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  1. Be sure to check all the new fed and state dot...

    Be sure to check all the new fed and state dot regulations you'll be pulling through. and google some of the horror stories about the fines and impounded vehicles for non compliance. It adds new...
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    I agree with jpsmith back in the 80s I had to...

    I agree with jpsmith back in the 80s I had to clean the screens on those jolly greens so many times that I broke out with sores all over my hands and had to take steroids to try to stop it. Gloves...
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    I reread your post about the heater relay Yes I...

    I reread your post about the heater relay
    Yes I have had these little black relays I think 90-340? the normally closed points fail as they only have a small spring pressure to close the points and...
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    Bad wire nut, loose screw on clock, spider or...

    Bad wire nut, loose screw on clock, spider or cockroach between those big 40 points on clock, LPC points or HPC lost deferential at certain pressures. I found sometimes 1/4" super hoses pass piston...
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    No sorry I sent it back to Ohio inside the...

    No sorry I sent it back to Ohio inside the warranty compressor 3 days old and the bit was the same size as the the holes for the reed valve pins so you know how it got on top of the piston before the...
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    Sounds like it may be replacement time. I didn't...

    Sounds like it may be replacement time. I didn't see a serial number. How old is it?
    I'd try cleaning screens and a new pump
    but it may be waisted time and $ if it's an old compressor
    You may have...
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    [QUOTE=mixsit;16963851]There's no such thing as...

    [QUOTE=mixsit;16963851]There's no such thing as 'zero degrees s/h
    I'm not a newbee but I'm still here to learn. Thanks to your post I never thought about it but there can't be less than zero...
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    Yes Pecmsg, That's what I was trying to impose...

    Yes Pecmsg,
    That's what I was trying to impose on the original poster and how important correct SH is. We all were trained to set SH using TXV bulb temperatures not compressor suction temps
    But...
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    I seem to remember on Sporlan balance port valves...

    I seem to remember on Sporlan balance port valves on the superheat stem adjustment 1/4 turn had the same effect as 1 full turn on a G valve. This should be a warning to all mechanics don't use rules...
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    I think some mfgs state on the box that the valve...

    I think some mfgs state on the box that the valve is set with air pressure not the refrigerant number on the box if my memory is correct. If not please correct me. So seting SH is always best set by...
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    I went to a meeting once and had a sporland rep...

    I went to a meeting once and had a sporland rep and alco standing side by side. I asked them why on the same system with two brand valves Why while adjusting SH one brand valve would change SH...
  12. Thread: TXV adjustment

    by therock
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    I get the feeling he has severe blowby not...

    I get the feeling he has severe blowby not allowing the oil into the crankcase from the motor cavity through the check valve?
    In AZ on r-22 it may have seen allot of cylinder wear in 120 degree heat...
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    OK no reply on grounded wiring due to water...

    OK no reply on grounded wiring due to water condensation in the conduits
    If it's not kicking the breaker
    My next shot in the dark is
    Overheating of the solenoid valve during welding on original...
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    Consider a possible vibrating ground in the...

    Consider a possible vibrating ground in the condensor fan motor wiring or main wiring as far as that goes. If you have flex conduits, hit or move them around with a 2x4 to see if you get sparks or...
  15. When I started in this field my mentors used...

    When I started in this field my mentors used Kotex to absorb acid which came from a breakdown of refrigerants made from acid which made for an embarrasing
    trip to the grocery store but it worked....
  16. From one Ks reefer man to another I don't think...

    From one Ks reefer man to another
    I don't think I would want to sleep with wet POE problems even if they gave it away
    POE is plagued with problems even when it's dry and why are they changing...
  17. Yes beb and len recirculation big time but...

    Yes beb and len recirculation big time but inline. I assume the downstream units were
    added years after the original machine room was built and due to a land locked situation
    the air gets reheated...
  18. Yes exhausting into other units. I tried to...

    Yes exhausting into other units. I tried to upload a drawing but it's too big for HVAC talk
    and I don't know how to reduce the size for upload
    Hot air blows horizontal out of machine room down a...
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    Yes JP and it would be a very bad idea for me to...

    Yes JP and it would be a very bad idea for me to disagree with another fellow
    CM that has all those rounds on his profile page
    By all means always take my 45 years of information with a grain of...
  20. Anybody have a picture of a condensor air deflector

    I have 2 horizontal machine room 5ft ex fans discharging into other refrig units
    and I'm trying to find a picture of an added sheet metal deflector to turn
    the air flow up. I've seen it done in...
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    There's not a grocer born that doesn't overload a...

    There's not a grocer born that doesn't overload a produce case!!!!
    You can't stop them and health (temperature) inspectors know that
    They stack it up for impulse buying almost 2 feet out of the air...
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    Dumpster contents can also be a sad but yet funny...

    Dumpster contents can also be a sad but yet funny surprise
    Be prepared for anything as I had to help what was once a 1950's very
    successful car salesman I personally knew. He was a little guy and...
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    Myself I always park behind the fly infested...

    Myself I always park behind the fly infested dumpster to avoid being backed into
    Then do a pre-flight check on the dumpster as it gives you a 24 hour record
    of whats been going on inside the...
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    I think that pretty well sets all required...

    I think that pretty well sets all required standards except one
    #12 By all means always avoid plumber's lower posterior exposure
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    Kramer Thermobank Leaking Water Pre 1960

    Anyone had any luck cutting the outside aluminum box and repairing water tank?
    That model has a I think 1" pipe plug on the top, I fill the tank and it leaks down
    to about 2/3 and stops leaking....
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