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    Had a Q model that had same thing high suction...

    Had a Q model that had same thing high suction 105 went by the book ck out. I replaced the compressor. now we are making ice. Use the books ck list or call there tech hotline they will walk you...
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    If your combustion air comes from a laundry room...

    If your combustion air comes from a laundry room or close to one .Quit using dryer sheets softner. they will coat a flame rod in no time.
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    I have had some do the same thing and I have had...

    I have had some do the same thing and I have had to change out the HPR valve. Do what Ice told you. Good luck
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    Here is my 15 cents worth of nothing. In my...

    Here is my 15 cents worth of nothing. In my house I removed an 1987 carrier 80% and replaced it with a carrier 90%. It on LP last year we have saved about $45 I expected more. The duct work is the...
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    I have only fluke meters. 189 & clamp,...

    I have only fluke meters. 189 & clamp, 337,620lan. My other vans carry 333 ,187 & clamp.
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    ck the rubber line that is on the float to see if...

    ck the rubber line that is on the float to see if plugged.
  7. Thread: Salty Ice

    by s tek
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    Use potasium cloride instead of rock salt. (if...

    Use potasium cloride instead of rock salt. (if your water is real hard) The way a softner works is an ionic exchange, the calcium partical is replaced by sodium. So real hard water is full of sodium...
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    Its not listed on the comp plate. Thats what the...

    Its not listed on the comp plate. Thats what the supply store asked they couldn't help me
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    I have a customer that has an old coke cooler....

    I have a customer that has an old coke cooler. The comp is bad I can't find a replacement, nobody knows what the BTU's are.
    model# Westinghouse V-22-AF
    SN 21607093
    6.5...
  10. Thread: TXV

    by s tek
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    What cond unit do you have? If its a Russell...

    What cond unit do you have? If its a Russell w/headmaster they require a charge after you clear the siteglass.
    http://www.russellcoil.com then click tech tips then click system chaing & setup.
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    Lusker I get stepped on a lot on here, but I...

    Lusker
    I get stepped on a lot on here, but I don't care.
    I agree with your use of 416 I been using it for 2yrs now and it can handle a plugged cond better than 39. I'm like you I do fast food...
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    What is it? I can't see it from here.

    What is it? I can't see it from here.
  13. Thread: PUMP QUESTION

    by s tek
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    Are you sure the ck valve is opening. It can hold...

    Are you sure the ck valve is opening. It can hold pressure but not open all the way, this would cause the problems your having.
  14. Thread: PUMP QUESTION

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    Sounds like your suction is getting plugged....

    Sounds like your suction is getting plugged. Check your suction pipe for a rust hole or leaking threads. Did you check your flow rate back to your tower? You might run a temperary hose and footvalve....
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    Is there a make-up air unit? Almost all kitchen...

    Is there a make-up air unit? Almost all kitchen hood I have worked on have air blowing in on the frontside and exhaust on the backside. Look on the roof for that make-up air fan maybe plugged...
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    I also have serviced and replaced them with...

    I also have serviced and replaced them with copes.
    I haven't had a lot of problems with them just like copes better. Did mean to bash your favorite. Freeze
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    I heard they make great boat anchors.

    I heard they make great boat anchors.
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    Freeze is right start slow build up a good rep....

    Freeze is right start slow build up a good rep. Interduce your self to the manager give a card and tell him or her your in the buis and your willing to be johnny on the spot when they need help. This...
  19. Thread: ONE SHOT!

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    Another from the snake oil sales dept is...

    Another from the snake oil sales dept is EVIRO-SAFE you don't even need a epa card to buy this crap. I drove by the plant where the bottle the stuff out back is several large tanks plainly marked...
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    Sound like your overcharged or a very dirty cond...

    Sound like your overcharged or a very dirty cond 320 head is too high. 30 suction is a little high. Is the amp draw high or low. I don't care much for 408 always runs too hot.
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    I would go to next school board meeting and ask...

    I would go to next school board meeting and ask why.
    In our area if I send a tech to a school and change out a t-stat I have to pay prev. Is that state or fed fund on that project? I might phone...
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    I have bid on several school projects in Illinois...

    I have bid on several school projects in Illinois If the project is under $25,000 they don't have to advertise for public bid. Was this a small project? Some people low ball these little project...
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    Most of us have been in that stage, whether we...

    Most of us have been in that stage, whether we admit it or not is another story. If nothing is wrong write down the pressures and line temp on each unit note the superheat & subcool and when...
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    If i charged 125hr I wouldn't be in business next...

    If i charged 125hr I wouldn't be in business next month.
    I would love to charge that much I'm over 50 and been doing service call for 30t yrs. I can only charge as much as my comp or they will have...
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    Hooterville 38 is for my helper our rate is 55hr...

    Hooterville
    38 is for my helper our rate is 55hr for g/stores. My comp charges 52hr. That all the trafic will bare.
    You are up their with all the chains I'm down here with all the mom & pop...
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    What is the co.rate per hour? From my past exp...

    What is the co.rate per hour? From my past exp 2.5 times the pay rate is service rate. If I pay 15hr I charge the customer at least 37.5 hr
    I hired another tech 2 weeks ago he has assoc degree...
  27. Thread: Hoshy oh so slow

    by s tek
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    Thanks for all your replies; The maint man lime...

    Thanks for all your replies;
    The maint man lime away the machine every 3 months and the day before they call me. Don't mean he got it clean.
    Self I didnt ck the reverse at defrost. Something to...
  28. Thread: Hoshy oh so slow

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    This unit has 2 evap I checked temp on both and...

    This unit has 2 evap I checked temp on both and they are very close to same temp in and out.(I guess they both could go bad at same time.)
    the cube appears to be the correct size.
    harvest is about...
  29. Thread: Hoshy oh so slow

    by s tek
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    Hi Got my feeler hurt on this one. Got a call...

    Hi Got my feeler hurt on this one. Got a call ice machine low on ice beeping 3 time interv. Sent my newly hired grocery store tech out on it. He called cant find problem. I thought I'll show you how...
  30. Thread: r12 to mp39

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    Hack I been trying 416 on those little boxes...

    Hack
    I been trying 416 on those little boxes with good luck. When I used 39 and couple months later the cond 1/2 pluged overheating and freezing evap problems after switching to 416 no more service...
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    Nice to see a masterpiece. (Please don't call me...

    Nice to see a masterpiece. (Please don't call me to clean out when it get greased up.) Thats the way you do it.
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