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    Finally was able to get the new comp. installed...

    Finally was able to get the new comp. installed yesterday. Also installed a new contactor (old one appeared to be fine) as well as an ICM 450 phase monitor. Checked and tightened all electrical...
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    I do not have it here at home. It is a pretty...

    I do not have it here at home. It is a pretty simple design. Control board, fan relay, contactor, HP,LP,LT and condensate safety switch's. Reversing valve and TXV. I will probably install the new...
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    All these units are indoors, but they do have a...

    All these units are indoors, but they do have a low temp sensor that is hooked up and working. yes, yes and always to your other questions. Thank you for your questions as I am looking to make suire...
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    Yes, this a heat pump, I don't have actuators on...

    Yes, this a heat pump, I don't have actuators on the coil. There is water thru my loop 24/7. This is same for all the units in this building(school). I did check the loop for restrictions during the...
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    I will be looking a little deeper into the power...

    I will be looking a little deeper into the power supply on Tues. I did not check voltage ,on failed unit, under load. Amperage yes, voltage ,no.Contactor seems to be fine but I will remove and...
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    Compressor failure(s)

    I have a 4.5 ton 480 3phase Climatemaster water to air unit that has just had the 3 rd compressor fail in 3 weeks. Here is the history.

    1st compressor was original aprox. 12 years old. First...
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    Thank you, that is how I thought it would install...

    Thank you, that is how I thought it would install but was not sure. I will use this info in the future. How should one size the check valve? Do you match inlet or outlet of the TEV?
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    Thanks to all for confirming what I thought. I...

    Thanks to all for confirming what I thought. I believe I will just replace the valve with the proper bi-directional. I have never installed a check valve as mentioned so I am not exactly sure where...
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    Thanks to all for confirming what I thought. I...

    Thanks to all for confirming what I thought. I believe I will just replace the valve with the proper bi-directional. I have never installed a check valve as mentioned so I am not exactly sure where...
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    TXV Application Sporlan OVE-15-GA

    I have a 12 ton R22 heatpump that has the above mentioned TXV installed. Unit works great in cooling but does not operate correctly in heat mode. Based on what I can find so far I believe this is an...
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    -20 would be at the bottom of the of the scale...

    -20 would be at the bottom of the of the scale for here in the KC area. But cosidering windchill it is a possibility. Also I misspoke/miswrote in my last post. Meant to say I have 6-9degrees of...
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    [QUOTE=Tommy knocker;13917851]You've got alot of...

    [QUOTE=Tommy knocker;13917851]You've got alot of good info on this thread now go kill it and drag it home.[/QUOTE


    I did just that! Sorry for the delay in an update but the last week has been...
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    Thanks that is what I am trying to do at this...

    Thanks that is what I am trying to do at this point. I will read and calculate the additional charge required and go from there. All this assuming there is not a leak I have not found. Be back out...
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    So based on the information thus far I initially...

    So based on the information thus far I initially charged the system on a 100 degree day with a box that was over 90 degrees. Charged to just cleared site glass. Site glass showed bubbles after 36...
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    Again the newby will show here but I believe it...

    Again the newby will show here but I believe it does have a headmaster based on what I have learned on here so far. Is the headmaster a device that sits between the receiver and the condenser and...
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    I was around about an hour after initial charge...

    I was around about an hour after initial charge yesterday and then back about 7am today. No bubbles showing this morning. Bubbles were present about 2pm today according to my supervisor.

    Now the...
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    Thanks for the reply. Yes it has a receiver as...

    Thanks for the reply. Yes it has a receiver as well as an accumulater on the suction side. I am a newby so no offense taken!!! I will add additional refrigerant and see what happens. Could the...
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    Walk-in freezer charging

    I am new to this site as well as fairly new to the refrigeration repair end of the business. have done HVAC for a number of years as well as some refrigeration work. Took a new job with a local...
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