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  1. Thanks for asking. He had a gas detector that he...

    Thanks for asking. He had a gas detector that he used to "snoop" the connections on the outside unit and a soap solution; then he did the same thing around the connections at the coil under the...
  2. Yes, Mr. Professional! That did it!

    Yes, Mr. Professional! That did it!
  3. Carrier Infinity adjustment assistance

    My unit was running constantly in the heat pump mode and I realized the refrigerant must be low last May. So I turned on "furnace only selected" (which is gas) but forgot what I did.
    The service...
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    Power vent "may" be fixed!

    I am sure that some of you reputable HVAC guys will love this! The power vent (PV) was DIRECTLY wired to the draft motor of the furnace (i.e. not using the 24v but direct 120v), so the draft motor...
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    The furnace is 58CVA090 with sn 1109a32312,...

    The furnace is 58CVA090 with sn 1109a32312, horizontal mount, no pressure switches replaced.
    We do have carbon monoxide detectors in the house, the vent pipe is type B and I can see the exhaust...
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    Excellent Point! I had not thought of that. My...

    Excellent Point! I had not thought of that. My furnace could be getting gummed up and the 1 yr warranty will be finished.
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    Thank you! I just looked at the book on the...

    Thank you! I just looked at the book on the furnace (pg 34) states just what you said. So the PV should run when the furnace is on! Now it just runs for 30sec in low, and constantly in high. This...
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    The PV was there from the old system. I told...

    The PV was there from the old system. I told them that even though Carrier said it was not necessary, that I would feel better having a PV. I suppose there is no way that I could speak to Carrier...
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    According to the contractor (and I don't really...

    According to the contractor (and I don't really trust them) Carrier said that the power venter is not necessary on this furnace, and that the furnace would exhaust itself through the vent pipe!
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    They told me there is a high and low connection...

    They told me there is a high and low connection on the furnace circuit boards, and the PV wiring was attached to the high. But it still comes on for 30 sec when it turns on.

    Are you saying that...
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    Power vent issue with Carrier furnace

    58CVA090-1-16
    This dual stage system is working fine and is installed under the house. The existing power vent (PV) was used with the new Carrier Infinity system. The furnace has its own exhaust...
  12. Yes, they were paid 1/2 up front, and the...

    Yes, they were paid 1/2 up front, and the remainder after installation. It worked after installation but needed some small adjustments so I paid.

    Aside from all the screw ups, no one has...
  13. UPDATE EVEN HARDER TO BELIEVE!

    UPDATE:
    This is day 8 after the failure I described above.
    The same tech I spoke of above arrived with the new compressor. Carrier called him back the NEXT DAY about noon. Carrier said he didnt...
  14. I dont know yet if "they" botched the install. ...

    I dont know yet if "they" botched the install.
    I know that I have been without a/c since Friday (6 days) and many professional members said they would have responded immediately to this type of...
  15. The compressor will be replaced tomorrow. But...

    The compressor will be replaced tomorrow. But you are at least somewhat correct. If I could "TRANSFER" my job to another dealer I would, but it looks like I am stuck with this company since they...
  16. Yes, I am still down and waiting for the guy to...

    Yes, I am still down and waiting for the guy to let me know what Carrier is going to do (i.e. replace compressor or the whole unit).
  17. They were not listed as a FAD. When I questioned...

    They were not listed as a FAD. When I questioned the head guy he said he would have to pay Carrier 7k to be listed as a FAD. They did vacuum the lines prior to hooking the outdoor unit up. When I...
  18. Compressor was cold (off for days) when he...

    Compressor was cold (off for days) when he checked it. He also pushed the relay and the fan hummed but didnt run. He hooked the lead from the fan to bypass the relay and pushed the fan to get it...
  19. What percentage of compressors from Carrier burn...

    What percentage of compressors from Carrier burn up in 30 days?
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    Test your comfort level in cold weather and factor that in

    Since you can select the outside temperature ranges of where you want your heat pump to operate at the thermostat, you can conduct an experiment. Set the heat pump to turn off and alternate fuel on...
  21. Extremely disappointed in Carrier! Hard to believe!

    :mad:
    You helped me pick it out. Installed 6 weeks ago:
    25HPA536H003
    58cva090-1-16
    csphp3612A1A.
    This is a 2 zone system controled with Infinity zoning.

    Fault 72, temperature cutout. ...
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    What is 2 stage zoning? It was my understanding...

    What is 2 stage zoning? It was my understanding that the system would adjust the vs blower for what was needed. This system has 2 zones coming off the coil, both are infinity zone controller.
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    A few more issues, zoning blower problems and fault 72 temperature cutout

    There are still some issues and I have three things to mention:
    1. Thanks for the suggestions regarding the power vent which the contractors resolved. Interestingly, Carrier reiterated that the...
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    They had some discussion about adding a relay but...

    They had some discussion about adding a relay but they wanted to get the Carrier guy to look at it. They dont know which leads to use for the signals.

    I have the system on HP only until this is...
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    Power venter with Infinity?

    OK, here is my system which many of you helped with. I dont know if I should but the new thread represents new issue:
    25HPA536H003
    58cva090-1-16
    csphp3612A1A.
    This is a 2 zone system...
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    What is factory balance point setting?

    Last night the system tried to turn on the gas furnace which is not yet plumbed with gas. Temperature diped to 45 and it tried to turn on the furnace. Even when the outside temperature reached 47...
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    Infinity zone 2 disabled

    I watched with amazement when they flipped the system on. The controller began searching and found things correctly, except zone 2. Static pressure was 0.41.
    Everything operates as 1 Zone, instead...
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    Balance Point

    This system is in the process of being installed. The HVAC guys are doing a good insulation job with an air space and the bubble wrap over the ducts. The tech said he would set the balance point at...
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    Pulling the trigger!

    The load calculations came up with 2.75 ton and 75kBTU.
    Since I decided on the 25HPA536H003 we have to use the 58cva090-1-16 (according to the Carrier rep. the next lower furnace wont work with...
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    I learned so much from this site, but didnt...

    I learned so much from this site, but didnt intend to break rules. I did not ask the price, but asked if the 2 unit prices were equivalent.
    If that isnt permitted, I apologize.
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    Today I discussed with him that "my expert...

    Today I discussed with him that "my expert friend" suggests I go with 25HPA536H003 and a smaller furnace. He spoke with the Carrier rep who suggested the 90 BTU furnace. They said the next smaller...
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    You are not the first to mention this. The...

    You are not the first to mention this. The contractor may be a good technician, but appears failing in the design of the system.
    This is a ranch house with a system on each side This system we are...
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    If I went with this, is there a 2 speed version...

    If I went with this, is there a 2 speed version that I should consider? If so, what is the difference in price - for example more than 10%?
    thanks again
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    It is under the house.

    It is under the house.
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    I would agree with your assessment. What about...

    I would agree with your assessment. What about the furnace, which is 80%..should I look at more a efficient furnace?
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    Thank you for the input. The evapcoil is...

    Thank you for the input. The evapcoil is CNPHP42221ATA (I think?)
    There are infinity controls and 2 zones. I will make sure the load calculation is done.
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    Does this Carrier system look good

    I have a quote for a dual fuel system including replacing the trunk line:
    Carrier Performance 25HPA536A003
    58CVA 110-1-20

    Are there any pitfalls that I should look for?
    Trane is now offering a...
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    I now have the info filled out. Sorry.

    I now have the info filled out. Sorry.
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    Live in Virginia and the 3 ton unit quoted was...

    Live in Virginia and the 3 ton unit quoted was dual fuel natural gas. I am concerned now about the low efficiency in the Infinity furnace mode as described by motoguy128.
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    110 BTU dual fuel

    The quote I received was checked by the Carrier rep to match the HNA6 and the furnace, and it sounds like the specs are poor with the 16. Is the 19 SEER also narrow, making the heating specs fall...
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    Then you recommend the Carrier Performance 15.5...

    Then you recommend the Carrier Performance 15.5 SEER, dual fuel? Is there somewhere a "layman" can view the specifications you are using? If the heating specs deteriorate so much with the Infinity...
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    Are you saying that on the heating side the specs...

    Are you saying that on the heating side the specs are not very good. The unit I am looking at would be dual fuel, natural gas.
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    It sounds like it may NOT be cost effective to go...

    It sounds like it may NOT be cost effective to go with the 25HNA9 by paying an additional 10% more for the system.
    However, Dash is correct that you would receive a $1500 tax credit. The 25HNA6...
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    I have obtained so much valuable info on this...

    I have obtained so much valuable info on this site! It am making the same decision: 25HNA9 vs 25HNA6. Since I live in Virginia, does this mean that the 16 seer would "fit" the climate better? But...
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