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    i agree don't go by the needles on the switch,...

    i agree don't go by the needles on the switch, just for refferance. did you try adjusting it? on that type of system, i'll use the suction valve to set the pres switch. before you change the valve...
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    not familliar w/ that model. but if you think you...

    not familliar w/ that model. but if you think you have a safety open, their all in series right? use your schematic and find the wires coming off the board, that will tell you for sure. i take it...
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    not sure if this is a diy job or a service call?...

    not sure if this is a diy job or a service call? but the only way to repair a leak is to get your torch out of your truck/van. it will elliminate alot of thoughts in your noodle, about will this...
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    first thing you need to do is get yourself a...

    first thing you need to do is get yourself a electronic and find the leak and fix it. then charge the system accordingly. you answered your own question. sh came down and sc went up, plus delta t...
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    sorry don't think i'm supposed to help you with...

    sorry don't think i'm supposed to help you with your diy project. so the mechanic you called out left without the unit running? what was his theory. but fyi as long as previous guy wired the two caps...
  6. Thread: Txv

    by slugger1
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    is this a newly installed valve? (oversized) so...

    is this a newly installed valve? (oversized) so you closed it a couple of turns and you sh and sc went up. what were the numbers before you started adjusting valve?
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    just do a normal check of system you might want...

    just do a normal check of system you might want to meg wires back to mcc panel. check incoming power at your starter, check your contacts, voltage drop across etc. but burned fuse block sounds like...
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    you ever heard the phrase gas and go? great...

    you ever heard the phrase gas and go? great example. sorry but your gonna get another call from your tenant. find and fix the leak change the drier and your good to go. out of curiosity what kind of...
  9. sounds like your out of gas. but i might have...

    sounds like your out of gas. but i might have missed somthing when you say pressure is 5 psi is that the suction or equalized? is this a aqua snap with a exv? need a little more info good luck
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    with a low temp 22 system you will need a demand...

    with a low temp 22 system you will need a demand cooling valve, to cool compressor i'm assuming your system has one is it operating correctly? have scene many a system fail because of faulty dcv.
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    sorry hit enter to soon. if as you stated...

    sorry hit enter to soon. if as you stated compressors dosn't show grounded. put some gas in unit and see what happends damage has been done.
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    wow. suprised breaker @ panel or mcc didn't trip...

    wow. suprised breaker @ panel or mcc didn't trip instead of blow fuse. why was x/o closed at unit? were you trying to keep fan running or keep courtesy plug energized, to run vacuum pump? never apply...
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    the guys have given you good advise. i'm guessing...

    the guys have given you good advise. i'm guessing the refer mech your working under had no clue and told you to handle it with a maple bar in hand. been their years ago as ap with a j man related to...
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    their's no way coil was tested with h20, i'm...

    their's no way coil was tested with h20, i'm guessing electrical issues caused comp failures. and a pinhole is to blame for vacuum problems. i've seen some crazy stuff in mexico, most of it has...
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    I'm assuming he has it up and running now it's...

    I'm assuming he has it up and running now it's been a couple of days. i've scene situations like this on startups on built up jobs. i'm assuming their were some valves installed to change driars...
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    personall i don't use ductboard but to each his...

    personall i don't use ductboard but to each his own looks clean. the only thing i don't get is the sightglasses on the inside.
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    i have seen some crazy piping. but as far as i'm...

    i have seen some crazy piping. but as far as i'm concerned control valves 2 or 3 way go on outles of coil, and pipe in accordingly in the bottom out the top, ecsept as said above in case of steam...
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    just a couple of thoughts not famillar with...

    just a couple of thoughts not famillar with sunline rtus. electric heat or gas? with compressor change non condensables? did you change the drier? i'm assuming blower is running and filters are...
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    if your a mechanic long enough you'll have your...

    if your a mechanic long enough you'll have your horror stories about rebuilds. remember you get what you pay for. actually had one shipped missing a piston. i always meg them before installing them,...
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    i'm guessing it's your reversing valve...

    i'm guessing it's your reversing valve denergizing after a long run cycle?
  21. i hate that call noisy ahu. u get their and see...

    i hate that call noisy ahu. u get their and see new bearings but old worn shaft. once in a blue moon you can drift the shaft, but most of the time you need to install new shaft. not that big of a...
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    Wow. Sounds like you got your problem licked, but...

    Wow. Sounds like you got your problem licked, but your wrong about your scroll comp it will pump liquid like all compressors, just not for very long. Dude call somone and have them install some sort...
  23. your right c man that's a 503 didn't notice...

    your right c man that's a 503 didn't notice picture last night.
  24. single duct w/ reheats or double duct? large tan...

    single duct w/ reheats or double duct? large tan ones sound like kreuter static pres controls. whats the action of the stats?
  25. the rule is dude if your on a service call NOT a...

    the rule is dude if your on a service call NOT a PM. your at the wrong address or you hooked your gauges up to the wrong unit.
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    do they share a common drain line?

    do they share a common drain line?
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    from what i've seen if your caps are failing your...

    from what i've seen if your caps are failing your motor attached to it is breaking down. it does seem like the old pcb caps were made better though, probally made here i'm guessing.
  28. i'm not sure what type of chiller your running...

    i'm not sure what type of chiller your running but. you said you keep the coil open to maintain minimal flow for chiller. sounds like you need some 3 way valves on your air handlers. don't dick with...
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    if it was only that easy. partner save yourself...

    if it was only that easy. partner save yourself some money in the long run and call somone out. i'm picturing you looking at your furnace trying to figure out where to hook your hoses up to.
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    it's your unloader dude, what type mech/elect?...

    it's your unloader dude, what type mech/elect? suction cut off or bypass? also if your always running unloaded your pumping more oil out maybe causing trip. nyrb told you how to check your valves....
  31. Thread: Phosgene Gas

    by slugger1
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    You gotta take care of yourself if your in a mech...

    You gotta take care of yourself if your in a mech room if your on a roof try to stand upwind. if you feel quizzy drink some milk. But it's a hazard of our job if you don't like it go back to school...
  32. Thread: Micron gauge

    by slugger1
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    sounds like you need to leak check your system...

    sounds like you need to leak check your system better. Not sure what repair you did but start with the new joints first. you didn't say what type of system your working on but old timers i've worked...
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