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  1. ya, here in phoenix. just did a new cut in, made...

    ya, here in phoenix. just did a new cut in, made platforms for 2 airr handlers, looked great, set up on 3 4x4's each, iso pads, the pltaforms spaned 5 trusses... the customer is wants a tile roof,...
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    did trane pay to have the installed right?

    did trane pay to have the installed right?
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    I know the size of the unit...

    I know the size of the unit...
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    they have a home warranty company, if i don't try...

    they have a home warranty company, if i don't try and get the coil, and condemn the unit, and another yahoo goes behind me and finds one.... you know the game....
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    need help with a model number

    Hey guys, I'm an A/C tech here in phoenix, I have an indoor coil leak on the air handler, this is a goodman unit, the awesome paper name plate that they stick on the outside of the unit fell off or...
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    are you removing the schreader cores?

    are you removing the schreader cores?
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    I've had severley burnt breaker may cause this...

    I've had severley burnt breaker may cause this problem, if the unit has a hard start, the compressor would still start, if the unit was misswired, the only way it would run that long is if the run...
  8. Is that in sun city az? the 21.5" square duct was...

    Is that in sun city az? the 21.5" square duct was originally for a geotl over and under unit up to 3.5 tons, huh, you would think it would pop the relief in the comp during the winter.... time to put...
  9. Thread: Finding Leaks

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    Ive never had much luck with dye, besides making...

    Ive never had much luck with dye, besides making my gauges and hands glow, I have had several leak detectors: tif, uei and yellow jacket ranging from a couple of hundered to 3 hundred, all have been...
  10. Thread: Ants?

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    Man, I'm glad I'm not married

    Man, I'm glad I'm not married
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    I would burn up your motor stock in a few hrs...

    I would burn up your motor stock in a few hrs here in phoenix
  12. I have had som VS speed motors Surge on high...

    I have had som VS speed motors Surge on high static, But this is a continous surge. Does the unit ramp the same in heat as it does in cool? The drop out points on some brands are different from heat...
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    hey, this is the first time I have seen you guys...

    hey, this is the first time I have seen you guys bust a DIY, funny stuff, I have run a few calls, when I get out there the customer used 50/50 to solder the lines and the flux is dripping off the...
  14. what is the model and yr of the furnaces you are...

    what is the model and yr of the furnaces you are keeping? You may be deciding to keep furnaces that have an obsolete ignition board and flame recognition system, if the furnaces are over 10 yrs old,...
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    Almost all of the minisplit units we have...

    Almost all of the minisplit units we have installed have been reasonably reliable, no brand issues that I know of, we have sold most brands. The minisplit that goodman sells ( I do not know if they...
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    if you are replacing an airhandler with a...

    if you are replacing an airhandler with a standerd blower and replace it with a variable speed airhandler, the air handler on high speed will be louder beacause it will be moving more air than the...
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    trane dealer here, the quietest unit I have ever...

    trane dealer here, the quietest unit I have ever seen is the lennox 2stage unit, variable speed units are louder than standerd airhandlers on high speed, you should be able to increase your return...
  18. These units are the same as airflow which is a...

    These units are the same as airflow which is a lower end unit, ( this means less exspensive) . These units have a fair share of warranty issues. Lennox's top of the line units are great, ther bottom...
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    Beenthere we are getting of topic here...I was...

    Beenthere
    we are getting of topic here...I was just expressing the kind of service I have recieved from trane, thats all... This was a small school house and at the time a small contractor with a...
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    I don't really want to get into this... At one...

    I don't really want to get into this...
    At one time or the other, I have sold most major and minor brands, besides working for a manufacturer, not only would they not pay for it after the first year...
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    beenthere, I feel an argument about brand coming...

    beenthere, I feel an argument about brand coming on...please don't basterdize this thread...

    I have contacted my local trane rep in phoenix and he is going to look into this...I hope he can get...
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    I'm going to send this link to trane in phoenix,...

    I'm going to send this link to trane in phoenix, I don't know if it will help. I wish the contractor was on here so we could get the other side of the story.
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    There are almost 9,000 views...This should start...

    There are almost 9,000 views...This should start a fire...I would also send this link to home depot
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    You should deal directly with trane and home...

    You should deal directly with trane and home depot at this point, who is gensco, I have not read all the post. I would actually send a link to this website to trane...They may be intersted in the...
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    Ive been working with trane for 15yrs, I don't...

    Ive been working with trane for 15yrs, I don't know why your situation is lasting 5 plus months, I can tell you that trane will usually pay for a different contractor to resolve your problem, the...
  26. Sorry for the spelling errors, I did not learn...

    Sorry for the spelling errors, I did not learn how to use spell check for xmas.
  27. I used to work for lennox, as a residential...

    I used to work for lennox, as a residential comppany we sold trane and I am paertial to trane But the top of the line lennox unit is a great machine, the queitest unit I have ever heard, great to...
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    I agree the larger the return is the quiter...

    I agree

    the larger the return is the quiter it will be unless the units sits with in a few feet of the opening, then your kind of stuck.... On a few noise problem calls I have made a baffles to...
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    Air we tried everything under the sun to stop...

    Air
    we tried everything under the sun to stop the noise from warranting out the compressor to changing fan blade pitch and compresor run cap sizes to removing txv's.....the vibration isolators were...
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    I posted a reply and got a warning from the...

    I posted a reply and got a warning from the modrator, Where is he when the goodman reps start hushing complaints by starting personal agruments with guys?
  31. once you find the requird btu's this needs to be...

    once you find the requird btu's this needs to be matched to the sensible btu performance at the design temp. on 1300' a 3 ton would be pushing it here in phoenix, I have a 3 ton on 1280' the unit...
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    What up brotha...How ya been?

    What up brotha...How ya been?
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    I've had carbon powder plugg all 12 orrafices on...

    I've had carbon powder plugg all 12 orrafices on a voyager unit...retro'd a txv in
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    that should be just an adjustable camstat fan and...

    that should be just an adjustable camstat fan and limit... measure the length of the probe and replace it with a fan and limit of the same length, I think this one had a seperate 24v heating coil...
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    I'm not a carrier dealer but I'm in phoenix Is...

    I'm not a carrier dealer but I'm in phoenix
    Is this a rooftop unit? If so there are 2 screens located befor the metering devices on that unit, if you look in the compressor area while the unit is...
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    these checks will make the noise during low load...

    these checks will make the noise during low load conditions....on start up mostly and pn shut down....the refrigerant presuere seats and backseats the steel ball inside of the check...trane does make...
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    Ya samm I know, I don't know if I would have...

    Ya samm

    I know, I don't know if I would have checked either though, I would have assumed they were secure from the factory as all other brands are, they are just stuck down with weatherstrip

    I...
  38. Dan w It sounds like you found a great...

    Dan w

    It sounds like you found a great contractor, and your happy with him. Are you a general contractor? A large contractor cannot mach the price of a smaller company for many reasons. I can tell...
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    when the refrigerant is moving through the check...

    when the refrigerant is moving through the check valve, the steel ball is swirling around in the cradle instead of seating hard...the magnet kit sticks the ball to the side of the assembly
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    the internal chk on that txv is to route the...

    the internal chk on that txv is to route the refrigerant through the other chk as it checks in the opposite direction...
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    On the package units on all other brands the...

    On the package units on all other brands the panels that you remove to convert the unit from a side by side to a downflow are screwd down, on these units they are not and our installers did not...
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    Bob3 ya gonna try and burn something funky?

    Bob3 ya gonna try and burn something funky?
  43. well said skip There is always going to be a...

    well said skip
    There is always going to be a place for small one and two man operations, the down fall is customer service. there are only so many hrs in the day, when the phone starts ringing,...
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    The only problem that I have had so far is the...

    The only problem that I have had so far is the convertable panels ar not srewed down...we have to go back and seal them from the bottom
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    we started selling icp as our second line only...

    we started selling icp as our second line only the lower seer equipment and mostly packs, our top line unit is trane and we sell 80% trane and only offer the icp on basic unit sales.. we have been...
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    gary g, I think you have found a niche

    gary g, I think you have found a niche
  47. I worked on a bank that had 4 condensors in an...

    I worked on a bank that had 4 condensors in an enclosed area like this, I installed an upblast exhaust fan on a contactor than installed a dpdt reley in all 4 units that energized the contactor on...
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    Gary g, Would you like a job? There are a few...

    Gary g,
    Would you like a job? There are a few openings here
  49. Dan I now it is probably upsetting as a...

    Dan
    I now it is probably upsetting as a consumer , but contractors just dont arbitrarily charge more, To think that the lowest bid and the highest bid are going to be the exact same install, that...
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    What brand is your unit, they may recommend a PTC...

    What brand is your unit, they may recommend a PTC starter on some less expensive units, You could get the numbers of the compressor then find potential relay,start cap combination. All units with a...
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