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    OK I got a parts breakdown. I confused the...

    OK

    I got a parts breakdown. I confused the jumper fan resistor with the thermistor. The thermistor is actually the klixon device. I thought it was just a bi metal switch. I was checking it for...
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    I think it just uses timed off for defrost. There...

    I think it just uses timed off for defrost. There are no heaters. It is a DC controlled solid state refrigerator. I still can't figure out what the Klixon facing the refrigerator could be used for....
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    I didn't know it had that long of a warranty. The...

    I didn't know it had that long of a warranty. The unit is about 5 years old. I'm outside of the full warranty. The ice cracked the drain pan, so I have to order that part.
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    evaporator icing refrigerator only model

    Viking
    Model Number: VCRB5301



    The unit is a refrigerator only; it does not have a freezer. There are two evaporators in the refrigerator. There is a small on on the bottom that goes to a...
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    Health problems associated with mastic

    Mastic is used in my area to seal duct board transitions from the inside. An example would be attaching an air handler to the plenum in a closet. Since tape cannot be applied to the back seams....
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    It was a Kenmore (aka Whirlpool).

    It was a Kenmore (aka Whirlpool).
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    I replaced the board and everything works fine...

    I replaced the board and everything works fine now. I borrowed a schematic from my friend and learned how to advance the timer. I just need to turn the tstat off and then plug in the refrigerator. It...
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    I talked to one of my friends who works at sears...

    I talked to one of my friends who works at sears and he said it is an adaptive defrost timer. I guess to check it (advance timer); I was supposed to hit the door switch 5 times within 5 seconds or 10...
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    OK... Here is what I did. The entire...

    OK... Here is what I did.

    The entire evaporator coil was iced up. I checked the defrost thermostat for continuity and it had it. The defrost tstat is wired in series with the heater. I then...
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    Opening the system is that last thing I would do....

    Opening the system is that last thing I would do. I will probably recommend just tossing it like Diceman said if it is a refrigerant leak. I just wanted to be prepared. It has been quite a while...
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    Residential refrigerator

    One of my friends says his freezer quit working first and then his refrigerator quit cooling. I guess this was over a couple day period. I was thinking maybe it was a refrigerant leak. I'm hoping it...
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    OK...so, those first four guys that posted really...

    OK...so, those first four guys that posted really got me questioning myself. I'm not saying that I thought of a brilliant plan or anything, but I did think it was feasible.

    Smokin68...I really...
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    Smokin68... Is my idea as bad as those other guys...

    Smokin68... Is my idea as bad as those other guys are making out to be? If it was just a 1 ton increase (3 ton to 4 ton), I don't see any problems with installing a TWE049E13F air handler with a 3...
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    A dump zone might put too much negative pressure...

    A dump zone might put too much negative pressure on my house. Also, a lot of the duct work is in soffits, which have to be ripped apart for the duct expansion. I'm really not prepared for the duct...
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    Bad... Charged this weekend and out again....

    Bad... Charged this weekend and out again. Smokin68... What would you do in my situation?
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    Sorry, I'm still in preliminary stages in regards...

    Sorry, I'm still in preliminary stages in regards to getting my house addition specs completed. The heat load came in around 54,000 btu's. I guess I would have to go with a five ton. I'm not...
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    Please look at this setup

    I currently have a 3 ton unit cooling my house. I'm going to be building an addition in the near future. I had a heat load calculation done a while back and they said I would need a 4 1/2 ton unit....
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    If a ventless fireplaces gets too hot in the...

    If a ventless fireplaces gets too hot in the highest setting, how can one remedy this problem? Do they make a pressure regulator that goes into the fireplace that will lower the pressure? If so, do...
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    Those prices are for the coil only (the coil is...

    Those prices are for the coil only (the coil is just out of warranty). I didn't go with the lower priced coil. It just seemed too low. The company that quoted me that price was a Carrier dealer, but...
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    I'm not sure if we are allowed to talk about...

    I'm not sure if we are allowed to talk about price, but I was wondering if you could give me ballpark figures. Would $625 have a large markup? One company says they can get it for me for $400 from...
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    Can some people not smell DSS, while others can?...

    Can some people not smell DSS, while others can? No one else seems to be able to smell anything coming out of my registers. I'm starting to think that it is only in my mind. Anybody here a service...
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    How are closed vented (no exhaust to outside)...

    How are closed vented (no exhaust to outside) hearth systems allowed? Wouldn't this cause carbon monoxide problems if incomplete combustion occurs? My fiance lives in a apartment that has one of...
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    I guess I'm willing to try a coil cleaning first....

    I guess I'm willing to try a coil cleaning first. Do you recommend anything that I can spray on it after the cleaning? I thought they made some kind of chemical. What bothers me the most is that I...
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    The leak was at the service valve (quick fixed...

    The leak was at the service valve (quick fixed with leak lock). Wouldn't the DDS get progressively worse? I mean it was almost like one week everything was working fine and then the next week there...
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    Okay..I'll check those things. Also, if it is...

    Okay..I'll check those things. Also, if it is dirty sock syndrome, should I be able to smell (physically put my nose close to coil) the coil to determine if that is what is causing it. Is the...
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