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    No Problemo...

    Thanks for the reply...
    I thought about putting a hard start kit on it just to see what it does.
    The problem started out as occasional and increased over a year and a half or so until now that it...
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    Uhhh

    I'm not sure why you're assuming I'm not reading the manual since I mentioned the motor ohm specs which aren't given on equipment data plate.
    But anyway...
    The unit is MU-24WN... the service...
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    Similar trouble...

    Did you figure it out?
    I'm having the same problem, except I get no fault codes because system breaker is tripping.
    Problem started out as occasional nuisance and became more frequent until now.
    ...
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    That was the main reason I walked away from it......

    That was the main reason I walked away from it... I told him I didn't want to be responsible when that relief pops.
    Your advice makes good sense to me. Almost makes me want to try it!
    Thanks
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    I don't know anything about coal stoves but I...

    I don't know anything about coal stoves but I wasn't impressed when he described it that way... LOL

    Personally, I heat my whole house on four to five cords of wood per winter that I get for free...
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    Did you use a pressure gauge somewhere in your...

    Did you use a pressure gauge somewhere in your rig? If so, did you see much of a rise when the stove got cooking?
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    I'm not sure why he chose coal... the stove is...

    I'm not sure why he chose coal... the stove is fancy and new, vents thru the wall. He's proud of it and says temp regulating is really flexible.

    We are near PA coal regions... maybe he gets a...
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    High eff. coal stove???

    Someone asked me if they could add a coil on top of or next to their coal stove that would transfer heat into their existing oil fired hot water heat system.
    Anyone ever done it? Is it worth it or...
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    Hey, If Kevin is right, and you end up with a...

    Hey,
    If Kevin is right, and you end up with a brand new top of the line unit due to their in-ability to properly diagnose your existing unit, you come out a big winner in my opinion. Given of...
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    You shouldn't have trouble finding a 10 seer...

    You shouldn't have trouble finding a 10 seer coil. It's always best to have matching components.
    I'm not knocking you at all for doing your homework. Hopefully with all the input you gather you end...
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    It won't work as you stated, especially with air...

    It won't work as you stated, especially with air flow problems so $400 selling point won't really be a selling point. It will only look like one to the un-suspecting buyer.
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    Read question #4 in ga-hvac-tech's post

    Read question #4 in ga-hvac-tech's post
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    Did your friend in the business tell you it was a...

    Did your friend in the business tell you it was a good idea to match your 10 seer condenser to a 13 seer coil?
    Close friend?
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    AMEN

    AMEN
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    Don't worry about it, I actually said more than I...

    Don't worry about it, I actually said more than I like to type in one day...
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    I think something is wrong with your information....

    I think something is wrong with your information. If an 80,000 btuh furnace is the proper size for your home why would you buy a high efficiency that is 20,000 btuh bigger?
    If you buy an 80 percent...
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    What kind of circuit protection does that unit...

    What kind of circuit protection does that unit have? If some thing is causing enough draw to burn components that fast I would think it should be high enough to trip your breaker first.
    It always...
  18. Thread: Vent pipe

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    :) All right you got me. I'm 40 years old,...

    :) All right you got me. I'm 40 years old, started when I was 20. I haven't ever seen one freeze up but that scenario makes good sense. I do learn alot here and enjoy plenty of laughs in the process....
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    You thought I was a real wethead? I'm just a 16...

    You thought I was a real wethead? I'm just a 16 year old vo-tech student having fun on the internet!!!!:p :p :p
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    Seems like a pretty remote possibilty to me... my...

    Seems like a pretty remote possibilty to me... my money is on the drugged up bird finding his way in before that would happen.:D
    Keep in mind I'm not promoting the idea (and I've never done it)...
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    I knew he was talking about a roof termination...

    I knew he was talking about a roof termination and no I don't. Show me where it says you can't and I will with an apology.
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    Evidently you're just looking at the pictures......

    Evidently you're just looking at the pictures... the manual doesn't say you can't put an elbow on it. If it were critical that the exhaust must point straight up then why doesn't it tell you to point...
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    He also stated that it's not a concentric so he...

    He also stated that it's not a concentric so he wouldn't be directing exhaust toward his intake...
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    He was concerned about rain water going down the...

    He was concerned about rain water going down the pipe sticking straight up in the air from his roof...
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    By design you are allowed a certain number of 90...

    By design you are allowed a certain number of 90 degree elbows for so many linear feet of pipe which number is determined by your pipe diameter. The more elbows you use the shorter your pipe...
  26. [QUOTE=cem-bsee;1391003]in 45+ years in the...

    [QUOTE=cem-bsee;1391003]in 45+ years in the industry, including being Product Engineer for Building Wire, including NM & UF cable, I NEVER saw orange jacketed NM or UF!QUOTE]

    Different colored...
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    If you think about it, they all told you that if...

    If you think about it, they all told you that if you want to do it right you need new duct work with your new system. But the first 3 either didn't want to do the extra work or they figured you...
  28. Not everyone can be a Bill Gates... (obviously)...

    Not everyone can be a Bill Gates... (obviously) but a person can certainly become a qualified tech w/ out going to a school. However, a good tech will have to study extensively to become proficient...
  29. Thread: fan running

    by Wethead
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    What model stat? Air handler does have field...

    What model stat? Air handler does have field selectable interface dip switches... is it possible there is a continuous fan option activated on the board? If installers manual is with the equipment,...
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    I like what ICP (Heil, Tempstar, Arcoaire etc.)...

    I like what ICP (Heil, Tempstar, Arcoaire etc.) is doing with their high end line. Heat pumps have a cabinet that looks like you could grill a steak on. Their equipment line is definitely easy to...
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    How long is "a while"? Have you kept up with...

    How long is "a while"? Have you kept up with advances in technology?
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    Thanks, I knew the coil must always be downstream...

    Thanks, I knew the coil must always be downstream but the only reason I ever heard given was because of moisture entering furnace heat exchanger when cooling. Yes, the VisionPro stat uses an outdoor...
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    Sorry, question cut off... I was asking if that...

    Sorry, question cut off... I was asking if that is the reason IAQ uses 2 degree droop? But nevermind that part, I just comprehended your reply. I still wonder about A coil's ability to reject heat...
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    If the A coil is upstream of gas heat exchanger...

    If the A coil is upstream of gas heat exchanger will it be able to reject heat into the hot air crossing it? Is that the reason IAQ
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    Thanks, I'm running ICP's 92% two stage furnace...

    Thanks, I'm running ICP's 92% two stage furnace w/ 13 seer single stage HP. I wanted their newest variable speed model which has a more flexible blower control board (that doesn't kill the fan on...
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    On the subject...

    VisionPro 8000 controlling dual fuel... 92% nat. gas condensing furnace ignores "g" circuit call from stat during approx. 1.5 minute warm-up (actually more like a minute since the furnace doesn't...
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    What area of the country are you in? Which heat...

    What area of the country are you in? Which heat source is the cheaper one to run as your primary when considering costs of gas and elec. in your area for your temp range? The visionpro you're looking...
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    Nothing stops a Trane... But try starting one! ...

    Nothing stops a Trane... But try starting one!

    LOL... joking of course, I have nothing against Trane quality.

    Considering the life expectancy of both types of coils, in my opinion the only...
  39. Thread: Vacume pump

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    Absolutely true...

    I learned that same point in school only 9 years ago. A Bigger pump will pull down too fast and freeze the moisture wherever it may be in the system and the pump can't remove solids. Another tid bit...
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    A lady walks into a Lexus dealership. She browses...

    A lady walks into a Lexus dealership. She browses around, then spots
    the perfect car and walks over to inspect it. As she bends to feel the
    fine leather upholstery, she farts loudly.

    Very...
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    1. Thy buggy hath a bitchin' laquer job!

    1. Thy buggy hath a *****in' laquer job!
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