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    To you can just remove w from the heat pump and...

    To you can just remove w from the heat pump and it won't turn on furnace when in defrost
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    You can also hook I up a wireless outdoor sensor...

    You can also hook I up a wireless outdoor sensor and have it switch to fossil fuel automatically I do this with all my hybrid systems
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    Just replace it not worth all the time and money...

    Just replace it not worth all the time and money and if you do get it running most likely going to break in the middle of winter and then you have to make time
  4. Thread: Dust?

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    This happens a lot with mv diffusers on popcorn...

    This happens a lot with mv diffusers on popcorn or textured ceiling s
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    Low voltage cut offs

    I have a customer that wants his 2 5 ton Lennox units on a generator this is their vacation house but the problem is that they have blew two compressors because lack of voltage is their a safety that...
  6. Thread: Txv question

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    When I got their it was 425 but it doesn't really...

    When I got their it was 425 but it doesn't really matter why it gave out manufacture defect, poor quality, high head all i did was replace the txv and subcooling and superheat are all where they...
  7. Thread: Txv question

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    No I removed the bottom and took out the spring...

    No I removed the bottom and took out the spring and that was as for as I could go the manufactures max pressure on that coil is 450 very close to actual pressures so diaphragm pobobly gave out...
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    Every time a DIY dose are work they think that...

    Every time a DIY dose are work they think that they can do it for their friends and family so one DIY job can take many jobs away from the professionals
  9. Thread: Txv question

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    Replaced the txv all is well took it apart and...

    Replaced the txv all is well took it apart and found nothing out of the ordinary so not shur what went wrong with it
  10. Thread: Txv question

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    260 head and suction was 40 I think. the super...

    260 head and suction was 40 I think. the super heat was threw the roof at 56 once I get the txv in I have to check the charge it's hard to tell if that's correct
  11. Thread: Txv question

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    No subcooling is 18 not bad for the...

    No subcooling is 18 not bad for the sercomstances now that I cleaned the coil I know that the spine fin is more efficient when clean but it seems like they never are lol
  12. Thread: Txv question

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    The compressor didn't go out on internals for...

    The compressor didn't go out on internals for some reason it should have I am not a fan of trane units if it was a Lennox or goodman the coil would not have gotten clogged up the stupid porkiepine...
  13. Thread: Txv question

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    Yea I put the sensing bulb outside the coil box...

    Yea I put the sensing bulb outside the coil box and still no change the attic was 115-120 so that should have made it change il post pics when I remove it on Monday 425 is probably more than the max...
  14. Thread: Txv question

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    Yup took the cover off the coil and tapped on it

    Yup took the cover off the coil and tapped on it
  15. Thread: Txv question

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    Txv question

    I came across a unit today that was filled with grass clippings it is a train 14 seer r22 the head was 425 I cleaned the coil and found that now the sub cooling was 18 and the super heat was 45 I'm...
  16. Thread: New record

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    New record

    6 caps in 7 calls today the heat better let up soon
  17. Thread: Van stock

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    Mostly residential a/c split systems oil and gas...

    Mostly residential a/c split systems oil and gas boilers furnaces and rarely geothermal
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    Flat rate software

    I am thinking of going flate rate but need some input for the software i am leaning towards alcowin to cut down on billing and time it takes to do paperwork but want a flat rate program that is easy...
  19. Thread: Van stock

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    At fifty bucks a cap those turbos are expensive I...

    At fifty bucks a cap those turbos are expensive I think I'll stock some caps and some turbos
  20. Thread: rant

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    rant

    Ok I was at the supply house the other day and the guy in front of me was telling his helper that he dosent remember how to find sub cooing or super heat that the testo dose it for you he also said...
  21. Unless you where hired as dammage control I...

    Unless you where hired as dammage control I would start looking around for a new employer or you could ask the supply house what the general opinion of he company is
  22. Some towns in nj require that you put them on...

    Some towns in nj require that you put them on stops kids from huffing refrigerent I have 4-5 keys in my van they are a pain to take off and put on
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    You would think now the manufactures would put...

    You would think now the manufactures would put the cap info on he wiring diagram then a tech can tell if a yahoo had his hands in he pot I came across a unit with three caps in it so I called the...
  24. Thread: Van stock

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    Thanks that would be great

    Thanks that would be great
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    Van stock

    I was offered a job to start a service devision for a install company I have been out of the feild for 8 years doing pipe fitting dose anyone have a list of parts they keep on their van I have a...
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    Need info to become a pro member

    Can someone send me the info to become a pro member
  27. Good idea I have their is an installer in my...

    Good idea I have their is an installer in my company that cAlls me and asks if these pressures are ok and I tell him every time don't call me unless you have a temp to go with it
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    Trane comfort link

    Came across a trane cofort link system don't work on these much the condenser has a transformer in it and it was destroyed by a mouse would a bad transformer throw a communication code 126 an the t...
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    Feildpeice stick meter and heads

    I want to get a stick meter but an having trouble deciding on what heads to get before some wise guy says all of them I am not dropping that much coin so your top 2-4 thanks
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    Wow you are lucky that would have hurt if it...

    Wow you are lucky that would have hurt if it broke with you on it the pluse side you have a service call lol
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    No just hook up to the unit next it 4 units are...

    No just hook up to the unit next it 4 units are next to each other so I only have to add a little
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    Pressure testing

    I am doing start up in a bunch of condos and the guys doing the installing have had a bunch of issues with the Line sets I want to nitrogen test but I am going to go through a lot do you think it's...
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    I would use unistrut and bolt the units down to it

    I would use unistrut and bolt the units down to it
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    Baby powder before and cold shower after long...

    Baby powder before and cold shower after long sleeve shirt stays in the truck too but doesn't really bother me any more
  35. Thread: No superheat

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    If the heat isn't their it can't be absorbed with...

    If the heat isn't their it can't be absorbed with a fixed metering device super heat is varying need to find target super heat then see if their is a problem
  36. Thread: Injecting dye

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    If you get a good leak detector you could pay for...

    If you get a good leak detector you could pay for it with 1-2 calls that's what I did now its much easier to find
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    Feildpeice makes some nice meters that you can...

    Feildpeice makes some nice meters that you can switch the heads to do all sorts of testing and measuring
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    Yea not worth fixing I don't say that much but an...

    Yea not worth fixing I don't say that much but an upgrade would be the most cost effective way to resolve all issues
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    Yea sometimes replacing a txv can be a real PITA...

    Yea sometimes replacing a txv can be a real PITA I have burned one or two up then I started to wrap them in a wet rag and clamping vise grips to the side I am brazing
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    Could be a fan temp control and compressor could...

    Could be a fan temp control and compressor could be going out on high limit but you would see that on diagram
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    Haha I had the same problem a week ago make sure...

    Haha I had the same problem a week ago make sure the factory punched out the holes in drain pan took me an hour to find out it was a Friday special and the plastic was never punched out
  42. Thread: Hi

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    Hi

    Names rob I live in northern nj and am the head service tech for a small company
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