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  1. It's an option when they can't afford to repair...

    It's an option when they can't afford to repair the EAC
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    Think you found a pretty decent service guy so...

    Think you found a pretty decent service guy so stick with him. Not gonna bash him on the humidistat he carries in his truck. Yes, any 1" filter that cost more than 2 bucks should be illegal. I doubt...
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    Well you obviously have an airflow issue. Why is...

    Well you obviously have an airflow issue. Why is something I can't answer from here. Is replacing the motor a DYI project? No idea from here. Try switching the fan setting at the thermostat to fan...
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    Never heard of eleven blinks but you may want to...

    Never heard of eleven blinks but you may want to have that guy do some temperature rises. Right off the bat it sounds like you may have return air problems especially when you said you felt far more...
  5. Yes indeed. Yanking the blower on these newer...

    Yes indeed. Yanking the blower on these newer units almost knocks off half the weight. To the OP, I am not commenting on your unit problems. Too much to read right now anyway. If you plan on...
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    May be a hacked off scrap of Bvent rather than a...

    May be a hacked off scrap of Bvent rather than a proper adjustable connector
  7. I did give them a quote on a Ruud 95% the day I...

    I did give them a quote on a Ruud 95% the day I was there and also stressed that it would be silly replacing that exchanger with all the rest of the old parts going back in. We all know the cost of...
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    No I suggested that you must not have established...

    No I suggested that you must not have established a relationship with a heating company prior to needing new equipment.I'm talking about having used a firm for years and years for routine service and...
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    Eight bids?! My first impression is that you...

    Eight bids?! My first impression is that you never found or kept one heating company you were satisfied with prior to this installation. I can count on one hand the number of established existing...
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    I have an older Rigid along these lines. It has...

    I have an older Rigid along these lines. It has worked pretty well the times I have used it. Great for checking under evap coils
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    Looks pretty cool. Reading this thread I just...

    Looks pretty cool. Reading this thread I just remembered having seen a new to me drain cleaning fitting on display at Johnstone the other day that looked interesting. Glad I read this thread. I've...
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    Flex gas junk, romex junk, Maybe the way it's...

    Flex gas junk, romex junk, Maybe the way it's done where you are at. Condensate drain looks like it's running uphill the wrong way. That would be the one thing I'd check on.
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    In this age with law suits for everything and...

    In this age with law suits for everything and anything they go out of their way to cover their butts. If in doubt they shut it down. I've had the gas company go in a house because the customer told...
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    They ate a lot of labor doing that for you. Yes...

    They ate a lot of labor doing that for you. Yes the dryer should be replaced and the lines and coil evacuated of air and moisture again.
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    Put in a number of 5 in 1's and a low boy two...

    Put in a number of 5 in 1's and a low boy two stage for ex father in law.
  16. I talked to her today and told her about these...

    I talked to her today and told her about these options. She said she will be contacting the original installer to work something out. I'm fine with that as I am not interested in replacing a heat...
  17. Yep. Have a turbo I pulled from a bad unit for...

    Yep. Have a turbo I pulled from a bad unit for just that. Emergency temp repair. About all they are good for imho. I can't see charging customers for these things just because you don't feel like or...
  18. 3x10 register not even to be found in Hart Cooley...

    3x10 register not even to be found in Hart Cooley catalog. Oh well. Must be a country thing. I have systems around me that for a certain area everything was 4" round.
  19. In forty years I have never seen nor installed a...

    In forty years I have never seen nor installed a 3x10 register boot. Not saying they are not around but I have not seen one. 2 1/4 x 10, 4 x 10.
  20. I've heard. Planning on calling them tomorrow.

    I've heard. Planning on calling them tomorrow.
  21. All kinds of smells coming from this unit. I bet...

    All kinds of smells coming from this unit. I bet the exhaust out the roof was a real eye burner
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    The chart I suggested he google was for three...

    The chart I suggested he google was for three conductors which should apply to most all residential electric heat and air conditioners
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    Google this "ampacity of wires in conduit" You'll...

    Google this "ampacity of wires in conduit" You'll find a NEC pdf.
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    Just thinking out loud. I wonder how and how much...

    Just thinking out loud. I wonder how and how much of a drop in house voltage would impact an ignitor. Motors would still function but would run hot, the same with a transformer but dropping voltage...
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    If you were as good as you think you are then you...

    If you were as good as you think you are then you wouldn't be asking for help here.
    Geeze you guys. Cut the guy some slack. It's been years since I have had to do much in the way of flare fittings...
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    Another DIY project gone haywire. Reminds me of...

    Another DIY project gone haywire. Reminds me of the Saturday night calls after the guy spent all day jacking with a $29.00 stat he bought at the big box store. Either they are wired wrong, or...
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    I do the same thing with the "bill my landlord"...

    I do the same thing with the "bill my landlord" scheme unless he is also a client.
  28. Have to check one that I think is this model next...

    Have to check one that I think is this model next time I am there. Hell, as bad as these look I'm surprised they are not leaking water all over the place,I'm not really familiar with the looks of...
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    Yes. The subject title certainly was the draw.

    Yes. The subject title certainly was the draw.
  30. I'm guessing this is easily visible if you pull...

    I'm guessing this is easily visible if you pull the blower.
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    Sounds to me like they were making up for a...

    Sounds to me like they were making up for a shortage on return. More than likely covering these up will have solved one problem while introducing a new one. Blanking off two 6x10 openings, especially...
  32. Guess I have never really seen one of theirs.

    Guess I have never really seen one of theirs.
  33. So they have two issue? The secondary heat...

    So they have two issue? The secondary heat exchanger plus the primary one rotted out? That really looks strange in this photo.
  34. I'm doing cartwheels if I ever run into a leak...

    I'm doing cartwheels if I ever run into a leak this easy to find and repair! Never fun but if the OP ever had to have a freon leak he was gifted to be sure. Even better if the unit isn't on the...
  35. It looks like a chore to replace plus the time...

    It looks like a chore to replace plus the time she would have to pay me to get it and than bring the old one back and reinstalling a load of twelve year old parts. Sad cause I don't like telling...
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    It's electric heat. A motor, a sequencer, and...

    It's electric heat. A motor, a sequencer, and restring kits. What parts? When the a/c goes the unit goes.
  37. 12 yr old Carrier heat exchangers problems?

    I ran into a Carrier 90 horizontal today that I'm guessing was locking out on flame sensor. The first thing I noticed aside from how hot the burner cover plate was was that the pvc intake that runs...
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    Well I'm guessing you have already Googled the...

    Well I'm guessing you have already Googled the model but if serial numbers make any sort of sense 1968 may very well be correct from the way it looks to my eye/
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    Still having a hard time understanding why a...

    Still having a hard time understanding why a whole furnace has to be replaced because of a roll out switch. I would guess the manufacturer and distributor would have to approve this. Did they tell...
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    Yep. As far as outside I would have highly...

    Yep. As far as outside I would have highly suggested to the homeowner that we ditch that bush. I hate running lines that snake around. As far as the low voltage, I have seldom seen anything other...
  41. Yep. Old gravity octopus that probably had all...

    Yep. Old gravity octopus that probably had all kinds of cool old stuff inside it. Coins, campaign pins, toy cars, anything the kids could listen to rolling down the ducks. I don't even do a brand new...
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    Oh yes. I have had some very fun times with them....

    Oh yes. I have had some very fun times with them. Those and the saudi princes that were left billions of dollars and only need some info to transfer millions to you. I had one guy going with emails...
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    OK. I would also consider the two stage unit....

    OK. I would also consider the two stage unit. Like anything else they are a bit more complicated with the two stage inducer, gas valve, extra pressure switch.....
    The good thing is that the smallest...
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    Yes. Condensor would be the outside part. Do you...

    Yes. Condensor would be the outside part. Do you have forced air now? Do you even need a/c? I see your summer highs are barely 80 degrees f.
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    I've done that hundred of times. They just keep...

    I've done that hundred of times. They just keep calling from new numbers. I really think there are about thirty different scam outfits doing this garbage. You would think Google would try and crack...
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    The best to you Adam. In almost 40 years the...

    The best to you Adam. In almost 40 years the number of days I did not enjoy what I do are few and far between. I've solved a million problems, created a few thousand, trained a guy who eventually...
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    I do too. They are not calling my cell. I use...

    I do too. They are not calling my cell. I use that for one thing. To call out. They are calling my land lines and blocking is out of the question that way.
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    Google! I can't take it anymore!

    I don't know about you other folks but these people claiming to represent Google are driving me insane. I swear I get thirty pre recorded calls a week about updating my listing, my last chance, blah...
  49. I'm sure the floor unit probably does a great job...

    I'm sure the floor unit probably does a great job in a home that small. Only you know what the resale market is like around you. In my area 98% of the homes that were small enough for a floor furnace...
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    Yep, have used the old wire coat hangers for...

    Yep, have used the old wire coat hangers for feeler bits for years and the hole is practically invisible.
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