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  1. Just something to check, but honestly Timebuilder...

    Just something to check, but honestly Timebuilder is the electrical wizard and can help more than I can.
  2. 23 is low for low voltage, usually will see...

    23 is low for low voltage, usually will see 25-28. Could be you incoming voltage was low as well or maybe the transformer is a multi tap and is on the wrong tap for the voltage you have.
  3. What was the exact voltage at the contactor coil...

    What was the exact voltage at the contactor coil while it was humming, prior to you touching it and it pulling in?
  4. This is the AOP section for Equipment owners(home...

    This is the AOP section for Equipment owners(home owners) to ask questions about their systems. If you are a tech, you should have posted this in the Tech to Tech chat residential section. You could...
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    This really should have been posted in the AOP...

    This really should have been posted in the AOP section, you should hit the black triangle in the bottom corner of your original post and ask them to move it there.
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    2 houses can be similar but have different heat...

    2 houses can be similar but have different heat loads, would recommend having someone do a Load on your house before you buy.
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    That unit is a 13-13.5 SEER 3 Ton unit.

    That unit is a 13-13.5 SEER 3 Ton unit.
  8. Thread: GAS Pack

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    +1 -Depending on how long it has been running...

    +1 -Depending on how long it has been running like this, the heat exchanger needs to be checked for cracks.
  9. The system will only freeze for 3 reasons: 1)...

    The system will only freeze for 3 reasons:

    1) Low indoor airflow
    2) Low on charge
    3) Refrigerant restriction

    In your quote above it appears it was frozen and then you found it to be...
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    If you are only going to be in the home for 6-7...

    If you are only going to be in the home for 6-7 yrs, then I would not pay for high efficient equipment. I would go for the 80% furnace.
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    We can't give do it yourself advice here for your...

    We can't give do it yourself advice here for your safety and it is against the rules. The stat can be hooked up if you have 5 wires, just call a company and ask them what they would charge to...
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    If you are planning on being in the home less...

    If you are planning on being in the home less than 5 yrs, I personally would just replace the coils with OEM coils.(Be sure to ask if the replacement coils would be all aluminum. So far have had...
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    -What have your gas bills been running the last...

    -What have your gas bills been running the last couple winters?
    -What are your summer temps like?
    -Do you have AC and is it as old as the furnace?
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    Fault codes on page 8 614711

    Fault codes on page 8

    614711
  15. He also in the video points to the vent motor and...

    He also in the video points to the vent motor and calls it a the compressor. :gah:
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    I wish threads like this were started in the...

    I wish threads like this were started in the private Pro Forums. I prefer not to give to much technical help out here in the open forums where the DIY ers can read the threads. :.02:
  17. Replacing parts is not diagnosing...that's called...

    Replacing parts is not diagnosing...that's called parts changing and can be expensive. You would be money ahead to pay an experienced tech to truly diagnose the problem and would probably have unit...
  18. Thread: Its Funny to Me

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    11:30 pm, still 95* outside, call customer: AC...

    11:30 pm, still 95* outside, call customer: AC not working, you come out and fix...$139 OT charge to come out and diagnose, repair on top of that. Ohhh, no, nooo...you ad say "Free Estimates". ...
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    Carrier Blue Book does not show a 38EM02430D, but...

    Carrier Blue Book does not show a 38EM02430D, but does show a 38EN02430...so thinking it might have been written down or typed wrong and the M in that number should be or actually is an N. If so,...
  20. Not sure what job you landed, but it takes more...

    Not sure what job you landed, but it takes more than an engineering degree to work on this equipment. If you don't know what those parts are, then for your safety and others...you should not be...
  21. Thread: Furnace Filter

    by Tech23
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    Oh and by the way, you may want to edit your post...

    Oh and by the way, you may want to edit your post and remove the link, as posting links to websites that sell products is against site rules. Take care and good luck.
  22. Thread: Furnace Filter

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    You are very welcome, sorry to hear about your...

    You are very welcome, sorry to hear about your wife. I would not go above the merv 8. In a manufactured home it would be better to go with the merv 6 and look into getting a stand alone air cleaner...
  23. Thread: Furnace Filter

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    Yes, throw that old "Hog Hair" filter away. If...

    Yes, throw that old "Hog Hair" filter away. If you can't find a 30x20, then you can put 2-16x20's in there, one on top of the other. Be sure your filter(s) completely cover the louvers in the door...
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    Yeah, sorry if I misled you, your current...

    Yeah, sorry if I misled you, your current thermostat does not communicate with your furnace and HP it simply controls them. For true communication, like Baldloonie said, you would need the York...
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    If you do get a York bid, ask them about a...

    If you do get a York bid, ask them about a communicating thermostat that would work with your furnace and heat pump communicating capable as well. :.02:
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    Your not restricted to York, get all the bids you...

    Your not restricted to York, get all the bids you want.
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    Orifice or txv?

    Orifice or txv?
  28. Learning is good, just make sure someone puts the...

    Learning is good, just make sure someone puts the numbers down and will stand behind what they say will work before you put the almighty dollar in their pocket.
  29. Cool, but did they say exactly what BTU was...

    Cool, but did they say exactly what BTU was needed to heat your house at say 10 degrees outside? The colder it gets outside the less BTU's a pump can supply to house and eventually it can supply no...
  30. Has anyone done a load calculation to see what is...

    Has anyone done a load calculation to see what is needed for your home?
  31. In my opinion, teens is pushing it...even with...

    In my opinion, teens is pushing it...even with 410A. I personally would go for duel fuel, pump with back up gas heat. :.02:
  32. I was in Birmingham in March, beautiful county by...

    I was in Birmingham in March, beautiful county by the way. How cold does it get there in the winter?
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    Jtrammel, here is a testimonial: 16 yrs in the...

    Jtrammel, here is a testimonial:

    16 yrs in the field, mostly resi and very light comm...did not understand how economizers worked, let alone know how to troubleshoot them. Call the supply house,...
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    If you don't plug them in, they never break and...

    If you don't plug them in, they never break and you don't have to troubleshoot them....DUH! :cheers:
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    There is so much I could share, but it would all...

    There is so much I could share, but it would all boil down to recommending a second opinion and tell them everything you shared here right up front. The guy behind the meat counter at the market...
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    Looks like a Tempstar serial, if so it is a 2002...

    Looks like a Tempstar serial, if so it is a 2002 model.
  37. They freeze for 1 of 3 reasons: -Low indoor...

    They freeze for 1 of 3 reasons:
    -Low indoor airflow-Which can be caused by several things
    -Low on charge-due to a leak somewhere in the system
    -Refrigerant restriction that can be several places...
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    Prior to '93 there were GU*...

    Prior to '93 there were GU* models(GU-GUP-GUPI-etc-etc-GD for downflow)-Here is an install manual for the GMP and GU series, maybe this will help.


    613351
    613361
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    GMP models did not start till 1993. The first...

    GMP models did not start till 1993. The first two numbers of serial number will tell you the year.
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    That is a pretty good savings-Differences between...

    That is a pretty good savings-Differences between the two models:

    -Seer rating of course.

    -YCJF all models/tonnages will have a Scroll compressor and must be matched with a TXV metering device...
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    I see, thanks for sharing...hope it all works out.

    I see, thanks for sharing...hope it all works out.
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    Have carried my Springfield XD45 for many yrs in...

    Have carried my Springfield XD45 for many yrs in a Supertuck IWB holster, which you can check out at crossbreedholsters.com. Am planning on switching to an XD9 service model this year. I like the...
  43. Not sure how old you unit is, model and serial...

    Not sure how old you unit is, model and serial number of unit would be nice. Also, did the tech put in any readings on any tickets, like pressures, temps, etc. Bottom line though from what you;re...
  44. It appears it has almost been 3 months since the...

    It appears it has almost been 3 months since the install. During this time, have you been to a doctor or called the HVAC company to come back out and take a look at it?

    Most companies put a 1 yr...
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    WOW, I could never do that job. I am not afraid...

    WOW, I could never do that job. I am not afraid of heights, just like to drink coffee in the mornings and heck by the time I reached my work station...I'd have to take a break to go back down to ...
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    I agree with Timebuilder on this, a very sore...

    I agree with Timebuilder on this, a very sore sore spot for me. I wish I could elaborate, unfortunately I cannot, but I do agree with Timebuilder's statement.
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    Sorry if you misunderstood, I was not saying...

    Sorry if you misunderstood, I was not saying otherwise would not be professional, was just saying I think safety could go hand in hand and not bore people to death if it is mixed in here and there.
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    It has been my understanding that because there...

    It has been my understanding that because there is so little charge is why it is recommended to have tail up to keep it in the bulb. I may be wrong, but better safe than sorry I guess.
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    Not saying a video solely concentrated on safety...

    Not saying a video solely concentrated on safety isn't a great idea, however I think while a person is doing a "How to" video on anything industry related it would be very easy to incorporate proper...
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    I hear the frustration in your keyboard, so...

    I hear the frustration in your keyboard, so please don't take this the wrong way. Just curious, if you do the registering for your customers, how did your distributor screw up on this. Do you do it...
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