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    i dont know when you are allowed to use...

    i dont know when you are allowed to use galvanized for water heaters it should be aluminum fyi
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    Before you do anything repair to that unit ...

    Before you do anything repair to that unit ~ Keep it simple~

    recommendations

    check if both fans turn the same way when you apply power to them one at a time.
    Most likely it was...
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    call a professional before it turns into bigger...

    call a professional before it turns into bigger problems (-:
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    Things i would check 1. does the furnace seem...

    Things i would check
    1. does the furnace seem too big for the house>?>??? visually
    2. is blower assembly/filter clean?


    Most likely cause furnace too big for house. usually the...
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    Good luck with that. Geeeeze.

    Good luck with that. Geeeeze.
  6. Thread: TOOLS

    by akelesis
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    NAH i would go for a veto bag

    NAH i would go for a veto bag
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    I think this thread should be closed due to the...

    I think this thread should be closed due to the information provided.

    not sure what the system is actually doing.
    Hope he fixes it tho.

    good luck
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    ya i agree with you the actual body doesn't...

    ya i agree with you

    the actual body doesn't open.

    a good thing to have is not sure what the actual term is... but its a magnet that u put on the valve and it pulls up the valve to let...
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    okay there was a we this shouldn't be hard...

    okay there was a we this shouldn't be hard to figure out then

    it will just a little bit of process of elimination to figure this out. one of these should get you to the root of the problem...
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    dont want to be a bother here. dont blame this...

    dont want to be a bother here.
    dont blame this apprentice for his work someone should be on the job with him trying to show him the correct ways of doing things...

    Always ask the manager what...
  11. Thread: Payne furnace

    by akelesis
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    payne furnaces have a flash code figure out what...

    payne furnaces have a flash code figure out what its turning off on and then go from there. they are also good for explaining to you in the manual also. first start there.
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    i bought a digital manometer once at the...

    i bought a digital manometer once at the beginning of my apprenticeship i probably used it maybe a handful of times. but i was sick of it dying on me. old weather and batteries don't work.

    i...
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    another call i went to. i was there to...

    another call i went to.

    i was there to replace a blower motor in a resi furnace and i took out the blower assembly and on the back of it was a drawing of the owner and it said " Ho is a tard"...
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    i was doing a PM on a rooftop unit did the...

    i was doing a PM on a rooftop unit

    did the checks and all. then the next day i got called in the office and asked if something was mines showed me a pic it was a huge dildo
    I started to...
  15. check if any lines are restricted sounds like...

    check if any lines are restricted sounds like somethings not right with the piping more on the discharge/liquid side then the suction
    Maybe the stuff that killed the compressor is still in the...
  16. Honeywell thermostat installation manual needed

    Hey all

    I am just curious if anyone here has a copy of a old style commercial honeywell thermostat instruction manual
    this one that i am looking for has buttons that say occupied temp ...
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    good to hear that u all have the same thought...

    good to hear that u all have the same thought that i do. nest is for the birds birds aren't in the trades people are haha well that didnt make sense but it sounded funny.

    I would never...
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    if you tested it it is then your circuit board.

    if you tested it it is then your circuit board.
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    x2 also agree with t527ed

    x2

    also agree with t527ed
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    when you do wash the coil make sure the water...

    when you do wash the coil make sure the water goes thru the fins of the condenser(pressure washing might be needed).

    if it does make sure the fans are running the right way. blowing out. and...
  21. Thread: Feeling dumb

    by akelesis
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    i learned a quick lesson. i was replacing a...

    i learned a quick lesson. i was replacing a blower motor for a rtu and it sits above the kitchen so i wiped down the squirel cage never thought about the dirty falling into ppl food down...
  22. i use evap foam cleaner cans and then go over it...

    i use evap foam cleaner cans and then go over it with water.. works really well. i find the viper stuff doesnt work as well. but thats my opinion.
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    I would phone up the boss and let him decide I...

    I would phone up the boss and let him decide I wouldnt even try to anything re routing the line set would be the only option
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    Ummm interesting shouldnt it be aluminum not...

    Ummm interesting shouldnt it be aluminum not galvanized steel.
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    sometimes when its hard to pull down. i usually ...

    sometimes when its hard to pull down. i usually do a second round of dry nitrogen and then put it on vacuum. usually you can get it down to 1000 in like 10-15 mins.
    maybe a leak?
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    at least it was safely strapped and tapped. i...

    at least it was safely strapped and tapped. i have seen a lot worse.
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    i found a good way but its just easier i leave...

    i found a good way but its just easier
    i leave the paper on so i know what belt it is. I hate reading it off the actually belt (print)

    and i usually hang it off the back door. with 2 straps ...
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    thats why organization sucks ha ha ha ha i...

    thats why organization sucks ha ha ha ha i always change or organize my truck one step at a time. and this might sound stupid but my bins are labelled ie. refrigeration heating misc. ...
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    i guess it can be a code, but i was always taught...

    i guess it can be a code, but i was always taught to do it that way. Our governed body TSSA are on more sites, most jobs we do are viewed and signed off by them. We do have a few gas I techs and i...
  30. Thread: Need a meter.

    by akelesis
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    i have this kit for a few years now its a...

    i have this kit for a few years now its a 116-322 Hvac/r combo

    https://media.westburne.ca/shopimages/canadamedia/4/7/8/8796541288478.jpg

    I have the Extech meter(hvac/r) version as a back up.
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    Have you gone thru your first schooling yet? ...

    Have you gone thru your first schooling yet?

    Work will get better trust me, the day you get good at what you do, you will re consider not switching back to residential.
    I was in the same boat....
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    well. i was taught a cracks a crack. doesnt...

    well. i was taught a cracks a crack. doesnt matter how small it is. and my boss brang up a good point. we dont know when we are going to be back so before it gets worse shut it down when you have...
  33. Thread: Manometers

    by akelesis
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    Just to repost. i do also have the yellow jacket...

    Just to repost. i do also have the yellow jacket gas manometer. not that one that i showed in the previous post. it works well and i highly recommend it.
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    not to be a rude about it. but i thought that you...

    not to be a rude about it. but i thought that you have to support the gas pipe 3 ways on a tee. other then that it would be great fun working with a cool lead guy throught this project. Looked...
  35. Thread: Manometers

    by akelesis
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    http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MzI3WDI4MA==/z/X8wAAOxyw...

    http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/MzI3WDI4MA==/z/X8wAAOxywh1TC1PG/$_12.JPG

    I have this one and the water manometer on my truck. make sure you get one that fits the pressures you want. 0-4"w.c....
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    it is a true fact that....bringing air from...

    it is a true fact that....bringing air from outside extends the life of your furnace breaking down.
    thats why when i come to a house with a furnace connected to the chimney i always recommend fresh...
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    sorry for the repost. i should have looked in the...

    sorry for the repost. i should have looked in the archives going to check out the local hardware store for magnets that will do the trick. i really dont think the price is reasonable. great idea....
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    New Tool feedback

    Hey all.

    Just wondering if anyone here has a few of these its called the hvac strap. thinking of picking some up for this summer.


    http://www.hvacstrap.com/

    i think the price is a little...
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    Its a really good too. Any tech should have one...

    Its a really good too. Any tech should have one on their truck. I have a Rigid camera "the snake" works well.
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    i would check the thermostat check the...

    i would check the thermostat check the programming. i would pay attention to the ***safeties*** its tripping out for some reason or another.
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    when u have a plugged cap, u will have high...

    when u have a plugged cap, u will have high discharge and abnormally low suction. make the call to pressurize the system and find that leak. good luck Galt
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    what ever u do dont get rigid its a piece of...

    what ever u do dont get rigid its a piece of crap. i have had problems with it. i would go with anything else.
    check out this place but its in Ontario

    IHL canada they have deals all the...
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    422861 i would say that this combo will do you...

    422861

    i would say that this combo will do you good. i had mines for a few years now and its been great!
    116/322
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    I would concentrate on the basic. make sure all...

    I would concentrate on the basic. make sure all coil are clean amps air flow dont make it complicated its only ac. if u need to. put ur gauges on.
  45. Just make sure the amperage and the head stay...

    Just make sure the amperage and the head stay within reason. I would like to see how this experiment turns out.
  46. Thread: advice needed

    by akelesis
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    im not sure what type of school it is. but when...

    im not sure what type of school it is. but when i was doing my schooling out of high school i actually worked at a family shop during the summer and that made good sense coming back to school in...
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    I haven't run into any situation where I wasn't...

    I haven't run into any situation where I wasn't able to remove the blade from the motor, except in the smaller condenser fans motors in coolers/freezers in those cases i would just change out the...
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    then dont complain when someone u know just got...

    then dont complain when someone u know just got shot. im safe here in canada no worries about any gun violence.
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    i dont know why anyone would ever carry a gun...

    i dont know why anyone would ever carry a gun for their personal use. hunting and target shooting are the only reasons i would eve keep a gun in my house.... access to guns will cause more...
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    depends. freezer run the defrost thaw in no...

    depends.

    freezer run the defrost thaw in no time.
    coolers run the fan and wait
    Grab a spray bottle from ur local store and fill hot water and spray the hell out of it. it may take long but...
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