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  1. Thread: Steamist unit

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    Steamist unit

    Anyone tell me where cheapest place to find Steamist units and parts.Have old hotel customer wanting us to check on one.Looked on internet, seems you better have plenty of vasoline and grab both...
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    Have yall heard they are now recommending to stop...

    Have yall heard they are now recommending to stop on the side of the road and fart in your in gas tank to conserve oil? :grin2:
  3. Thread: duct board

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    We use ductboard alot.If it is installed...

    We use ductboard alot.If it is installed correctly it is fine.Staple and tape seams good, strap every 4'.You wont have any problems.Yes,in crawl spaces it can be damaged by rodents etc.Overall imho...
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    Use ductboard:yes:We use pitt when we do...

    Use ductboard:yes:We use pitt when we do metal.Also S" and drive cleat are not the same.Drive will normally be on two narrow sides of duct and the "S" on the two wide sides.
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    Yes, stage 1 Y1-C and stage two Y2-C.Any time...

    Yes, stage 1 Y1-C and stage two Y2-C.Any time your system is running stage 1/Y1 will be energized, even when unit is running on second stage.If you are getting Y2 call from tstat unit will be running...
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    Read your other post so I assume this is an open...

    Read your other post so I assume this is an open loop.We use standard open/close solenoids.As stated before we use manual valves to set gpm.I have seen valves that operate off psi but to me simple is...
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    Yes,we use some sort of manual valve...

    Yes,we use some sort of manual valve ball,gate,etc.We put these on the unit side of the solenoid valves.All you have to do is split the single pipe.Install your valve assemblies then take back to one...
  8. Thread: Workers unions

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    Ok,was at a house other day and HO brother in law...

    Ok,was at a house other day and HO brother in law was bridge inspector.He went to jobsite to look things over.Noticed two welders arrive and take a seat,guy does his thing and few hours later comes...
  9. Thread: Workers unions

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    Workers unions

    Do you all think unions are a good or bad thing.I have heard some things that sound sort of counterproductive about unions.Not trying to offend just curious.I dont know that much about them.
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    jBooker56 you were right.Checked draft switch...

    jBooker56 you were right.Checked draft switch with inducer running and it was open.Disassembled venter and got to excavate 4 birds out of the vent pipe.Put back together and worked fine.Crazy why it...
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    Yes,there is a manual reset rollout and a auto...

    Yes,there is a manual reset rollout and a auto reset hi limit in the circuit.Again I have checked the limit circuit at the control board multiple times and it reads closed.Also I forgot to mention...
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    Carrier furnace lockout question

    Have Carrier furnace mod#58MXA100-F-1--16 ser#0503A10693.It is twinned.Was doing scheduled service and found the left furnace locking out on code "13",which is limit circuit lockout.Check...
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    Have replaced some control modules only on units...

    Have replaced some control modules only on units that werent covered by warranty.These units were trane.I would figure you could get just the mod but not sure where.
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    Thanks for the replies.Ended up putting psi...

    Thanks for the replies.Ended up putting psi regulator valves on each system.Problem solved.Thanks again
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    noisy water flow on geo open loop

    Have 3 2 stage geo systems hooked to common open loop.Have manual ball valves to regulate flow for hi and low stage.Had to cut back ball valves so much to get gpm down where needed that there is...
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    I did have same problem on smaller york package...

    I did have same problem on smaller york package units.Voltage,cap,amp draw all good but would cut on internal.These were generic motors that we had put on to replace the OEM.We had to upsize from 1/4...
  17. does the needle hold when blower is running? I...

    does the needle hold when blower is running? I would go with heat xger
  18. Thread: 10 ton goodman ac

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    more info

    more info
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    An ultrasonic works off the sound of a leak (same...

    An ultrasonic works off the sound of a leak (same principle as a dog whistle) the detector can hear it even though you cant.You will have to bump the pressure up to get these to work well most of the...
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    do anything different?

    when you arrive for a no cool\heat call would you change anything in this? 1:get system operational 2:verify proper airflow indoors and out. 3:check charge via superheat\subcooling 4:put the pedal to...
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    I use mapp\oxy.

    I use mapp\oxy.
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    I heard that people form a first impression in...

    I heard that people form a first impression in 3-5 seconds.Which if this is true they base this only on appearance.Your appearance can say I take pride in what I do or I could care less.So I think a...
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    New one on me,have never seen that.Seems to me...

    New one on me,have never seen that.Seems to me this could not work.The txv you were talking about that was restricting, was this on the indoor or outdoor section?Also I have seen outdoor coils with...
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    About the "special" schrader valves.They are only...

    About the "special" schrader valves.They are only on package units not splits.Also I have removed them with two small adjustable wrenches, they screw in half.The shrader stays in the top half.
  25. Thread: heat pump

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    The call to the RV is coming from the t-stat in...

    The call to the RV is coming from the t-stat in cooling mode. The only time your control board will generate the RV signal is when the heatpump goes into defrost
  26. Thread: Food Stamps

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    I am still young and probably pretty dumb...

    I am still young and probably pretty dumb (27),but here's my take.There are people out there who have legitimate reasons to get any kind of gov. assistance welfare,healthcare,foodstamps,etc.I would...
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    Some of the universal motors have a 3 wire hookup...

    Some of the universal motors have a 3 wire hookup and a 4 wire hookup, they wire differently for each. I would go back and double check it.
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    The rollout wouldnt open.Skippedover is saying...

    The rollout wouldnt open.Skippedover is saying the furnace is running, pressure switch is closed, tstat gets satisfied shuts furnace down.Burners cutoff,inducer shuts off but the pressure switch...
  29. Thread: Coil issues,leaks

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    We have had the same issues.Not so much lately...

    We have had the same issues.Not so much lately but about a year ago had a climatemaster that we put two coils in it about nine months apart.Plus we have had multiple units that we have had to replace...
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    You can lower the velocity of the refrigerant in...

    You can lower the velocity of the refrigerant in the lineset by increasing the size.You have to be careful not to go to big or the velocity can become so low that you can have oil return problems...
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    this is true

    this is true
  32. Thread: Mini Split

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    The mini splits I work on meter the refrigerant...

    The mini splits I work on meter the refrigerant in the outdoor unit in both modes not only heat.This means that the gas will start flashing as it is leaving the outdoor unit to go inside which will...
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    On a HP your indoor coil is the condensing coil...

    On a HP your indoor coil is the condensing coil when running in heat so if the furnace kicks on while in heat mode the high side pressure will climb rapidly.When the HP goes into defrost your indoor...
  34. Thread: random question.

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    Some years ago they did come out with a plastic...

    Some years ago they did come out with a plastic type pipe for 80%s that you glued together. It wasnt pvc some other type, cant remember what it was called.They did outlaw the crap because the joints...
  35. Thread: Low water temp

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    #1 No this is not normal. #2 If the ground was...

    #1 No this is not normal. #2 If the ground was wet and cloddy whenever loop was installed your ground may not be making good contact with loop pipe, if this a horizontal loop.Your loop could be...
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    I buy gallons not quarts [the milkman don't run...

    I buy gallons not quarts [the milkman don't run here no more] and they cost from $3 to $5.50 depending on brand
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    If you have airflow issues due to duct problems...

    If you have airflow issues due to duct problems then fix the ducts first.Don't get me wrong a variable speed air handler would probably help due to the fact it can operate under higher static...
  38. Thread: Trane XR11

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    Just because the motor is still trying to run...

    Just because the motor is still trying to run doesnt mean that you dont have a mechanical failure.This can cause lockup problems.Right voltage,capacitors good,still wont run = bad compressor.
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    airflow,bad fuse links,blower issue [relay,motor...

    airflow,bad fuse links,blower issue [relay,motor stopping etc] the links open strictly from temp so your issue allowed the links to get to hot
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    we have used honeywell and jackson controls i...

    we have used honeywell and jackson controls i like both pretty well im sure there are several others that work well
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    also on these units goodman states in their...

    also on these units goodman states in their installation manual to first adjust your txv to maintain 10-12* superheat then adjust charge to desired subcooling this of course is foe units that are not...
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    we install mostly Goodman\Amana units I go out...

    we install mostly Goodman\Amana units I go out and check the systems out once our installers do a replacement\changeout we have a 95%+ HP market onsome of the units I check everything falls into...
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    the aux heat during defrost is comfort factor if...

    the aux heat during defrost is comfort factor if your defrost is lasting this short amount of time and you can deal with the cool air then not cycling your furnace on during defrost would probably be...
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    superheat\subcooling

    has anyone had any trouble to get the superheat and subcooling to come in line with what the manufacturers say on 410A units
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    no thanks necessary i might get in bind sometime...

    no thanks necessary i might get in bind sometime and need your help
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    could possibly be duct booster stuck in on...

    could possibly be duct booster stuck in on position it would be in a branch supply run
  47. Thread: Clean House

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    went to a house awhile back walk in back door...

    went to a house awhile back walk in back door banana peel from about month ago mashed into carpet go through kitchen eaten chicken wing in floor filth everywhere then bad part had to take a leak real...
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    how would this help by holding the defrost cycle...

    how would this help by holding the defrost cycle in longer
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    these units use time and temp defrost not demand...

    these units use time and temp defrost not demand the have snap type tsat no sensors have considered installing stat with higher termination temp on these units good idea or bad idea
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    how to remedy ice on goodman hp

    does anyone have any suggestions about how to remedy goodman hps that have a 2-4 inch band of ice that will not go away around bottom of outdoor coil confirmed charge defrost board and stat also...
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