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    Well, any micron gauge is better than no micron...

    Well, any micron gauge is better than no micron gauge.

    But I would've spent the extra money on the accutools bluvac. It's an amazing piece of equipment. Just my opinion.
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    The only way the liquid temp can be lower than...

    The only way the liquid temp can be lower than ambient is a wet coil or some kind of restriction in the condensing unit. I'm thinking it would be pretty dry after running 20 minutes. A discharge...
  3. Thread: r22 pressures

    by pvc1984
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    Why did the compressor go bad in the old unit? ...

    Why did the compressor go bad in the old unit?

    We need way more information to diagnose a restriction. Pressures, temperatures, SH and SC. What kind of metering device are you working with? Did...
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    I'm assuming the start components were replaced...

    I'm assuming the start components were replaced with the new compressor? Low temp compressors aren't designed to handle the higher load of medium temp compressors. You'll probably need a zp power...
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    Check the crank case heater.

    Check the crank case heater.
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    Meh....it'll buff out!!

    Meh....it'll buff out!!
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    It could be loose bulb connection or poor bulb...

    It could be loose bulb connection or poor bulb placement. Make sure the bulb is well insulated.

    Is the txv adjustable?
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    A loose txv bulb will not cause high superheat....

    A loose txv bulb will not cause high superheat. It will cause the txv to open up more and lower the superheat.

    How old is the system? Are the condensor and evap coil matched? What type of...
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    What refrigerant? What kind of metering device?...

    What refrigerant? What kind of metering device? Pressure and temperature readings? Condenser fan spinning in right direction? Noncondensibles in the system?

    It could be anything. Way too vague. We...
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    Do you actually mean pumping the system down or...

    Do you actually mean pumping the system down or evacuating the system? There is a huge difference. Was the milky oil in your vacuum pump? Keep changing the oil until its clear while your evacuating....
  11. Thread: Cap tube help

    by pvc1984
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    In my experience, don't go by what the chart says...

    In my experience, don't go by what the chart says on the box about sizing captubes. Call the manufacturer with model and serial and get the inner diameter and the length. If you can't match the inner...
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    Double post

    Double post
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    Definitely need way more info! What are the...

    Definitely need way more info! What are the circumstances?

    "A lot of moisture in the system" is pretty relative. A 30 ton chiller with a cracked barrel will introduce "a lot of moisture in the...
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    The kit that I have from united is NRP part#...

    The kit that I have from united is NRP part# NKA125M12P

    http://www.nrproducts.com/products/PDF/04-FlameTools.pdf

    I highly recommend checking them out. I'm very pleased with the set I have.
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    I use the NRP set I got from united. Its perfect...

    I use the NRP set I got from united. Its perfect for me. It came with everything but the tanks. It came with a #1 and #3 tips and I added a #15 rose bud tip. It covers just about everything I run...
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    Try changing the batteries too. My fieldpiece is...

    Try changing the batteries too. My fieldpiece is my backup meter and when the batteries start going dead I get all sorts of weird readings.
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    Get Appion...they are the best...you won't regret...

    Get Appion...they are the best...you won't regret it!!
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    I can't say that I've ever run into the problem...

    I can't say that I've ever run into the problem you're experiencing. I've installed the motor mate and the turbo 200 brands with great results.

    You might want to take a closer look at the...
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    You can't check subcooling with a receiver. Just...

    You can't check subcooling with a receiver. Just clear the glass and see how it runs before you make any adjustments to the water valve on the condenser.

    59 psi is a high suction for a 65 degree...
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    Don't get me wrong...I agree with you 100%. I...

    Don't get me wrong...I agree with you 100%. I would take care of the customer anyway I could and definitely do what I can.

    This thread also reminds me...on new Carriers....make sure and look at...
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    Nevermind that question...Forgot you need 24...

    Nevermind that question...Forgot you need 24 volts to G on a carrier for the compressor to start.
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    Are you losing voltage at G when the blower cuts...

    Are you losing voltage at G when the blower cuts out?

    The only advice I could give without being there is just look at the wiring diagram and trace back what's providing 24 volts to the coil.
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    I agree too it's probably fine. But I really...

    I agree too it's probably fine. But I really doubt carrier is gonna warranty a compressor that was wired improperly to begin with.
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    I would've checked pressures, temperatures, ohmed...

    I would've checked pressures, temperatures, ohmed out the compressor, and recorded amp draws on my paperwork. Record everything to CYA!! If all that checked out and the compressor sounded okay, just...
  25. Thread: evap fan

    by pvc1984
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    I agree with above. The good fan is drawing air...

    I agree with above. The good fan is drawing air through the dead fan and causing it to spin backwards.

    Just verify you're getting voltage to the fan spinning backwards. Sounds like you'll be...
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