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  1. Thread: Question??

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    Yep...them,too.

    Yep...them,too.
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    Most dangerous furnace I have ever seen

    In a nutshell,
    Furnace takes care of the entire 2nd floor of a shady little apartment building. All tenants rely on this guy for heat.
    Installed in 2001, along with another furnace next to it. ...
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    :ditto: This always gets ugly when the subject...

    :ditto:

    This always gets ugly when the subject of any type of acid treatment, neutralizers, leak stop, or other additive comes up. Yet to see any compressor manufacturer approve any of this stuff....
  4. Thread: Question??

    by slctech
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    Refrigeration work is not much different. Depends...

    Refrigeration work is not much different. Depends what pool your looking at getting your feet wet in.
    Need to get use to different flavors of refrigerants. Most guys are driving around with R22 and...
  5. I am late to the party, but after reading through...

    I am late to the party, but after reading through everything....I think it is all coming down to the the gas train of the unit. Something is just fishy there and either the board is not energizing...
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    ::DD: Always thinking outside of the box!!!...

    ::DD:

    Always thinking outside of the box!!! You crack me up PWM.

    As for outside the box, if we went the route of parallel valves, half the gas train would probably be outside that box,...
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    PWM, I think your thinking of the lower BTU...

    PWM, I think your thinking of the lower BTU output valves still made by Roberstaw/Invensys Corp. I can still find their 700-2 series quite readily, but they are good up to 160,000 BTUs, anything...
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    http://www.emersonclimate.com/Documents/FlowContro...

    http://www.emersonclimate.com/Documents/FlowControls/pdf/solenoids/catalog/Solenoid-Multi-Purpose-Tool.pdf...
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    You have mail.... a lot of reading to do my...

    You have mail.... a lot of reading to do my friend. Have a good night
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    Was going to email you the Trane Black and White...

    Was going to email you the Trane Black and White books, but no email in your profile. Probably google them and read up.
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    It says "Ball" room...he he he

    It says "Ball" room...he he he
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    ::DD: 526931 EQUALS 526941

    ::DD:

    526931

    EQUALS

    526941
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    Call Greenheck, let them no that you found Hank's...

    Call Greenheck, let them no that you found Hank's missing stubby screwdriver, sure he will be happy to get it back...LOL. Production is on a stand still right now until it he gets it back.
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    Great line-up of PTAC disasters. Must maintain a...

    Great line-up of PTAC disasters. Must maintain a HOA complex or something to come across that many units.

    A few years back, I earned my stripes on a new account called the Chateau Motel & Trailer...
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    As for installing electric w/h in each apartment,...

    As for installing electric w/h in each apartment, it would be a nightmare. Between the cost of 40 heaters, electricians pulling wire and possibly upgrading breakers/panels, trying to isolate water...
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    The owner had just purchased this property a few...

    The owner had just purchased this property a few months prior. He is a good customer, I just was frank with him that he really should have called me to have performed a thorough HVAC analysis of the...
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    It seems that I do stumble across this crap more...

    It seems that I do stumble across this crap more often than I would like. Story of my life....if there is only a single pile of ripe, steaming, and simmering dog sh!@ in an entire acre lot of fresh...
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    There are times as a pilot that you know the...

    There are times as a pilot that you know the plane is going down. You can push the throttles all the way forward and pull back on the yoke with all your might but your just at the point that there is...
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    Slowly turn, shut the door, and RUN away!!

    Get a call the other day from a property owner who states that half of his tenants, in a 40 apartment complex, may have to wait 10 minutes before there water gets hot enough to shower. Says his...
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    I hate laces, I hate setting on my arse lacing up...

    I hate laces, I hate setting on my arse lacing up in the morning, I hate setting on my arse un-lacing when I get home. Back in the residential days, the on and off with laces drove me nuts.
    ...
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    Costa Rican pressure switches will be the death...

    Costa Rican pressure switches will be the death of me. Lennox, finally dropped MPL as a vendor, now praying UPG, will do the same.
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    You are correct but the way this particular model...

    You are correct but the way this particular model is set-up....cost to upgrade this system to 24v control circuit, which includes replacement of 240v fan/limit (sequencer controlled), it's just not...
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    From my Lennox parts database: Original Fenwal...

    From my Lennox parts database:
    Original Fenwal Part# 05-120303-000
    Superseded with Fenwal Part# 05-373003-000
    1994 obsolete part. No replacement. No Footnotes.
    This part used on serial number...
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    This is an old GCS4 from the early 1970's old...

    This is an old GCS4 from the early 1970's old part# P-8-8395. They had a standing pilot light. The pilot was monitored by a Fenwal 05-37 series module. The spark rod worked also as a flame sensor. As...
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    I have multiple buildings with the Trane's main...

    I have multiple buildings with the Trane's main BCU and other operating components in some pretty nasty environments. If all it takes it a little dust to cause havoc with anyone one of them, well, I...
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    :whistle: Just take a moment to really think...

    :whistle:

    Just take a moment to really think about the difference between a multi-groove variable pitch pulley and a solid multi-grooved pulley, especially the distance between the center point...
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    The cross section and spacing of the individual...

    The cross section and spacing of the individual strands are such that the PowerBand belt operates on standard sheaves.

    Quoted from the manufacture themselves:...
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    Answer is: No, these types of belts are made for...

    Answer is: No, these types of belts are made for solid muti-grooved sheaves. Depending on the depth and turn outs on a variable pitch pulley, they will not seat properly and tear apart, as Jayguy,...
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    What is the application? Refrigeration,...

    What is the application? Refrigeration, residential split system coil, light commercial packaged unit, etc. What size of cap tubes are you working with? What size of coil liquid distributor piping...
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    Being that this is a York RTU, there is a...

    Being that this is a York RTU, there is a separate ignition control board with integrated spark ignition. You have the spark electrode rod on one side and your flame rod on the other.
    We are in the...
  31. I do the same as jtrammel, I drill a hole in the...

    I do the same as jtrammel, I drill a hole in the exterior flue. Now if it does not have an external flue and your looking at some older units that simply vent out cut slits in a side panel then I am...
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    I would actually buy an iManifold if I had the...

    I would actually buy an iManifold if I had the ability to use my laptop. Commercially, I live by the laptop, I have software for Lennox, Carrier, York, Trane, Honeywell, Liebert, Copeland all for...
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    Sounds like you have a solid plan of attack! ...

    Sounds like you have a solid plan of attack!

    As for those Copeland Scrolls, I know they are beefy and heavy, but once removed use your hoist and attach to one of the foot mounts and slowly raise...
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    I will add one bit of experience I have with...

    I will add one bit of experience I have with mechanical debris laden oil, it will be throughout the system.
    It will be of the utmost importance to probably pull and check the TXVs, TXV...
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    Have either of the compressors been replaced at...

    Have either of the compressors been replaced at some point? Many times on tandem set-ups a unknowing contractor will simply replace a compressor and walk away. Since both compressors share the same...
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    This is going to depend on your jurisdiction and...

    This is going to depend on your jurisdiction and their interpretation of the codes. It obviously has passed a final inspection and it can be an eye sore, but sometimes things are what they are and...
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    I agree with pecmsg, adding heavier filtration...

    I agree with pecmsg, adding heavier filtration would probably be your cheapest solution. Obviously check all return air duct for infiltration points and seal these respectively. The only issue with...
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    Yeah, I have come across a positive pressure gas...

    Yeah, I have come across a positive pressure gas valve installed on one of these units before. Have documenting pictures saved on one my hard drives somewhere, this was about four or five years ago...
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    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&e...

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&ei=GwgrVP-GIImxyATpmoHgBw&url=http://hvac.amickracing.com/RTU%2520Training/Trane%2520RTU%2520info/ReliaTel%2520Controls.pdf&cd=2&ved=0CCAQFjAB&usg=AFQj...
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    That is not a wind screen, that is an original...

    That is not a wind screen, that is an original wall for the second level of the mall...more rooftops on top of that.

    Highlighted the RTU on the satellite view.
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    In one of those pics, you can see some air...

    In one of those pics, you can see some air filters.....should have taken a picture of the very corner. Other LAZY techs have been hiding their dirty and loaded air filters in that corner instead of...
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    I wish I knew what was there originally. No way...

    I wish I knew what was there originally. No way to really say, we all know malls have a mish mosh of different brands and varying levels of installs.

    I would have probably set the unit next to the...
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    Yeah.....that attempt to pipe the condensate is a...

    Yeah.....that attempt to pipe the condensate is a sight of beauty. Someone blew out their last brain cell, trying to figure out how to install that factory formed P-trap. God forbid opening the...
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    Locked out on high head pressure??

    On a mall working on a neighboring unit and had to stand back and simply marvel on the beauty of this recent install...:whistle:

    Anyone who knows Carrier products knows that there is no coil along...
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    As all have said....low ambient kit, freeze-stat,...

    As all have said....low ambient kit, freeze-stat, and crank-case heater, which can all be picked up as accessories to the AC from your distributor.......and the suggestion to open the windows is a...
  46. Calder.....just sent you an email.

    Calder.....just sent you an email.
  47. Trane Tracer Summit guru questions from a wrench slinger

    LONG THREAD.....if you do not care to read it, then do not respond. I am in need of Trane Control experts input.



    I compare the world of HVAC/R to the army. To win a war you need more than the...
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    My wife gets annoyed when we walk into a hotel...

    My wife gets annoyed when we walk into a hotel room and I head straight for the PTAC unit and pull the filter. Usually it is a 1/2" thick of fluff, I leave it on top of the unit.
  49. Not much information concerning the system this...

    Not much information concerning the system this compressor is married to. Chiller, Packaged Unit, custom split? How big is the system?
    When you talk about a new core, is this in a liquid line shell...
  50. Either extremely low on charge or restriction. As...

    Either extremely low on charge or restriction. As stated by others before, I would reclaim the charge and see what you weigh out on that circuit. If you weigh out a good amount of the charge, then...
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