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    but that is what credit is for.

    but that is what credit is for.
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    I know that but what I wrote is what I would have...

    I know that but what I wrote is what I would have recommended for the proper repair.

    Quote Originally Posted by DOGBOY View Post
    Well I would have recommended the proper motor replacement for...
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    oops

    oops
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    In a basement you only need like 9,000 btu's...

    In a basement you only need like 9,000 btu's total. no way do you need 1.5 tons for 430 square feet of basement area.
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    yea but i don't wanna spend the money on...

    yea but i don't wanna spend the money on something that can't even be seen by the neighbors.
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    Well I would have recommended the proper motor...

    Well I would have recommended the proper motor replacement for the correct repair. If the motor is too big to adjust the blade on the shaft then it may be too big 1/2 in place of a 1/4 or something...
  7. I believe in post #11 I addressed this. It is a...

    I believe in post #11 I addressed this. It is a called a transformer. It transforms the 120 volt electricity down to 24 volts.

    this is what I posted.

    Come on some one please tell him it is...
  8. you are setting the t-stat a 19 Celsius = 66...

    you are setting the t-stat a 19 Celsius = 66 degree's or 18 Celsius = 62 degree's. that is awful cool. In my opinion you are over cooling. The outside of the duct work is getting below dew point...
  9. well what ever it was was not corrected by...

    well what ever it was was not corrected by replacing the outside unit. You probably want a tech that actually knows how to fix stuff and not just replace it. You probably could have saved your...
  10. Come on some one please tell him it is today...

    Come on some one please tell him it is today called a transformer no longer called a voltage regulator even though I guess it could be considered a regulator as it regulates the voltage down from 120...
  11. well, I was hinting in that direction.

    well, I was hinting in that direction.
  12. I did not say it was not a problem. The problem...

    I did not say it was not a problem. The problem in our area is high humidity and low thermostat settings with dirt crawlspaces or basements and them not being sealed and only using r-4.2 insulation...
  13. Thread: Compressor bag?

    by DOGBOY
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    I would get the oem motor and fan blade from the...

    I would get the oem motor and fan blade from the manufacturer as I went through this on a commercial unit. some one replaced a 825 rpm with a 1075 AND changed the fan blade so it had the wrong pitch...
  14. There is no way on earth this unit will work the...

    There is no way on earth this unit will work the way it is the return is way too small. sp is at least .3 on return, coil has to be around .25, filter .1 - .2 and the supply .1 - .2 = worst case...
  15. From what i see in august it is a hot and humid...

    From what i see in august it is a hot and humid month and dirt basements/crawl spaces do cause the duct work to sweat. In our area the ducts are insulated with r-4.2. This allows the 50 to 55...
  16. are you saying you have a 4 ton on 1800 sq. ft.? ...

    are you saying you have a 4 ton on 1800 sq. ft.? How hot is the attic getting? Did you have a new roof installed? and if so is it black or dark? If a new roof are there any openings in the roof to...
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    If you are talking about YOUR house you have to...

    If you are talking about YOUR house you have to give us information. We are answering from what we see in the field. When I was in atlanta you ALWAYS had at least one complete system in the attic. ...
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    This is not brutal. 100 + temps are brutal,...

    This is not brutal. 100 + temps are brutal, working in an attic that is over 140 is brutal, working in the hot sun with no breeze in over 90 temps is uncomfortable. I would love to see highs under...
  19. trane's all aluminum condenser coils was the only...

    trane's all aluminum condenser coils was the only thing I saw that would stand up to the salt air. The copper is what I saw leaking on the tranes. And none of the manufactures lasted like trane. ...
  20. This is what I was saying.

    This is what I was saying.
  21. I would think that a 1.5 ton unit is over sized...

    I would think that a 1.5 ton unit is over sized for your garage so at the warmer temp (72) it does not run long enough to remove the humidity. Like what was previously asked what size was your...
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    my blue book says nothing about a GB-2100 but it...

    my blue book says nothing about a GB-2100 but it does have the following.

    GB-1103, -1104, -1105, -1106, -1107
    GB-1202, -1203, -1204, -1205
    GB-1504, -1505, -1506, -1508
    GB-2203
    GB2102, GB2103,...
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    you will probably want to go to metal duct and...

    you will probably want to go to metal duct and get away from the duct board and flex duct. it will cost more but no animals/critters will get in to it.
  24. I was wondering if this was going to be noticed.

    I was wondering if this was going to be noticed.
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    You as an electrician may not have to work the...

    You as an electrician may not have to work the kind of hours we work in the extremes. So yea on a holiday we do want to spend time with our family just like most people out there. Now I am pretty...
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    yea look at why the fan motor is shutting off.

    yea look at why the fan motor is shutting off.
  27. Thread: Trane xe1200

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    on some tranes you need to use oem motors as the...

    on some tranes you need to use oem motors as the generic will not last long. I believe this is true on the xe1000 not sure about the xe1200's though.
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    so how is the answer yes? As beenthere stated...

    so how is the answer yes? As beenthere stated your duct work must have the minimum restrictions for it to move 3000 cfm of air and I yet have seen a system with .1 or less static pressure. I am...
  29. bingo!

    bingo!
  30. So you guys are having good luck using evaps from...

    So you guys are having good luck using evaps from 22 to 410a? Providing that it is listed both ways?
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    who ever installed it did not install a filter...

    who ever installed it did not install a filter drier.
  32. the best I got was a $1000 one sunday. I got...

    the best I got was a $1000 one sunday. I got there replaced the run cap on main level a/c and he gave me a check for the repair and 10 $100 bills.
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    found that in a piston once but also had a faulty...

    found that in a piston once but also had a faulty compressor also. Always thought it came from comp windings.
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    20 to 25 years out of any system today in my...

    20 to 25 years out of any system today in my opinion is not realistic.
  35. Thread: Furnace Filters

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    black dirt on inside of house has to be soot. ...

    black dirt on inside of house has to be soot. From candles or exhaust on furnace. Never stated if you have a fireplace but that can put soot in to the house like crazy.
  36. Thread: DB levels

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    Higher efficient equipment is usually quieter. I...

    Higher efficient equipment is usually quieter. I always recommend higher eff. equipment when it is near a porch or deck.
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    DUH

    DUH
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    you have 2 systems.

    you have 2 systems.
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    he did not say warranty just direct replacement. ...

    he did not say warranty just direct replacement. Slide out slide in.
  40. had a company install a new evaporator in a...

    had a company install a new evaporator in a neighbors house it was a 21 inch coil and they replaced it with a 14 inch wide one and never sealed the opening so a lot of air was bypassing the coil. ...
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    neither one of those parts will cause the unit to...

    neither one of those parts will cause the unit to misfire as you stated. They only start it and allow it to stay running. It is another part that has been discontinued.
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    as was stated earlier an aluminum coil will be a...

    as was stated earlier an aluminum coil will be a good fix.

    and for them covering it under warranty will an automaker cover a faulty or leaking radiator, heater core or evaporator coil, 2 years...
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    You will find out that when it does go out either...

    You will find out that when it does go out either in the heat of summer or cold of winter you may just have to wait a week to 2 to get the new one in. Since most all companies are the busiest when...
  44. I love the way people do not accept answers from...

    I love the way people do not accept answers from people who know about the subject but will listen to people who have not a clue what they are talking about. The correct answer was given in the...
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    120 degree attic is a cool attic when they get...

    120 degree attic is a cool attic when they get over 140 then they are a hot attic. I have seen too many over 160 and some over 180. Had one one time that was 198 but the roofer did not cut any...
  46. you gotta love it when people start double or...

    you gotta love it when people start double or tripling up on filters. Especially the real restrictive ones. They need to try and put 2 or 3 of those nose/mouth filters on when they push the mower...
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    .3"? Oh I am sure they are at or below that...

    .3"? Oh I am sure they are at or below that number.
  48. I personally do not think you will accomplish...

    I personally do not think you will accomplish what you want with thermostats. Your neighbors not only got a $800/yr savings but their comfort level has increased and what is that worth to you/them?
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    I would say outdoor stat to lock out heatpump in...

    I would say outdoor stat to lock out heatpump in heat mode above 65.
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    I have had to pressure 410 up to 400# to locate...

    I have had to pressure 410 up to 400# to locate the dang leaks. I think the oil seals the leak to a point and especially when pulling a vacuum. Making them harder to find.
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