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    maybe a restriction in the evap coil?

    perhaps the checkvalve in the coil is restricted, a restriction will cause cool small line when big line is feeding in hot as all restrictions do. yes about a hundred degrees to 130 degrees is...
  2. size you need is

    a 3.55329 ton. or rounded off to the smallest available unit closest to your requirement a 3 and a half ton.
  3. say what!!!!!!

    oh my gosh. You are a very lucky man. how exactly would you go about putting on an automatic ignitor without a corresponding logic board and safties to work as a system? no combustion air motor so...
  4. my humble opinion

    i'd go with an april air and a sanuvox ultraviolet light. no moving parts, filtration down to 3 microns, three year bulb warranty and a year of performance out of one cartridge. cartridges are very...
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    don't forget that new april air filter!!!

    do yourself a favor and put you in a april air filter. filters whole house through one filter. filter lasts one year and is less than 6 or 7 pleated filters and you'll never pay to clean ducts ,...
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    well worth the expense of pitting in the april air

    have your ac pro size the return duct to see if its big enough for the new system. add ducts and the aprilair . if needed now before the new system goes in then you'll be real happy both the 2200 and...
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    say what?

    i wonder what a psa is? public service announcement? prospective service agreement? possible service anomily? protective secret agreement? personel standby activator?potentially stupid...
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    use contractor c and ask if he can do it with trane equipment,

    if he can only do lennox its ok but lennox here will only sell to a few select lennox dealers so if you later need a whole new condensor or blower your stuck with your local lennox companies whether...
  9. must have been blowewr related

    we replaced the whole blower assembly and problem solved. the blower was one of the new plastic ones. havent seen one since guess they were a piece of ---- the manufactures were tryig to pawn off on...
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    do not buy a mini split

    mini split days are over. There are no parts imediately available for the repair of a mini split. there are no imediately accessible service techs at the factory that can guide you through the...
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  12. as i was taught at the rheem factory school two weeks in tulsa

    the trap i assume you are talking about is on the exhaust chimmney of the 90 percent furnace. the furnace s are so effficient that the exhaust gases can actually condense out an acid solution that...
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    you are now the man

    you have now worked on the furnace and are directly responsible for any and all malfunctions of the furnace from now on. you assumed the responsibility of being able , competent and legally liable...
  14. no

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    why use a filter at all?

    cheap blue fiberglass filters catch virtually nothing, why even bother putting a filter in? on the other hand a horse blanket makes a dandy filter but restricts to much air. so what we are really...
  16. one ton split system traditional ac needed

    does anyone still make a 0ne ton ac straight cool split system with a traditional airhandler and con densor that can be serviced and installed with a premium filter system ?i have had a belly full...
  17. temperature sluff

    there is a condition i have always heard of as called temperature sluff. spelling may be incorrect but basically it works like this. it gets cold and your heat pump is struggling to keep up, then...
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    icouldn't have said it better

    well said. i keep mine at 79 and sleep under the covers. that upstairs bedroom on one system is probably the heart of the problem. probably has to run stat so cold downstairs to keep upstairs bed...
  19. you missed my point

    the performance characteristics of an hvac system according to the manufactures charging guidelines require a specific subcooling and an ambient temp of 70 degrees or warmer and a house temp of...
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    price equals quality

    sounds to me like you got exactly what you paid for. a cheap budget half butt job . lucky he didn't take the wife home with him . why weren't you home to do mans work and ask questions? why didn't...
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    the guy did a good job

    lots of guys here that sit in the office and havent done a real repair job in years will criticize the tech but he showed up and did what 99 percent of us would do. even so he'll probably be back in...
  22. help ... twenty year pro lost in the new world of txv and 410 a

    i am finding myself constantly in the position of trying to charge or anylize the charge on txv equipment with 410 a and or r22 at temps outside that are 50 AND 60 DEGREES OR COLDER. we do a lot of...
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    i think starving for water.

    pressure can be good but volume insufficient to fill trough to proper level . the one i was on the other day filled for the limited time but not enough in the trough after it timed out to make a big...
  24. new tor rey deli case with a dead compressor?

    i got called out on a new tor rey deli case made in mexico i think and the compressor tries to start but clicks off at once. the start cap is good at 322 mf the relay is pulling in as i get a split...
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    stupid stupid stupid

    who in thier right mind would design any ac system with multiple filters throughout the house OR in the airhandler knowing what we all go through when they get dirty. who loves to clean coils? who...
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    just like a 10 year old 10 seer

    its obsolete, parts arent available, the cost of repair is almost double the cost of a new one and the cost to operate it will be 5 times the cost to operate a new one . what possible reason could he...
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    real world gentlemen

    in the last 50 jobs we did i would bet the house less than 5 used nitrogen. we all want NO pressure in the lines when we weld. the guy that said he had problems and went back and dotted all the i's...
  28. 2 ton is ok

    i am told that almost no one makes a 1.5 ton anymore . two ton is about as small as you can get. so at any rate were talking extra 200 cfm. no problem ac ing the garage with a vent in the supply ...
  29. no contest

    seperate if at all possible.
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    easy fix

    what you've got to remember is most guys dont test or fix run capacitors anyway. just stick a ks1 start kit on it and your good to go. it'll start . maybe not run a long time but start. and yes I am...
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    its very simple

    look on the inside of the service panel. it will clearly show with writing in sharpie pen whether it is a fixed piston, cap tube or a txv. Charge it in superheat if not a txv. charge it in...
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    you dont even have a problem knucklehead

    no heat pump will funtion at 0 degrees . they shut down and kick in the secondary heatstrips or furnace . how stupid is the installer or how gullible are you . below 40 degrees heat pumps shut down...
  33. decide what you want

    as far as i am concerned there is nothing on the market that surpasses the aprilair filters. just the standard 2200 or 2400. am std aka trane makes a tremendous filter system that has a prefilter, a...
  34. happy holiday to all my fellow hvac folk

    i hope we can all have a great 2007
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    check your blood pressure

    no kidding. if anyone could stand a house for any length of time at 70 degrees he or she would have to be suffering from a medical problem. one of my best customers was crazy to get cool for weeks. i...
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    you are exactly right in presuming that if you...

    you are exactly right in presuming that if you and the misses get romantic it will in all likelyhood be tranmitted via the duct system to all partys on the party line aka your return duct especially...
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    come on guys why not tell the truth

    jump ducts are a mickey mouse way to do returns. no one would want a cheesey jump duct return unless it was not possible to put in professionally sized dedicated returns in each room.Why not just saw...
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    sounds like an ideal triathalon candidate

    imagine the money you could have saved and the enjoyment you could have had if a pro had installed your system originally. imagine the money you could have made out doing your job while a lic ac pro...
  39. update

    commercial bldg and you guessed it the building is built all around the airhandler. no previous problems then a worn hole in top of the cond coil. i fixed it then evac and added a few pounds and when...
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    that little thing is called a capacitor tester...

    that little thing is called a capacitor tester ,that reads the microfared output of a capacitor and YES if the output is less than 10 percent out of the rated size it can cause a failure of the...
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    doesnt make sense

    if it was mold why wouldn't you smell it at every duct progressively stronger as time went by? Why would you only smell it at the kitchen , then later at the bathroom? why not every supply outlet ?...
  42. new style valve on 7.5 ton am std heat pump

    whats up with the new style valve on a 7.5 ton heat pump we just installed? It has a pin through the top and only turns 1/2 turn unless the pin falls out ,then you lose orientation and it looks...
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    sounds like the waternator to me

    i had one of those last week that on occassion would make that funny sort of a sound. you know like ah, whats that sound called and then it would quit. not the unit but the noise. and then it was...
  44. no more mini shi... splits for me

    wait till those little jap wires start burning out and you call those clusters at mitsu*****i . darn near impossible to clean, diagnose, no body has parts here even though they sell em. mitsubishi...
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    thinking of buying a micron gage

    I am finally after many years considering buying a micron gage. am i correct in assuming that a leaky line set will not produce a 500 micron vacuum due to the leak and can help diagnose leaks in in...
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    if its a trane or an american standard check the...

    if its a trane or an american standard check the crank case heater on bottom of the compressor. darn sure makes a twelve gage sound if she goes to ground. resetting a breaker could have cleared...
  47. Thread: recovering

    by jasond1011


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    seems to me

    almost a year of partial service out of a York? seems to me like a superior lifespan. they dont usually last that long. Id rip it out and start over with a real airconditioner, what brand you ask?...
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    heres what i'd do if it was house.

    Forget the outside air. you aren't creating polutants or irritable contaminants inside your home so the normal air infiltration should be sufficient to give you acceptable air changes in the course...
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    usually at least two widths of the tap size.

    as in a 8 inch goes in 16 inches back from the end cap. airflow is achieved by air volume , air flow( speed )to get good throw out of the registers. this is achieved by keeping up the pressure as the...
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