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    yes honeywell 5 or 6000 cant be beat!!

    yes honeywell 5 or 6000 cant be beat!!
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    floor joists are flush with TOP of foundation. 1...

    floor joists are flush with TOP of foundation. 1 1/8 or such plywood floor is on top of joist, so ALL must go through
    concrete unless you can go up an interior wall and over at the ceiling joist!...
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    3" direct vent/ get it out

    So new construction. floor is AT the foundation so there is no
    side wall to run venting through? Just build a chase to run it up and out the wall?
    Thats my great idea???
    Oh 1 1/4 gas pipe through...
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    Very common issue.. uneven temps, the cold air...

    Very common issue.. uneven temps, the cold air doesnt want to go up like the heated air. One degree an hour is common if properly sized. So it appears your getting good performance. If you want it...
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    frozen expansion valve

    yes its a 5 year old dan foss..
    Heat works great but the feeder tubes frost in cooling?? 65/165 as I recall.
    So I figure the EXP Valve is Tango Uniform..
    Any other pointers would certainly help....
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    NOPE 24V DOESENT CARE ..COURSE THE SCHEMATIC IS...

    NOPE 24V DOESENT CARE ..COURSE THE SCHEMATIC IS GONE TOO??,,,24 IS A SERIES CIRCUIT and different timing is inside each
    sequencer.
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    The sequencer is a switch... on the hot side.....

    The sequencer is a switch... on the hot side.. common would go to the other end of the heat strip. with common on one side and hot on the other you will blow the breaker when the sequencer closes!!...
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    Rheem flame sensor secret

    New board requiring the flame sensor kit.. It wouldnt work. Change control board twice, fix by sanding off the burner. Pulled the burner and cleaned the end and the inside of the lip. Lots of white...
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    my manifold went bad!

    my manifold went bad!
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    Answer: my yellow jacket manifold went bad.....

    Answer: my yellow jacket manifold went bad.. rebuilt time!!
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    pump freon into condenser w G5

    So MY OWN install, I evacuated after pressure testing with nitro. HUH?? It would suck in but 6 oz of R22. Well it was record high forecast for today. 95 in Portland, OR. So I thought I would pump and...
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    just google ac motor power comsumpsion.. Small...

    just google ac motor power comsumpsion.. Small than designed motor will overheat and
    fail. Load has to be match to the mechanical and electrical load...
    One horsepower is 640 watts as I recall.....
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    some dirty RAT

    took the drawing I needed.....
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    call the gas company!!

    something loose on the meter outside most likely..
    They usually will come out ASAP..
    They just dont like big booms or
    fires...

    DO IT NOW>> they respond 24-7 if a serious leak..
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    Knowing the sequence of operation is a big...

    Knowing the sequence of operation is a big help..you figured out..on cooling the combust
    blower shouldnt be running.. I'd have run it in heat mode too.

    You did verify that the combust blower...
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    fOUND SOME SECHEMATICS

    POKED Around on the web and found a couple of drawings..
    I should be able to figure it out..

    new relay. 6 connections 2 coil one normal open and closed..
    I've got a plan now!! [way scary huh!!]...
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    I tried..

    I did put in a standard one.. no change
    I tried to straight line the wiring, but that didnt help..
    seemed simple enough
    2 coil wires
    1 speed heat/1 speed cool. Its like one leg of the 220 is in...
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    YORK AIR HANDLER FAN RELAY

    ITS got no schematic. the relay label is gone. York tech support..
    we dont have the info its too old...

    Fan runs all the time. I think its misswired.

    model MCB36-6B SN --JM17753B or the...
  19. Wow!! well the air temp wont be a fire hazard.....

    Wow!! well the air temp wont be a fire hazard.. but I hope they are all in interior walls.
    Otherwise the heat loss will be really terrible..
    SO the registers are in the walls, with no "boot" metal...
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    what they know..

    On average the TECH can install, but the INSTALLER usually doesnt have the
    experience,knowledge or tools to be a TECH. Doing something by rote is
    nothing like troubleshooting.

    Yep every...
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    board problem

    I usually find the control board is cutting off ignition too soon b4 the the valve opens.
    There needs to be reasonable overlap between gas and lighting device.
    4 seconds anyway...
    Never had the...
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    Lots of locations can cause this problem

    Best to have your pro technician have a look. If not, more damage can
    happen.
    Smart homeowners know when to call in the experts!
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    each one different

    Seems every inspector has a favorite area.. Maybe electrical, or venting
    sometimes it depends on their workload, if they have 14 places to go to,
    including travel time they may be onsite for 5...
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    Heat pumps move BTU, the temp is affected by many...

    Heat pumps move BTU, the temp is affected by many factors, If not properly charged
    duct configuration and insulation of them. Air speed.. Each system has a totally different
    duct setup Im sure.....
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    part was defective... bad before/repalce part now...

    part was defective... bad before/repalce part now works... There wasnt a model B on his truck..
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    1. I'd start with the compressor rating and see...

    1. I'd start with the compressor rating and see if it REALLY 36K btu.. manufactures are
    often off of the rating with smaller compressors.

    2. Course you cant test the AC cause its too cold??...
  27. To be usually legal in most counties the...

    To be usually legal in most counties the manufactures manual is the BIBLE.

    Some insurance companies check to see if equipment was permited after the fire....
    but im sure your going to get a home...
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    You get to lay down on these jobs...

    Some are designed with better access for service. Some gas valves
    are challenging to change when that comes around.

    Course cash payers are the best!

    My favorite light with magnets on the back...
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    Time to call a pro

    Sounds like a problem..

    out door fan should be running anytime you hear "buzzing"
    If not, please prevent damage by turning off at the thermostat
    and calling your service provider.
    Dont wait as...
  30. Thread: yorks

    by fixitguy
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    yorks

    Hi GUys I need a schematic for an air handler or electric furanace
    N2AHD14A06C

    There is none on the unit!! thanks.
    DON in PDX
  31. Thread: TRane TXV

    by fixitguy
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    Thanks LB!! Now I can think aobut it a bit more.....

    Thanks LB!! Now I can think aobut it a bit more.. Im sure the TXV is TU though..
    Look at the charts, My suction never gets up to even 100 thats like very close to freezing.
    and the TXV and feeder...
  32. Thread: TRane TXV

    by fixitguy
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    The chart says at x liquid line temp 250 psi in...

    The chart says at x liquid line temp 250 psi
    in the cool mode.. In heat mode I expected more than 99 degrees heat. Double wide
    manufactured home. I've seen Rheem heat pumps put out 130 air.
    ...
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    AVERAGES.. I tell the customer is its all gray

    Its aged and the replacement is so much.. Give them the choice.
    After 8 years most are on borrowed time. A few will make 10 years..
  34. Thread: TRane TXV

    by fixitguy
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    TRane TXV

    4TWX3036A1000A

    So I went on a "not working very well heat pump" call
    Suct was 45 high side was 200psi OAT 70 degrees.

    Liquid line was 75, chart says HIGH side should be 250 so I
    add 4 lbs to...
  35. turn the fan by hand you

    will know if its bad most likely
    unplug fan for 3 minutes...
    I vote for the fan..
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    Its a common electrical failure most likely

    Call your Pro Tech, he should have the parts "on the truck" or at the shop!!
    Everything wears out, breaks or quits.. it just questiion of WHEN!
  37. ECM motor?? Not way old unit??

    Request a pro with EXPERIENCE with ECM motors if thats what you have..i

    I hate to say some techs are behind the 8 ball when it comes to the latest
    [and they've been around for a long time now..]...
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    MY FIELD DUCT SIZE CHART SAYS.....

    ok YOUR 7 X 20 =144 SQ INCHES THATS APPROX 600 CU FEET/MIN

    The 7 x 15 can push about 420 cu ft..

    What size is the return????

    You sure cant get 4 ton through that!! 1600 CFM required...
    ...
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    PLAIN AND SIMPLE

    REMOVE THE HEAT!! How?? Return on 2nd floor. Needs better circulation.
    More cooling really wont fix the airflow issue.. In fact if your "oversizing" the duct system. It will make the system short...
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    dIDNT THE COUNTY DO AN INSPECTION??

    i DONT KNOW WHERE YOUR at, but here in Oregon, It has to be inspected
    by the county?? working without permits can be a fine in the thousands of dollars. Certainly that company wouldn't want that to...
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    hole size overlooked from what I read..

    You should call and review with the service manager. Was it inspected?
    Just ask when was your appointment scheduled to take care of their
    install error. The oversight may have been two installers...
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    I cant hear it from here...

    Need more info.

    In the crawl space? Attic or where??

    Is it water flow?? or only when the furnace is running?

    Furnaces can make sounds when "off"

    Check your thermostat and confirm the fan...
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    Lots of locations can cause this problem

    From Parts in the furnace to thermostat are all in question. Call your
    favorite HVAC guy and get it fixed!. I always carry all the parts that
    can cause this situation. He will too if he's worth his...
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    ASK more questions.

    How do you want me to do this??
    long and short screws.. Just think/look whats behind this???\
    Lots of great advice in this column
    But larn THIS LESSON "You will become what you think you are!!"...
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    country of manufacture could be a factor

    Yep it could be instant trip because of a short. Electrical failure can happen ANY TIME. New outa the box could be bad too. Thats why companies
    garr their equip.
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    does it work?

    Sometimes there is compromises cause of mechanical conditions.
    I've seen coils on the return side cause there was so space to move the
    furnace down to make room for the coil.

    Does it make...
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    I vote for poor return on that side.

    Thats what I see from here!! So confirm that there is more than one
    return? It it a ranch or big up/down layout?

    poor man test-- is tape a piece of paper at the register and measure how
    far it...
  48. Thread: no cooling

    by fixitguy
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    Time for a simple service call

    Most likely a simple problem in the outdoor unit!
    Dont make the problem bigger in your head, thats so easy to do.

    Just get a service tech out to fix it.

    Everything breaks sometime. I even had...
  49. ground mounted SAWSALL and 20 seconds per weld

    Just follow the groove with a metal cutting blade..
    Then lift off..
    Cut another access hole somewhere..
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    sound blanket on compressor

    Get your tech to install one.. much quieter...
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