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    Bet what's screwing the system up is either the...

    Bet what's screwing the system up is either the filter drier that's probably located inside the condenser, or the cap tubes running from the txv valve are partially blocked. In the future when you...
  2. Check your coil outside and make sure its clean....

    Check your coil outside and make sure its clean. What I would do is recover the refer't, cause it sounds like you have a leak somewhere anyway. Your system is low on charge to begin with, take apart...
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    I like my imperial set ( 5 years old and just...

    I like my imperial set ( 5 years old and just recently rebuilt them). Is that the digital set by field piece your talking about ? The more complicated things are made the more aches they are.
  4. Thread: TXV???

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    Equalizer tube is to unload pressures in coil...

    Equalizer tube is to unload pressures in coil from high side to low side when a/c operation turns off. This is to prevent overloading compressor on start up when theres a call for cool.
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    And yes start bottom joint on vertical txv first....

    And yes start bottom joint on vertical txv first. A little extra prep time and thought takes less time than to do whole procedure over again.
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    I find that its easier to braze one end at a time...

    I find that its easier to braze one end at a time on a txv. I spray the power head and body with cool gel , careful not to get on the joints, I'll braze one end. Take wet rag and wrap around txv body...
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    Wow that's crazy KB cool, about the 10ton...

    Wow that's crazy KB cool, about the 10ton circuits mixed up lol
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    Recently I've heard many companies trying to...

    Recently I've heard many companies trying to enforce a predetermined amount of time it should take you to replace components not taking into consideration the difficulty level. Every job is different...
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    I've been doing this for only 8 years now and I'm...

    I've been doing this for only 8 years now and I'm tired of getting bent over myself. Companies have no appreciation for your efforts. I used to work crazy hours and kill myself. till my back started...
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    You are correct timebuilder. You will always get...

    You are correct timebuilder. You will always get voltage at the other where your common is supposed to be connected. 230,120,24v and so on. Resistance of coil will not degrade expected supply...
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    Sounds like a restriction. Not too familiar with...

    Sounds like a restriction. Not too familiar with them, worked on em and fixed em but not a fan of em. Someone should chime in soon that has better knowledge of that unit. If I were you I'd get down...
  12. I've been down that road of matching splits, in...

    I've been down that road of matching splits, in my opinion your better off sticking to the same tonnage. Otherwise your gonna open a can of worms that you really don't wanna eat. Also take into...
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    Either you lost the 24v. Common or your getting...

    Either you lost the 24v. Common or your getting 24v. on both low volt wires to the contractor. Disconnect both and test each wire to ground making sure your reading zero on the common side.
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    The company has a client that has several stores,...

    The company has a client that has several stores, complete pain in the arse. It was 85 ot the other day
    And manager said a/c worked perfectly ( nice and cool). Yeah right. Found 2 new furnace and a-...
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    I will say that the ability to inspect and clean...

    I will say that the ability to inspect and clean the inside area of a coil is an issue, makers definitely don't make it easy access. They have a removable plate but how ya supposed to get it past the...
  16. Id check the ifc board for burn marks on the...

    Id check the ifc board for burn marks on the back. Sounds like low volt is dropping out for a split second, to quick to notice with meter. I does sound like board is screwed. P.s. fault code,...
  17. In these cases I usually break out my hook n rope...

    In these cases I usually break out my hook n rope and scale the side of the building. Throw on my harness with my broken lanyard from a similar job that I had fallen off the roof, its still good....
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    I'd probably cut the hs line - pinch n cap off....

    I'd probably cut the hs line - pinch n cap off. Keep gauges hooked up, service valves open on condenser and cycle. See if hs psi goes up immediately, if it builds slow or nothing at all then its...
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    Oh yeah, you found your problem. Anything acidic...

    Oh yeah, you found your problem. Anything acidic will destroy any unit you put in, electric or gas. You have to get rid of the sulfuric problem first.
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    I'd definitely soak up all residual fuel before...

    I'd definitely soak up all residual fuel before attempting to light again.
  21. If he's been adjust the limit switch which I'm...

    If he's been adjust the limit switch which I'm assuming he talking about high limit ( heat mode) then there's more troubles. Sounds like old helix coil fan limit= possible cracked heat exchanger....
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    Pretty much pick up everything these guys have...

    Pretty much pick up everything these guys have mentioned. Harder to get the stock going but easier to maintain in the future.
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    Lmao!! The cheek? Man that sucked.

    Lmao!! The cheek? Man that sucked.
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    I seen that one too but counter Guy was a little...

    I seen that one too but counter Guy was a little skeptical on its performance.
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    I agree with sac, just keep enough stocked on the...

    I agree with sac, just keep enough stocked on the truck.
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    Oh its available at united refrigeration, and...

    Oh its available at united refrigeration, and about $90 bucks.
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    I recently picked up on a nice digital...

    I recently picked up on a nice digital psychrometer made by SUPCO #dsp1000. Very nice and accurate, give DB,wb, rh, and dew point. Highly recommend it.
  28. Make sure you blow dirt out of inducer motors. I...

    Make sure you blow dirt out of inducer motors. I have ran into this situation, 2 tubes were twinned together and was doing the same thing. All I can think of is that it had something to due with 2 u...
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    I don't like using stop leaks due to respect to...

    I don't like using stop leaks due to respect to other techs and my equipment. Its better to fix the problem correctly. Above all no red dye garbage.
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    I ran into similar situation for riends a/c. He...

    I ran into similar situation for riends a/c. He had 3-4 different tech out and couldn't find leak. Went over there and used dye (r22 system). Didn't help much when it came to indoor coil. I suspected...
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    Being green it just happens that way. Its only...

    Being green it just happens that way. Its only like that for a couple years in the trade, gain experience and you'll be OK. I would say some guys in the trade get rubbed the wrong way by employers...
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    Usually second stage won't cycle unless first...

    Usually second stage won't cycle unless first stage is operating. You can jump out the economizer , simply follow your wire diagram, cut and tie wires together temporarily to check operation if you...
  33. Lmao its a good Friday laugh.

    Lmao
    its a good Friday laugh.
  34. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGNiXGX2nLU&feature...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGNiXGX2nLU&feature=youtube_gdata_player

    This how I feel sometimes lmao
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    If its 90% furnace then what I've said applies....

    If its 90% furnace then what I've said applies. If its 80% then rain cap may be gone allowing rain water/snow and such to flow down flue and into inducer housing where wheel will sling water into...
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    I worked on a split system for commercial store....

    I worked on a split system for commercial store. Went to the call and mind you this was a brand new building, company had their own contractors install system. Was a no heat call, I investigate the...
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    I've ran into this situation once before. A - it...

    I've ran into this situation once before. A - it could be a bad pressure switch. or b- some how condensate is getting into pressure switch shorting it out so at all times moisture is acting like a...
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    Dude you've been waiting a whole year?! Lol I...

    Dude you've been waiting a whole year?! Lol I wouldn't use it either
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    Midhvac That's a meat n potatoes reply

    Midhvac
    That's a meat n potatoes reply
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    If your having a pressure drop across a 1" filter...

    If your having a pressure drop across a 1" filter wouldn't you think the main issue would be insufficient return due too undersized duct? If you have the same merv rating weather 4" 3" 2" or 1" you...
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    A guy showed me the pig in a blanket trick, did...

    A guy showed me the pig in a blanket trick, did it for a bit and realized what the hell am I doing! Weather its cold or hot outside all that does is possibly harm the a/c by covering condenser. I can...
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    All it really is is convenience, more surface...

    All it really is is convenience, more surface area so your not replacing filters left and right. A 4" lasts about what 6 months in residential or more? So in the end it squashes itself cost for 4"...
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    Well if gas pressure is ok then you may have...

    Well if gas pressure is ok then you may have pulled one of the tubes out of the plate slightly when hauling up to the roof. Just enough seperation with allow supply air to blow back flame.
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    You could be holding the next million dollar idea.

    You could be holding the next million dollar idea.
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    Sounds like a good little project. There's a way,...

    Sounds like a good little project. There's a way, breweries and other manufactures that need precise
    Temperature control have found the individuals to design such equipment. Most equipment at...
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    Sounds a little goofy to me. Usually you see the...

    Sounds a little goofy to me. Usually you see the limits and roll outs wired series in low volt. It may have been Jimmy rigged. Sometimes these modine units,especially older used a gas valve that had...
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    These days are differrent due to the needs of the...

    These days are differrent due to the needs of the population. Trades man used to be well respected, they and we are the ones erecting buildings, giving light, supplying a unit that supplies comfort...
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    Just because Walmart supplies jobs doesn't mean...

    Just because Walmart supplies jobs doesn't mean its good for the towns it inhabits. Its been proven that ur hurts economy,and closes small businesses. The ones which say what's the problem with...
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    The liberal busy-body came first in the rectum.

    The liberal busy-body came first in the rectum.
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    YIKES!!!

    YIKES!!!
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