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  1. horizontal flow furnace, down flow vent

    What is everyone using to change out horizontal flow furnaces that have a vent that factory goes through the blower compartment and out the return end of the furnace.

    Does anyone still make this...
  2. went out to the truck, "identification number"...

    went out to the truck,
    "identification number" cb4-26-1-ff-m
    "serial" 67-5

    must be the weakest serial number i have ever seen. im guessing its a 1967? the unit has aluminum wiring in it. and im...
  3. did it today didn't change the lines. i have the...

    did it today didn't change the lines. i have the tag in the truck, serial number is like 3 digits. i wrote down my numbers.

    I hooked up liquid line of new air handler to existing Cap tube and...
  4. in the apartments I always install a 2 ton air...

    in the apartments I always install a 2 ton air handler. I dont use the 1.5 ton model. they are the same measurements and are an ari match going up. plus they have 10kw kits that are de-rateable to 5....
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    I know there are copper termites in other places...

    I know there are copper termites in other places besides where i work.
  6. hooking it up today. dont know that i will...

    hooking it up today. dont know that i will finish, got another air handler that must be done today but cant get started on it till noon so will work on this one till then. Its a 1.5 ton condensing...
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    where are your buying them? Individually...

    where are your buying them?

    Individually fabricating them on an as needed basis?
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    what security cage is everyone using?

    security cages:

    What are you using?

    How much does one cost? (wholesale not what your charging. Markup is up to individual companies)

    What locks are you using?

    How secure are they really?
  9. does this unit have a liquid line cap tube?

    lennox model:cb4-26-1ffm
    serial:8-6-5145d-1 not 100% this is a serial number.


    I have recently taken over some new apartments. 8 of the 10 i have been in so far have these air...
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    This was going to be my guess, that it will be...

    This was going to be my guess, that it will be very obvious when you restart the new compressor. Or that the customer was running super dirty filter.
  11. Thread: Burnout

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    Agreed this is how i handle it. Also if the new...

    Agreed this is how i handle it. Also if the new condenser comes with a filter drier installed inside it I leave it and install another. ALWAYS return to remove both the liquid line driers and the...
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    In alabama its 3 days from the signing. Some of...

    In alabama its 3 days from the signing. Some of the local "big companies" have "on call" installers. they dont work 8-5 they are at home waiting on the install call to come. then they jump in there...
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    I have changed many compressors, and units. Had...

    I have changed many compressors, and units. Had one last week unit change out compressor lasted 2.5 weeks. extreme burnout. changed compressor everything good on start up. returned 5 days later...
  14. What does this do to customer cost? from me. They...

    What does this do to customer cost? from me. They would be just about as well off to change the evaporator. especially if it is a slide in change. If they have an evaporator so old i cant slide in i...
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    Not saying this doesn't exist good chance at some...

    Not saying this doesn't exist good chance at some point a manufacture put this in but it would be a first for me. I remove most of the mufflers i see. I have yet to ever have a negative side effect...
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    did you change the muffler? very often confused...

    did you change the muffler? very often confused with a filter drier.

    its about 1 foot from the compressor in the discharge line.
  17. if your car could turn the rpms needed to lock up...

    if your car could turn the rpms needed to lock up or destroy the ac compressor my guess is that you deleted it a long time ago to save weight and parasitic drag.
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    I had to have one of those made, unit was too...

    I had to have one of those made, unit was too close to a sloped portion of the roof. had no choice but to raise the unit up 4 feet to make it so the large physical size unit would not touch the...
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    you would think keeping good merv filters in the...

    you would think keeping good merv filters in the unit now that it has been running long enough to blow out the original construction dust.

    I have always seen those blue filters used in those....
  20. This is very important. also use the "twin"...

    This is very important. also use the "twin" fuction of the furnaces. this will ensure that the blowers start simultaneously and one will not start 30 seconds ahead of the other resulting in one...
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    where is your gauge reading 600? doent sound like...

    where is your gauge reading 600? doent sound like its bypassing, sounds like it pumping into a dead or near dead restriction very close to the compressor. my guess its a restricted muffler and its...
  22. you did the right thing. It takes a lot of guts...

    you did the right thing. It takes a lot of guts to quit. Im glad i have never been in the position to have to lie to put food on the table or to pay the bills. I hope i will never be there. I really...
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    Guessing, restriction and there power bill is...

    Guessing, restriction and there power bill is though the roof. Guessing there is a small wire like metal piece that is always glowing. it comes after the blower and before the duct plenum. Vague...
  24. I Hate it when my neighbors use others to do...

    I Hate it when my neighbors use others to do there HVAC work. I know them all. have lived here for 1 year, my house was junky when i bought it have made a 180 on it got the thing looking good from...
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    I couldn't agree more, Trane, other manufactures...

    I couldn't agree more, Trane, other manufactures seem to get by just fine without a 2nd metal door behind the first on there case coils. why do you feel the need, it is impossible to remove in a...
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