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    you should red tag that and call gas inspector...

    you should red tag that and call gas inspector AND the gas company, can't believe ANYBODY would leave that and think " yeah I like that "
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    what kind of burner is it on? (power flame/...

    what kind of burner is it on? (power flame/ eclipse, etc.) what unit is it in?
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    the green flashing light is normal and not an...

    the green flashing light is normal and not an indicator of an alarm the red light is for alarms and unfortunately, you can only see what the alarm is if you have the plug in display
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    I would be afraid of someone rear ending me...

    I would be afraid of someone rear ending me especially with the oxy/acetylene rig right there at the back
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    carrier p/n 33PILOT-01 pg 6 3rd paragraph down on...

    carrier p/n 33PILOT-01 pg 6 3rd paragraph down on right side of page
    "if the system pilot is displaying a controller default screen and the scroll up and scroll down are pressed together for 3...
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    dunham busch esp3036 hv system

    does anybody know where I can get some information on dunham busch esp 3036 units specifically the dimensions for the drain pan, had two go bad and don't want to walk into customers space again just...
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    Nice job on the install but the duct guy should...

    Nice job on the install but the duct guy should have used a caulking gun to do the sealer or atleast a smaller brush, that's a lot of sealer on them ducts and takes away from your good job
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    that is not all that counts, The unit is too...

    that is not all that counts, The unit is too close to the wall it will not breathe right and should have replaced the disconnect as well, anyway NEATNESS helps show the customer that you are a...
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    sounds like a good offer and sounds like you...

    sounds like a good offer and sounds like you already made up your mind, need to have a boss you can talk too and get results, probably why I have been with my company for 14 yrs and counting
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    try using a sharpie over the nameplate go over...

    try using a sharpie over the nameplate go over the numbers and rub off with your finger should "raise" the numbers up for you to be able to see
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    nice job but I would have put that concentric out...

    nice job but I would have put that concentric out a little further and why no purple cleaner here in mass required just asking
  14. if the name plate is still on unit sometimes you...

    if the name plate is still on unit sometimes you can run a sharpie over the m/n s/n rub it with your finger to remove excess ink and read numbers through the marker
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    that is fn discusting

    that is fn discusting
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    that is the classic Monday morning after hard...

    that is the classic Monday morning after hard weekend or the rush to get out on Friday unit
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    did the o so smart college kids install that...

    did the o so smart college kids install that themselves?
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    x2 using hot water to melt ice works very...

    x2 using hot water to melt ice works very quickly, imo faster than a heat gun
  19. they should send the bill for the new unit...

    they should send the bill for the new unit install to the other company and tell them since they pulled all the wiring out and bypassed safeties they should pay for the new unit and cancel that...
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    who in Their right mind would do a job like that...

    who in Their right mind would do a job like that and think "wow that looks good "
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    and it won't cost too much to run that in a/c...

    and it won't cost too much to run that in a/c with ducts not being insulated? and is that all 1 ft jts and a couple of elbows or am i missing something?
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    i would have put shut off valves before and after...

    i would have put shut off valves before and after pump for easier future replacement of pump instead of having to drain down whole system, but i understand broke friend and just trying to get it...
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    the "by pass " is actually a check valve used if...

    the "by pass " is actually a check valve used if the unit was put on a heat pump am stand and trane do that with all there indoor coils ( at least all that I have seen ) so everyone of them can be...
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    i was thinking " Beverly hill billies " myself...

    i was thinking " Beverly hill billies " myself :grin2:
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    you def need to call code enforcement that is...

    you def need to call code enforcement that is just awful looking, that wiring could not have been done by an electrician at least not a good one
  26. you can go with no trap on the ac because it is...

    you can go with no trap on the ac because it is an updraft blower and will always be positive pressure on the drain but no do not go with out a trap on furnace especially if tying in drains together....
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    if it is a 3 ph comp try to reverse phasing on...

    if it is a 3 ph comp try to reverse phasing on it, had an old timer tell me to do that once and it worked, got better pressures, it did trip oil pressure switch a week later, and found there is apick...
  28. and make sure to use the right oil i found out...

    and make sure to use the right oil i found out the hard way that not all air compressor oils are the same,i had replaced a bad compressor and went back a week later to change oil and compressor was...
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    maxi-vac makes a good one with a wand that if you...

    maxi-vac makes a good one with a wand that if you pull handle 1 way it is low pressure to apply the cleaner,push it the other way for high pressure rinse works good get it at united refrigeration or...
  30. Thread: on call

    by Mike Doran
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    when i was first doing on call had one of the...

    when i was first doing on call had one of the senior techs that i got along with tell me to call him if i ever got into a situation i could not handle at any time night or day, that helped ease my...
  31. is the ductwork " bullnosed " under the rtu? i...

    is the ductwork " bullnosed " under the rtu? i have a couple of units that the installing contractor did this to on 2 200 ton units and could not get the static down in the ducts have to run duct...
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    are you giving it a speed reference? or is the...

    are you giving it a speed reference? or is the drive reading static and controlling itself?
  33. Thread: Visual PM

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    take them down yourself and take to scrap yard...

    take them down yourself and take to scrap yard you should be able to get some cash for the coils
  34. Thread: Cleaning

    by Mike Doran
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    i have used used evap foam cleaner in the aerosol...

    i have used used evap foam cleaner in the aerosol can and pump sprayer to flush out after foam breaks, just keep the shop vac running so you don't get water everywhere may need to do it a few times...
  35. Thread: Cleaning

    by Mike Doran
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    i have used used evap foam cleaner in the aerosol...

    i have used used evap foam cleaner in the aerosol can and pump sprayer to flush out after foam breaks, just keep the shop vac running so you don't get water everywhere
  36. Thread: BAC damper

    by Mike Doran
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    wd40 will collect dust and bind up dampers try...

    wd40 will collect dust and bind up dampers try using graphite spray, started using it on outside air dampers and works great drys and does not collect dust
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    been out of high school for about 21 years now...

    been out of high school for about 21 years now but i still hear my electrical teacher every time i go to check for power or after getting bit " never trust a switch ALWAYS check with your meter to...
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    sounds like someone got bit a few times not...

    sounds like someone got bit a few times not turning power off! lol
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    i like to work 50 hrs a week to but just a few...

    i like to work 50 hrs a week to but just a few years ago i would be leaving my house at 7 am and coming home at 8 or 9 at night, even my boss was saying slow down your gonna burn out well i did for...
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    400 cfm of air per ton so yes

    400 cfm of air per ton so yes
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    low voltage wiring is hanging lose instead of...

    low voltage wiring is hanging lose instead of being zip tied to liquid tight
  42. had similar problem couple years ago on a carrier...

    had similar problem couple years ago on a carrier roof top unit, found carrier knew about the problem and sent me a "repair kit" wich was basically a couple of relays and a dedicated transformer to...
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    how long did it take to clean that mess up? that...

    how long did it take to clean that mess up? that is one nasty looking coil
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    hope you found this before losing compressors,...

    hope you found this before losing compressors, unbelievable
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    have also seen copeland scroll compressor that...

    have also seen copeland scroll compressor that did not pump reversed and still did not pump and by chance took a copeland screw class and asked the teacher about this compressor and he said " take a...
  46. do you have a johnstone supply near you if so...

    do you have a johnstone supply near you if so they have register #1 in catalog (#202 ) on page 871 in 6" to 12" collar sizes also have register #3 on page 870 of same catalog no # 2 thogh that i can...
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    it is infinite load unload they don't step them...

    it is infinite load unload they don't step them you could be anywhere from 25% to 100%
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    mammoth uses " pump out" compressor starts...

    mammoth uses " pump out" compressor starts unloaded 20 seconds later, llsv opens (supposed to be more energy efficient )haven't seen sanyo's, they mostly use copeland now but sequence sounds right...
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    looks small enough to get a couple guys and lift...

    looks small enough to get a couple guys and lift 1/2 inch or so and move over to sit on curb properly
  50. have worked with a number of these and have never...

    have worked with a number of these and have never had that happen to me until i read this post, then the other day while starting up a unit, i shut the unit down,turned around and display was...
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