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  1. Thread: chat room

    by gje1
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    HVAC PRO(s) FORUM(s) such as this one have cool...

    HVAC PRO(s) FORUM(s) such as this one have cool idea's and extremely intelligent people who have a world of knowledge to share. Free to register like this one. Hope you can find the way to chat.
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    Mike, Did you register as Professional member?...

    Mike,

    Did you register as Professional member? Post your problems on the "Pro Tech" forum. You'll get a better response. Try to add the model number or serial number on your post. Great job on the...
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    Thanks jtp

    Thanks jtp
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    Jtp sounds like you're a installer of gas logs....

    Jtp sounds like you're a installer of gas logs. Was wondering if it was acceptable to have a flex line inside the fire box? We've been having some problems with home owners and some contractors using...
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    works for me Mike

    works for me Mike
  6. Thread: power outages

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    Hope you have a good one Mike. See you when you...

    Hope you have a good one Mike. See you when you get back. I know you took your laptop with you, so you'll be checking in from time to time. Looks like we're almost out of this so it should be cool up...
  7. Thread: power outages

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    Hey Snipe. Were you a boilerman in the navy?

    Hey Snipe. Were you a boilerman in the navy?
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    Water heater vent pipe needs a raise of 1" per...

    Water heater vent pipe needs a raise of 1" per foot. Yours looks like its horizontal to "Y". You may have some venting problems with the inducer fan running and water heater burner inoperation. I'm...
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    Did her shirt say inflate to 60 psi?

    Did her shirt say inflate to 60 psi?
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    Just like what some have posted 42. Bad HX....

    Just like what some have posted 42. Bad HX. Blowing the flame back out when fan starts. That's what those flameroll out switches are for. They work great, don't they?
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    jbtecnico1, Don't go to Home Depot and...

    jbtecnico1,

    Don't go to Home Depot and purchase ceramic logs and install them with that log lighter burner. It is not designed to run continuously with decorative logs. Make sure you do your...
  12. Thread: Gas Vs Wood

    by gje1
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    Pellit stove. Even the EPA likes them. check to...

    Pellit stove. Even the EPA likes them. check to make sure you can run the auger manually if power is lost. May be alittle expense up front but some have very high btu output. Nice thing about cutting...
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    If it has a cooling fan for the motor. Make sure...

    If it has a cooling fan for the motor. Make sure the fan is not coming in contact with the guard cage. You can correct this by pushing the fan back on is shaft away from the guard cage.
  14. Thread: Floor funnace

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    shouldn't you be in bed?

    shouldn't you be in bed?
  15. Thread: Floor funnace

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    Mike3 is probably right. It's got an obstruction...

    Mike3 is probably right. It's got an obstruction in the orifice and a spider web is a good bet. Removed a dozen myself. Mike3 has probably removed hundreds. Floor furnaces are not the easiest to get...
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    Williams makes a decorative log wall furnace....

    Williams makes a decorative log wall furnace. Kind of cool. You might want to check into a Coleman or Kenmore counterflow wall furnace. Fans circulate air from top to bottom of furnace. Very...
  17. Thread: gas valve

    by gje1
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    Rookie 19, Calling the Gas Company to report a...

    Rookie 19,
    Calling the Gas Company to report a gas leak to have your furnace checked is like calling the Fire Department to report a fire when all you want is tickets to the next firemens ball. I...
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    BoldLoonie is right, but i would check the dip...

    BoldLoonie is right, but i would check the dip switches to make sure they are in the correct positions for 2 stage firing and not in high fire mode. See the owners manual. You should easily be able...
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    2 stage t-stat are nice and very expensive. You...

    2 stage t-stat are nice and very expensive. You can see by some posts, that some recommend a 2 stage t-stat. Yours should run fine on a single stage t-stat. See your owners manual and makse sure it...
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    That would be gje1,but it was close Mike.

    That would be gje1,but it was close Mike.
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    Better check owners manual to see if it's a self...

    Better check owners manual to see if it's a self adjusting heat anticipator or have someone adjust it. Should be some info on cycle times too.
  22. Thread: Gas Pressure

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    Did he adjust it up or down? Why was it out of...

    Did he adjust it up or down? Why was it out of adjustment it the first place? Yeah, great job in checking the pressure but if there is an obstruction in the orfices than when it becomes dislodge,...
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    Not sure this will help now but for the future....

    Not sure this will help now but for the future. Check this web site out. Got alot of nice stuff. http://www.govliquidation.com/index.html
    Good luck. Hope things turn out all right for you.
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    Replacing old furnace (Nat gas) and adding AC....

    Replacing old furnace (Nat gas) and adding AC. New furnace is a Carrier. Model # 58DLX090-14 80%. Compressor is a Carrier Performance Series 11-15 seer. House is 1400 sq ft has R30 insulation in...
  25. Thread: Copper gaslines

    by gje1
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    In the State of California, copper gas lines are...

    In the State of California, copper gas lines are illegal. However, there's talk about legalizing it again due to the fact that most sulfites have been removed from the Natural Gas. The verdict is...
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    Miss understood my post. Flex lines are used for...

    Miss understood my post. Flex lines are used for exactly what is says. Flexibility. If you live in earthquake territory, a must, if you don't, than hard pipe it to the gas control valve. The garden...
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    If you have multiple orfices, plug all but one...

    If you have multiple orfices, plug all but one and connect your manometer to the other and see if you get a constant pressure increase. I don't know where your at but if thier were copper gas lines...
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    Most home inspections will note that hard pipe...

    Most home inspections will note that hard pipe should be used through the cabinet of a furnace. However, a flex line should be installed from the hard pipe to the furnace control. If there is...
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    Been there. Done that. The problem Appltech1 is,...

    Been there. Done that. The problem Appltech1 is, do nothing, stays with you. Call Social Services, stays with you. Nothing you can do. You'll always remember that call and wonder. What if?

    [Edited...
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    Baffin789. There is a liability in providing...

    Baffin789. There is a liability in providing information on this site to repair/replace parts. Nobody here can possibly know what extent a personís mechanical aptitude is that posts threads on this...
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    Yeah, you got that right Mike. I had two calls...

    Yeah, you got that right Mike. I had two calls this season for short cycling on Colemans. One was a 2000 but both had techs out to check them out and one replaced the HSI, control valve and flame...
  32. Thread: New to this site

    by gje1
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    Hey bigbird. What company you work for in San...

    Hey bigbird. What company you work for in San Jose?
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    If it has a LP gas control valve the internal...

    If it has a LP gas control valve the internal regulator has to have a conversion kit also or you need to install a appliance regulator outside of the valve. Better contact a professional. You can get...
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    No I haven't but it does say new. Tubular...

    No I haven't but it does say new. Tubular combustion chamber? Like a Serpetine, I quess. I'll have to pass this one on to the guys at work. Thanks for the web site.
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    My house does the same thing. Piss poor...

    My house does the same thing. Piss poor installation. Mine has a heat sheild between the HX and outer cover. Installer did not leave room in mounting frame for expansion. Could be the model too, but...
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    If there is no restriction in the air flow. I...

    If there is no restriction in the air flow. I would make sure the unit is at BTU input. I wouldn't think anybody would change the orfice size, but someone may have changed the input or internal...
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    Blew your own cover "irascrible" never mentioned...

    Blew your own cover "irascrible" never mentioned your post name in the 2nd thread. Good to see your still out there though. Oh well, nurse anyone!
  38. Thread: MANOMETER

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    Nice response Hoffa. Thanks for picking the ball...

    Nice response Hoffa. Thanks for picking the ball up!
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    PG&E Gas Serviceman will not be able to solve a...

    PG&E Gas Serviceman will not be able to solve a problem concerning your valve. They may be able to address some simply problems stated in your first post, but for the most part, we do not have the...
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    If Iracrible would be willing to do, I'd...

    If Iracrible would be willing to do, I'd certainly recommend him. He is a little out of the way but from my conversations with him, sounds pretty honest and proficient technically. You might want to...
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    Just like gasman said. Talk to your local gas...

    Just like gasman said. Talk to your local gas company about their requirments to install a new meter. Not a big deal. Like Mike says, need a permit and inspection signed off by the city. Hope their...
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    Ok. It's sounds like you've established the fan...

    Ok. It's sounds like you've established the fan motor works.
    So when you have the unit on heat mode at the tstat and set above room temp,does the main burners ignite? Their may be a pilot associated...
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    Time out Kayac. This thread isnít over yet. Iíve...

    Time out Kayac. This thread isnít over yet. Iíve got some concerns.

    These are also kind of black and sooty looking.

    When the HVAC dealer inspected the unit was this pointed out or notice? Was...
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    You can't smell CO. I would question even getting...

    You can't smell CO. I would question even getting CO into the house with a 90% furnace since it's induced draft, sounds like yours is. You could have flame roll out with communication between the fan...
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    Try this web sight its got some good info....

    Try this web sight its got some good info.
    http://www.energystar.gov
    go under products list/appliances and look under dehum.
    I (gje1) posted a thread on 3-1-2005. Humidity controll-any ideas.
    Got...
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    Hey Mike. You home from Oregon. Coffee?

    Hey Mike. You home from Oregon. Coffee?
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    Hey thanks teddybear, tucillo, bama and...

    Hey thanks teddybear, tucillo, bama and condensate Dave, jeesh, feels like the academy awards with all the thanks! Great information from all of you. Yeah, youíre absolutely right on with that info...
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    Thanks Guys. On the Calif. coast, temperatures...

    Thanks Guys. On the Calif. coast, temperatures are fairly consistent. We don't get freezing temps and there are days when you may get the occasional 75-78 degrees. The 65-degree thing has got me...
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    I have an 806 sq ft home along the California...

    I have an 806 sq ft home along the California coast. It has one double wall/wall furnace. There're areas in the house that get little damp when Iím not there, especially during wintertime. I have...
  50. Thread: High CO in stack

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    I agree with pitman. You'll need to clock the...

    I agree with pitman. You'll need to clock the meter to find out what it's burning at (BTU). Than you'll need to know the input rating (BTU). Compare the two.
    Your local gas company should have a...
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