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  1. Thread: headmaster

    by pecmsg
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    Block the condenser or shut off the fan and see...

    Block the condenser or shut off the fan and see what happens to the sight glass.
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    That's why you don't use family or friends to do...

    That's why you don't use family or friends to do this work.
    Discredit all you want after 40 years I still see stupid $hit and learn from there mistakes.
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    Like

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    Just tell them you've had this equipment (have...

    Just tell them you've had this equipment (have model & ser#'s) installed and would like an independent inspection of the installation. You will have to pay for it but from what your describing it may...
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    I've been working with a helper at work teaching...

    I've been working with a helper at work teaching him torch use. Told him your the beginning of the end for using this tool. One day hell look at a pic of it and say I remember that tool!
  6. Thread: ummm

    by pecmsg
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    Actually with no air flow restriction id expect...

    Actually with no air flow restriction id expect the motor to over-amp and cut out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



    unless it so plugged with dust and dirt!
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    Just remembered the last one we did came as a...

    Just remembered the last one we did came as a kit, 50W motor and blade. the new ones are 1/4" X 20 threaded.

    here...
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    Some commercial buildings require 2 or 3 "Fire...

    Some commercial buildings require 2 or 3 "Fire Guards" there personnel if you want to use a torch. Some flat out "No Open Flames" If that's what I need to do a job fine with me. 4G's for a pro press...
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    86,000 BUT's for 800 Sq Ft. Please don't hook...

    86,000 BUT's for 800 Sq Ft.
    Please don't hook this boiler up.
    Way oversized and will require special piping to prevent short cycling if it can be used at all.
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    Start with the contractors locator map here:...

    Start with the contractors locator map here:
    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/forumdisplay.php?1012-AOP-HTalk-Contractor-Map
    I don't see high seer return on investment here East Coast or West coast either....
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    I'm concerned with the 12ppm reading something's...

    I'm concerned with the 12ppm reading something's going on. Do you know anyone in your local Fire Department? They have very good and accurate CO meters that are calibrated yearly. See if they can...
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    BS I wont work for less then $40 an hr, Cash. ...

    BS I wont work for less then $40 an hr, Cash.

    Like it or not its here and here to stay. The torch is going the way of analog meters.
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    If you don't trust the installing contractor then...

    If you don't trust the installing contractor then get an independent to go thru the entire install. Contact the manufacture for factory authorized contractors.
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    Was this a new install or new condensing unit on...

    Was this a new install or new condensing unit on existing equipment?
    That pump is rated for R-404 and has POE oil so a lot of crap could have come back.
    Suction Filter?
    20 - 25SH at pump is at the...
  15. Icemeister tought me 36" heat exchanger is sa...

    Icemeister tought me 36" heat exchanger is sa General starting point.
    In reality it's not that critical. I use aluminum tape to make it.
  16. http://boxload.tecumseh.com/SelectCapTube.aspx

    http://boxload.tecumseh.com/SelectCapTube.aspx
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    Several years ago I hade the same problem....

    Several years ago I hade the same problem. Condenser clean, tried several fan blades finally I found a 65 W motor end of problem. My guess 50 W just couldn't handle the load!
  18. You've waited how long to call? You waited to...

    You've waited how long to call? You waited to call so wait to get it fixed.
    Sorry this is not a DIY site. Get some electric heaters until that furnace can be properly inspected and serviced.
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    Some reading material: ...

    Some reading material:

    http://efficientcomfort.net/documents/Understanding_HVAC_System_Design_Issues.pdf

    http://efficientcomfort.net/documents/Sizing_&_Selecting_for_Proper_Humidity_Control.pdf...
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    Hot air rises, cold air falls. Home built 9...

    Hot air rises, cold air falls.
    Home built 9 years ago have you had this problem all along?
    With 2 stories I would prefer 2 systems.

    Post some model #'s and pics.
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    http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/05/us/new-york-crane-co...

    http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/05/us/new-york-crane-collapse/
  22. Thread: HP issue

    by pecmsg
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    Find a real contractor with factory trained techs.

    Find a real contractor with factory trained techs.
  23. So the best you could do was some Russian Guy? ...

    So the best you could do was some Russian Guy?


    FWIW
    My grangparents grew up in Russia!
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    Temperature sensors that should give information...

    Temperature sensors that should give information to the BMS system.........
    If they were ever wired in!
  25. Is it programmed to do that?

    Is it programmed to do that?
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    Thank you RobbM and all the IT Dept. This one...

    Thank you RobbM and all the IT Dept.
    This one didn't look easy to fix.

    This Beers got you
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    Glad you've still got 5. I would loose the...

    Glad you've still got 5.

    I would loose the ring also.
  28. Hot dog makes a nice safe energy efficient unit....

    Hot dog makes a nice safe energy efficient unit. Perfect for a garage.
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    http://www.viessmann-us.com/en/Residential/contrac...

    http://www.viessmann-us.com/en/Residential/contractor_locator.html
  30. I can hear a solenoid valve click, that doesn't...

    I can hear a solenoid valve click, that doesn't tell me if its open, if there gas pressure coming in, if its going out.
  31. Please this is not a DIY site. Trying to convert...

    Please this is not a DIY site.
    Trying to convert a unit that old is crazy and a huge liability for anyone doing it.
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    Is the t-stat sensing the pressure drop across...

    Is the t-stat sensing the pressure drop across the filter ( I doubt it) or is it set up to change every 60 days?
  33. Why, with the internet at your finger tips and...

    Why, with the internet at your finger tips and manufactures accurate information available would someone go to Boob Tube and watch a video from unknown sources?
  34. Either that unit is way over sized or there's an...

    Either that unit is way over sized or there's an issue with it. Either way it's Un-Safe!

    For yours and your family's safety please have it look at immediately!
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    The indoor coil needs to match the outdoor unit...

    The indoor coil needs to match the outdoor unit to have a matched "system". The Trane air handler can stay but is it worth it? At 9 years id say no.
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    So you've had 2 installers on this and its still...

    So you've had 2 installers on this and its still far from being correct?
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    You see the note "Make a small loop in the hose...

    You see the note "Make a small loop in the hose to serve as a p-trap"

    Do you have the loop?
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    So what you want is a unit built outside of...

    So what you want is a unit built outside of design conditions! The utility is required to supply clean power within 10% of ratings. When they don't how is this the manufactures problem. Yes there are...
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    Then start saving now for an early failure on...

    Then start saving now for an early failure on that "system"
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    It should have been inspected by an independent...

    It should have been inspected by an independent HVAC contractor !

    Thats just beyond bad. Find another contractor and have it reinstalled with new duct work
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    Sound, amperage, pressures!

    Sound, amperage, pressures!
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    Depending on the dampers! Power Open Power...

    Depending on the dampers!
    Power Open
    Power Closed
    Spring Open
    Spring Close


    Please get someone to wire your control panel correctly.
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    That's not a manufactures problem that's a...

    That's not a manufactures problem that's a utility supply problem.
    There are a lot of power monitors on the market.
  44. 2nd year tech school just got his / her...

    2nd year tech school

    just got his / her universal
  45. It just went from bad to worse. Why would you...

    It just went from bad to worse.

    Why would you change from R-22 to R-134A???
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    What refrigerant was in there? PT Chart What...

    What refrigerant was in there? PT Chart

    What x-valve is in there?

    This Condensing unit have a receiver?
  47. R-134A S U C K S for low temp (and med temp...

    R-134A

    S U C K S for low temp (and med temp also)

    If you have to change go with R-404A
  48. Thread: Luxaire advice

    by pecmsg
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    Research the installing contractor not the...

    Research the installing contractor not the manufacture.
    With a bad contractor ALL units are junk, with a good contractor you'll get years and years of service from ALL manufactures
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    http://www.cgnacontrols.com/members/product_docume...

    http://www.cgnacontrols.com/members/product_documentation/6f624d090d2826c9pg.pdf
  50. Until you finish school and get several years...

    Until you finish school and get several years under your belt I suggest you leave the furnace to professionals.
    You're going in too many directions at one time and still haven't answered what would...
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