So don't feel bad and pickup your tools and look for another shop to work at and...
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    FS: 2 Mini Maglite LED Flashlights

    I have two of the mini maglite led flashlights for sale. Both are red and silver.

    Part #
    SP2203H
    Sp2209H

    both are brand new sealed package.
  30. No telling without knowing the superheat or...

    No telling without knowing the superheat or subcooling. But it does seem like the TXV bad.
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    We double checked to see if the TXV that they...

    We double checked to see if the TXV that they gave us is for a heat pump and they said yes it was. So either check value is stuck or there is a issue outside that the customer didn't know about in...
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    Sounds like to me you not a professional...

    Sounds like to me you not a professional technician yourself then because I seen some of your posts. In case you wondering, I am not a DIY.
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    Carrier TXV Issues (I think)

    Today I went to a customer home to replace a leaking exap and I replaced the txv since we were there. System runs great in cool mode, but true suction and liquid line pulls into a vacuum while...
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    We do register their equipment, the problem is...

    We do register their equipment, the problem is that some other companies that installs them don't and we come around to service them.
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    Online Warranty Checker

    I just found out that a Carrier unit that I worked on a week ago was not under warranty because the customer did not register their unit with Carrier. Seems by default it comes with a 5 year...
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    I agree now that Testo 552 is a piece of junk, it...

    I agree now that Testo 552 is a piece of junk, it just stays in the truck. Waste of money.
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    Just replace the shaft ball value. Just what I...

    Just replace the shaft ball value. Just what I did with mine. $10 bucks.
  38. Thread: dash cam

    by shanemorton
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    What happen to your Sprinter?

    What happen to your Sprinter?
  39. Thread: dash cam

    by shanemorton
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    The camera also saves you where people calls your...

    The camera also saves you where people calls your company and states you driving crazy when you are not. It happen to me once where a woman called the office and said that I was driving reckless by...
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    Snapperhead, There is no lock on it of any...

    Snapperhead,

    There is no lock on it of any kind. Don't feel bad, I felt the same as it seem like I was going to break it off. These little values are tight and you will have to use some of your...
  41. Thread: dash cam

    by shanemorton
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    I have three of Blackvue dash cameras in all of...

    I have three of Blackvue dash cameras in all of my personal vehicles and the company service van that I work for. I had years of experience with Blackvue and it's a good camera. Don't get the Wifi...
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    It's true that Carrier starting to use LG...

    It's true that Carrier starting to use LG compressors instead and I already found a couple new LG compressors bad out of the box. We installed a new system and I did the startup on the system and...
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    What I did is that I added a drain on the bottom...

    What I did is that I added a drain on the bottom of my shop vac and use a short water hose and attach it to the shop vac and then to the 3/4 drain line when it is unclogged and vacuum it away and it...
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    Restriction

    Had a couple restrictions in the high side this past week where pressure was over 300 PSI or close by on a couple R22 systems. I found the R22 dryer filter was clogged on the first system. But when...
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    Let me ask this, what the most common short you...

    Let me ask this, what the most common short you find in a system? I find the most common shorts to be in the outdoor unit. You need to look deeper and it not always the board. Most cases you will...
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    This sounds like what we had with a carrier split...

    This sounds like what we had with a carrier split system. Turns out that the compressor was the issue that needed to be replaced. It only did it in heat mode and there's a gasket in the compressor...
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    Just to note: Alot of these installs are just...

    Just to note: Alot of these installs are just PVC piping, no pump tubing. So I did heard our manager mention is to use a tee inside the crawlspace close to where it goes outside. But these don't...
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    I had a edge t-stat that would also hiccup. My...

    I had a edge t-stat that would also hiccup. My issue was that the indoor temp would jump around causing the unit to shut off and start back on. Didn't do it always, but noticed it when I was there....
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    Drain Freeze Protection

    We have been having calls where their 90% furnace quit working over night. I have caught a couple things that the drain had frozen over night due to cold weather. Some of these are in the attic and...
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    All my company data can only be access by office,...

    All my company data can only be access by office, they don't want customer info getting in the wrong hands.
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