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  1. Beige is my favorite furnace color.

    Beige is my favorite furnace color.
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    Outdoor piston may be plugged? Is the outdoor...

    Outdoor piston may be plugged? Is the outdoor piston located at the flare nut on the liquid line at the condensing unit? If so, pump freon in to the condensing unit using the service valves. Then...
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    Fan speed? One speed fan for the heat and cool on...

    Fan speed? One speed fan for the heat and cool on heat pump.
    Defrost and lock outs? Defrost runs off of defrost board and lock outs still work.
    Some heat pump units require the thermostat to be...
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    RSWAFFER...Get into the installer set up menu....

    RSWAFFER...Get into the installer set up menu. Then choose to run system in conventional. Then pick cooling stages and then pick heating stages you want. You can then pick reversing valve to be...
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    RSWAFFER...with the money you saved from buying...

    RSWAFFER...with the money you saved from buying the thermostat off of ebay. You can now hire a professional ac & heat contractor to come out and hook it up for you. Go to the contractor map on this...
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    What refrigerant (freon) is your current system...

    What refrigerant (freon) is your current system using? R22 or R410A?
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    As BaldLoonie says. The Vision Pro. It can be set...

    As BaldLoonie says. The Vision Pro. It can be set up to be used as a non programmable thermostat.
  8. Yes you are correct. Return is on bottom and...

    Yes you are correct. Return is on bottom and supply on top. Yes it is a 3.5 ton. Yes American Standard makes a over / under unit which matches up good to the old Goettl sheet metal elbow. You make...
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    buford is correct. Some programmable thermostats...

    buford is correct. Some programmable thermostats can be set up to be a non programmable regular thermostat. Call your ac and heating contractor to help you out.
  10. This is a classic example why homeowners need to...

    This is a classic example why homeowners need to have a business relationship with a heating & air conditioning contractor. Find a contractor you can trust and build a relationship with them. Have...
  11. My advice is to find an AC & heating contractor...

    My advice is to find an AC & heating contractor and build a business relationship with them. This site has plenty of great contractors. Give one a call.
  12. Is your air filter dirty?

    Is your air filter dirty?
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    Who installed the equipment? Do you have a...

    Who installed the equipment? Do you have a business relationship with a ac and heating contractor?
  14. But when I have to approach a condenser fan motor...

    But when I have to approach a condenser fan motor more gingerly than my newborn son, I consider that just plain silly!


    shellkamp....OMG...that sir is funny. Good one
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    Does the unit have a hard start kit in it? Sounds...

    Does the unit have a hard start kit in it? Sounds like it might be bad. Also check the install manual and see if it does calls for a start kit.
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    reynolds531 now is a great time to find an ac &...

    reynolds531 now is a great time to find an ac & heating contractor to build a business relationship with. Just like finding a doctor you like. Start now and find one you like. Don't do it last...
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    At 44 I would not recommend getting into this...

    At 44 I would not recommend getting into this trade. It is a young guys trade. There are some guys that are exception to that though.
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    Dragonfly420 how has the ac unit cooled your...

    Dragonfly420 how has the ac unit cooled your house for you over the last two summers? In the heat of the summer will it keep the house cool? Are your electric bills high in the summer?

    One draw...
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    Go down to your local union hall and see what...

    Go down to your local union hall and see what they have to offer.
  20. Number one rule of ac and heating equipment. It...

    Number one rule of ac and heating equipment. It will fail when you need it the most.
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    My advice to all homeowners is find a plumber and...

    My advice to all homeowners is find a plumber and ac heating contractor you like and build a relationship with them.

    If you have a business relationship with your contractor, then the distrust...
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    Polo I would suggest getting into the service...

    Polo I would suggest getting into the service side or the control side of the industry.
  23. I know of the show. I have never watched it....

    I know of the show. I have never watched it. Maybe all of this was done for more publicity or ratings for a failing show?
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    Mr. Bill says: As for as comfort, with the...

    Mr. Bill says: As for as comfort, with the correct size duct they are probably better, but as for as savings, you can throw any savings your might accumulate out the winder, if you ever have to...
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    Friends and family will keep you busy and broke.

    Friends and family will keep you busy and broke.
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    I have McQuay fan coil units with that motor in...

    I have McQuay fan coil units with that motor in them. I have ordered from McQuay or had a local motor shop set me up. Phoenix Electric Motors. In Phoenix, AZ
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    WOW..Great photos. Nice work.

    WOW..Great photos. Nice work.
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    There are no basements or mechanical closets in...

    There are no basements or mechanical closets in the homes out in Phoenix. So the home builders stick everything on the roof. The home builders are moving away from putting equipment on the roof now....
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    Package heat pump change out

    Installed a new Comfortmaker package 2.5 ton heat pump on the roof. New unit has a new unit stand, new twist elbow, new disconnect and new sealtight with wiring. Old unit was a GE Trane 2.5 ton...
  30. Thread: Superheat

    by Firebird A/C
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    I would check the manufacture charging specs. For...

    I would check the manufacture charging specs. For superheat most of the time they want you to take suction line temp at compressor or at the suction line entering at condensing unit.
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    I would not recommend them. They are noisy when...

    I would not recommend them. They are noisy when running. Also I have had a lot of freon leak problems with them. Pay the extra and get a higher end unit. It is worth it in the long run.
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    Where are you located?

    Where are you located?
  33. Sounds like a bad outdoor txv valve which is...

    Sounds like a bad outdoor txv valve which is causing a restriction. Check the outdoor txv sensing bulb cap tube. Cap tube may have lost its charge. Look for crack or rubbed through spot somewhere on...
  34. toyo066....what ended up being the problem????

    toyo066....what ended up being the problem????
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    Learning the trade and working in the field is...

    Learning the trade and working in the field is the easy part. Learning the business side of the trade is the hardest part. Who is going to teach you that? Anyone can go out and run service calls and...
  36. In heating mode can you check the suction...

    In heating mode can you check the suction pressure after the reversing valve???? Meaning is there a suction port between the compressor and the reversing valve? That will help you with telling you...
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    OMG. That is classic stuff. He must of went to...

    OMG. That is classic stuff. He must of went to the Goodman tech school to learn his tricks.
  38. Sounds maybe like the reversing valve is not...

    Sounds maybe like the reversing valve is not shifting all the way over on the heating mode. Does it sound like the reversing valve is switching? Is the common suction port after the reversing valve...
  39. jtrammel is probably right. He is bringing home...

    jtrammel is probably right. He is bringing home around 25k out the 250k. Or is -25k in the hole. Not worth the headache. Go work for someone else and make double or triple that amount. Punch the...
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    At 55 you are to OLD to get into this trade....

    At 55 you are to OLD to get into this trade. Sorry just being honest. This is a young mans trade. Yes there are a few that can do it into there 50`s and 60`s, but not many. At 51, i am usually the...
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    Looks great. Good job.

    Looks great. Good job.
  42. 1. The two party system we have. It is a joke....

    1. The two party system we have. It is a joke.
    2. Organized religion
    3. Corporate lobbyist
  43. I would suggest joining the union. They will have...

    I would suggest joining the union. They will have some more training and classes. Also a lot of knowledgeable people to learn from.
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    Lennox Gas Furnace wiring diagram

    Anyone have a wiring diagram for this Lennox gas Furnace?
    Model G25MV3-75A-1
    Serial 6395K23363

    Thanks
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    Is the gas line to the wall furnace ran in copper?

    Is the gas line to the wall furnace ran in copper?
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    Unit is 208-240 single phase. Freon R-22.

    Unit is 208-240 single phase. Freon R-22.
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    Mitsubishi error code E 34? Help

    I have a Mitsubishi mini split heat pump. condenser mod # FDC140HA2 Has an error code of E 34. I have no manual. Anyone know what the code means?
    Thanks
    Mark
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    Is there maybe a bullet drier or strainer filter...

    Is there maybe a bullet drier or strainer filter in the system that you are not seeing?
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    Hard to swallow, but it is time for a new system....

    Hard to swallow, but it is time for a new system.
    No matter how much perfume you put on a pig it is still a _ _ _
  50. mtrot: Looks like you may be short on return air...

    mtrot: Looks like you may be short on return air to the furnace, or the stamped face return air grilles you have are to restrictive. To get more air going through the existing return grilles you...
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