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  1. Upright or horizontal? Propane or natural?

    Upright or horizontal? Propane or natural?
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    I put in a MN7 in my house last year before...

    I put in a MN7 in my house last year before Christmas. I have not had single issue and it was negative temps a few weeks ago.
    I have had the water droplet issue on many of the new carrier furnaces....
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    Looks like head pressure controls (A8L). The...

    Looks like head pressure controls (A8L). The reason I say this is because of the copper tube that is most likely going to the liquid line, so the valve can open and close to the differential it is...
  4. Thread: Travel Pay

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    No GPS. Like I said earlier I think I am more...

    No GPS. Like I said earlier I think I am more upset by not being notified that he was going to change his methods.
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    I don't have the answer for that. But I would...

    I don't have the answer for that. But I would assume they would be the same 10k at 77. Why make two or three boards when one can work in all applications.
  6. Thread: Travel Pay

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    Rider. Or bathroom breaks too. Lol. I look at...

    Rider. Or bathroom breaks too. Lol. I look at it the same as you, just trying not to fire off an angry email and really start a storm.

    I have "heard" that if the employer "charges" travel at...
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    I believe all CXM boards have the same error...

    I believe all CXM boards have the same error codes. Do you know how to retrieve the error code? Your FP1 is for a water only system and FP2 for antifreeze system which can get down to I think 25...
  8. Thread: Travel Pay

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    Rider77.. It appeared on any travel. Some jobs...

    Rider77.. It appeared on any travel. Some jobs are 2 hrs away 1 way. I was also posting in town travel. Being the good employee and all. My previous employer paid all the travel even if I was in...
  9. Thread: Travel Pay

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    Travel Pay

    Just curious about the way others get paid for travel. My boss recently asked us to separate travel and work time because some customer dispute their bills and he needed help backing up the bill. ...
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    The E2 says I can set split a few different ways....

    The E2 says I can set split a few different ways. It can control a valve, shut off fans, either odd or even or first half or last half. Without being in front of controller I don't know if I can...
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    Not a micro channel coil and it is 507, which I...

    Not a micro channel coil and it is 507, which I haven't used yet either.

    I found in the e2 book that I can set it up as a "split" condenser which should allow at least 1 fan on all the time. Like...
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    Stopped by tonight and borrowed the e2 book. ...

    Stopped by tonight and borrowed the e2 book. Going to read up and try to understand it's logic.
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    Cap tube plugged

    Cap tube plugged
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    Rack Winter Charging Issue

    Am at a loss and afraid I might be over thinking as well. I have a rack system that was installed in July and not set up for winter, I am not the installer btw they are out of towners. It got down...
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    Agree with Circus, 62 is too high. Where did you...

    Agree with Circus, 62 is too high. Where did you take suction reading, on liquid line or suction port? Also you are not checking subcooling. Is it fixed orifice outside or txv? Need some more...
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    If your tripping the "high limit" then what is...

    If your tripping the "high limit" then what is your delta T? Is the filter plugged? Is it the "flame rollout" tripping? Are all the returns and supplies open? Static pressure across furnace?
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    About 6 months ago the porlan guy came by and was...

    About 6 months ago the porlan guy came by and was talking about these.

    http://sporlanonline.com/smart/
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    Zone 1 works fine on its own, when I was there...

    Zone 1 works fine on its own, when I was there testing. No power drop that I saw. Did not duplicate error because of customer pushing me out the door @ 5.

    I will be heading back tomorrow.
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    honeywell zone controls

    I have a honeywell truezone and 1 add-a-zone panel for an office. They are using 6 zones. The customer complains about the lobby (zone 1) not staying a consistent temp. All zone set the same...
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    All heat strips are mounted above the evap...

    All heat strips are mounted above the evap coil...I don't think u will have any issues.
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    Where is the ignitor in relation to the burners?

    Where is the ignitor in relation to the burners?
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    Did you tey wideing the crossover or swapping...

    Did you tey wideing the crossover or swapping burners around? I take it you looked at the orifice. Try pulling the manifold off and see if there is debris?

    Did you get the burner to ignite...
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    I like to be a tech, make me feel good fixing...

    I like to be a tech, make me feel good fixing things. I don't push on sales just try to educate customer about better systems. At the company I work for we give the leads to a salesman and they go...
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    I worked an oil furnace with electric heat strips...

    I worked an oil furnace with electric heat strips and the customer had the electric heat strips mounted in the supply over the furnace. Where he lived the electric rate was cheaper than oil...had a...
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    Install a taco zone valve after the coil, the...

    Install a taco zone valve after the coil, the taco is orange not green power head. Then on the inlet of the coil install a gate valve and a sight glass flow meter, something that tells you gpm. ...
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    How many shut the pump off while it is in a...

    How many shut the pump off while it is in a vacuum? They say of you do you could seize the vains and need a new pump.
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    Don't forget to make sure a bleed resistor is on...

    Don't forget to make sure a bleed resistor is on the start cap.
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    Relay

    Relay
  29. Thread: Aspen 416

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    I use 416 on all my r12 conversions at med temp. ...

    I use 416 on all my r12 conversions at med temp. Dont have to derate 20% of charge. Also look it in reach ins, do have afew larger systems (10+#'s) and they work just fine. 416a is not designed...
  30. Thread: gauges

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    I have 4 sets of gauges and just ordered an...

    I have 4 sets of gauges and just ordered an ak-900, really curious if I will like them. Now one of mine are stubies for ice machines andreach-ins. And my old 3 port for checking oil...
  31. Thread: rant

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    Omg...r u f*n serious....I was at the parts house...

    Omg...r u f*n serious....I was at the parts house and this guys aske me, "how the hell do u fix one of those Carrier pick-n-hold furnaces". I laughed and said, "you find a crack in the heqt...
  32. Thread: Beer cooler

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    Lol...so I was there at 10pm to 1230am and today...

    Lol...so I was there at 10pm to 1230am and today I walked around and found another cooler with freezer inside...hmmm..only one low temp and med temp condensor outside. Cases ran together in...
  33. Thread: Beer cooler

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    Oh yea ran 40 yesterday.

    Oh yea ran 40 yesterday.
  34. Thread: Beer cooler

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    Beer cooler

    Customer called me friday night coolcooler above 50. Arrived on site unit cycling on hp switch. One condensor fan down. Replacedfan and ran system. Pumped down system and poping hp switch. ...
  35. Put in water cooled condensor...lol

    Put in water cooled condensor...lol
  36. The txv you installed is pressure limiting? ...

    The txv you installed is pressure limiting? Theory- not flowing enough refrigerant to remove load. Coil is flooding? and way superheated but still trickling along at 50 psig. New standard txv...
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    According to my 407c pt chart your vapor pressure...

    According to my 407c pt chart your vapor pressure temp should be 48 instead of 38. Either yor sh math is wrong or mistype for sp/temp.

    3 over ambient with 13 sc. That's got to be the best...
  38. It's hard to say if you are oversized on your...

    It's hard to say if you are oversized on your unit without doing a load calculation on your house. I would get the parts replaced while they are still under warranty because a heat pump would be...
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    BTW- when I said flush the lines I also mean the...

    BTW- when I said flush the lines I also mean the evap. You will probably use 2-4 cans of nitogren.
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    I am not sure how big the coil is for 410a but...

    I am not sure how big the coil is for 410a but the r22 coils I am thinking of are 5'x4' 2-3" thick. Is it a scroll for the 410a unit? I know in the 22 systems they were bristols and weighed 60-80#....
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    Well, with the compressor you Will want to change...

    Well, with the compressor you Will want to change the oil, possibly flush the lines and of course new filter. Is the coil seperate from first stage? I think they are if it V shaped. Not much there...
  42. Where do u live? How many square ft is the house?...

    Where do u live? How many square ft is the house?

    Also I would contact carrier directly, I do believe the warranty for any equipment used on a house has more than 1-3 yr warranty.
  43. Undersized duct work or oversized unit. Either...

    Undersized duct work or oversized unit. Either undersized wiring or compressor needed start components.
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    Are the filters clean? May not trip the pressure...

    Are the filters clean? May not trip the pressure switch but not feed enough air for the fire. Is it multi-stage and are the pressure correct?
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    my bad I should have broken into three sections...

    my bad I should have broken into three sections those who aren't mechanical, those with no confidence, and those that are over confident and become parts changers.
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    Atleast I am not alone in thinking that part of...

    Atleast I am not alone in thinking that part of nate is useless. I went to school and it gave me a great BASE to start my career. I have seen plenty on ppl with an education and they just cant...
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    To NATE or not to NATE

    Our company is starting to get into the NATE mode again:whistle: I was curious what you guys think about it. After going though the core it reminds me of school all over again.
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    Yep. Remove and drain. Sucks to tilt.

    Yep. Remove and drain. Sucks to tilt.
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    That's one way to exhast a system.

    Though it is pretty fun, but hey if you got stuff lying around why not recycle.
    Btw those are 3/4" walled boxes. LOL
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  50. how about the call they didn't place. Went to...

    how about the call they didn't place. Went to Burger King yesterday to work on the air conditioner then they told me to walk in freezers been temping @ -35
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