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  1. Thread: Esr Woes

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    Its funny you should mention setting the valve to...

    Its funny you should mention setting the valve to exceed its maximum opening. I tried to manke that adjustment yesterday, how ever the programming would only allow a opening set point of 100%, which...
  2. Thread: Esr Woes

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    I ave tried several things... I initially tried...

    I ave tried several things... I initially tried just replacing t he power head on the valve, however noticed that the new assembly ( Piston mainly) was slightly different than the original. So I then...
  3. Thread: Esr Woes

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    These valves are comprised of a cylindrical...

    These valves are comprised of a cylindrical piston ( alumnum) the seals aginst a brass seat. I thought I would find picures of the valve components on Emersons web page however they only show...
  4. Thread: Esr Woes

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    If I don't do anything the valve will still...

    If I don't do anything the valve will still modulate when commanded to by the controller, however since it has " lost" its zero position the case does not reach its set point. What I have noticed is...
  5. Thread: Esr Woes

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    I'm just guesetamating. Typically the suction...

    I'm just guesetamating. Typically the suction pressure in the system is 50 psi when the valve sticks, the defrost pressure is 250 psi so (250-500/250=.8 x 100= 80%.... But as I said a estimate only...
  6. Thread: Esr Woes

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    well my hunch was right.. the store hadn't called...

    well my hunch was right.. the store hadn't called cause the case had been doing fine....... until last night at 11:00 pm. Had my trusty apprentice go and get things going again, as I had my kids with...
  7. Thread: Esr Woes

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    Andrew B. in Calgary has E2 access through the...

    Andrew B. in Calgary has E2 access through the network and can advise you on wiring required for the E2 system. He can do the reprogramming remotely, I'm sure you can find his # if not let me know....
  8. Thread: Esr Woes

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    This is a very valid point. I know the e2 is...

    This is a very valid point. I know the e2 is programmed with a overclose setting of 5%, so on a 800 step esr, the esr attempts to close an additional 40 steps beyond its fully closed position. It was...
  9. Thread: Esr Woes

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    yes it is s a 5 deck freezer, however its system...

    yes it is s a 5 deck freezer, however its system #6 so close, and seems to do this no matterwhat kinda day. I have noticed that if you manually change the position of the esr by manually overriding...
  10. Thread: Esr Woes

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    I would like to believe that I have not heard...

    I would like to believe that I have not heard from them because I have the problem licked...... however my gut is telling me that theres still a problem even if the case is mainaing temp some what....
  11. Thread: Esr Woes

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    Sorry point taken.. I've had several ( this is...

    Sorry point taken.. I've had several ( this is the 4th) of these valves fail on this particular rack over the last two years. I've been told that emerson had atually issueda recall to hussmann etc...
  12. Thread: Esr Woes

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    Those are some really good suggestions. However I...

    Those are some really good suggestions. However I have verified that the program is telling the valve to open to 100% in recovery mode, and I have verified with a set of gauges that the valve is not...
  13. Thread: Esr Woes

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    the new multiflex esr boards use a center taped...

    the new multiflex esr boards use a center taped 24 V 80va xfmr.In checking the voltage to the valve its always 12-13 v. When I changed the esr body I ensured that te valve was wraped with wet...
  14. Thread: Esr Woes

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    Esr Woes

    Perhaps some of the market guys could chime in here with some suggestions. I'm having a problem with a Alco esr 20 t11 12v not opening 100% after defrost. Its on a Hussmann Rack ( CS0310pdp) using...
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    rules of thumb will poke you in the eye every...

    rules of thumb will poke you in the eye every time!!!
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    If you charging a critically charged system it's...

    If you charging a critically charged system it's always a good idea to weigh in the factory recomended charge, and let it run for a half hour or so.Being thats it most likely a cap tube, it takes...
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    A common problem I've seen with LPG in RV's is if...

    A common problem I've seen with LPG in RV's is if the unit sits for a long time with LPG in the lines and not being used IE being stored for the winter, or perhaps in this case not being used for the...
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    Home owners doing their own gas work

    I also frequent another website simialr in nature to this one, except its geraed towards home improvements.It has a forum for hvac related topics; I was appaled to find that advice was being given by...
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    I worked with a guy that was afraid of ladders,...

    I worked with a guy that was afraid of ladders, spiders, and hard work,and hedid well in the trade.If he can so can you .
    :D

    oh yeah hes also afraid of being sober but thats another story.
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    Evacuating a systemislike making love to your...

    Evacuating a systemislike making love to your wife,while you may get a kick out of doing it quickly, its most effective done slowly:D :D
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    Been there, working 300-350hrs per month for...

    Been there, working 300-350hrs per month for straight time,with more demanded all the time.Told the guy to stick his job up his ass.Got a different job with great bennies, now I make twice the money,...
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    uA516 we get 8 hours rt for being on call, plus...

    uA516 we get 8 hours rt for being on call, plus any overtime associated with after hours calls. Overtime rates are time and a half for first 3 hours after 8 hrs and double time after that, Sats are...
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    My First servie call on my own was for a walkin...

    My First servie call on my own was for a walkin freezer at a major hotel. I was an apprentice of about 6 months at the time. Found compressor not running because wire had burnt off at one of the...
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    Sticking TXVS

    Hey Guys ran across an unusual situation today. Meat manager complained of several sections of his fresh meat cases warm. When I arrived at the store I found a total of 8 3 ft sections warm spread...
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    I Had my truck broken into just last week...

    I Had my truck broken into just last week (Wednesday)luckily they only stole my tool pouch. Cost just under 1000 bucks to replace. Luckily the company I work for is replacing them for me.
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