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  1. Thats the step ive been missing all these years!...

    Thats the step ive been missing all these years! Damn.... Good advise!
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    I got mad once... all the wrong people died. Im...

    I got mad once... all the wrong people died. Im calm now and stay that way.
  3. Wow!

    Wow!
  4. I agree... end of conversation. Have a great day.

    I agree... end of conversation. Have a great day.
  5. Actually, if the system was not designed with the...

    Actually, if the system was not designed with the "Outside air" in mind for the load...It would be fruitless to add outside air. The system would be under capacity ( = not effective in heating or...
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    Noted and retracted. Thank you.

    Noted and retracted. Thank you.
  7. First of all the word "Large" is a relative term....

    First of all the word "Large" is a relative term. It does not apply - The simple fact that the size should be in tons - not what you percieve to be "Large or Small".

    By the way...The system was...
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    It is impossible to tell thru this medium without...

    It is impossible to tell thru this medium without alot of guessing - Your best bet would be to have a second opinion before it is repaired. It is too dangerious to guess and maybe we shouldnt. It is...
  9. The drier should be marked for 410 - If not the...

    The drier should be marked for 410 - If not the body of the drier will be thin for 410. Needs to be of heavy construction to accomidate higher pressures. The 410 systems use POE oil. It is especially...
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    A simple service call from a reputable company...

    A simple service call from a reputable company should help emmensly. The checks that he/she will perform if done correctly will eliminate many issues that could cause this. Then you will be centered...
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    Actually... It should be - Price and Cost. It is...

    Actually... It should be - Price and Cost. It is two different things. Price is the amount you pay right now... cost is what you will pay tommorrow for your mistake today.

    * Warranty (Parts AND...
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    Dont be - Its all good.

    Dont be - Its all good.
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    Im not saying that this is not possible, but I...

    Im not saying that this is not possible, but I have not seen it nor has any of the other 300 employee's at my present company seeing this. I dont hear of these types of failures from any of our...
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    Not a DIY site pal!

    Not a DIY site pal!
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    Very very very...doubtful. You have a better...

    Very very very...doubtful. You have a better chance at winning a trillion dollar lotto ticket and being elected in this primary 2008!!! than being killed or injured by this "Probe" hole! It would...
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    Ill take that as an agreement!...on most of my...

    Ill take that as an agreement!...on most of my BS!...lol
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    It may not be the right thing to do but, It is...

    It may not be the right thing to do but, It is not illegal. Montreal Protecol section 608 - Defining leaks...First question is - Is it (the system)contain over 50 lbs? if not - It is not covered by...
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    Alice cooks.(On a gas stove)..bob eats over at...

    Alice cooks.(On a gas stove)..bob eats over at alice's because he likes alice...alot!
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    Air

    You said - "What would the smallest amount of air in the system do? Would it be indicated on the pressure gauge or would a small amount go unnoticed for a short period of time then cause trouble...
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    Absolutely correct - A 2% difference in voltage...

    Absolutely correct - A 2% difference in voltage between the terminal lines will increase the current in a motor by as much as 15%. (The load on the light line decreases while back EMF increases)....
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    Ridiculous...

    Ridiculous...
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    Wow!

    Very interesting! - Do flatulents count?

    *Again as stated in past posts - Some say... CO can attach to other gasses (moleculary hot when bonded) such as CO2 during and as a part of combustion (44...
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    Eye's Burning

    Eliminate the furnace as the cause (if it is gas) by checking today not tomorrow!

    1 The flue for hardness consistancy (put together without breaks or holes from the furnace all the way through...
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    Very interesting

    I absolutly enjoy exploring situations such as this. It is very enlightening. Beliefs and facts are only part of the answer(its the facts or dynamics of the situation blind to the observer that make...
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    Thank you

    Goodnight all...
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    This is my reasoning and from what I have read...

    This is my reasoning and from what I have read must be taken into account. In real world conditions (not pure CO, or Pure Oxygen) The connection and answer is in the mixes friend...

    For mixed...
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    hmmmm

    Let me get the proper data and I will show you why...brb
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    Ok - Here we go...

    Rust explination - Understand this...(I mean -not- light surface rust). Often when you take an awe and poke at rust on an exchanger - you will find it has penetrated far beyond the surface. I have...
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    Thank you the same.

    One more very important point to be made (Most may know this but still dont really understand it) - Carbon Monoxcide (Mixed) is slightly more heavy than air(this is key!). IT BUILDS UP in a confined...
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    My understanding.

    First of all - .1"Wc STATIC is nothing in force compared to the venturi of 2000 cubic feet of air per minute across an exchanger. (or any other environment outside of the furnace casing - including...
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    Co

    Excellent question my friend Gus - Venturi effect... (The blower motor is far stronger/powerful air displacing/moving effect than the inducer motor). Venturi effect will pull some CO from the tube (...
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    Carbon Monoxcide Detectors

    Not all Carbon Monoxide Detectors are created equal. I have a TP7 with digital wireless Printout. For $565.00, and a Factory calibration required yearly. I trust it when it says 0 PPM (most of the...
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    Stopped heating the house!

    My My - That must be a sudden huge gunshot refrigerant leak to "work one day" and fail the next! I should know better than to guess at what is being said. Almost like a nate test huh?
  34. I suppose...

    I suppose there is no problem - Just finding a setting you are comfortable with. It seems to me to be just decisions about a thermostat setting. I dont think I would like that type of control. I...
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    Quite possibly

    A stuck Check Valve in the condenser. ( but really there's not enough info to tell) just a hunch...
  36. 1st Question. A good place to start!

    hmmm Is the t-stat still calling or is it satisfied when the furnace goes off line?
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    Thanks Much!

    Great answers!
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    Thank you very much!

    I am considering it. It would not only be a pleasure but a wise decision to join I feel. Hope they dont shoot my app down!...lol
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    Scroll Compressors

    I have a question about Scroll compressors and Hard start kits. I have heard in some circle's that Hard start kits ( which some companies sell to customers as a far better and more efficient way to...
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    effiency

    Doc H - I agree with you totally - However if you read my post - I am using the word effiency in conjunction and as a word that describes capacity. Simply put, the capacity is severily effected in...
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    This may not help but...

    Low Pressure cutout - use the closed contacts in conjuntion to an interior/exterior audible alarm ( with a theft notice sign ofcourse...) They may loose a bit of refrigerant in an attemped theft but...
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    very well

    I think the temperature will vary with many situations including effiency of the burn - but that being said - I would say that if you (cant) put and keep your hand on the B vent... its too hot. Thank...
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    Unmatched equipment

    With the exception of "Have to do jobs" - The efficiency will be shot - example, if it was a 4 ton unit - it may only be as efficient with roughly a 2.5 ton capacity. Even changing the TXV will only...
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    Inches Matter...

    1" for double wall and 4" for single wall vent - from any combusable material including PVC. Hope it helps.
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    Evap coil

    Did you check the Evap coil for clogging?
  46. ummmm

    "You already have what amounts to a "Super-boost" in your existing start cap."

    If its bad, and or the windings are weak - the existing start cap and circuit are nill or windings are weak - maybe...
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    Lived there...

    15-18 hr.
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    Most important (period)

    1)The companies reputation is the most important factor - 92% of all new installations have some type of energy robbing installation or design problem. Direct responsibility of the installation...
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    Duct design is critically important - On your...

    Duct design is critically important - On your plenum (if a spider duct system) - is there a supply duct at the opposite end of the furnace output? By this I mean if there is a supply duct at the...
  50. Hard start kits

    Put the Hard start kit in parallel to the run cap and remove the existing start cap and relay. This should (if windings not to bad of shape) help give some life to the compressor - Remember Caps act...
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