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    :ditto:

    :ditto:
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    Crazy. We had the exact same thing happen this...

    Crazy. We had the exact same thing happen this week at a McDonald's location.
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    solenoid?

    solenoid?
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    the timer is really small, but there is also a...

    the timer is really small, but there is also a low pressure initiate switch that makes in order to activate the timer sequence on some models. If that were bad, or the timer, you would get the...
  5. if it's unable to reach a specific humidity...

    if it's unable to reach a specific humidity level, it will cycle cooling well past it's cooling setpoint. Probably cutting out in the evening when trying to do this?
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    when you say energized, do you mean it trips? or...

    when you say energized, do you mean it trips? or is there just no power coming off the switch?
  7. Thread: Which meter

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    really? I haven't had any problem with that. I...

    really? I haven't had any problem with that. I have a few meters, but this is my main go-to all day.
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    tell the plumber that your zones are gravity...

    tell the plumber that your zones are gravity feeding.
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    if you shock that boiler and crack it, you are...

    if you shock that boiler and crack it, you are not going to be happy.
  10. did you run a vac on this system before charging?

    did you run a vac on this system before charging?
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    I have used Garmin for years, but wish I could...

    I have used Garmin for years, but wish I could get the Mr. T voice like the Tom Tom.
  12. Thread: Which meter

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    fluke 902. I had the fieldpiece, but the thing...

    fluke 902.

    I had the fieldpiece, but the thing was beeping the entire time it is put to power. it was annoying as heck. it also broke on the clamp part after a couple of months. the temp input...
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    pretty happy with my flukes. i use the 902 mainly.

    pretty happy with my flukes. i use the 902 mainly.
  14. what are the actual pressures?

    what are the actual pressures?
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    hahaha that's funny. good thing they saved it....

    hahaha that's funny. good thing they saved it. (so you could rebuild it for more than a new one)
  16. Thread: Racked

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    how are the other circuits' defrost cycles...

    how are the other circuits' defrost cycles coinciding? once the temp climbs, does it stay in that range indefinitely or swing around?
  17. We service a church that has about 8 mini's...

    We service a church that has about 8 mini's controlled by one commercial stat. Once a call is initiated, each mini then energizes from individual relays in an electrical room. Then they react to...
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    walk-in freezer? what method of defrost? if it's...

    walk-in freezer? what method of defrost? if it's hot gas, that may be your answer.
  19. yea I recently dealt with this type of issue...

    yea I recently dealt with this type of issue where I was focusing too much on the cooling setpoint, and the humidity setpoint was dragging the temp down too much and enabling heat. I would do...
  20. Thread: O2 Leak

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    $1.00 dawn dish soap bottle and pump sprayer as...

    $1.00 dawn dish soap bottle and pump sprayer as previously suggested. you will find it.
  21. what is your incoming voltage?

    what is your incoming voltage?
  22. sometimes, if both fans are running, and only one...

    sometimes, if both fans are running, and only one has power, it will pull the other and make it appear as though it is going backwards. other than that, your problem will be in the wiring. study the...
  23. the fan may not have the right power at all, and...

    the fan may not have the right power at all, and may only be giving the illusion of running backwards. think about this, and see how you could prove that this statement does not apply.
  24. every Mcdonald's location in the world is...

    every Mcdonald's location in the world is mandated to perform certifications on the clamshell grills each year. If you can get certified by Garland, the potential for work is huge. Of course, usually...
  25. Thread: Coil Cleaner

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    I usually gauge how good the coil cleaner is by...

    I usually gauge how good the coil cleaner is by how much the mist is stinging my face. I guess those days are fading. oh well.
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    hahaha. you are right! it wouldn't matter the...

    hahaha. you are right! it wouldn't matter the cost. it's still needed.

    let me rephrase it.....you need a proper load evaluation.
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    any contractors giving you quotes on a trane...

    any contractors giving you quotes on a trane system without preparing a proper evaluation (via manual J) should be ignored in my opinion.
  28. Thread: NUVU Proofer

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    I've worked on a number of these subway units,...

    I've worked on a number of these subway units, and I have never seen any location running on a setting for 105 degrees. Was this unit ever working correctly? or is it a new unit? used unit?
  29. Thread: NUVU Proofer

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    the automist feature may be spraying over a fan...

    the automist feature may be spraying over a fan that is blowing "cool" air. the humidity feature utilizes it's own element. you should be at a much higher temp @ a 10 setting.
  30. had a customer like this once. told him he should...

    had a customer like this once. told him he should really call an electrician. he basically told me to screw and mind my business. about a year later, was driving down that street and saw all the fire...
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    seriously, wtf.

    seriously, wtf.
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    longer than 4 months

    longer than 4 months
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    Honestly, they are all so fragile that it...

    Honestly, they are all so fragile that it probably won't matter which one you put in. I would go with the cheaper. Think of it in terms of a car. You need a brake light bulb. You can buy the Ford...
  34. yea, I moved to hiking sneaker-type shoes a while...

    yea, I moved to hiking sneaker-type shoes a while back. floor friendly and more comfortable while climbing around in attics. I get the Merrel brand. They hold up really well. I also utilize shoe...
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    sorry. I missed the thread regarding this item.

    sorry. I missed the thread regarding this item.
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    The other cordless drill thread seemed to be more...

    The other cordless drill thread seemed to be more for larger size drills. I have my dewalt install stuff, but for service calls and maintance stuff I picked up this guy. I got it at home depot last...
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    300 degrees stack temp for oil heat is effecient....

    300 degrees stack temp for oil heat is effecient. Also, just adding ac will solve your humidity problems in the summer months. I don't know, seems like a big swap for little change. All energy is...
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    reversing valve is normally open. energizes for...

    reversing valve is normally open. energizes for cooling.
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    As a single zone system in a 2 story application...

    As a single zone system in a 2 story application your system has been sized according to the total square footage of the living space. You shouldn't close any. In my opinion.
  40. Thread: boiler crud

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    what does the combustion test result say that is...

    what does the combustion test result say that is posted near the boiler? If there was none left, then it wasn't done correctly.
  41. A reputable service company told me that there is...

    A reputable service company told me that there is a crack in the heat exchanger and showed it to me so I could see it. He said it would kill me. He wants to sell me a new furnace. How dare he?!
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    I used to install a lot of them. they are ok....

    I used to install a lot of them. they are ok. There's better for just a little more. HEIL makes good equipment. You can check their stuff out @ http://www.heil-hvac.com
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    "my husband knows nothing"..... real nice.

    "my husband knows nothing"..... real nice.
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    Your problem could be caused by a few different...

    Your problem could be caused by a few different things. However, a properly setup burner will not produce the conditions you are describing, and if the combustion effeciency was analayzed at the time...
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    ok. not trying to be too critical but..... ...

    ok. not trying to be too critical but.....


    The electrical disconnect for the condenser is just plain ridiculous.

    I'm not a big fan of hanging the flex up against the top of the attic like...
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    why was the air handler replaced anyway?

    why was the air handler replaced anyway?
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    Any burner that is setup properly will not...

    Any burner that is setup properly will not provide the results you are experiencing unless you have issues with your flue or it isn't being cleaned thouroughly. period.
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    hahaha. My buddy had a "door open" service call...

    hahaha. My buddy had a "door open" service call once. Well, homeowner forgot to put away the german sheppard. He was up on top of the refrigerator until another tech could come to the house and...
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    mine 68/65

    mine 68/65
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    Seems strange to swap a board before checking the...

    Seems strange to swap a board before checking the defrost sensor. Kind of like replacing a motor to find out it just needed a capacitor. Really easy to check too.
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