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    Back in the '70's a company I worked for used...

    Back in the '70's a company I worked for used Mapp and Oxy... It Sucked. Slow as heck to get hot. We have Turbo's and Oxy Acetylene. No Mapp!
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    That's a Lot of air to suck through a louvered...

    That's a Lot of air to suck through a louvered door.

    Did you increase the size of the system when you changed it?

    Here's another Thread on exactly the same problem from2011.
    ...
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    Guys... I hate to tell you but "that" is Not A...

    Guys... I hate to tell you but "that" is Not A Water Heater Stand. It's made for Air-Handlers, there is a Space for the filter. We use them in lots of condo's here in the South.

    Take the...
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    I've replaced numerous OS Coil sensors It will...

    I've replaced numerous OS Coil sensors It will flash Codes for this. (The units ran but wouldn't defrost.)

    Low and High Pressure... Sounds like the TXV is sticking.

    Call your distributor,...
  5. I wish you were close to me... I'm looking for...

    I wish you were close to me... I'm looking for someone who knows the difference between a Wire Brush and a Core Tool.
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    Most of us are pretty "Stand Off" when a Guest...

    Most of us are pretty "Stand Off" when a Guest jumps in and thinks he has equal say and also Boasts about how Great He Is. You "might" be a great technician but you Are Lacking Personal Skills.
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    OP the reason your Material says Flush is because...

    OP the reason your Material says Flush is because it's a few years old. For years there was an argument on Flushing (and sometimes folks here will still say to Flush). To my knowledge there's no...
  8. Pain? No, Payne!

    Pain? No, Payne!
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    JD, You Flunked READING COMPREHENSION 101.

    JD, You Flunked READING COMPREHENSION 101.
  10. Evidently you Had 2 brain Cells and one is...

    Evidently you Had 2 brain Cells and one is dysfunctional.
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    JD, with all that being said... Can you explain...

    JD, with all that being said... Can you explain how this is Not a DIY Question?
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    My newest "Helper" has suggest "Liquid Nails" in...

    My newest "Helper" has suggest "Liquid Nails" in a couple situations... BBeerme you sure that's not Liquid Nails? :Faint:
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    OK... I'm Not Licensed in Electricity but taught...

    OK... I'm Not Licensed in Electricity but taught Industrial Electricity. :grin2: Don't take the DIY so hard and no need to "Hate" on us. Not all of us are Electrical Hacks. We have 20 or 30 show...
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    Have you pulled the cover on the Evaporator and...

    Have you pulled the cover on the Evaporator and checked it? I had one that was being a PIA to find. What I did was pull the charge add a "trace" of R22 and pump it up with Nitrogen (after brazing...
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    In the past years we were contacted by a couple...

    In the past years we were contacted by a couple HWC's and ran 1 call. That was all it took. (Choice Home Warranty) If you go into it "blind" You Are Going To Loose (money, time and materials). ...
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    Yea... We've Beat this Horse to Death already. ...

    Yea... We've Beat this Horse to Death already. For the Nay-Sayers... Know what they put coils together with for the last 20 years? It wasn't 15%. :eek2:

    I/we use 15% for 95% of everything but...
  17. I had pulled a toilet today when the HO's (HOA)...

    I had pulled a toilet today when the HO's (HOA) AC Contractor showed up for a PM. I started to joke with him that Toilets were paying more than PM's today (but didn't).

    Plumbing doesn't pay as...
  18. I've had Electrical Engineers that failed at...

    I've had Electrical Engineers that failed at Thermostat Installation 101. You're lucky you didn't blow the transformer.
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    :grin2: Oh my... Guess he didn't take Bomb...

    :grin2: Oh my... Guess he didn't take Bomb Dismantling 101 either? :beat:
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gc1URQgQWNo ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gc1URQgQWNo


    The Solution!
  21. That's Shocking for him to say... The Obama New...

    That's Shocking for him to say... The Obama New Networks are Not Going To Report Anything That Goes Against him.
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    Exactly. I had one tell me last week he could do...

    Exactly. I had one tell me last week he could do a Change-out in 4 hours by himself. (He was trying to impress me for a job?) And 2 Hours with a Helper!! No Freakin Way (and I wouldn't trust...
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    This same stuff started back when R410a came out....

    This same stuff started back when R410a came out. "OMG If You Don't Replace The Line-set the Two Oils Will Turn Into.... Nothing". Flush the Line Set, No. Blow it with Nitrogen and turn the 410a...
  24. :couch: Looks like 9 Wire Nuts to me.

    :couch:

    Looks like 9 Wire Nuts to me.
  25. Well... I kinda disagree. If the system is Dry,...

    Well... I kinda disagree. If the system is Dry, the Results are Different. Pulled two new systems today to 480 and 320um (Yellow Jacket 69705 connected to the liquid line service connection). JB...
  26. I didn't hear anything. Looks Cold to me.

    I didn't hear anything. Looks Cold to me.
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    Super Seal? In 5 years we've pumped it in maybe...

    Super Seal? In 5 years we've pumped it in maybe 4 systems. It sealed 2 out of 4 and killed the compressor in 2.

    Talking to one of my Pals at the supply house he was using the New "AC Leak...
  28. Video is too long. Couldn't stand more than...

    Video is too long. Couldn't stand more than about 20 seconds.
  29. Thread: Bryant txv

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    Somehow you've missed part of the story? I...

    Somehow you've missed part of the story? I don't think so... So Copeland didn't cause this little problem with TXV's?
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    Well after 3 years with DigiCools... Where is...

    Well after 3 years with DigiCools... Where is Doug? I need a new set of knobs (and need to order some new sensors). Might just get another AK. I still keep my original DC 1600's on the truck. ...
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    Google "PT Chart". It will give you some answers...

    Google "PT Chart". It will give you some answers about different "Freons".
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    Sorry Terry, I missed the problem. There's a...

    Sorry Terry, I missed the problem. There's a reason why me are highly paid. Most all of us are multi-skilled and we work 365 days a year. Prices vary on locations and by different companies.
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    Can I Use Your License?

    Gee Whiz... Some folks are Nuts. (to be nice)

    One of my friends called me to talk about a Foreclosure he's buying last night. Already knowing that most all Foreclosures have DOA HVAC systems...
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    I've charged a bunch of AC units on botes. And...

    I've charged a bunch of AC units on botes.

    And you're In the Business? Humm... No EPA License? Venting? You need to call a Licensed Pro.
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    We're missing some info (22 or 410a and how many...

    We're missing some info (22 or 410a and how many Micron Vac you pulled) but I'll explain some of reasoning. Any idea how many systems we take out that Does Not Have A Drier? I'm going to say at...
  36. The first one I bought 20 years ago was a couple...

    The first one I bought 20 years ago was a couple hundred bucks. I still have it and it works but it's old and slow. Over the last 5 years I've bought 2 or 3 off ebay and they work better...
  37. Thread: Bryant txv

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    David, I read the 9:1 ratio. I added 3 ounces...

    David, I read the 9:1 ratio. I added 3 ounces to one HP 2.5 Ton system and 2 ounces to the second one. So far today No Calls from either one (since Friday).

    Mr. Bill I've searched and can't...
  38. Thread: Bryant txv

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    We have also see a Rash of TXV failures. Talking...

    We have also see a Rash of TXV failures. Talking to one of my suppliers this week he told me that Copeland has admitted to adding a Rust Preventative to the oil in All their compressors and this...
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    It's Not Worth It. Never use Gauges to pull a...

    It's Not Worth It.

    Never use Gauges to pull a Vacuum. Every connection is a possible Leak and there's a Reason they are called "Charging" and "Vacuum" hoses. They are Different.
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    JC you can do it but you better have your Ducks...

    JC you can do it but you better have your Ducks in a Row.

    1. Eliminate All the Debt You Can Before Making The Jump.
    2. Get Your Contractor Licenses (and EPA) ASAP
    3. Do you have any idea how...
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    I use the decimal weight. Example 1.549 lbs ...

    I use the decimal weight. Example 1.549 lbs because it's easier to calculate the COST/CHARGE!
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    Every day.

    Every day.
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    I'd say either a 25 or 30 and I'd vote for the...

    I'd say either a 25 or 30 and I'd vote for the 30/5 too. I keep 25's on my truck but haven't used one in a while.
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    I struggle with some of the inexperience here. ...

    I struggle with some of the inexperience here. There's possibly everything you need to know (already) on this site but you need to work with someone to apply it. In so many cases the "Guest" sounds...
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    I Didn't Say You Were A DIY Pal. I said "You Are...

    I Didn't Say You Were A DIY Pal. I said "You Are In Over Your Head". Either you're lacking experience or you were MIA on TXV day.

    As you've been told, get your post count up and apply for a...
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    Batman, you're in over your head. Call a...

    Batman, you're in over your head. Call a Professional.

    Robin
  47. Call a Professional. There's some tricks on...

    Call a Professional. There's some tricks on removing some of the "Kink".
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    Soda, if you'd Read the Rules when you signed up...

    Soda, if you'd Read the Rules when you signed up you'd know, "This is Not a DIY Help Site". I'd suggest shutting it down until you get someone to check it.
  49. Exactly what I was looking for. Going back...

    Exactly what I was looking for.

    Going back after it cooled off the Compressor started and ran (in the Test Mode) but... It still had a #37 Heater Error and would Not Run Normally. I tried...
  50. I checked the Pressures and it was sweating back...

    I checked the Pressures and it was sweating back (when I arrived). And saw the LC contactor pulled in (HC was not pulled in).

    243 Volts.

    With the Common Open (thermal out) Start to Run 3.5...
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