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  1. multi t stats

    what kind of t stats are they, first you can have multi, a voting takes place,
    theirs has to be a main controller like honeywell mm3, multi zone t stat.:) start looking, tracing out t stat wires to...
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    stop your whining, make a call, and have some...

    stop your whining, make a call, and have some faith in who ever comes out, without you trying to find a bullet for the tech that come out, otherwise go sign up for an hvac class. your one more...
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    san antony

    pull refrigerant out, cut line and blow high pressure nitogen back pressure both way, put a rag on opposite line to catch debris hopefully. change the drier, vacuum, fresh refigerant, clean...
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    underground line set help!!!!

    what is the proper way to run a line set underground and is conduit ok
  5. underground line set, help

    what is the proper way to run a line set underground and is conduit ok :)
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    ive done it, let it set 24 hrs then start it...

    ive done it, let it set 24 hrs then start it up..ive never had a problem.
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    engery star

    dont you mean that the vent pipe goes after the trap and not before, so it will drain. from the unit unit and leaving it ,drainline,peetrap,tee with stand-off pipe. otherwise your right..it all...
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    sounds like bad vales to me 100# suction, wow ....

    sounds like bad vales to me 100# suction, wow . whats the outside air, and return temp. replace the system.....
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    measure sh/sc install time off delay and put on...

    measure sh/sc install time off delay and put on the electronic tattle tales.why is it tripping night time seems like a low ambient condition my friend....:)
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    sight glass

    ok some of you have it right!! like after the liquid line drier, the subcooling backs up into the condenser. not the other way!. and there only one way to measure subcooling is with a gauge and a...
  11. Thread: Fla

    by blackbird
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    stay away from adjusting for rla, when design...

    stay away from adjusting for rla, when design conditions are meet, like a properly charge compressor circuit your not looking always at fla to be meet, this is asking for trouble.... and usally 3...
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    your system is r-22 with age like that, your...

    your system is r-22 with age like that, your pressure is low, with a 92 degree ambient, check your sub cool, and super heat, check static pressure for low air flow, and leak check before you remove...
  13. i agree with mark, also if the compressor...

    i agree with mark, also if the compressor started, and it didn't need any help stating, its probably is ok, plus you still have 5 more years on the 10 year warranty to find out.:cool:
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    it could be the new higher seer rating, may not...

    it could be the new higher seer rating, may not be removing the mositure that the old 10 seer did. you may need to lower the tstat a couple of degrees than you did before , and run the fan on a...
  15. call him back, or get a second just to be sure...

    call him back, or get a second just to be sure...
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    spiral ductwork

    hey thanks to all, i got some good advice.
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    spiral ductwork help

    anyone have any tips on cutting spiral duct work so it looks good.
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    a liitle help form the pros thxs

    a liitle help form the pros thxs
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    evaporator coil efficiency

    #1 is a 3 ton evaporator coil, still 3 ton regardless if you install a higher efficiency condenser coil..

    #2 txv is needed, and if its a cap tube, its gone regardless? if you have a fixed...
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    older tech, yes i get it. iam not sweating it...

    older tech, yes i get it. iam not sweating it anymore, learn a valuable lesson..i like your saying in your profile, fix it right the first time.. thats all.. taking what i learn here to a higher...
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    oh yes you have misunderstood me, iam the 3rd man...

    oh yes you have misunderstood me, iam the 3rd man 3rd company out there , they informed me of the original contractor who did the install. the second contractor was clearing the restriction, i...
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    hey thanks for all the replies, ill tell you...

    hey thanks for all the replies, ill tell you this, i appreciated this site, I'm still learning, like AL Pacino said in sent of a women.... Ive been around whoahhh!!
    but seriously ill handle it...
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    its not a lemon, and yes it is a carrier, and he...

    its not a lemon, and yes it is a carrier, and he finally put a drier in i only hear that he did, and i watched him put a hard start on the one previous, and i don't think he used a drier, i can...
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    hard start kit

    let see if my college here can help me out..had a call over the weekend, found compressor not being able to start, lock rotor amps on compressor, then going out on internal overload.. fixed office,...
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    lack of

    Is losing 2lbs of freon over 5 years a lot? What if I don't fix the leak?

    just this statement alone calls for a pro with experience. dont insults the intergity of experience
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    i think you should go with a sytem that you...

    i think you should go with a sytem that you understand, and the numbers match up. and second what im getting out of this is a 3 ton c.u, and a 4 ton indoor coil, they should match, maybe a 3.5 ton...
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    heat pump wiring

    for starters, did the unit run ok, in the past!..ask customer, and more importantly is , make sure the the t stat dosent required the removal of w1,

    on the call for heat which energizes w1 and...
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    hey sam relax

    if you been welding for some time, you can tell if it might leak, a good crown will give you the visiual. add a drier and pump it down..experience teaches the teachalbe. put the book away. its like...
  29. Thread: tattle tales

    by blackbird
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    you need to wire in a off delay relay in the...

    you need to wire in a off delay relay in the reset circuit... then it will work every time, and try the electronic type there great,, you can use them over and over again...!!!!;)
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    gas smell

    maybe the flue stack isnt high enought over the sight screen, i have seen this before, check also fresh air intake, and how close they are to the flue stack, after you make certain there is no gas...
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    well mike its time again for you to go to school...

    well mike its time again for you to go to school again!!!...
    i always bought my fellow journeymen their beers, and lunch, and so should you, it a apprentices way of saying thanks for saving me...
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    [I used to be the only 26 year old that knew...

    [I used to be the only 26 year old that knew everything, but ever since August 3rd I am the first 27 year old that knows everything. As for getting my ass kicked for $20 an hour… bring it on! I’ll...
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    mike4hvac

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by mike4hvac
    [B]

    My comment was not for you John. I felt the butt kissing was comming from Blackbird. I figure it would be a cold day in the August of Hell itself before...
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    john dalton

    john dalton,

    you surely see right thru the b.s
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    5 years

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by hvac-alan
    [B]Dalton:

    I do not think that I quoted you on- the 5 years of experience prerequisite - for installing systems, but I did gleen that to be your opinion. ...
  36. san jose city collage

    norm i had you as an instructor in the late 80 , i was suprise to see this is you. we both worked for jerry years ago. did you move out of california
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    Re: Re: 2nd stage not coming on

    no, what i mean is hooking up to common with one lead on the controll circuit power, and with the positive lead. with the meter on the voltage scale, start testing the other side of the control...
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    overpaid

    for starters, your an insult and people are giving you more credit then you deseve, did'nt you say in your weak profile: I will listen, take notes, and process the information from the senior tech....
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    you missed what ac journey man also said what out for a typo, you have a long way to

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    2nd stage not coming on

    you need too learn to test across the line, then you will have figured it out
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    ok let me get this right,you mean to tell me if...

    ok let me get this right,you mean to tell me if you started taking kung fu, that you would be a master in 6 months.. ok
    so it takes most contractors 5 years to become a journey man tech, only...
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