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    Without a puller? that sucks.. many times I have...

    Without a puller? that sucks.. many times I have done this though,, if the motor has a 1/2 inch shaft take the back plate off the motor.. Take a drill that will open to 1/2 inch and tighten the Rotor...
  2. I apologize I did not thoroughly explain myself....

    I apologize I did not thoroughly explain myself. The whole purpose of sticking a paper clip through the orifice is to clear out any obstructions. After removing the paper clip and the burner lights...
  3. If you could get in situation where only one...

    If you could get in situation where only one burner lights next time I would take one end of paper clip or something small and stick up through the next orifice not lighting, then i would initiate...
  4. Sounds like something in manifold assembly...

    Sounds like something in manifold assembly intermittently clogging up one of the orifices. If one burner does not light due to clogged orifice the other burners in line with it will not light either...
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    Sounds like loose connection somewhere. I would...

    Sounds like loose connection somewhere. I would get someone more experienced to check it with you ,no use in taking chance of burning house down due to wire getting too hot
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    Build big bon fire around unit and it will keep...

    Build big bon fire around unit and it will keep the thing from freezing to death
  7. Thread: sequencer

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    I wonder what the surface temperature was at the...

    I wonder what the surface temperature was at the location where the sequencer was mounted? Also at what temperature does the sequencer contacts close..... This calls for an all out investigation...
  8. Thread: txv

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    What was the original complaint? Or was this just...

    What was the original complaint? Or was this just a maintenance call?
  9. Thread: SEER and HSPF

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    You are awesome, Thank you for the link

    You are awesome, Thank you for the link
  10. Thread: SEER and HSPF

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    Does anyone know a resourceful website that...

    Does anyone know a resourceful website that explains HSPF and COP? Maybe AHRI has one?
  11. Thread: SEER and HSPF

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    Here is where I found the information source on...

    Here is where I found the information source on HSPF including heat strips. http://energy.gov/energysaver/articles/air-source-heat-pumps .

    If you read on down the page you will see their quote...
  12. Thread: SEER and HSPF

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    I have no idea how they calcuate heat strips into...

    I have no idea how they calcuate heat strips into the factor lol I have been researching this on the net out of curiosity and cannot find anything that adequately explains HSPF
  13. Thread: SEER and HSPF

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    The HSPF even includes heat strips coming into...

    The HSPF even includes heat strips coming into play. But the thing I am wondering is how or what is really the difference in power consumption between a 7 HSPF and a 10 HSPF? like how much more...
  14. Thread: SEER and HSPF

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    SEER and HSPF

    Here's my understanding of SEER ratings. Lets say you have a 16 SEER Air conditioner for example,that would mean for every Watt of electricity consumed, the equipment would produce 16 BTU's. So to...
  15. Sounds like you got it whipped.

    Sounds like you got it whipped.
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    If air handler is underneath the house, make sure...

    If air handler is underneath the house, make sure the vents to the crawl space around home are closed off. The air handler is below the outside air dew point temperature.
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    short in condensing unit??? Nahhhh. probably bad...

    short in condensing unit??? Nahhhh. probably bad TXV in air handler
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    Next time you are pumping down refrigerant open...

    Next time you are pumping down refrigerant open the high and low side gauges both. This will allow refrigerant to flow through your gauges if there is a restriction in your indoor metering device....
  19. hmmmmm... next junk R-22 unit you have, dump some...

    hmmmmm... next junk R-22 unit you have, dump some 404 in it and report your findings lol.
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    Performance Analysis

    Hey guys I am looking for a form to write down all my data I collect from equipment (superheat, subcooling, static Pressure, temperature rise etc.....) I want them to be extensive in the amount of...
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    Turn your smart valve to "on" position

    Turn your smart valve to "on" position
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    Have you considered consulting with your previous...

    Have you considered consulting with your previous instructor?
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    Let me ask you this. What would happen if the...

    Let me ask you this. What would happen if the contacts were normally closed when T-stat is off?
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    if indoor unit has TXV make sure it is opening...

    if indoor unit has TXV make sure it is opening when going into defrost. As you well know if your TXV is not opening during defrost the unit will not defrost properly. What kind of refrigerant? R-22
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    on the defrost board what is the timer set on?...

    on the defrost board what is the timer set on? 30/60/90? sounds like your leaving your speedup pins shorted for to long since its kicking in and back out
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    55 degrees outdoor temp? there should not really...

    55 degrees outdoor temp? there should not really be much of a need for unit to go into defrost. did u check charge? subcooling, superheat?
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    its best to get your post count up to 15 then...

    its best to get your post count up to 15 then apply for pro membership
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    build a fire around the unit using wood, then...

    build a fire around the unit using wood, then your unit wont need to go into defrost
  29. Good deal with the XL16. The heat pump will...

    Good deal with the XL16. The heat pump will definitely run longer than your previous gas pack but that is good. Think about it. Your old gas pack probably had a BTU rating of approximately 75,000 to...
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    When they go to bed at night tell the customers...

    When they go to bed at night tell the customers to not turn the AC all the way down to 60 and it will not freeze up
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    I went to Mitsubitshi Ductless split class a year...

    I went to Mitsubitshi Ductless split class a year ago. They are pretty sensitive when it comes to the communication wire. they recommend using 14 awg stranded wire and not solid wire ( somehow messes...
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    That's the beauty of this field. anything could...

    That's the beauty of this field. anything could go wrong lol Not funny at the time though. I've put in a reversing valve in backwards one time. Well, instead of removing the reversing valve and...
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    Just get someone who is more experienced to help...

    Just get someone who is more experienced to help you out on this call. Sometimes its just better to get help when your lost. Its really the more smarter thing to do instead of trying to work on...
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    The burners are the ground, The IFC sends AC...

    The burners are the ground, The IFC sends AC signal to flame rod. The flame passes over the flame Rod, The current will actually flow through the flame from the Flame sensor to the burner ( which is...
  35. sounds like a fun call to be on lol. I'm...

    sounds like a fun call to be on lol. I'm suspecting if it was radio interference it would have done it with the cooling mode as well. Not unless customer bought another wireless device in the...
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    I have run into the same thing with Goodman...

    I have run into the same thing with Goodman condensing units, especially older models. They will leak right in the coil itself and most of the time they are down low in the coil. I used to take a ...
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    Is that part of the heat exchanger above that...

    Is that part of the heat exchanger above that burner stopped up?
  38. Thread: Outdoor TXV?

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    Nevermind my last post lol stupid thinking. even...

    Nevermind my last post lol stupid thinking. even if the coil is heated that extra pressure should still show at the discharge pressure
  39. Thread: Outdoor TXV?

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    So if your discharge pressure is 315 then your...

    So if your discharge pressure is 315 then your liquid line coming back from coil is 375 then something is maybe heating that coil up? lol I dont know , but that is strange though
  40. Thread: Outdoor TXV?

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    Im curious, What happened after you changed the...

    Im curious, What happened after you changed the TXV. and this may sound really silly but is it possible your heating elements are located before the indoor coil. Maybe they are cycling on introducing...
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    Sensing bulb line broke on TXV? Maybe you are...

    Sensing bulb line broke on TXV? Maybe you are talking about external equalizer line?. 375 psi on high and low side? put your low side gauge on dedicated suction line and see what you have
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    I maybe wrong , but I do not think there is a...

    I maybe wrong , but I do not think there is a industry standard for ratings in microamps a flame rod should be putting out. One unit maybe different from the other. If the manufacturer had some...
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    word

    word
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    Yeah he should have a manometer. Maybe he is just...

    Yeah he should have a manometer. Maybe he is just getting started in service. 4 years as installer and grandfathering into service. But there's nothing wrong with that. We all start at the bottom at...
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    hey beenthere, what is the difference in me...

    hey beenthere, what is the difference in me calling members butthole, between other members taking this guys question and reduce him down like hes stupid and insult his intelligence. He does not have...
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    Hey I apologize time builder. I just thought he...

    Hey I apologize time builder. I just thought he was receiving harsh treatment and everyone was out to insult his intelligence. I'm new to this forum myself so I'll just back away and keep to myself....
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    First of all what is up with all the insults...

    First of all what is up with all the insults everyone? writing in cap locks... Who cares? you don't have to read it if you don't want to and run on sentences? come on! be easy on youngwiseman I mean...
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    is furnace 120 volts? is the polarity reversed?

    is furnace 120 volts? is the polarity reversed?
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