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    Ask the dealer to replace the contactor with a...

    Ask the dealer to replace the contactor with a RLY2807. This is a solid state time delay relay available through his part supplier. That will eliminate the contactor noise.
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    6 fault flash = valve not not responding to a...

    6 fault flash = valve not not responding to a position change.
    7 fault flash = high superheat.
    If charge was low sounds like 7 fault flash.
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    What is the model? TAM7, 8, or 4 or GAM5? GAM5...

    What is the model? TAM7, 8, or 4 or GAM5? GAM5 will have no blue LEDs.
  4. Are you using a remote temperature sensor? If...

    Are you using a remote temperature sensor? If not, update the stat. If so this notification is normal.
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    Don't forget to add for the heat strips too. ...

    Don't forget to add for the heat strips too. It's not much but if you want to do it right look in the service facts.
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    To zone the XL20i you will need to convert it to...

    To zone the XL20i you will need to convert it to 24V mode using a BAYACHP024A. Change the set up in the user interface to 24volt mode. Then connect your zone system as you usually would. If the air...
  7. Trane XL products should have a two year labor...

    Trane XL products should have a two year labor warranty provided by the dealer from the date of start up. This date may be a little tricky on new construction homes. I would consider the "date of...
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    I remember reading a copeland service bulletin...

    I remember reading a copeland service bulletin and I believe that the need for a crankcase heater is dependent on the total refrigerant charge in pounds. With that being said even if a unit is...
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    The new 4TTX60 (non-communicating) is suppose to...

    The new 4TTX60 (non-communicating) is suppose to start shipping in April. I was told all models will make tax credit (2, 3, 4 & 5).
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    I want to add my two cents worth. This is and...

    I want to add my two cents worth. This is and XL20 right? There are two 40 watt crankcase heaters (one for each compressor)

    The Charge Assist board controls the crankcase heaters with a working...
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    Airman Justin, They should have taught you all...

    Airman Justin, They should have taught you all that in Wichita Falls. That is where I got my start many years ago.
    Anyway SEER and heat expelled have nothing to do with one another.
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    The TCONT900 will not work in this application...

    The TCONT900 will not work in this application because the outdoor unit is a non communicating heat pump. No data wire on that model heat pump to allow communications on the modbus with the rest of...
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    Equipment manufacturers can provide application...

    Equipment manufacturers can provide application guides. This would have minimum clearances and the necessary free air for the unit to function at its maximum efficiency.
  14. Thread: Trane XR15

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    Here is the excerpt from the newest application...

    Here is the excerpt from the newest application guide.
  15. Thread: Trane XR15

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    Excerpt from the Trane application guide. This...

    Excerpt from the Trane application guide. This does not list the XR15 (which this thread is about) but unless I am reading it incorrectly 30 degrees only requires a crankcase heater and a edc. The...
  16. Thread: Trane XR15

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    Trane's residential units, as long as I can...

    Trane's residential units, as long as I can remember have left the factory with the ability cool down to 55 degree ambient. I can't remember if the XV1500 was a little lower, but that is not the...
  17. Is this installed with a zone system?

    Is this installed with a zone system?
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    oops. Was the system running. If 24V is present...

    oops. Was the system running. If 24V is present between white and common, yellow and common, and green and common; then the "furnace or heat strips relay", compressor contactor, and the fan relay...
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    What was the system doing while this check was...

    What was the system doing while this check was being made? Were the wires connected to the stat when 24 V was measured between each of the latter wires and common?
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    Use a TCONT402 with bk enabled and you can...

    Use a TCONT402 with bk enabled and you can control the fan speed at the comfort control.
  21. If the furnace is cycling off during long run...

    If the furnace is cycling off during long run times it may be a combustion air issue. Is the attic vented or sealed? Just a thought. 50 cubic feet per 1000 btus for confined installs.
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    Is the system fully communicating? Since this...

    Is the system fully communicating? Since this was from last night did your contractor find any problem?
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    The XB 14 and the XR 15 will be replacing the...

    The XB 14 and the XR 15 will be replacing the XR14 a/b & c. The top of the unit will be a wire grill top which is new to Trane, but typical to American Standard. These units will achieve energy...
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    The XL20 system has two compressors. It is a new...

    The XL20 system has two compressors. It is a new unit, but the technology is the same as the 19i just different refrigerant. There are some program upgrades too. As far as humidity controls with...
  25. It would still take the furnace 10 min to...

    It would still take the furnace 10 min to actually ramp up to high fire. unless you had some sort of control that would stage the call for heat to the furnace in defrost.
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    If you decide to go fully communicating as...

    If you decide to go fully communicating as mentioned earlier, there are several other dehum benifits. If there is a call for dehumidification the blower will always run at 80% (field selectalble...
  27. What type of system do you have? Is it gas heat...

    What type of system do you have? Is it gas heat with Straight A/C? If you have the model number of the coil that would be great. I know you are pregnant so if you don't have the model number it's...
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    I don't believe that the all aluminum coils could...

    I don't believe that the all aluminum coils could have withstood sulfuric acid, but I am not a scientist. If I am not mistaking I think some manufacturers have gone back to making all aluminum coil....
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    I think alot of manufacturers will be looking at...

    I think alot of manufacturers will be looking at this. Expecially in homes with multipule coil failures that are located in high humidity areas.
  30. yes, but you loose a .25 seer point. the test...

    yes, but you loose a .25 seer point. the test was also performed at different cfm.
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    There is a LED light on the ECM board. Count the...

    There is a LED light on the ECM board. Count the number of blinks to indicate "delivered CFM". ON a 16i non-communicating model with comfort-r enabled it should stage the fan, but it should not go...
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    Maybe time to change the humidfier pad? Is it a...

    Maybe time to change the humidfier pad? Is it a fan type installed on the supply side? Maybe not getting any water and the pad is dried out?
  33. You are correct sir!

    You are correct sir!
  34. Some benefits of a fully communicating system are...

    Some benefits of a fully communicating system are a properly charged system with the use of charge assist (although charge assist can be used if the communicating outdoor is converted back to...
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    Most of A/S high seer units were tested with a...

    Most of A/S high seer units were tested with a variable speed air handler.
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    14 SEER = 14,000 btu/ kwh 36,000btu = 2.57kw

    14 SEER = 14,000 btu/ kwh
    36,000btu = 2.57kw
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    Sorry to hear you had a bad experience with a...

    Sorry to hear you had a bad experience with a contractor. Were the model numbers listed on the quote?
  38. The first thing you need to do is find a...

    The first thing you need to do is find a contractor you trust. Name brand is only as good as the contractor who installs it. Keep meeting new contractors untill you find the one that you are...
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    I don't know if the IRS kept the tax deduction...

    I don't know if the IRS kept the tax deduction for 2008, but Trane has some models that qualify. This could get you higher SEER equipment. You would save money on utility cost and taxes. Just a...
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    no co from a HP.:D Atleast here in NC you need...

    no co from a HP.:D

    Atleast here in NC you need a contractor licence and continued education is required to maintain them.
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    Trane units have a blinking light on the defrost...

    Trane units have a blinking light on the defrost board (lite port). This sould help the contractor diagnose the problem or at least lead them in the right direction. A 5 to 8 minute defrost with...
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    I would have the unit checked out by the...

    I would have the unit checked out by the installing contractor. It could be a bad sensor or the refrigerant charge could be off. Maybe a TXV problem?
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    If you are in a area with high humidity the two...

    If you are in a area with high humidity the two stage cooling will help with dehumidification.
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    The TCONT402 also does dual fuel. Doesn't the...

    The TCONT402 also does dual fuel. Doesn't the 16xli have a two step compressor? I know the ones we install do now but these units sound a couple of years old. If so the gas furnace would need to...
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    The Trane XL16i has a two stage compressor. It...

    The Trane XL16i has a two stage compressor. It starts out at 70% then if needed it loads the compressor to 100% as the second stage of heat. If stage 1 and 2 can't then it uses the heat strips. ...
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    Sounds like the system still has a leak in it to...

    Sounds like the system still has a leak in it to me. If the return was the right size for 12 years on the old system why would it not be now, unless it has collapsed or the new unit is larger.
  47. Thread: test

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    test

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    test test test
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