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    I use a tall dye cartridge with 2 hoses connected...

    I use a tall dye cartridge with 2 hoses connected to it with valves at the end for checking oil level. Gives you a good 6 inches of clear sight.
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    it is a desiccant style drier... little desiccant...

    it is a desiccant style drier... little desiccant balls inside of it..
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    Not incorrect when you break down the formula......

    Not incorrect when you break down the formula... A "ton" is 12k btu.. so your temp rise in there is going to satisfy the ton part of the equation
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    We have the star certification here in Ohio which...

    We have the star certification here in Ohio which is the nate equivalent ... I held it for 10 years.. it didn't do anything for me.. now instead of an on line recertificationit is a proctored exam in...
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    Distributor is plugged... Have had multiple...

    Distributor is plugged... Have had multiple issues with this.. Poke a hole in the bottom of dist. And drain oil.. If that doesn't cure it, hole at each pass and punch distributors..
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    Mix valve is also check valve... Replace and u r...

    Mix valve is also check valve... Replace and u r good
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    the one thing missing from all of these posts is...

    the one thing missing from all of these posts is go do the job... in this day and age of phones and what not just go do it, you have the resources to figure it out.. it was broke when you got there...
  8. 134a high condensing temperatures = plugged cap...

    134a high condensing temperatures = plugged cap tube.... either that or low on freon due to leak... need a service guy to discern which..
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    Does the unit have an economizer?? Is the f.a....

    Does the unit have an economizer?? Is the f.a. damper going to the return of the unit?? Motorized v.s. manual keeps the cold or hot out when in off cycle.
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    Free cooling during colder times when there is an...

    Free cooling during colder times when there is an air conditioning load... To meet fresh air requirement in relation to occupancy and indoor air quality.
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    I use a good ol stick rule on belt drive units.....

    I use a good ol stick rule on belt drive units.. I teach the newbies the 4 point rule on straight edges and use dial for the big boys... Everyone is correct when they say it is a dying art. I only do...
  12. Good analogy Val.. The science behind it is...

    Good analogy Val.. The science behind it is Dalton's law... And your p.t. Chart... Raise the pressure you raise the temp and lower the pressure you lower the temp... So if it compression and load...
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    Depends on which wires are hooked to the 006.....

    Depends on which wires are hooked to the 006.. 1&2 are your sensor input 3 is your mode 45678 etc are system faults.. You will get voltage errors on ltb you can read with meter...
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    Hard start or torque assist is a small capacitor...

    Hard start or torque assist is a small capacitor used to "kick the compressor" in the butt while starting.. it costs under 20 bucks.... Not the same as a soft start which gradually increases your Hz...
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    You definately need more help... #1 scrolls are...

    You definately need more help... #1 scrolls are noisy.. more noisy if running backwards. Suspend the horizontal unit and isolate from ceiling. #2 dimming lights. May be phase imbalance in your...
  16. Motor 7.9 amps * s.f. 1.25 equals 9.8 amps....you...

    Motor 7.9 amps * s.f. 1.25 equals 9.8 amps....you are now pulling 8.4 which is still below max amps... Is say let it fly... Worst case scenario you are putting in a 3/4 h.p. motor which you would end...
  17. Thread: MO99 Retro

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    Go to Emerson's web site, they have a chart on...

    Go to Emerson's web site, they have a chart on existing refrigerents and retrofit refrigerents including oil and pt charts...
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    You never have a flat tire ...... Until you do ...

    You never have a flat tire ...... Until you do ...
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    Tif zx1

    Tif zx1
  20. Thread: Manometer

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    Fieldpiece makes a digital that is perfect... Use...

    Fieldpiece makes a digital that is perfect... Use for high,low, air,flue,gas..
  21. Thread: Pay

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    Union 40 non union 20's

    Union 40 non union 20's
  22. Temp rise does not care what the od temp is......

    Temp rise does not care what the od temp is... You are correct that if 0 then 100 would be correct.. Certain mfgs will have you direct more or less air towards the high limit so as to trick the...
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    On all trane boards with a reliatell board or a...

    On all trane boards with a reliatell board or a ucp board you can hook the outside sensor to terminal #1 & 2... This will run the system at 68 heat and 72 cool.. Or there about depending on...
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    Mitsubishi splits

    Just a FYI regarding all Mitsubishi split systems... Any and all information can be found at www.mylinkdrive.com happy hunting
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    not to bad

    Cat. 0 requirements are cotton shirt and pants, safety glasses, rubber gloves with leather gloves over them and rated boots. Not a bad gig considering what is at stake. Sounds like you need the full...
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    In that case... Only issue is correct pressure...

    In that case... Only issue is correct pressure test... All others would be good..
  27. Most of the issue on old water line comes from...

    Most of the issue on old water line comes from the cleanliness of the inside of the pipe... I know it sounds crazy but the junk built up inside acts as a heat sink and drains your heat away from the...
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    Surface area is larger due to increased seer...

    Surface area is larger due to increased seer rating requirements by uncle Sam and company... R-22 coils were max 350# I believe and the 410a is somewhwere in the neighborhood of 5-600# . If space is...
  29. M/n. J6srf-61b

    M/n. J6srf-61b
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    I am guessing that what you are seeing is a drop...

    I am guessing that what you are seeing is a drop in condensing pressure so high that the pressure differential required to feed your metering device has been compromised and you are actually under...
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    bad idea. coil surface area will be larger....

    bad idea. coil surface area will be larger. metering device will not be the same, flush will be required.
  32. cold tek 2 door cooler/ 2 door freezer combo

    does any one have any information on cold tek main interface board?? Model and serial number to come (as soon as I find the piece of paper I wrote it down on)... cold tek is out of buisness. They...
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    newer house(15 years or less) go 90+ older go...

    newer house(15 years or less) go 90+ older go with a 2-stage 80 or 2-stage 80 with variable speed drive. The variable speeds lower your electric usage significantly and the 80's will keep your supply...
  34. Thread: mini split

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    line set length should not be a problem one thing...

    line set length should not be a problem one thing you want to watch out for though is some mfg's put the metering device in the condenser which you would not want in your application. I have even...
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    If your airhandler and duct work is in the...

    If your airhandler and duct work is in the basement in essence it is a conditoned space. adding a heat run to the basement will negate the need for full heating. Your primary concern is in...
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    Realistically you can only clean out as much as...

    Realistically you can only clean out as much as the customer wants to pay. Blow out the condenser, evap, line set with nitrogen?? If they will pay for it. Return in a month to dump the compressor and...
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    Yes in most systems under 100 ft your pressure...

    Yes in most systems under 100 ft your pressure drop is going to be negligable your temp from the evap to the condenser however will vary greatly with surrounding ambient,insulation and piping...
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    14 years in hvac at 22 an hour jumped 7 mths ago...

    14 years in hvac at 22 an hour jumped 7 mths ago to industrial ref making 33 an hour with a 16 per hour benifit package overtime after 8 and saturday's for 8 after 10 hours on sat dbl time. Sunday...
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    single phasing any 3 phase piece of equipment is...

    single phasing any 3 phase piece of equipment is a bad idea. phase monitors are a reliable way of eliminating a single phase condition. You must check the specific component you are working on for...
  40. Thread: Lennox Rtu

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    depending on which ignition modual you have some...

    depending on which ignition modual you have some of the lennox units have a constant 24v through the limit circuit. sounds like this is the case and the 24v and r.o. circuit are crossed.
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