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    definately a possibility... good call. would...

    definately a possibility... good call.

    would you say in the condensor on the cold liquid line unit, and in the liquid line or at the orifice with the high head unit?
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    i have never seen anything like it. as far as the...

    i have never seen anything like it. as far as the superheat goes, the wetbulb in the house was 68 deg, and the psi at the suction relating to a 30 deg coil, and the suction 45 deg temp at condensor....
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    internal bypass

    here in chicago, it's 102 degrees. all of a sudden we get flooded with internal bypass problems on a bunch of resi units. mostly 10 seer. some just need the coils cleaned or acid washed, but some...
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    amp out condenser fan motor. acid wash cond....

    amp out condenser fan motor. acid wash cond. coil. then check and adjust charge to proper superheat using a superheat charge sliding chart or the ruud recommendations (if available). 15 to 20sh...
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    check for bad valves by pumping sytem down to...

    check for bad valves by pumping sytem down to check suction valves.
    then if it pumps down, open high side back up and block the cond coil with cardboard.(high side should rise in pressure if high...
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    my email should be in my profile. construction...

    my email should be in my profile.

    construction knowledge is a plus because we also remodel homes in slow periods.

    email me a resume, and leave contact info. I'll give you a link to our...
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    ccarney, I may be able to take on an...

    ccarney,

    I may be able to take on an apprentice.:cool:

    what do you think about dupage county?

    hands on training is the best training.

    comm/resid hvacr
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    check the power to the coils and make sure it's...

    check the power to the coils and make sure it's within tolerances. also ensure good unit and secondary grounds.
    I've had this problem before with other rtus.
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    thanx for the replies:) i'll ask about...

    thanx for the replies:)

    i'll ask about commercial motors.

    ace
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    when the refrigerant is recovered and the lines...

    when the refrigerant is recovered and the lines are open to replace filter drier, cut the suction line in a spot where it would be easy to braze a coupling. purge nitrogen into the suction while...
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    replacement cond. fan motors

    Why must everything be built like junk nowadays?

    anyone else have problems with all of the new cond. fan motors in the larger older styled equipment?

    I have some custies with older equiptment...
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    why not replace the drier, clean the orifice, and...

    why not replace the drier, clean the orifice, and flush lines with nitrogen? if in fact it is a restriction after you thaw the ice.

    I have more problems with txv valves than orifice systems. ...
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    after rereading your post green ears, in your...

    after rereading your post green ears,

    in your case, you had a restriction in a total different spot.

    your restriction was in the filter drier, and that is before your metering device.

    you...
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    hey greenears, when we say "condense" we are...

    hey greenears,

    when we say "condense" we are referring to taking a GAS and compressing it into a LIQUID. this action does a few things: builds pressure, and the byproduct is heat. removing the...
  15. let's just skip the email and list the goods!:D ...

    let's just skip the email and list the goods!:D

    if we like em we'll drop by to take a look.

    looking for common replacement parts. it's too hard to store uncommon compressors or boxes.
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    belt drives require seasonal maint.

    see title
  17. clean coil, and clean ducts

    I run into this all of the time. coils in homes will get plugged up from time to time due to lack of filter maint., or dirt bypassing filters. the mold can form on the buildup of dirt, due to the...
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    I asked the guy at the supply house the other...

    I asked the guy at the supply house the other day, why doesn't the manufacturer post the running load amps on the compressors anymore?

    he stated that too many dorks were going around charging...
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    whenever inside a customers home with undersized...

    whenever inside a customers home with undersized ductwork, you will always see a recommendation for for repairs on our invoices. as well as recommendation for less restrictive filters.

    But,...
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    Nice concept addfreon, of course this extra...

    Nice concept addfreon,

    of course this extra charge will be billable to the customer by the hour for the conversation, correct?

    Ace
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    thanks for the input guys, it's nice to see some...

    thanks for the input guys, it's nice to see some other opinions to reflect.

    I totally agree with you, although I did in fact give him a discount on the service call......

    he had the balls to...
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    What is with these customers that tell you what...

    What is with these customers that tell you what would be fair for repairing their equiptment?

    so lets say that you talk to the customer on the phone and explain the price for diagnosing the unit...
  23. good compnies can be found by referral If you...

    good compnies can be found by referral

    If you think that you are going to make the rates, the a good company will not even come to your home.

    in the service industry we "typically" work on a...
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    what is a jci control?

    what is a jci control?
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    I agree with the fact that spying on techs is...

    I agree with the fact that spying on techs is rude when a boss shows up to be a nusance, but this is the service industry, and it is impossible for the boss to know the troubleshooting skills of...
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    even most of the 80% efficient furnaces have...

    even most of the 80% efficient furnaces have inducer motors on them these days. and they willrequire fresh air, bieng a louvered door or a fresh air pipe ran to the closet from the exterior of the...
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    do not install household system vents into garage

    even in Wisconsin, it is out of code to install any types of returns or supplies connected to the garage from your home system.

    it is mainly due to the carbon monoxide from your vehicles entering...
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    that has to be one of the coolest cars I've seen....

    that has to be one of the coolest cars I've seen.

    kind of a cop magnet though.:D
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    That's brutal! When I worked in a grocery...

    That's brutal!

    When I worked in a grocery store as a kid, we would be able to tell the difference between a shoplifter and an accident. that was an obviously an accident.

    Also, when a fast...
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    sorry about the loss. I've been pretty lucky...

    sorry about the loss.

    I've been pretty lucky with break ins.(knock on wood)

    A few yars ago, I was renting an apartment, and saw a crack head up to no good in the parking lot. I approached him,...
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    why are people knocking the plenumb? too lazy...

    why are people knocking the plenumb?

    too lazy to bust out the srewdriver and open the pittsburg when cleaning a coil?

    sometimes I'll use a 3" scraper to make quick clean opening of pittsburgs...
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    to repair = massage button punch = nibblers...

    to repair = massage
    button punch = nibblers
    notchers = chompers
    turd = pinch a loaf, or drop a duece
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    Didn't you know? They all crawl into the...

    Didn't you know?

    They all crawl into the condensing units and chew on the wires all night.
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    that animal reminds me of Alf on drugs. remember...

    that animal reminds me of Alf on drugs. remember him?
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    LOL :D JANITROL = JANIJUNK CUT = LEAKING...

    LOL :D

    JANITROL = JANIJUNK
    CUT = LEAKING
    BUILDER = BANKROBBER
    MITRE SAW = CHOPSAW

    just to name a few
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    by the way 2cool, I didn't mention who I was...

    by the way 2cool,

    I didn't mention who I was working for, what has he said about me?

    good things I hope.:D

    Ace
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    how would you like to be the cop who had to pick...

    how would you like to be the cop who had to pick it up and transport it.

    bad day to be the rookie!
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    good point temprite, I was reading the product...

    good point temprite,

    I was reading the product profile, and they state that it isn't fire rated.

    heck, we have to fire proof caulk all of the oval stacks or even any electric penetrating...
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    I'll have to get a camera. I'm having a hard...

    I'll have to get a camera. I'm having a hard time figuring how to size the pics from my phone so I don't bother.
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    not right now. I have been installing...

    not right now. I have been installing residential for close to 6 years now with small companies, that means when service becomes swamped I am usually alone.

    Supply of work looks real promising,...
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    just started a few weeks ago. 3 weeks and...

    just started a few weeks ago.

    3 weeks and three systems installed. Employer is busy with service calls so I've been alone with the installs.

    I'm just happy to be in the swing of things again!:D
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    SUDAFED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AS SEEN ON TV

    SUDAFED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    AS SEEN ON TV
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    equalization of pressure...........i think.

    equalization of pressure...........i think.
  44. close the window.......:D

    close the window.......:D
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    I'll stick to building them myself.:D Bought a...

    I'll stick to building them myself.:D

    Bought a old chevy truck with a blown 1968 lg. journal 327 in it for $500.

    Built the motor for $1200. Now I have a sweet 4x4 wit a 500hp rear wheel dyno...
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    coils are relatively inexpensive. Why not sell a...

    coils are relatively inexpensive. Why not sell a new coil with a burnout system or replacement? saves time when installing for me because I love to weigh in my freon in a new install with matched...
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    There is a flame rollout switch located just...

    There is a flame rollout switch located just above the burners to shut the gas valve off in the case of the flames rolling out into the cabinet. This is usually caused by lack of combustion air or a...
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    congratulations otto, If it's raining over...

    congratulations otto,

    If it's raining over there, how about sending some over here.

    I'm just about ready to head in the kitchen to bake a cake because I'm so bored!:D

    I put my email in my...
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    Yes that would be great the more the marrier ...

    Yes that would be great

    the more the marrier

    I'll update my profile to ensure that it is in there as well
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    Sent you a resume. Thanks for the reply.

    Sent you a resume. Thanks for the reply.
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