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    Have him leak check the coil. If it is leaking...

    Have him leak check the coil. If it is leaking have it replaced.
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    1. no flame sense 2. no ignition 3. high limit

    1. no flame sense
    2. no ignition
    3. high limit
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    No doubt. A few people make it through...

    No doubt. A few people make it through uninjured in any way which amazes me. It is a tough trade. Installation is harder on the body then service. Service can be demanding physically but not as...
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    I have been out now about 4 years or a tad more. ...

    I have been out now about 4 years or a tad more. I can't believe how fast time flys by. Reading stuff on this site helps to prime the memory pump. I think it is going to be awkward at first, ...
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    That is almost as scary as having some kind of...

    That is almost as scary as having some kind of bacterial fleshing eating disease. That is horrible all around, for the customer and contractor alike. One could almost envision a scary movie with...
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    Thanks for your replies. I hope it is like...

    Thanks for your replies. I hope it is like getting on a bike again. Shall see.
  7. The valve should overfeed some with the bulb not...

    The valve should overfeed some with the bulb not insulated.
  8. Thread: Air flow issue

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    You can boost air all you want, this way, that...

    You can boost air all you want, this way, that way, from the top, to the bottom, straight out, BUT, I think a point is being missed and that point is that you can not increase the heat output of the...
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    returning to the trade.

    Had anyone experienced an absence from the trade of a few years and then went back in? If so did you find that it was easy to slip right in or did it take time to get reacquainted with relearning...
  10. Thread: please help

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    If the house is on the water or close you may...

    If the house is on the water or close you may want to be concerned about the damaging effects that the salt in the air will have on the equipment. For the AC they do have a special coating to...
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    ( My disclaimer, I may or may not make sense in...

    ( My disclaimer, I may or may not make sense in this post ) I don't think that the configuration of the transformer would make a difference y or delta as long as the equipment is receiving the...
  12. Thread: zoning

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    Good question. I would like to know also. If...

    Good question. I would like to know also. If anyone has encountered problems with this kind of set up and what those were?
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    Seal the wall, especially important the outside...

    Seal the wall, especially important the outside wall. Install the insulation and cover it with something or just use insulation that is sealed with a barrier, or foil faced duct board with stick...
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    That is what they say. Your standing pressure...

    That is what they say. Your standing pressure should line up with the ambient temp. But whats the ambient temp? The air temp. outside at the condenser or the indoor coil. I would think that the...
  15. I would guess that air flow is poor to the...

    I would guess that air flow is poor to the upstairs. Why that is? It could be from duct work that is undersized. I take it that the furnace is located on the 1ST fl. or basement. The pressurized...
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    I would not care to have fiberglass wall...

    I would not care to have fiberglass wall insulation loose in the return. Granted it is upstream from the air filter. if the velocity and negative pressure of the return is strong, in time, some of...
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    Your right! No offense taken. I was wrong, you...

    Your right! No offense taken. I was wrong, you should not see that much of a pressure drop. You should see some but not 200 pounds. Thank you for correcting me.:oops:
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    I think your prayers may come true. The better...

    I think your prayers may come true. The better percentage of the calls are going to be outside of the refrigerant part: stat,fuse,contactor,plugged filter,dirty coil,plugged condensate,blower...
  19. Yea that will condense everything into the hotter...

    Yea that will condense everything into the hotter months. Repairs plus preseason checks all jammed into one. I imagine some contractors are going to become very creative producing a load to...
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    Mummy type sleeping bags work great when the heat...

    Mummy type sleeping bags work great when the heat is not up to par or someone wants to really set temp. down when asleep. A solution at least until someone takes a peek at the system to see if it...
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    The reason your seeing a big drop in pressure is...

    The reason your seeing a big drop in pressure is because a good amount of heat was removed from the refrigerant as it passed through the indoor coil (unrestricted flow). Press. temp. relationship.
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    Have a service tech. take a look. Let an HVAC...

    Have a service tech. take a look. Let an HVAC company know what you want to do as far as having the two systems operate on one thermostat. They will probably be able to come up with something...
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    Heat is what effects evaporator load. Air...

    Heat is what effects evaporator load. Air contains moisture which is the latent load. This is pulled out of the air when the moisture condenses on the cold coil. The other part of the air contains...
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    would "the noise" happen to be a hideous...

    would "the noise" happen to be a hideous screeching noise. If so, it can probably be fixed.
  25. Thread: Janitrol E.T.

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    Should of used a blower wheel for the head.

    Should of used a blower wheel for the head.
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    So it lights when the air gas mixture is richer? ...

    So it lights when the air gas mixture is richer? More oxygen per volume when air is colder? I would make the appointment for when it is cold. Perhaps first thing in the morning. Explain to the...
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    Nice.

    Nice.
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    How did you feed that telescope in?? Opened a...

    How did you feed that telescope in?? Opened a line or a union?
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    No one can say for sure why the compressor seized...

    No one can say for sure why the compressor seized prematurely. The list of items that can cause a compressor to seize either directly or indirectly can be long. Someone would have to do a full...
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    Sorry to hear. Too bad the hard start did not...

    Sorry to hear. Too bad the hard start did not bring it back from the dead for a longer time. Sometimes they do.
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    Iso**tion r****Y. Did I get the additional...

    Iso**tion r****Y. Did I get the additional PT.:whistle:
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    There is no logic. Excuse me, I guess I could...

    There is no logic. Excuse me, I guess I could not make out what was typed into a diagram. It's a condensing furnace? the 45* down is outside for a short run. The pipe from the furnace to the...
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    No good.

    No good.
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    WR literature says that the sensor could take...

    WR literature says that the sensor could take time to acclimate? If you were to pull the cover off the stat the model number will be on a tag inside the cover. From what I just pulled up on WR...
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    Is the sensor wireless? Without the model # of...

    Is the sensor wireless? Without the model # of the t'stat it is hard to say. Have you shut off the furnace and had the same result with a 14 indicated on the display? If the sensor is the...
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    I think you would be able to have the two on that...

    I think you would be able to have the two on that t'stat. It would have to be configured and wired for that operation. Let's see others thoughts too.
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    Temporarily lifting the stand? Car jacks...

    Temporarily lifting the stand? Car jacks sometimes work good to temp. lift equipment when you only need a small clearance. If there is play and you can move the equipment? If not perhaps cut the...
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    prefab a pan without folding the sides up. Push...

    prefab a pan without folding the sides up. Push it under flat and once in place fold it up and silicone the seams. Install a wet sw.
  39. Contact an air filter manufacture in your area. ...

    Contact an air filter manufacture in your area. They would be the ones who would be the experts on coal filters and applications.
  40. Mexico It's done. The cost of a new comp. VS...

    Mexico It's done. The cost of a new comp. VS labor to break the weld go in and repair and then re weld the comp. is greater. Hopefully are economy improves or we might have to start opening...
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    What came to mind for me is perhaps a sub cooling...

    What came to mind for me is perhaps a sub cooling problem. If your flashing somehow with that LL 40' vertical. The pressure being exerted on that maybe causing some flash gas to the piston. I am...
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    yea, and it's translated Japanese. Is the noise...

    yea, and it's translated Japanese. Is the noise outside unit or inside unit?
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    Were you reading the manual for the t'stat or the...

    Were you reading the manual for the t'stat or the furnace? Usually outdoor sensors are a thermistor. The thermostat would send out a DC votage and the voltage drop through the sensor would tell...
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    That was exactly my thought. I just read an...

    That was exactly my thought. I just read an article about people who confuse RLA to mean running load amps when it is really rated load amps. You can compare, but if amp readings are over or under...
  45. Thread: HVAC College

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    Thank you for the lesson. There is no doubt...

    Thank you for the lesson. There is no doubt that I could brush up on my writing skills. I bothered to learn the Spanish language when I should of concentrated more on improving knowledge of my...
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    Your probably right. On heat pumps the system...

    Your probably right. On heat pumps the system uses more refrigerant in the cooling mode then in heating mode. If it is overcharged that maybe the reason why it is making more noise in heat. Or, ...
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    Not familiar with the stat, but think that the 14...

    Not familiar with the stat, but think that the 14 could have been just a code to say power lost???? If you have the stat manual look up trouble codes and see if there is a 14. Like my signature says.
  48. Thread: HVAC College

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    There are procedures that maybe taught in school...

    There are procedures that maybe taught in school that you will never perform when working. Most of these procedures that are taught in school but abandoned in the real world are abandoned because...
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    I can not tell if you have dampers installed. ...

    I can not tell if you have dampers installed. Add a run off the front of the supply plenum with an over sized supply duct with an adjustable damper in the start collar. Done. Or, change out the...
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    There you go that is a nice chunk of iron. I...

    There you go that is a nice chunk of iron. I feel bad for the installers that have to hump that up and out. Can anyone say "slipped disk". Hopefully the Co. sends enough people to do it safely.
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