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    i have a few ideas but they would just be guesses...

    i have a few ideas but they would just be guesses as i am not at the machine .. had to work on one of those pieces of sh!t 2 weeks ago & a diff. one last week ... both freezing up. first one half way...
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    nutsandvolts.com isnt what i was hoping for .. do...

    nutsandvolts.com isnt what i was hoping for .. do u have the exact address cause i am curious & interested
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    well im am not the HVAC swami however if what ur...

    well im am not the HVAC swami however if what ur writing is to the point i would look into the t-stat ... but to be honest i dont guess at problems nor do i really recommend folks with no knowledge...
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    ive seen some crazy sh!t as far as products used...

    ive seen some crazy sh!t as far as products used to clean ice machines .. normally only at chinese restaurants .... only time they want u in there is to fix a breakdown .. never for a cleaning only...
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    in my old apt building all the meters were by my...

    in my old apt building all the meters were by my front door & i would always smell it to but only in winter .. i called & they had a guy come out ( i could have used my detector but it was friday & i...
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    yea get a qualified person in there to check that...

    yea get a qualified person in there to check that out
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    are you sure they are not producing R-22 systems...

    are you sure they are not producing R-22 systems ? or is it just the refrigerant ? ......R-12 isnt produced anymore but R-12 condensing units are everywhere & txv's, driers, solenoids, etc.. are...
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    whats the evap coil look like jack ? 1974...

    whats the evap coil look like jack ? 1974 something or another.. jeezus buddy u probably have expensive electric bills to operate that sucker
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    here is a question for some of u ... converting...

    here is a question for some of u ... converting to 410A can be very expensive .. having to change the entire system ..evap coil, cond. unit, drier, (line set --> if done 100% right) ......not to...
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    i had similar issue & as everyone knows not all...

    i had similar issue & as everyone knows not all problems are alike ... however i found the ice probe scaled slightly .. could barely notice by quick glance but after pushing probe up to sheet & not...
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    i wouldnt have changed the module "assuming" it...

    i wouldnt have changed the module "assuming" it was bad ... pressure switch neither ... those kind of calls are a ***** but to just change out parts is what kills me .... when i go on those calls...
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    i thought aluminum (in contact with copper) was...

    i thought aluminum (in contact with copper) was not good near the ocean or any area where rapid oxidation would occurr .. doesnt the weaker metal ( aluminum ) give way & fall apart first ... someone...
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    brazing the lines is the only way to go in my...

    brazing the lines is the only way to go in my world
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    thanks guys .... yesterday morning i said i have...

    thanks guys .... yesterday morning i said i have nothing to lose so i drove to johnstone & got a beckett replacement ... right on the box it said ICE O MATIC, manitowoc, scotsman, etc. replacement...
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    thats what i thought but the johnstone in my area...

    thats what i thought but the johnstone in my area said they do not sell parts for ice o matic .. i am gonna look into the universal & see what happens
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    today i encountered a bad water pump for a...

    today i encountered a bad water pump for a iceomatic 0240 .. anyway, no suppliers in NJ carry this crappy brand ..im sure i can order one from out of state but there is a pump that a local supplier...
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    the board should have shut that ***** down .........

    the board should have shut that ***** down ...... that machine is a beast ... drops a **** load of cubes when working properly ... i never seen the water distribution tubes freeze ... what caused...
  18. Thread: 10 ton,

    by gosteelers
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    more info .. what exactly happens during heat...

    more info .. what exactly happens during heat demand ? i could help u possibly if u werent giving bits & pieces
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    cant give u right answer just tell what i think...

    cant give u right answer just tell what i think .. its designed for outdoors, so completely covering it .. what for ? the top ? i suppose because if it snows u dont want the snow getting its way at...
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    its all good ... i want no beef with any of you ...

    its all good ... i want no beef with any of you . i just thought u were getting one me .. thanks to u people who gave me your opinions .. also NATE would be better if they were not walking people...
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    CDO you rule ... lol .... in less than 2 minutes...

    CDO you rule ... lol .... in less than 2 minutes i had my problem figured out & locating it was next.. i went right to the board & checked pin 111 # 3 & it had 24v ..I should have got it last time i...
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    FIRST OF JULTZYA, i only mention that to let some...

    FIRST OF JULTZYA, i only mention that to let some of u crumbs know im not some youngin lookin for easy answers ...i am very talented & skilled in what i do & my certifications are good to have & may...
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    it cracks me up when people change flame sensors...

    it cracks me up when people change flame sensors .. clean them & they are fine unless they are old & severely corroded or cracked due to service tech neglect ...at least my life story with service...
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    I have been in the field doing service for many...

    I have been in the field doing service for many years .. i am nate certified in heat pump service & install .. blah blah blah .. i was taught ( in my school & from the good folks from NATE that...
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    that installer told u that cause he is stupid ..a...

    that installer told u that cause he is stupid ..a large percentage of those idiots know very little or they would be in service ..... at least that is what i think ... install sux .. what kind of...
  26. that pop is the squirrel thats stuck in there...

    that pop is the squirrel thats stuck in there trying to get u to put the heat back on cause he gets cold up in the attic
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    or put those magnet things that cover them ......

    or put those magnet things that cover them ... not for nothing but your duct is obviuosly not sealed properly .. look into that too
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    call that company back & tell them problem not...

    call that company back & tell them problem not solved & u want a tech with some knowledge out there
  29. Thread: Freon types

    by gosteelers
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    actually daniel .. i have dupont FREON R22 in my...

    actually daniel .. i have dupont FREON R22 in my shop .. but hey what is the biggie
  30. Thread: Manitowoc

    by gosteelers
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    manitowoc or hoshizaki is my pick .. as long as...

    manitowoc or hoshizaki is my pick .. as long as the machine has proper water filtration, gets regular maintenance & the customer doesnt touch it..lol
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    id say no or at least not for too long .. head...

    id say no or at least not for too long .. head pressure must be low. liquid oversaturated ......compressor will fail sooner than later .. i bet the compressor slugs on startup ... ouch .. thats gonna...
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    thanks for your input ... now because of the cold...

    thanks for your input ... now because of the cold that day & time issues i didnt thoroughly check everything but am sure the limit wasnt tripped, A. heat functions, B. no 50 code.... however i have...
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    it may be possible that the liquid refrigerant is...

    it may be possible that the liquid refrigerant is migrating to the crankcase during off cycle because refrigerant makes its way to the coldest place ... also which could wash away the oil.. is there...
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    no offense but that install looks like ****...

    no offense but that install looks like **** ...some people take no pride in what they do ..u could have purchased a Goodman & saved a ton of money & the install would look the same or better .. only...
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    if u upgrade to 3 ton u will also have to redo...

    if u upgrade to 3 ton u will also have to redo your ductwork .... is the duct sized proper now ? some idiots dont reduce trunk to maintain velocity .... anyway increasing tonnage doesnt always answer...
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    another tech I work with was replacing heat...

    another tech I work with was replacing heat exchanger on 15 ton rooftop when someone mentioned to him the blower runs all the time & will not shut off .. long story short he called me & i tryed...
  37. Thread: walk in

    by gosteelers
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    i personally dont guess the difference or attempt...

    i personally dont guess the difference or attempt to compensate if temp control is not calibrated properly .... i would replace it .. & yes it is ideal to mount control out of box .. it is ok either...
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    probably more cost efficient putting in a new...

    probably more cost efficient putting in a new one.... thats something ive never seen ... wow ..i need that laugh ....good luck
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    maybe im just stupid but is the suction line temp...

    maybe im just stupid but is the suction line temp under 32 degrees Fahrenheit ? is it insulated ... moisture changes state at that temp lol but what do i know .. alot of other things may be the cause...
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    Be it as it may ....its still not accurate ..or...

    Be it as it may ....its still not accurate ..or maybe u have your way & i have mine... i have seen cracked heat exchangers because dummy installers didnt set it right(excessive overheating) .. what...
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    i hear it all the time to HERO .... hahaha...

    i hear it all the time to HERO .... hahaha ...anyway ONEMOREWINTER .... package units for houses are common...because unit is self contained does not make it commercial .... but thats neither here...
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    MikeJ .. I thought the measurements were to be...

    MikeJ .. I thought the measurements were to be taken a few feet from the heat exchanger & from the return as close to the blower cabinet as possible to get true temp rise..wont possible changes in...
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    if the vehicle ante freeze is propylene glycol it...

    if the vehicle ante freeze is propylene glycol it most likely can be used.. i know ethylene glycol is toxic and propylene is considered non toxic.. in which case if a check valve or backflow failed,...
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    a short indeed. might be a wire, could be comp...

    a short indeed. might be a wire, could be comp shorted to ground... in any event get a pro in there cause gettin bucked with 240 isnt fun
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    ive only been in the field for a lil over 6 years...

    ive only been in the field for a lil over 6 years & always hear this question. yes Carrier is a name you can trust but your also talking alot more $$$$. They perform the same task if sized correct &...
  46. Thread: Bad Smell

    by gosteelers
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    maybe someone hooked up your bathroom vent to...

    maybe someone hooked up your bathroom vent to your return ... just kidding .. good luck because i hear of that sometimes & i also hear of people never really finding solution
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    listen to jultza .... call a pro

    listen to jultza .... call a pro
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    duct design perhaps. is it a box with the ducts...

    duct design perhaps. is it a box with the ducts cut in to it or is it a smooth transition ? sounds weird . its one of those things id have to see with my eyes
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    gibson is made by the same folks that make...

    gibson is made by the same folks that make frigidaire. i actually repaired one the other day & it was 6 yrs old & it was its first problem since installed. i found it easy to access all components....
  50. i replace any safetys with ohm reading higher...

    i replace any safetys with ohm reading higher than .10. preventative measures
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