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    Judging by the area I am in this summer, 27 days...

    Judging by the area I am in this summer, 27 days straight of over 100 degree temps. I have 4 neighbors that did the energy audit and did the recommended. Guess what ! Not one of them can hold less...
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    Sorry Mess

    My opinion too ! Sorry to see this happen. I think it is a beginning to a end of one sided information.
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    I replaced the yellow one with a clear hose...Now...

    I replaced the yellow one with a clear hose...Now I can see what is going on !!

    I always got burned with the yellow hose. Now do I turn the tank valve clockwise or counterclockwise to close it..
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    The original problem was low Delta T across the...

    The original problem was low Delta T across the evap.(8 degrees) But now problem is solved and all I can tell you is NOT to mount the TXV bulb Vertical on The suction line. Placement of bulb was...
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    He was using a infrared non contact hand held. ...

    He was using a infrared non contact hand held.

    I did not say they did not have a way to measure. Only not the right equipment to do it.
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    TEV Bulb mounting location

    My Service tech moved the TEV bulb mounting from horizontal to a Vertical position on the suction line. He told me that in the horizontal position it was too close to the TEV pressure line. He stated...
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    I think you answered your own question. Get it...

    I think you answered your own question. Get it done right the first time. Lots of variables to putting in a good working system.
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    More than likely it is just cleaning out the mice...

    More than likely it is just cleaning out the mice that nested in the furnace during the summer ! Better call a exterminator . :troll:
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    You neeed to call out a qualified electrictian...

    You neeed to call out a qualified electrictian have him check the amp load to the compressor specs.. should be on the plate of the condensor. He will be able to check the wire size and breaker size...
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    Just think of it this way Maildude....00 or...

    Just think of it this way Maildude....00 or whatever divided by the average life of your unit.. That would equal about .00 a year. Is the comfort you want in your home worth it... I would suggest it...
  11. Skipp: You are exactly right. But this...

    Skipp:

    You are exactly right. But this thing is in a attic over living space and it never has overflowed from the primary yet. I check the secondary drain for restrictions a couple times a year...
  12. Adding a float switch to the pan would most...

    Adding a float switch to the pan would most probably be the fail safe to the problem. Better than trying to keep lines clear.
  13. Now that is a fantastic idea, and the screen...

    Now that is a fantastic idea, and the screen across the 2 or 3 inch would work great. Thanks genduct...
  14. Keeping secondary ourside drain line from plugging

    Is there some kind of spring loaded end cap for a secondary drain line plumbed to the outside overhang soffit . I have been having a problem with mud dobbers plugging the ends of the drains. They...
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    After repeat warnings of using the foam filled...

    After repeat warnings of using the foam filled plastic pads, I went ahead and used them on two units. After the installation I had noise issues on the unit outside. I finally poured two slabs (not...
  16. Maybe your right... It's really hot outside...

    Maybe your right... It's really hot outside !!!:eek2:
  17. You could tell her that her electric rate has...

    You could tell her that her electric rate has just doubled and you have to charge more for rent .:rules:
  18. Believe Me 2old2rock..... They are never happy....

    Believe Me 2old2rock..... They are never happy. That is their job !!!!!:bump:
  19. I figured some of the Tech's here needed a little...

    I figured some of the Tech's here needed a little chuckle after dragging themselves home after a hot day at work !

    I often wonder if they get real calls of this nature. I can hear it now "It...
  20. 98 outside house will only cool to 62 Do I need a Tech

    :couch:

    Just Kidding around !!!:CU:
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    Goodman Brand

    Goodman is a very good brand. They have also improved their product in the last few years and compete with Lennox and Trane. Amana seems to be the same product , made and assembeled in the same...
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    Fort Worth Area

    Lakerat

    Being that I live in the same area I was reading your post and thought I would jump in. I am not a HVAC pro , but have gone through the same senerio that you are.

    Be sure of the...
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    Its Really a Bush phone

    The program for the free phone was really started by none only George Dubbwa Bush in 2006. His buddy was in need of some extra revenue and G/W was helping him out.
  24. Is it really worth it

    In the last year I had two Goodman heat pumps installed by a good contractor. Before calling him I checked the internet for pricing . I did not tell him that I did this. He came in with his price...
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    Vision Pro 8000 and Humidity

    Is the CPH setting on the thermostat in the cooling mode overridden by the call to Dehumidify ?
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    Its a Obama thing....:mad: I here there is a...

    Its a Obama thing....:mad:
    I here there is a lot of hot air in Washington DC :D

    Seriously, try setting it at 50 percent and leave it for a few days. I think you will find it to work out ok.
  27. That may be a problem if he is not replacing the...

    That may be a problem if he is not replacing the air handler with a VS . But the two paired together are a perfect match. I dont know about the electric rates in NM, but in Texas and with my unit. I...
  28. As a home owner who experience trouble with a GSZ...

    As a home owner who experience trouble with a GSZ unit that went out. But was replaced with a SSZ unit, I found out that besides the great savings in power usage the SSZ unit was a lot smoother...
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    Diva, In my opinion I would most probably...

    Diva,
    In my opinion I would most probably change out the air handler with new evap coil and update the outside unit to a higher seer rating and go for the rebates that are offered. Get quotes from...
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    I have done a comparative of the Goodman 16 seer...

    I have done a comparative of the Goodman 16 seer unit (mine) and my neighbors Lennox 2 types a x21 and x24, using a hand held sound lever meter.
    My Goodman was 58 db and the Lennox was 51 db and...
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    The air handler has dip switch settings that...

    The air handler has dip switch settings that control the blower speed for A/C and for Heat. It is normal for the speed to ramp up for aux heat (as you observed when you put your thermostat up 2...
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    Not a Cross

    Actually it is a gas well and they are burning off the gas before sending it down the pipeline. We have over 2000 of these wells popping up all over Fort Worth.

    It does look like a cross...
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    Redneck Heating system

    Here is a picture of my next door neighbor lighting off his new improved heating cell. lol only in Texas !
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    Had the same problem

    I had the same identical problem with my 3 ton Scroll. My installer really worked hard to resolve it. Replaced the coil, txv valve, lineset added muffler to condensor. Measured charge and threw his...
  35. Goodman V/S Air Handler Jumpers and CFM

    I just had my Tech install a outside thermostat on my unit and I have a few questions about how he did it because it was not according to the instructions for the unit. Which is a AEPF 3036 with 15K...
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    Hi Jfa66md: I to had the same problem with...

    Hi Jfa66md:

    I to had the same problem with a GSH unit. The compressor was extremely loud and almost the same description as you is giving. My tech called out Goodman and had them look at it...
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    TXV not required on that machine and works ok....

    TXV not required on that machine and works ok. Works a lot better with the Txv valve and no flooding.
    More than likely if you add a txv you will have to put a hard start kit on.

    Just went...
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    Beenthere: I am trying to figure out your...

    Beenthere:

    I am trying to figure out your answer:

    I doubt, systems like we use in teh USA, will go over well in Europe where energy cost more.__________________
    Are you saying that energy...
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    I am really satisfied with the equipment : Heat...

    I am really satisfied with the equipment : Heat Pump and variable speed air handling of the Goodman unit. I would only buy the 16 seer unit because of the standard features of the Condensor . Like...
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    As a HO that has two units for over ten years....

    As a HO that has two units for over ten years. All of the above that Beenthere's quote is true. Yup one has broken down over the years and the 2nd unit keep me warm (or cold) while the other was...
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    [QUOTE=caslon;2013613]I had a new ac/furnace...

    [QUOTE=caslon;2013613]I had a new ac/furnace installed.


    It's not toxic or anything smelling. It's a bit noticeable tho.:)


    I would call the installer back to the job. I will bet that he...
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    Interesting...do you think I could use one set of...

    Interesting...do you think I could use one set of outdoor thermostats to control two identical air handlers and strip heaters each of them are on seperate thermostats ?
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    Done Fixed Thanks to you all on this forum

    New Vision Pro IAQ installed friday...guess what ! It works the way it should and the explantions from all of you really helped. The Tech was happy too. He took out the manuals and read them when I...
  44. Thread: Stumped!

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    I would replace the evap fan relay..had that...

    I would replace the evap fan relay..had that happen more than once. It sounds like you are on the right track with the air handler.
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    Flange: Looks like you had this one right....

    Flange:

    Looks like you had this one right. Thanks for the help. I will post you on what happens.

    I guess it pays to ask questions !
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    Dennis, This is the most precise...

    Dennis,

    This is the most precise explanation yet ! Thanks a lot for the post I really appreciate it. Will let you know how the unit works after it is redone. I have been reading a little on...
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    Beenthere, It is ok I do have the...

    Beenthere,

    It is ok I do have the supplement manual that came with the A/H. But I sure do enjoy the expert advice and explanations. I just wish I would have joined this forum earlier. Some of...
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    Beenthere: That is exactly the same as my...

    Beenthere:

    That is exactly the same as my thinking after reading the Schematic. I will look into the IAQ. although after reading a lot of post about the IAQ I wonder if I will be getting my...
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    Aintifun: Don't worry about me causing...

    Aintifun:

    Don't worry about me causing damage and the warranty, I live up to my mistakes. In other words if I goof it up, I will take care of it. Sometimes it takes a lot of persistance to have...
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    Beenthere, That is why I asked the...

    Beenthere,

    That is why I asked the question. In the documentation for the Air Handler it states that the blower speed slows to 80% when de-humidification is taking place and the jumper is cut...
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