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    Step up to your mistake and get it corrected. If...

    Step up to your mistake and get it corrected. If you haven't made a big mistake before, then you haven't been in the industry very long. At the Tane office I was at, one of the other techs "topped...
  2. [QUOTE=danielthechskid;19552281]The current test...

    [QUOTE=danielthechskid;19552281]The current test per section is 25 multiple choice questions each with 4 possible answers for a total of 100 questions. Mine was done on one of those fill in the...
  3. What other's have said, plus: Does the Alpha...

    What other's have said, plus:

    Does the Alpha chiller have "Shell-and-Tube" design Evaporator? If you would give us a model and serial number, we could maybe find out. The Carrier 30RAP, chiller...
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    Not necessarily. I had a job once, on a brand...

    Not necessarily.

    I had a job once, on a brand new installation, where one of the water source heat pumps had water flow issues. Turns out, on the "manual isolation valve", the flats on the stem...
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    Well, HVACR Service is about as unpredictable as...

    Well, HVACR Service is about as unpredictable as you are going to get. Literally living, second by second, your phone could ring at anytime, 24-7, and you gotta run. Oh, yeah, and you gotta love...
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    I have a couple of articles that you might find...

    I have a couple of articles that you might find helpful in understanding Chiller and Cooling Tower systems. However I have not been able to upload them to this site, and you do not have an e-mail...
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    I have a couple of articles that you might find...

    I have a couple of articles that you might find helpful in understanding Chiller and Cooling Tower systems. However I have not been able to upload them to this site, and you do not have an e-mail...
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    She sure is a cutie. Looks like mine did 46, 45,...

    She sure is a cutie. Looks like mine did 46, 45, and 40 years ago. Yup, all three of them. Like others said, "Time is going to fly" so enjoy her while you can.
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    mycougar;18227181]Hello All, very new tech here. ...

    mycougar;18227181]Hello All, very new tech here. I am working on a Trane RTHC chiller with an oil leak at the oil loss level sensor (nut end). Do I recover all the 400# of refrigerant to make...
  10. I use an empty quart size vacuum pump oil bottle....

    I use an empty quart size vacuum pump oil bottle. Fill it with foam. Put the cap on it and shake it down. Repeat until you have enough foam-free oil to fill your sample bottle with as much as you...
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    How about a means of cooling without machinery,...

    How about a means of cooling without machinery, strictly electronic. Like a reverse microwave.
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    Also some salad dressings:rules:

    Also some salad dressings:rules:
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    Mcquay cooling tower . McQuay does not...

    Mcquay cooling tower . McQuay does not manufacture cooling towers. Try again. Model (and serial) number would be very helpful.

    Tracer Summit . This is a control system provided by The Trane...
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    And the RTAC "falling film" evaporator,...

    And the RTAC "falling film" evaporator, regardless if it is unit-mounted or remote, is a barrel, not a flat plate.
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    This is what I use. Got from W.W.Grainger in the...

    This is what I use. Got from W.W.Grainger in the U.S.A for a few hundred U.S.Dollars. I would imagine you could find out if there are any suppliers closer to you by "googling" for "rotary gear...
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    Go back and check the specifications again.There...

    Go back and check the specifications again.There should be a "Rate of Rise" tolerance. Some manufacturers specify to pull a 500 micron or better vacuum with no more than 200 micron rise in an hour....
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    Check out this thread: ...

    Check out this thread:

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=176081&highlight=CVGF
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    Surging???????

    :rolleyes:

    Screws don't "surge". Only "wheel" machine know how to "surge". :rolleyes:

    However, what you describe sounds like the slide valve is coming apart. Either the "horn", or the piston,...
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    Try this:

    Try this:
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    Lines running underground = one big trap.:eek2: ...

    Lines running underground = one big trap.:eek2: Do these compressors have unloders. If so, it's probably filling the underground portion of suction line with oil while running unloaded.:eek2:
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    Wow.!!!!!! That goes back a-ways. I was in the...

    Wow.!!!!!! That goes back a-ways. I was in the business about a year and a half when that manual was published. You were right in your origional post. It is and external retrofitted suction...
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    Did you re-string that one?:eek2:

    Did you re-string that one?:eek2:
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    Head Pressure control valves in the water...

    Head Pressure control valves in the water line?????????
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    We send them to Houston Carrier Rebuild shop. ...

    We send them to Houston Carrier Rebuild shop. Shouldn't be too hard for you to do, since your in the same "country".
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    Yup. Gotta be in the business a L-O-N-G time and...

    Yup. Gotta be in the business a L-O-N-G time and have accumulated a H-U-G-E library.

    OR Know somebody who has, and is willing to share. Like HVAC-TALK.com.!
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    PJ's cool-aid: Looking for service bullitin...

    PJ's cool-aid: Looking for service bullitin HCOM-SB-2 about cyl. head I.D.

    See attached: Some of the pictures are pretty crappy, but maybe you can figure out what you need from this.
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    Yea, It's the "Copper-Plated Holes" they're...

    Yea, It's the "Copper-Plated Holes" they're trying to pass off as tubing. I've had a replacement coil leak as soon as installed. A 12 " section of tube in the middle of the bundle was essentially...
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    a dead snake is hard to find with a thermal...

    a dead snake is hard to find with a thermal imager.????????????

    Hey, JayGuy. I thought snakes were "cold-blooded". So wouldn't a live one be just as hard to find with a thermal imager???
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    InnoventAir uses ONE TEV and a single one-way...

    InnoventAir uses ONE TEV and a single one-way dryer and TWO bypass lines with check valves.
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    By any chance, is this what you're looking for? ...

    By any chance, is this what you're looking for?

    http://innoventair.com/
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    That Model number is not in the Trane library. ...

    That Model number is not in the Trane library. Can you take a closer look and verify those letters are correct. Would help if we had the serial number also.
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    Man that's an old unit. Hope this helps you find...

    Man that's an old unit. Hope this helps you find a replacement.
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    Serial number? Or, at least, the approximate year...

    Serial number? Or, at least, the approximate year it was born?
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    :D

    :D
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    SFCB-C103 is 208/230 volt, 10 ton. SFCB-C104...

    SFCB-C103 is 208/230 volt, 10 ton.

    SFCB-C104 is 460 volt, 10 ton.

    080G-08478 was born in July of 1980.

    See table 5 in attached manual for more details.
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    If I understand correctly, the line on the McQuay...

    If I understand correctly, the line on the McQuay unit was sweating, right?

    :oops:!!!!!!! Guess I didn't read the O.P. close enough!!! Oh. Well. Maybe somebody learned something about...
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    Isn't the two-way expansion valve is located...

    Isn't the two-way expansion valve is located inside the outdoor unit? Therefore the line we normally think of as the liquid line, is at low pressure and therefore at low temperature. So that line...
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    Have you considered "OPTIBELT"? They might be...

    Have you considered "OPTIBELT"? They might be pretty pricy, but I hear they out perform any other manufacturer of vee-belts.

    Try "googling" "optibelt USA" to locate a distributer.
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    Replace the module AND have a sheet metal shop...

    Replace the module AND have a sheet metal shop make a hood to cover it so it won't get weather beaten again.
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    We have our locknut sockets made by a local...

    We have our locknut sockets made by a local blacksmith shop.
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    I've had thermal storage systems that were never...

    I've had thermal storage systems that were never treated properly. Had to brush evaporators every year. Engineers get it in their head that the chilled water side is a "closed loop" and doesn't get...
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    I can get you to the kitting information. ...

    I can get you to the kitting information. However, you really gotta know these machines to know how to navigate the parts lists and all the revision bulletins that have been published over the...
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    You got e-mail Good Luck

    You got e-mail

    Good Luck
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    You got mail. Good Luck !!

    You got mail. Good Luck !!
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    You got mail. Good Luck !!

    You got mail. Good Luck !!
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    That baby was born during the 38th week of 1996. ...

    That baby was born during the 38th week of 1996. I don't recall if it has the PIC I or PIC II controls. PIC I has the control box with the black box modules. PIC II has the tiltable control box.
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    Yeah, I had that also with the origional...

    Yeah, I had that also with the origional "three-shoe" design. The latest ones have six shoes and only three are used, so you can pick the three equally spaced shoes that do not fall over the...
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    We've had good luck having a local "blacksmith...

    We've had good luck having a local "blacksmith shop" make them up for us.
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    Oh, Yeah, Have fun with that. An inch-pound...

    Oh, Yeah, Have fun with that. An inch-pound torque wrench is a must and don't even think of torquing even one inch more than the specs. or you WILL twist off the T-10 driver.
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    Yes, the hydraulic kit from Trane is very...

    Yes, the hydraulic kit from Trane is very expensive. However, Trane was nice enough to show all the generic parts list in their bulletin. If you know what you're doing, you don't need half of the...
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