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    Dirt means low airflow=$$$ cost Pitted...

    Dirt means low airflow=$$$ cost
    Pitted contactor=incorrect voltage X||X= fan 0r compressor (D.O.A.)
  2. Only time used big crescent was to BASH dog who...

    Only time used big crescent was to BASH dog who almost got me at condenser..
  3. I felt same way, was technician at family -own...

    I felt same way, was technician at family -own business,highest sales, least call backs,did have some.. I got bonus at Christmas and all of us were worried about job next year. Owner got up and told...
  4. Do , what other post stated. Get on Pro forum. I...

    Do , what other post stated. Get on Pro forum.
    I always gave options 1 / 2 / 3
    All company pay about same amount for equipment, where do the others get lower bids to compete with mine.I got more...
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    I think that you should contact someone in U.S....

    I think that you should contact someone in U.S. that can put you in hvac, Before you come without a plan.
    Fail to plan;Plan to Fail..
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    No band-aid need to fix the problem.. If you want...

    No band-aid need to fix the problem.. If you want 2 stage and can swing $$ it will pay for in 5-7 years.
  7. Xli16 will do the job,and cost savings going to...

    Xli16 will do the job,and cost savings going to XV20 will not be there..On 90* day they both are doing about same..
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    # 2 sounds like good choice..Yes VD furnace will...

    # 2 sounds like good choice..Yes VD furnace will help, doing the job of lowering humidity.Just make sure ductwork, returns are in good shape,before your company does new install,line-set flush,...
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    Carrier Comfort system will do the job, only if...

    Carrier Comfort system will do the job, only if load has been calculated ..Just putting in retro-fit without checking is not recommended.
    Load
    Ductwork
    lines/set
    permits
    price

    I'm in...
  10. Bag, with standard tools.. Fluke/amp/voltage...

    Bag, with standard tools..
    Fluke/amp/voltage
    Fluke/temp/humidity
    Good set of digital gauges
    Digital scale
    Most recovery/torch/vacuum are provided.

    I may not be right one to ask, as re-tired...
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    When I was doing service, easy day was 6 calls or...

    When I was doing service, easy day was 6 calls or less. As far as driving, I usually drove 150 miles and never left Dallas/Fort Worth area..
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    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/free-gps/id3353921...

    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/free-gps/id335392176?mt=8 for iPad
    http://sourceforge.net/projects/gpsmapper/ for cell
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    Top floor would work with split/system with...

    Top floor would work with split/system with ductwork in attic,as far as other floors if basement has access to other floors so single truck could be run to each, then split (might) work there also....
  14. I agree on funding schools in Kansas, as my...

    I agree on funding schools in Kansas, as my granddaughter goes to college there..But, don't see how gut/shooting welfare people will do that. Tax base for schools is in property,if you put who are on...
  15. The fan motor going out, NO high pressure...

    The fan motor going out, NO high pressure cut/out on unit, could have caused compressor damage if unit ran without fan, until internal /overload on compressor kick unit off.Get is replaced .. Before...
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    Dirt in lines, I would be really careful, this...

    Dirt in lines, I would be really careful, this will happen again if that much is in liquid/drier..
    I would come back in 60 days and change -out drier again.. POE oil will not cause that much dirt.. ...
  17. Need to have a (load) calculation done, before...

    Need to have a (load) calculation done, before you have anything installed>>>>.............
    Guessing at sq.ft. on system these days is a mistake, which YOU will pay for in $$$$ higher cost monthly....
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    I would recommend XR16 with TAM8.

    I would recommend XR16 with TAM8.
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    Need to call for service, this site is not DIY

    Need to call for service, this site is not DIY
  20. After Bankrupting the State, Kansas Republicans...

    After Bankrupting the State, Kansas Republicans are going after welfare recipients in unique and unnecessary ways.
  21. Thread: Rain

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    https://scontent-lax1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/...

    https://scontent-lax1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/p526x296/10405386_819217734841645_1976592866415976050_n.png?oh=19b36d76a616a5f9efa693de1e6f091d&oe=56014E57
  22. Thread: Rain

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    https://scontent-lax1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/...

    https://scontent-lax1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/p526x296/10405386_819217734841645_1976592866415976050_n.png?oh=19b36d76a616a5f9efa693de1e6f091d&oe=56014E57
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    26.83 rain total since Jan. That's more than we...

    26.83 rain total since Jan. That's more than we got all year 21.23 2014..

    I think we need to build an...
  24. Max fuse rating is .7 amp if you install .10 amp,...

    Max fuse rating is .7 amp if you install .10 amp, you may cause more problems. Take advice,, Call for service..
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    It is not un-common for the indoor unit to be...

    It is not un-common for the indoor unit to be sized 3.5 ton with outdoor 3.0 ton. Depends on what year, type of metering device was used to get the better efficiency, from outdoor unit.
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    I started 1976 in new construction, had wife...

    I started 1976 in new construction, had wife /baby. I sweated through many years, before I got into service. So, keep working, study,take courses that are available. Time will come when your smart...
  27. With 1200 sq.ft home you do not need large...

    With 1200 sq.ft home you do not need large furnace/ can be 96% 0r 95%.. Get some bids ; as they are free.
    As for brands/Carrier/Trane/Rheem furnaces are all good.
    No you can't vent out window, if...
  28. I think either/main drain is clogged down...

    I think either/main drain is clogged down farther, Crack in plastic/pan or need to cap T if it is before P trap,sucking air stopping water. Or combinations of the above. At any rate, time to call for...
  29. I would suggest Trane VS air handler/ not...

    I would suggest Trane VS air handler/ not necessary top of the line, single stage condensers and your systems will do the job.
    I am in Fort Worth..So, know what you mean about Texas heat/humidity.....
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    I would say Police, as they get home drunk and...

    I would say Police, as they get home drunk and wife leaves..:cheers::cheers:
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    Trane #2 It does have few features with control,...

    Trane #2 It does have few features with control, but do you need to control wifi..
    Carrier Infinity
    http://www.carrier.com/homecomfort/en/us/products/air-conditioners/24anb7/
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    I would go with Rheem # 2 option 13.Seer if you...

    I would go with Rheem # 2 option 13.Seer if you trust contractor. Just an opinion, work on allot of Goodman.As they control approx.19% of market..
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    HVAC 37 years , still married..

    HVAC 37 years , still married..
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    No, could mean/burn't wire. Call for service ..

    No, could mean/burn't wire. Call for service ..
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    Transformer-y/common Contactor-line1/line2...

    Transformer-y/common
    Contactor-line1/line2
    Compressor-c/s/r
    fan/relay n/o
    Gas/valve
    Limits
    Can go to your local library, reference .. HVAC many books.
  36. 96% Furnace can be installed.. W/out Air...

    96% Furnace can be installed.. W/out Air conditioning.
  37. I always put fused disconnect. Can save a unit if...

    I always put fused disconnect. Can save a unit if over/amp.
    Most contractors use pull/out non-fused, or /non breaker type..
    Ask them to install one.
  38. http://www.carrier.com/homecomfort/en/us/products/...

    http://www.carrier.com/homecomfort/en/us/products/indoor-air-quality/air-cleaners/

    Check this filter system also. Before you choose Honeywell..
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    Change it, could VOID the warranty on new system....

    Change it, could VOID the warranty on new system.
    Let installation contractor do his job, call for service.
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    Rheem is made in Fort Smith ,Arkansas Goodman...

    Rheem is made in Fort Smith ,Arkansas
    Goodman Fayetteville ,Tennessee /moving to Houston,Texas
    Both are well know brands, I would be more inclined to ask, which will be installed properly..
  41. Most company's give 1 year labor. Some newer...

    Most company's give 1 year labor. Some newer systems come with 10 year parts/labor.. Read the warranty info,most manufactures state /unit must be serviced/by authorized dealer/contractor/twice a year...
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    Gas is dangerous, need to call contractor for...

    Gas is dangerous, need to call contractor for service. Could be other issues, why flame sensor/ignitor ...Be safe..
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    13.30 Here is rating w/best AS-Std coil

    13.30


    Here is rating w/best AS-Std coil
  44. TXV would be good idea. No to lowering fan...

    TXV would be good idea.
    No to lowering fan on/cool/mode to low.
    Digital Thermostat will have /less fall then mercury/bulb=5-7 degrees.

    If you get these items done, should be better. Need to get...
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    GSX13 uses scroll

    GSX13 uses scroll
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    If ductboard /fiberglass is bad, then better tell...

    If ductboard /fiberglass is bad, then better tell Eckerd Drug stores.. 15boxes per store. Never heard of any health issues. I been breathing /working on it for 30+ years.. Keep your air handler/trane...
  47. My crystal () ball, broken.. Johnny (5) Need...

    My crystal () ball, broken.. Johnny (5) Need more input..
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    Need tech.. short 3/4" pipe in other (secondary)...

    Need tech.. short 3/4" pipe in other (secondary) drain 90 and safety switch, if it has one.Have tech, open evaporator and clean pan,or you will continue to have drain problems all year. Make sure...
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    That is very old system more then 15 years.Time...

    That is very old system more then 15 years.Time to spend $$ for upgrade and save some money on electricity.
    Carrier Infinity`Thermostat
    Carrier air handler/coil
    Carrier Filter/pleat
    Carrier...
  50. If thermostat is set for 74* and unit continues...

    If thermostat is set for 74* and unit continues to run with 55* out of register.. You got something dirty, airflow issue.
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