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    3ft joints of beaded pipe.

    3ft joints of beaded pipe.
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    It will get air!

    3 Ton Gas Pack with uninsulated exposed duct. Customer does not use the heat because it cost too much to run it.
  3. Thread: What a Mess!

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    What a Mess!

    I was on a road trip and stopped at a popular roadside attraction for Peach Pie and ice cream. I noticed the Mechanical area. What a mess!
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    10 Ton Supply Plenum

    Fast Food Chain 10 ton Unit with a Duct Board Supply Plenum/Curb. Poor excuse for supply duct.
  5. Thread: 200 AMP Jumper

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    200 AMP Jumper

    I was at a Customers house to replace a Gas Pack with a bad heat exchanger. The Unit sat close to the electric meter base. A while back the customer built a new Barn/Shop and the Power company put...
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    Mobile Home Furnace Not in a Mobile Home

    Mobile Home Electric Furnace Installed in a Residential Application. The Supply Plenum was made from Foam Insulating Board. It was Clearly Marked COMBUSTABLE! It was 3" from the heaters!! Its all...
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    The 15 SEER Unit has 1 very beefy 3 Phase...

    The 15 SEER Unit has 1 very beefy 3 Phase Condenser motor and TXV Metering Devices. 2 Copeland Scroll Compressors. The Condenser motor is not as loud as you would think. We used the Motor Master V...
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    3.5 Ton HEIL 14.5 SEER Package Gas

    Removed an Old Snyder General Gas Pack that was installed in 1989. It was in good working Order. The Customer decided not to replace the Condenser Motor on the "Old Thing". Installed a New HEIL 14.5...
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    10 Ton BRYANT 15 SEER Gas Pack change Out

    Removed a Lennox 10 Ton RTU That had seen WAAAY too many Hackers. Wiring was a mess beyond repair. 2 New Compressors with old driers and 2 Bad TXV's. The Customer opted for the Higher Efficient...
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    10 ton 208/230 v 3 Phase Trane gas Pack. The...

    10 ton 208/230 v 3 Phase Trane gas Pack. The Green wire is used as a HOT Leg of Power. And There is not a proper Ground to this unit. To top it off this is located on the "Former City Hall" Where the...
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    Don't walk away Just add $$$$ to the price and...

    Don't walk away Just add $$$$ to the price and Do it right or let someone else put in another Goodman.
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    My State just passed new Recycling Laws that...

    My State just passed new Recycling Laws that require you to be a licensed plumber or State Certified HVAC/Refer Contractor before the scrap yards can buy ANY part of an A/C Unit. They cannot purchase...
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    Thanks for the comments and input. The line set...

    Thanks for the comments and input. The line set cover was existing. The pad was changed because the existing was just a foam core ultralite that had too many encounters with the weed eater! The...
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    It is at least a 6 may be a 4.

    It is at least a 6 may be a 4.
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    2-4 Ton Duel Fuel 95% Split Systems

    I got to help a Good Friend on this Install. 2-4 Ton HEIL Split Duel Fuel Systems and a 2 ton Split HP, Also added an 80% Furnace for the Storage area.
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    12K Mitsubish Replaced 4 Year Old LG

    4 Year old LG Has bit the dust! Leaking Evap Coil and Sensor Issues. Replaced with new 20.5 SEER 12K Mitsubishi. This is a Daycare Classroom.
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    Hmm NO!

    Hmm NO!
  18. How Many Capacitors does it take to run a Heat Pump?

    Get a call for no cooling. Find the unit frozen up due to leaky evap coil. Also find that someone had recently replaced the condenser motor and blade. It was so out of balance that my cordless drill...
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    Find the Problel 8/2012

    10 Ton Trane Pkg Gas Rooftop Install 208/230 V 3Phase
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    I would say your evap coil is flooded with liquid...

    I would say your evap coil is flooded with liquid refrigerant. That could be due to a TXV stuck open or incorrect piston. By the looks of the duct connections you are probably getting most of your TD...
  21. Thread: R410a Eater

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    My Experience with Sears Customer disService has...

    My Experience with Sears Customer disService has not been too good. I waited 4 days for a tech to make a warranty repair on my dishwasher. They kept telling me he would be there on Tuesday between...
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    I am finding that the LG Product has not held up...

    I am finding that the LG Product has not held up too well. Major sensor issues. We can't seem to keep a vendor local because of warranty return issues. I will be replacing a 4 year old 12K LG...
  23. A Very Grim Reminder of How Dangerous our Jobs are!

    Today one of our local HVAC Techs lost his life. He was on a filter change in an attic of an old house that had been converted to office space some years ago. I have been in every inch of that attic...
  24. Thread: Rust in Peace!

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    it s still in the bone yard. I will have to try...

    it s still in the bone yard. I will have to try to get a pic.
  25. Thread: Rust in Peace!

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    Carrier, It was the Oval shaped one that had the...

    Carrier, It was the Oval shaped one that had the red aluminum condenser coil.
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    Goodman Strikes Again

    Take a no cooling call 2 weeks ago to find a blown run capacitor. Replace Cap and check refrigerant charge only to find it 8 lbs low or R410a. Locate the leaks in the lower portion of the evap coil....
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    Nice clean install! I also use the crushed rock...

    Nice clean install! I also use the crushed rock for a pad base. On your electrical whip i have found that a 45 sealtite connector works wonderful. It makes getting the panels on and off much easier....
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    Also forgot to mention I re-Piped the Gas as well.

    Also forgot to mention I re-Piped the Gas as well.
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    Another Hacked Goodman

    Customer said that he had already replaced the Compressor 2 times Under Parts warranty. The hacker that installed it changed the first one for free. Someone else charged for the 2nd one. They told...
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    Most codes should not require a service switch...

    Most codes should not require a service switch for the indoor section because the wiring going from the outdoor unit to the wall mount is a control circuit. I do understand that it is line voltage.
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    They could have bought a RTU for what they spent...

    They could have bought a RTU for what they spent on that Condenser.
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    I have sold Rheem for a long time, I have dropped...

    I have sold Rheem for a long time, I have dropped them back to a second choice because of various warranty repairs. Even if it is out of Labor Warranty and I sold it to them all I can do is break...
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    The line set is about 10 ft. I did have to remove...

    The line set is about 10 ft. I did have to remove a bit of refrigerant. The mount is a Mitsubishi Wall Mount Kit. Everything is accessible. You can Pull the top and work from a 6 or 8 foot ladder...
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    Rheem Commercial warranty is 1 year. This is a...

    Rheem Commercial warranty is 1 year. This is a residential AHU in a commercial application. It should at least keep its 5 year parts warranty. This is the living quarters for our local Fire Dept.
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    Rheem Broken Nut

    I go on a no cooling call, find a 2 year old Rheem Split Heat Pump flat on charge. Dump in the nitro to find it will not hold any pressure at all. I go to the AHU and find the TXV Nut split open....
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    Mitsubish Mini-Split

    Installed an 18,000 BTU Heat Pump in a 2 Car garage that is used for the "Hang Out". The Customer spent over $1500.00 on L.P. Gas this past winter using a wall heater. Last year their electric bill...
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    Is That a HAIER? I heard that Train/AM Standard...

    Is That a HAIER? I heard that Train/AM Standard was getting them to build a second line of equipment for them. That China made stuff is Junk!
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    3.5 ton Bryant Package Gas Change Out

    Poor Goodman did not have a chance with the way it was installed. The Hacks tried to use the duct connections from the previous unit---they were not even close. Pulled all that junk out and fixed it...
  39. Thread: Rust in Peace!

    by AC Shop
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    Part 2

    Part 2
  40. Thread: Rust in Peace!

    by AC Shop
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    Rust in Peace!

    Approx 35 year old 3.5 ton Split Heat Pump. The indoor unit was still working. The compressor was locked up (I wonder Why). The customer had family coming in from out of town and needed the cooling...
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    Did you just change the Air Handler? Good looking...

    Did you just change the Air Handler? Good looking work!
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    It is sad that the Crack Heads will do something...

    It is sad that the Crack Heads will do something like that, just for a few dollars of scrap. Maybe the Church will take this opportunity to Upgrade and get away from R22.
  43. Thread: Leak check

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    I have had that happen several times in the past....

    I have had that happen several times in the past. It usually is covered in oil.
  44. Thread: valve bandit

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    Most of those old Intertherm Mobile Home units...

    Most of those old Intertherm Mobile Home units had the Quick Connect Connections. They did not have service valves. When they start leaking you have to cut them out and re-pipe. Looks like they...
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    Thanks for moving this to the correct location. ...

    Thanks for moving this to the correct location.
    The change over was done with a large insulated return plenum with the supply ran through the middle. This unit has 14" round openings that made it...
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    Sorry Posted on the wrong Page! LOL

    Sorry Posted on the wrong Page! LOL
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    2 Ton 13.5 SEER Package Heat Pump

    Removed a 25 year old Whirlpool Package Heat Pump and Installed a new HEIL 2 Ton Pkg Heat Pump. The old unit had reversed duct connections. There was not room in the crawl space to swap the duct...
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    To answer the concerns of a Drip Leg/Sediment...

    To answer the concerns of a Drip Leg/Sediment Trap on the gas lines in my area. Our Natural Gas is very Clean and dry. Several years ago the gas had a very high moisture content and required a drip...
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    Look at page 2

    Look at page 2
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    Improper Duct Connections on a Goodman?

    Goodman 2 ton Split Gas unit with 14" pipe Duct connections. The Coil is blanked off with a 14" hole cut in on both sides. Advised customer and they responded, "15 years old and still working, What's...
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