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  1. Thread: R410A Sickness

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    Too much gas of any kind can be harmful. We all...

    Too much gas of any kind can be harmful. We all need to aware of this and be very carefull in our work.
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    Yes you need to call for some help. Could be...

    Yes you need to call for some help. Could be strips-Stat-or other troubles. Maybe even a broken wire.
    Let us know what the service man found.
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    Still not using nothing but metal in the main...

    Still not using nothing but metal in the main truck line then R-8 flex to the boots. Started in Jan 1956.
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    When you replace the pump put a ball valve on...

    When you replace the pump put a ball valve on each side of the pump so you can repair or replace the pump next time without draining the system down. We use that B & G #100 pump
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    We started using all copper in the mid 50's. He...

    We started using all copper in the mid 50's. He needs to call the people that installed the system and have them fix the problem
  6. Talk to your neighbors. They might know a company...

    Talk to your neighbors. They might know a company that does a good job at a good price. It might just be the capacitor
  7. Yes-It has been 100 dollars a pound for quite a...

    Yes-It has been 100 dollars a pound for quite a while.
  8. Your teck will fine the problem. So you will have...

    Your teck will fine the problem. So you will have heat all winter. Could be low charge or many electric problems.
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    Looks like you need to check the insulation and...

    Looks like you need to check the insulation and for leaks in the duct work. There are 3 1/2 ton unit available. That monthly bill looks high.
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    Are you sure it is a return. Do not cover it up....

    Are you sure it is a return. Do not cover it up. Now if it is a supply put a damper in the duct and you can just cut down on the CFM for that outlet and lower the noise level.
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    Ask the installer to come back. Your low voltage...

    Ask the installer to come back. Your low voltage wireing could be shorted out and he is using the condencer as the comman wire. I have had to do this when lightng has shorted all the wires together...
  12. That monthly bill is good. What ever you do you...

    That monthly bill is good. What ever you do you will never change it very much. Unless you cut it off
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    If possible set the stat where you are...

    If possible set the stat where you are confortable and leave alone.
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    You are right-Leave that high teck BS in the...

    You are right-Leave that high teck BS in the warehouse.
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    Is there any way you could get gas into your...

    Is there any way you could get gas into your house? Natural or LP You could hang the boiler on the wall
  16. They are doing a great job. Easy to install. The...

    They are doing a great job. Easy to install. The only thing that I have found wrong is the supply houses do not have parts. On a couple I have just changed the outside unit. The owner could not wait...
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    The by-pass damper might not be adjusted...

    The by-pass damper might not be adjusted correctly. Some cork padding under the Air Handler might help also. Has anyone checked the squirrel gauge to make sure it is clean?
  18. Looking at your two pictures again. Is the duct...

    Looking at your two pictures again. Is the duct reduced in size after two or three flex take offs? We always cut them in at least two feet apart. Wonder why he did not come off the side of the duct...
  19. Looking at your two pictures again. Is the duct...

    Looking at your two pictures again. Is the duct reduced in size after two or three flex take offs? We always cut them in at least two feet apart. Wonder why he did not come off the side of the duct...
  20. It takes longer than 15 to 20 minutes to lower...

    It takes longer than 15 to 20 minutes to lower the temperture in a house one degree even with the proper sized unit. Contact the license board in Raleigh and tell them your problem. It might take a...
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    The float in the pump tank might be hung up. You...

    The float in the pump tank might be hung up. You can look inside the little tank and see if water is running in all the time. The pump might be bad. Turn the water valve off the humidifier.
  22. Good luck. Keep in mind you will be working with...

    Good luck. Keep in mind you will be working with high voltage and low voltage. Mark those wires and try not to mess up. Those boards are high price. We need young men because everyone likes to have...
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    Water could be running back into the pump after...

    Water could be running back into the pump after it cuts off.
  24. Thread: Abnormal parts

    by lentz
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    That bushing works fine. Make sure it is on real...

    That bushing works fine. Make sure it is on real tite
  25. Since that part is not available any more you...

    Since that part is not available any more you might call a pro and let him help you.
  26. Is your humidy real low? Talk to your neighbors...

    Is your humidy real low? Talk to your neighbors and see what they have.
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    As long as you get a company that has been the...

    As long as you get a company that has been the business for a while and has a good record of their work you should not have any problem. Just size it correctly for which space. Good information comes...
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    It needs to be a van. So you can lock it up and...

    It needs to be a van. So you can lock it up and keep every thing dry. Medium size would be fine. With a ladder rack on top for ladders.
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    About how old is your system? Get a second...

    About how old is your system? Get a second contractor to check it out and if you want to be cool have him fix it.
  30. Thread: Just a scratch

    by lentz
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    Just get a mule and wagon. It has about 18"...

    Just get a mule and wagon. It has about 18" inches of clearance
  31. Thread: Just a scratch

    by lentz
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    Looks like he pulled over a curb and backed up....

    Looks like he pulled over a curb and backed up. Then that plastic bumber just came right off. I did that same thing at Chick-Fil-A two weeks ago.
  32. Thread: Calling All Pros

    by lentz
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    I have been keeping the Carrier wireing harness...

    I have been keeping the Carrier wireing harness on my truck that all three wires are in one plugin. This has been working good for me.
  33. Thread: Calling All Pros

    by lentz
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    Great-We need young men in the AC field

    Great-We need young men in the AC field
  34. Thread: Calling All Pros

    by lentz
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    59-Years this past Jan. Still doing some service...

    59-Years this past Jan. Still doing some service work. Staying off roofs if they are very steep. Not charging my friends. It is aomething I just like to do. Being without AC is rough as we get older.
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    It really helps so you do not put pipes or duct...

    It really helps so you do not put pipes or duct work in each others way. Each man knows that both trades have to be installed in the same area.
  36. Thread: Calling All Pros

    by lentz
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    Started in Jan. 1956. About one week after I got...

    Started in Jan. 1956. About one week after I got out of the Navy. 59 years. Still doing repair work every day. Those attics have been hot this summer.
  37. This information comes with all units. You need...

    This information comes with all units. You need to look again.
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    Most company's make a corrosive resistent unit to...

    Most company's make a corrosive resistent unit to be used near the ocean.
  39. I have has to do this when lighting melted the...

    I have has to do this when lighting melted the wires together on AC units where air handler
    was on second floor..
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    Carrier is having troule with there warrenty...

    Carrier is having troule with there warrenty problems. They have been slow are not helping us out at all.
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    If you are planning to stay in the house for a...

    If you are planning to stay in the house for a long time. You might go ahead and change the whole system. New natural gas system with Air Condition. 90 % plus furance and at least 15 Seer AC
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    Ask the installer to come back and have some time...

    Ask the installer to come back and have some time so he can stay until the noise starts. Could be a blockage. Need to get this fixed-It could cause more problems
  43. We do not give out information what we think is...

    We do not give out information what we think is the problem. There are many things that could be wrong. I know of 14 items that could cause your problem--maybe more. Once in a while you have to...
  44. Please don't be upset with us. This is not a site...

    Please don't be upset with us. This is not a site for DIY's. The only way it would safe for us to give you advise is to come by and check out your system and then repair it if you wish. There could...
  45. Have you seen any frost or ice builted up on any...

    Have you seen any frost or ice builted up on any part of the piping?
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    This Guy could be getting in trouble

    This Guy could be getting in trouble
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    Please be careful. You messing with high voltage....

    Please be careful. You messing with high voltage. Could be running in the wrong direction or wired wrong or wrong voltage motor. The capacitor could be wrong or bad.

    BE CAREFUL:spam:
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    A unit that old would be good to replace it if...

    A unit that old would be good to replace it if possible. Have the whole system checked. Might need to reseal and reinsulate the duct work. You could get some help from the power company. They are...
  49. Call the installer and ask him to do what is...

    Call the installer and ask him to do what is necessary to solve your problem. Could put a product in the system that might help. As bad as it sounds you might have to change the compressor
  50. You don't want to use duct tape to seal your...

    You don't want to use duct tape to seal your ducts. You should use mastic. Most tapes go bad after a while. Use duct tape to seal the new duct insulation.. That by pass damper might need to stay in...
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