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    OK You repaired a leak on a refrigerator,...

    OK

    You repaired a leak on a refrigerator, Didn't change the drier, Didn't use a micron gauge.

    You really shouldn't be doing this.

    At a Minimum you need EPA certification and in Ct a state...
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    Are you licensed in the state of Ct? and please...

    Are you licensed in the state of Ct? and please don't say universal!
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    Yes that might be a problem. Did you change...

    Yes that might be a problem.

    Did you change the drier?

    Cap tube or x- valve.

    Where was the leak and how did you fix it?

    SH at the evap & Pump?
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    Why 1/2 - 3/4 HP? That changes a lot of things.

    Why 1/2 - 3/4 HP? That changes a lot of things.
  5. Thread: Refrigerator

    by pecmsg
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    If the system holds 5 oz your already 20% over....

    If the system holds 5 oz your already 20% over. You have a restriction! Probably in the cap tube metering device. Common with POE, R-134A & heat (Plugged condenser)
    If I'm right then on a small...
  6. Thread: Refrigerator

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    Didn't change the Filter / Drier Strike 1 Didn't...

    Didn't change the Filter / Drier Strike 1
    Didn't test oil for acid Strike 2
    Weighed in charge but still running in vacuum probably a plugged cap tube

    Strike 3

    Take it as a...
  7. Check Valve inside the scroll is leaking. 20...

    Check Valve inside the scroll is leaking.

    20 seems a little low for C I with 404A


    Install an external check
    change the pump
    rewire for no pump down
  8. http://www.daikinac.com/content/residential/single...

    http://www.daikinac.com/content/residential/single-zone/quaternity/flexible-remote-control/
  9. Please post the model of the indoor and outdoor...

    Please post the model of the indoor and outdoor units
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    There's a huge difference between pulling down...

    There's a huge difference between pulling down below "0" and running in a vacuum.

    As others have stated many scrolls will stop pumping before "0" anyway.
  11. Are the penetrations in the wall properly sealed?

    Are the penetrations in the wall properly sealed?
  12. Fan should be in AUTO and will ramp down to...

    Fan should be in AUTO and will ramp down to extreme low when compressor is off.

    X-2 on Inverter?
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    Heat & Frost Insulators Local #12 NYC, LI

    Heat & Frost Insulators Local #12 NYC, LI
  14. Good luck finding parts and someone that...

    Good luck finding parts and someone that remembers how to work on them.
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    The oil in the compressor should be changed along...

    The oil in the compressor should be changed along with the X-Valve metering device.
  16. First Trol - O - Temp is real old! Have a...

    First Trol - O - Temp is real old!

    Have a contractor replace that antique.
  17. New putters at work lost the entire library,...

    New putters at work lost the entire library, That's now back in it.

    Thanks slctech
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    Change the oil after Every Use Are you testing...

    Change the oil after Every Use

    Are you testing with a Hose or Copper?
  19. Those are Biocide tablets for central A/C mostly...

    Those are Biocide tablets for central A/C mostly commercial, not mini splits.

    I would suggest having your installing contractor take the indoor unit apart and clean everything.
  20. Thread: 10% Negative?

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    There's a good chance the L L is going to require...

    There's a good chance the L L is going to require a stamped set of plans before any work can be done on his / her building. Check with Mechanical Contractors in your area.
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    Try This

    Try This
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    http://www.armaflex.com/www/armacell/ACwwwAttach.n...

    http://www.armaflex.com/www/armacell/ACwwwAttach.nsf/ansFiles/US_M&O%20_520BLV_Adhesive_BLV-MO.pdf/$File/US_M&O%20_520BLV_Adhesive_BLV-MO.pdf

    Get a coat of paint on that armor flex ASAP it helps
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    Scott I believe the Emerson Electronic...

    Scott

    I believe the Emerson Electronic Controller has a Fan Cycle control built in
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    ASHRAE recommends 140 *f to prevent legionella...

    ASHRAE recommends 140 *f to prevent legionella bacteria from growing.

    As vstech said mixing valve is a must
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    Here's the manual on that timer

    Here's the manual on that timer
  26. "Cause all the contractors charge too much" ? ...

    "Cause all the contractors charge too much" ?

    You get what you pay for

    Hope you saved enough th buy another unit!
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    That's why I write them down.

    That's why I write them down.
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    Its not a fixed just like RLA is not fixed. ...

    Its not a fixed just like RLA is not fixed.

    LRA is generally listed on the tag.
    RLA you need to look up the performance curve at a given ambient and evaporator temperature it should draw X amps.
  29. Magic Smoke!

    Magic Smoke!
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    Who said the pumps are a 1/2 short?

    Who said the pumps are a 1/2 short?
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    Define too cold. Also get cabinet at or near...

    Define too cold.

    Also get cabinet at or near temperature then load with product, let unit run several hrs to stabilize.

    Different ice creams require different temperatures, butter fat content.
  32. Thread: Carrier 58 MVP

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    Where in NY?

    Where in NY?
  33. Drier, Start Parts / Contactor get changed with...

    Drier, Start Parts / Contactor get changed with all compressors.

    You found the problem, corrected it, so time to move on.

    Good Job
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    Tell him to join this site!

    Tell him to join this site!
  35. Two things I've learned today Refrigerant...

    Two things I've learned today

    Refrigerant Settles & Low Voltage Regulator.

    As the bald one said that part is very common and available. Get a qualified contractor to replace it and schedule a...
  36. There's now way of telling. How much overcharged...

    There's now way of telling. How much overcharged / undercharged? Was the right refrigerant used? Was the system properly evacuated?

    Best thing you can do is leave it off until the tech gets there.
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    Always learning, "Settling Refrigerant" that's a...

    Always learning, "Settling Refrigerant" that's a new one!
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    http://www.angieslist.com/articles/difference-betw...

    http://www.angieslist.com/articles/difference-between-best-hvac-brands.htm
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    No you cant. If the suction Line temperature is...

    No you cant. If the suction Line temperature is below the dew point it sweats.You may have an issue with the new unit!
  40. Something's not right. Please get your...

    Something's not right.
    Please get your contractor to check it
  41. Thread: 10% Negative?

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    I don't know where they came up with 10% but what...

    I don't know where they came up with 10% but what there saying is the space your renting must maintain negative pressure compared to the surrounding areas. Meaning all surrounding air moves towards...
  42. Sir You can do whatever you want I'm Done

    Sir

    You can do whatever you want

    I'm Done
  43. The high back pressure coming out of defrost. ...

    The high back pressure coming out of defrost.

    The old compressor may have been able to handle it we don't have the #'s, the new compressor may not handle the larger load + low voltage = higher...
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    So 2 compressors in a month? How much oil was...

    So 2 compressors in a month?

    How much oil was left in the first pump?
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    and STOP SHOUTING!

    and

    STOP SHOUTING!
  46. Were not allowed to discuss prices. What's it...

    Were not allowed to discuss prices.

    What's it worth to have the unit operating properly and have a long trouble free life?

    You've already been ripped off pay the price this time!
  47. Find someone that will pull the charge evacuate...

    Find someone that will pull the charge evacuate and weigh in the correct amount.
  48. Do drunken tourists in bikinis by the pool or at...

    Do drunken tourists in bikinis by the pool or at the beach make you feel better?
  49. What position was the defrost clock in when the...

    What position was the defrost clock in when the breaker tripped?

    189 - 192 is real low.
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    Plan on taking the room mate out for a great meal...

    Plan on taking the room mate out for a great meal and good luck with this contractor.
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