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    OMG, this is why they shouldn't sell equipment to...

    OMG, this is why they shouldn't sell equipment to homeowners. If he would have even skimmed through the directions he would have seen that wasn't right. lucky he didn't blow up his house.
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    I think I could do a better job with my eyes...

    I think I could do a better job with my eyes closed. how did that txv ever work.
  3. I've used feildpiece parachute works well, but...

    I've used feildpiece parachute works well, but for best charging i would so 70 indoor minium 60 outdoor, but still hard to do with no indoor load.
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    gas company realy getting to be sticklers on...

    gas company realy getting to be sticklers on combustion air in last few years. I think mainly due to people tightening up their houses so much.
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    Sticky: Poll: we carry amana and Bryant

    we carry amana and Bryant
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    digital tstats only last 10 years?

    a customer of mine had an energy audit done on there home the other day and they were told they needed new thermostats. they have a 9 year old system with Honeywell zone system. they were told...
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    we do amana and Bryant and have changed at least...

    we do amana and Bryant and have changed at least 30 coils this summer between 2-5 years old. no problems with new aluminum coils. think the problem with these coils are they stretch copper too thin...
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    found something similar on a goodman furnace. lat...

    found something similar on a goodman furnace. lat tech put a wirenut on main limit wire and told homeowner they didn't need the limit. when I got there found heatexchanger cracked and had 10 ppm co...
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    have something similar in a pit with 4 units,...

    have something similar in a pit with 4 units, heat was recirculating so duct was put on top to move heat out of pit. works great. sometimes you gotta do what works.
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    oil filled heatexchanger.

    pictures did not turn out too dark in basement. got called to house for a fuel oil smell. Homeowner said they turned heat on last night and furnace came on but they couldn't feel heat out of...
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    almost looks like coil was replaced by someone,...

    almost looks like coil was replaced by someone, doesn't look like a factory install.we sell goodman/amana and don't have too much trouble with then.have trouble with evap coils in this area between 5...
  12. :beat::gah:

    :beat::gah:
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    don't charge them for looking, turn around and...

    don't charge them for looking, turn around and walk away and pretend u never seen it. call building inspector and let him deal with it.
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    good luck with that one. Looks like u should tare...

    good luck with that one. Looks like u should tare it all out and start over.
  15. just can't get through to people, you get what u...

    just can't get through to people, you get what u pay for. they go with the cheep guy then call us to come fix it when it will not work correctly.
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    had a funeral home hit twice in 6 months. First...

    had a funeral home hit twice in 6 months. First time units were only 3 months old. they took the time to take both units apart took coil & motor ant left the sheetmetal. We installed new condensers...
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    looks like old singer.

    looks like old singer.
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    if you cut lines some units don't give you enough...

    if you cut lines some units don't give you enough room to reconnect. unsweat is best but make sure to keep heat off new valve, I use heat blocker works great. cutting with saw is bad idea too many...
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    people like this is why goodman got a bad name...

    people like this is why goodman got a bad name for several years and heat exchangers failed.
  20. new member 20 year service tech/ installer.

    my name is mike, new member to this sight, so far looks like a good group of people and a lot of good advice. I have been in the business for 20 years, started out installing and now service for 15...
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    looks like damage may have been done before you...

    looks like damage may have been done before you got there. how old is system? fins look folded over.
  22. Thread: WTF!

    by smokeater2025
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    they have never worked on one in there lives, so...

    they have never worked on one in there lives, so have no idea that this is a bad idea, and yes the installer thought this was easier place to put disconnect.
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    very good explaination,some who don't understand...

    very good explaination,some who don't understand operation of compressor or motors should read this.
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    sell them a ductless split for that room and set...

    sell them a ductless split for that room and set it for dehumidifaction, and get humidity down in her room she should be happy at a higher temp if working correctly. I agree with rest about mold...
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    check molex plug common wire and ground wire....

    check molex plug common wire and ground wire. have had them burn out before. sprey with wd-40 or dry with lighter just don't melt. don't try to dry after wd-40 just saying.
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    Sticky: Poll: we sell Bryant & amana/ goodman but service all.

    we sell Bryant & amana/ goodman but service all.
  27. we have been doing pm's for years and a lot of...

    we have been doing pm's for years and a lot of times I find problems that would have been no heat or no cool when very busy, good for customer and good for me. Makes PM's worth while.
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    who makes airtemp?

    who makes airtemp?
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    not all have oil ports. a lot of newer motors...

    not all have oil ports. a lot of newer motors have sealed bearings no oil ports.
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    h&c 650 for thin look &657

    h&c 650 for thin look &657
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    yes it is true there are a lot of people out...

    yes it is true there are a lot of people out there like this. have come in behind a dealer on several houses that did similar thing can't believe he's still in business.
  32. look up mitzubechi MR. slim spelling not correct...

    look up mitzubechi MR. slim spelling not correct we have put several in work great.
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    that's the plan to just get a little more life...

    that's the plan to just get a little more life out of old units till owner can replace. did hear of a dealer who is putting it in all of new installs. Can't figure out why. Most likely would void...
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    only thing I know is they say it will seal up to...

    only thing I know is they say it will seal up to a .5mm hole. has been tested by company to not clog compressors or metering devices.
  35. that is a good time to push PM,s for the slow...

    that is a good time to push PM,s for the slow times. They might find a problem before it's an emergency.
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    scroll or hermedic compressor? piston or TXV? if...

    scroll or hermedic compressor? piston or TXV? if txv with herm then you need hard start to overcome pressure diff.
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    what refrigerant 22 or 410a? check condenser coil...

    what refrigerant 22 or 410a? check condenser coil and head pressure.
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    try another cap, may be bad capacitor have seen...

    try another cap, may be bad capacitor have seen that make motor run backwards.
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    sometimes supervising 2 helpers is enough to make...

    sometimes supervising 2 helpers is enough to make anyone make an easy mistake.
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    leak freeze

    anyone have any experience with leak freeze refrigerant sealer, good or bad? Trying to decide if we want to use on some small leaking systems. Does not have any polimers in it and not reactive to...
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