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  1. Thread: lost leg

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    Good advice and I thank you guys for the quick...

    Good advice and I thank you guys for the quick responce!
  2. Thread: lost leg

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    lost leg

    working on a 230 volt single phase system and I have 110 volts to ground on both wires but not 230 volts across the two legs. what would be the probable cause? bad breaker? the 110 v to ground is...
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    chimmney chase to roof peak

    :confused:Does anyone know if it is wthin Massachusettes Code to use an unused chimmney to run a direct vent (90+) pvc intake/exhaust to the roof?
    it is probably about a 35 foot run atleast. Old...
  4. Thread: High limit trip

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    Thank you. That answers my question. To...

    Thank you.
    That answers my question.
    To everyone else, thank you too.
  5. Thread: High limit trip

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    Well,thanks for the answers everybody! I still...

    Well,thanks for the answers everybody! I still don't know the answer to my question! But at least I know that I am not the only one who doesn't know!
  6. Thread: High limit trip

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    part time wannabe, building maintence. I only...

    part time wannabe, building maintence.
    I only wanted to know because I found some paper in the supply grill and was curious if it could have caught fire. Also just as curious as to how it got in...
  7. Thread: High limit trip

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    just curious, it is worn off .

    just curious, it is worn off .
  8. Thread: High limit trip

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    High limit trip

    at what temperature in the heat exchanger area does the high limit switch trip? 3 ton carrier rooftop gas fired?
  9. Thread: Baseboard heat

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    Thank you very much for that link. That answers...

    Thank you very much for that link.
    That answers allot of my questions.
  10. Thread: Baseboard heat

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    We allready had a calculation done and the...

    We allready had a calculation done and the available wall space only allowed for so much baseboard( not enough to actually handle the load)
    I can suppliment with a space heater for the time being....
  11. Thread: Baseboard heat

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    Baseboard heat

    does anyone know about the difference between standard baseboard heat and high efficiancy baseboard heat?
    I need to add some hotwater baseboard heat to a new section of my house and I am told by...
  12. Thread: Fla

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    Fla

    Another elementary question, but certainly leads to debate.
    During a pm of equipment, I was told by some that motor amperage should be as close , or adjusted to (if possible) to Full Load Amps. In...
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    Thats O.K! I would have probably asked the same...

    Thats O.K! I would have probably asked the same question!
    I was just hoping I missed something instead of having to haul the damn thing up 3 flights of stairs and bringing the new one back down 3...
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    pressures were between 7 and 10 lbs of each...

    pressures were between 7 and 10 lbs of each other but I cant remember exact pounds. Single phase won't run backwards right? Suction pipe does not get cool at all, Did change cap and contactor. I...
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    Pressures are about even, within 10 lbs about...

    Pressures are about even, within 10 lbs about 120/110
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    Carrier Ductless split

    Replaced a scroll compressor on a carrier 3 ton ductles split, single phase 208volt. Weighed in 7lbs of liquid(r22) through liquid side and intended to add the last pound by gas. Started unit and...
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    I have not worked much with 410a but I have heard...

    I have not worked much with 410a but I have heard they use different oils, wouldent this cause contamination by switching from 22 to 410 with the same guages? just my thought.
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    Thank you for the realistic reply!

    Thank you for the realistic reply!
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    Its not really a side job, I am just trying to...

    Its not really a side job, I am just trying to learn more about HVAC so I won't be just relagated to cleanup duty all the time. I have a fair amount of electronics experience so I thought i could...
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    Janitrol Gmp100-3, Thanks for the info on the...

    Janitrol Gmp100-3,
    Thanks for the info on the flame sensor.I changed it because i thought it was bad. If the other sensors are bypassed and the flame still shuts down, I just assumed it was a flame...
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    C,mon... I'm just a maintence guy trying to learn...

    C,mon... I'm just a maintence guy trying to learn more about this stuff. Does anyone have a better answer than that?
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    Had a no heat call and found the unit locked out...

    Had a no heat call and found the unit locked out on ignition failure. The unit lights, but after about 4-5 seconds shuts down.
    Durring start sequence I was getting 15 volts.Then after HS igniter...
  23. Thread: Carrier rooftop

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    Will that have anything to do with the unit not...

    Will that have anything to do with the unit not jump starting at the LV terminal board?
    Oh yes ... he did say the setback light was on at the t-stat.
  24. Thread: Carrier rooftop

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    He said that there was one "lightstat tstat"....

    He said that there was one "lightstat tstat". Thats all I know.. sorry
  25. Thread: Carrier rooftop

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    Got a call from a friend today stating he was...

    Got a call from a friend today stating he was working on a 12ton? rtu and it had a nonresponsive lightstat thermostat.
    No tech support today and the company who owned the unit maintains the energy...
  26. Thread: Wiring diagram

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    Thank you very much!

    Thank you very much!
  27. Thread: Wiring diagram

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    I only have 1 here, the others are at work but i...

    I only have 1 here, the others are at work but i have here
    ycd180b4hgde
  28. Thread: Wiring diagram

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    What is EAGLE? Are all the manufacturers off...

    What is EAGLE? Are all the manufacturers off limits to non employees for that type of info.?
  29. Thread: Wiring diagram

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    How does one go about getting wiring diagrams or...

    How does one go about getting wiring diagrams or for that matter service manuals off the company websites? I allways hear that everything is available but I can never seem to find the right link.
    I...
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    Want to install a split system in a house that...

    Want to install a split system in a house that already has forced hot air. Because the duct system is already installed, how would the return work? When I bought this house it never had A/C before,It...
  31. Thread: system charging

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    Also if you are new to this site,keep track of...

    Also if you are new to this site,keep track of those who respond to your questions. 90% of the folks here want to help and are straight up. The rest just want to come up with the wisest crack or they...
  32. Thread: system charging

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    You said your pressures were 250/50. You dident...

    You said your pressures were 250/50. You dident mention the actual air temp. You did say that the thermostat was set at 66. If it was 95 degrees outside and the thermostat was set for 66 and the...
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    Thank you all for the replys. This is why I love...

    Thank you all for the replys.
    This is why I love this web site!
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    I thought of that! The amp readings wern't...

    I thought of that! The amp readings wern't exactly the same,
    7.36...7.52..etc. but not a substantial amount.
    Would the idler pully have anything to do with it? Like compensating for the schieve...
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    Working on a Trane package unit today. The name...

    Working on a Trane package unit today.
    The name plate on the unit says that the amperage draw should be 11 amps on the blower motor.
    The unit as an adjustable shieve.
    I am reading 7.36 amps at...
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    Is it as practical in comfort cooling? I know...

    Is it as practical in comfort cooling? I know refridgeration guys in my company like it but I dont know of any A/C guys that have it.
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    Just invested in a Cooper 3 input digital...

    Just invested in a Cooper 3 input digital thermometer for taking superheat.Has anyone used this type and is it as practical as they say? I am still trying to get superheat down correctly and this...
  38. Thread: R410A

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    Berad! Thanks a million!

    Berad!
    Thanks a million!
  39. Thread: R410A

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    Well I guess the only STUPID QUESTION! is the one...

    Well I guess the only STUPID QUESTION! is the one that is not asked!I guess I will go back to the drawing board.
    I appreciate the help and want to do it right but it gets mighty frustrating to find...
  40. Thread: R410A

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    So what you are saying is that when you walk up...

    So what you are saying is that when you walk up to a system for a service call and put your guages on to check pressures, you have to go through the whole superheat calculation to see if it is...
  41. Thread: R410A

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    Let me reword that!!! Taking the ambient Temp,...

    Let me reword that!!!
    Taking the ambient Temp, adding 30 and then comparing that with a pt chart. Or I heard that you could take the ambient,match that to the green scale on the guages,add 30 and...
  42. Thread: R410A

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    When I was in school, and in the field I was...

    When I was in school, and in the field I was taught to take the outside ambient temp. add 30 and that was suppose to be my proper highside reading. (R22)
    Someone told me that R410A is ambient plus...
  43. Thread: Tool Bag

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    Does anyone have a suggestion for a good tool...

    Does anyone have a suggestion for a good tool bag?
    Is there a favorite type amongst the ol'e timers?
    I have tried several and cannot seem to get 1 that is comfortable and can carry everything I...
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    Interesting. I did notice some oil residue...

    Interesting.
    I did notice some oil residue around the suction valve area.I checked the shrader valve,good and tight.
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    I had a Carrier 5 ton A/C split system I was...

    I had a Carrier 5 ton A/C split system I was going through for a spring inspection and when I got out to the condensor I could hear the compressor making like a laboring sound and then it would go...
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    Thank you very much! That will finally put that...

    Thank you very much!
    That will finally put that to rest!
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    Can someone tell me if ACR copper pipe is refered...

    Can someone tell me if ACR copper pipe is refered to by the I.D or the O.D. I hear conflicting answers depending on which supply house I go to.I was told Air conditioning pipe is measured by th O.D...
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    Well I certainly believe the pro's out weigh the...

    Well I certainly believe the pro's out weigh the cons.
    I appreciate everyones responces and I am going to start using nitrogen. If anything it should make for a better looking joint!I would rather...
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    Is it nessasary to add nitrogen durring brazing...

    Is it nessasary to add nitrogen durring brazing for comfort cooling applications? I was taught initially that it dident make a difference as long as a good vacume was applied after, but the more I...
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    Flushing heatpump water coil

    I picked up some scale remover but haven't quite figured out how to flush it through.Has any one used it before? I think it has to be pumped through but I haven't figured out how I'm going to do that...
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