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    Thanks for your replies. As I stated I've got...

    Thanks for your replies.

    As I stated I've got a 18 year old restaurant with 18 year old equipment and they keep increasing the load by increasing sales and adding more appliances.

    I would love...
  2. Thread: Leaking Trane

    by mardoman
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    Thanks Guys. That repair coupling may do it. The...

    Thanks Guys.
    That repair coupling may do it. The aluminum tubing is chaffed on the bottom row of the condenser. It was caused by the suction line coming from the reversing valve. The 3/8 insultube...
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    I appreciate your input guys but I'm still not...

    I appreciate your input guys but I'm still not getting it :confused:

    Maybe I should start by giving you my situation.

    Small southern coastal town. Growing population. Lots of tourists....
  4. Thread: Leaking Trane

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    Leaking Trane

    My customer has a TWA 048 Heat pump that has a leak on the aluminum condenser tubing.
    I've never been able to solder or epoxy aluminum tubing. Does Trane have a factory repair kit? Do any Trane...
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    Thanks for your replies. I'm confused...

    Thanks for your replies.
    I'm confused :confused: Maybe you all can explain it so I may understand this.

    one ton = 12000 btu......... is there a difference between High temp and A/C based on the...
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    BRE2-0750-TFC replacement

    What is the most correct replacement scroll compressor for a BRE-2-0750-TFC.

    Two of my local wholesalers and Copeland advise using a ZB58KC-TF5.
    After looking at the performance charts for both I...
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    K Fridge I hear ya brother, I agree. The dude at...

    K Fridge I hear ya brother, I agree. The dude at Copeland was adamant about opening the TXV all the way. I backed it off 2 turns on my final adjustment.

    The dudes at Copeland had to leave early...
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    I agree with you Markettech. Today the box...

    I agree with you Markettech.

    Today the box was at + 40 when I did the restart.
    This box has lots of bread in it and that seems to really impose a heavy load on the system. Another thing that...
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    Superheat...Bingo! You guys are correct............

    Superheat...Bingo! You guys are correct......... yea, way too high. This was on a warm start-up.

    Consulted with Copeland.... I mean Emerson Climate Technologies. They were very helpful. They first...
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    Can of Whoopa$$

    A Walk-in Freezer I installed back in '99 quit on me about 3 weeks ago on a Saturday nite. The remote can compressor was running, but the suction was high @ 50 psig and the head @ 150 psig and it...
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    I have never been a fan of nugget ice on a...

    I have never been a fan of nugget ice on a fountain/dispenser.
    They are ALWAYS going to freeze up, or rather, the ice WILL fuse together in the hopper.
    ............But we have 10 stores with the...
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    Ice, Petrified gray door gaskets? I try to...

    Ice,

    Petrified gray door gaskets? I try to remove the door and use the restaurants' can wash area and clean the entire door assembly with hot water.
    The restaurants around here are supposed to...
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    Guys, I always thought the finish timer is (...

    Guys,

    I always thought the finish timer is ( was ) a 10 minute timer.....7 minutes freeze, 3 minute harvest for example. I must need a new watch.

    A bad compressor????:rolleyes: WTF? It is...
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    Dice, I believe the older Tranes' require a...

    Dice,

    I believe the older Tranes' require a thermostat interface board ( $ 150.00 )
    in order to hook up a standard thermostat ( $ 40.00 ).

    That OEM programable zone sensor (T-stat) is $$$ ....
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    Coolerfixer, You haven't missed anything....

    Coolerfixer,

    You haven't missed anything. These older Scotsmans don't make as thick of a cube as the current CM3.

    The headmaster seems to be lame. The head pressure needs to be at 240 psig....
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    I need some help here on the coast. You may be...

    I need some help here on the coast. You may be interested.
    Please check out my post from 12-13-06
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    I'm on the coast and have a position you guys may...

    I'm on the coast and have a position you guys may be interested in.
    Please see my post from 12-14-06
  18. Gee, I thought my chicken salad comment was...

    Gee, I thought my chicken salad comment was harsh.:D
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    I may have seen this before. I have...

    I may have seen this before. I have CRS.:confused: It may be your thermisters telling you ya got low discharge temp. Maybe a leak. Look at TXV cap tube chaffing on a refrigerent line behind...
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    If I recall this correctley an island hood open...

    If I recall this correctley an island hood open on all four sides requires 150 cfm per sq.ft.
    A hood against a wall require 100 cfm per sq.ft.( open on three sides ).
    Using your size : 17 x 4 = 68...
  21. Bless your heart! I guess things must be slow in...

    Bless your heart! I guess things must be slow in the great White North... eh?

    I had to service the same model unit yesterday, same pressures.
    All I had to do was degrease & rinse the condenser.
    ...
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    WI Combo and a Custard Machine for Sale

    Please look at my thread in the junkyard forum for details :)

    Merry Christmas
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    Custard Machine for Sale

    Ross 3 Barrell with remote C-Units (3)
    1998 model 208/230v/3
    Tecumseh hermetic 208/230v/3 ; R404 w/ U.L. outdoor housings


    Equipment in V.G. condition
    Available now in Wilmington, NC 28405...
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    WI Combo for sale

    Masterbilt Cooler/Freezer Combo
    12' x 27' x 7.5' Floorless; Outdoor w/Durolast
    Galvalume, Int. & Ext. 12' Partition
    Installed 4-00
    2-36 x 78 doors with peep holes, 14" x 14"; Left hand hinged
    ...
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    Wiz, I've only got 28 pages of paper. Call them...

    Wiz,
    I've only got 28 pages of paper. Call them for e-mail.
    The control board is covered in the manual.
    The restaurant that uses this, don't program, they just hit quick chill.

    What I've...
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    Wiz, Mojo spelled it wrong. Try...

    Wiz,
    Mojo spelled it wrong.
    Try http://www.alto-shaam.com
    800-558-8744 or 262-251-3800
    They should be able to email you the info, if not, I have a install & maintenance manual for the QC-50 i can...
  27. Do ya have a name for your recovery drum? I bet...

    Do ya have a name for your recovery drum?
    I bet it's Waldo......by the way "Where's Waldo".

    I like your concept, one cylinder for 5 flavors, or do you prefer the " sunshine recovery method" :)
    ...
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    This is starting to sound like one of them "...

    This is starting to sound like one of them " little Johnny "
    jokes.......Did he make you laugh, Ice?
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    A colloquialism kinda like " Who's your Daddy ? "

    A colloquialism kinda like " Who's your Daddy ? "
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    Need Refrigeration / HVAC Technician in...

    Need Refrigeration / HVAC Technician in Wilmington, NC.

    I'm a one man show and I want a skilled, experienced, competent professional for Restaurant and C-Store service and repair.

    Full time :...
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    Sounds like the water pump may be stopping due to...

    Sounds like the water pump may be stopping due to trash in the sump. Maybe a boken tine off of the plastic cube guide(s).

    Drain sump into a bus pan and look for the trash. Pull out the cube guides...
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    Packaged RTU with barometric relief dampner...

    Packaged RTU with barometric relief dampner purchased as an accessory would be an idea.
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    Digitraul = $$$ I usually resign myself to...

    Digitraul = $$$

    I usually resign myself to using a 2" hole saw and installing the good ol vapor tension dial thermometers... analog.

    They don't need batteries, good light or a transformer. I...
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    Maybe I missed something?? K.I.S.S. Low Suction...

    Maybe I missed something??
    K.I.S.S.
    Low Suction & Low Head pressure? = Low or Restricted air flow?
    3 Phase unit? Indoor Blower Fan turning the correct rotation?
    Belt drive I.D.B. motor... is the...
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    I had a stinker like this. Finally found the...

    I had a stinker like this. Finally found the condenser fan motor locking up.

    Carriers are notorious for burning/overheating L1 or L2 at 2 pole contactor. Make sure to inspect wire connections and...
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    Just fixed a twt 48 yesterday with a leak at the...

    Just fixed a twt 48 yesterday with a leak at the inlet of the evap. Yea it's a pain in the a$$.

    I just repaired mine in place. The evap just sits on top of the evap fan duct, just remove evap...
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    I hope that this Multiplex remote system doesn't...

    I hope that this Multiplex remote system doesn't have a bunch of excess refrigerent tubing coiled up on the roof. I have seen this on an old system (R-12) and it will cause a "low charge condition"...
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    Depends.....If appliance is on casters and will...

    Depends.....If appliance is on casters and will fit out the back door, I prefer outdoors. I like to make a mess.

    The mess includes degreasing & rinsing the condensing unit, evaporator assembly,...
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    C-Store with c-units on ground................

    C-Store with c-units on ground............. probably by the back door?

    Could the phantom be from a vendor or employee breaking down box's or setting the trash bags out back in front of the...
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    Easiest way for me to check a headmaster is to...

    Easiest way for me to check a headmaster is to wet the condenser coil with cold water. Either a garden hose or a pump sprayer. Then the standard touch test to the headmaster.
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    I still have my cap chaser, I haven't used it in...

    I still have my cap chaser, I haven't used it in years.

    Yes all it is a hydraulic pump that you squirt a piece of solder thru a cap tube.

    Last time I used it was on a Hobart at an Outback. When...
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    Wouldn't it be nice if Manitowocs' had a visual...

    Wouldn't it be nice if Manitowocs' had a visual or an audible alarm for their critical errors?

    Don't know what error code the machine may be showing.
    May I suggest that you pay particular...
  43. AAON's are O.K. Carrier's are O.K. York's are...

    AAON's are O.K.
    Carrier's are O.K.
    York's are O.K.
    Trane's are good.
    Lennox L series is great.

    I do a lot of p.m. and service for restaurants.

    The L series 10 , 12.5 , 15 ton units are...
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    Reminds me of my pain in the a$$ at an outback....

    Reminds me of my pain in the a$$ at an outback. It would ice up like that in 45 - 60 days. Check and set superheat, drain line trap and make sure the door closer works. You may want to replace and or...
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    Does this unit have an external fused disconnect?...

    Does this unit have an external fused disconnect?
    You may try to look behind the disconnect.

    P.S. Most Carrier RTU have an additional ID sticker inside of their electrical section. Usually by...
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    Is the drain line trapped?

    Is the drain line trapped?
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    Your Cornelius may have Manitowocitus! It is a...

    Your Cornelius may have Manitowocitus! It is a severe condition that results in the amputation of the evaporator.
    Remember the C,E and G series? Many of those had the grids that came loose or the...
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    I've found that foaming coil cleaner works well...

    I've found that foaming coil cleaner works well with pin hole leaks. Renewz is the brand that I use. An 8 to 1 ratio is what I use. You may be able to spot the leak[s] with less pressure. You will...
  49. Thread: Service Rep

    by mardoman
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    Another trend I'm starting to see is more...

    Another trend I'm starting to see is more residential customers.
    I try to specialize in light commercial and these residential warranty calls really bum me out.
    Just what I need after being on a...
  50. Thread: drain traps

    by mardoman
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    Wow! That was great. Just what i was looking for....

    Wow! That was great. Just what i was looking for. Many thanks!
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