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    Pull out and physically clean and dry the sensor...

    Pull out and physically clean and dry the sensor head and inside of the well. When you start it back up, use the inlet valve to restrict the inlet flow to roughly half. I have experienced this more...
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    Its been some time. Between Phx and Tcsn, I am up...

    Its been some time. Between Phx and Tcsn, I am up to 5 units with this exact failure. Well, one was broken at the brazed service port, The rest were wires rubbed against the discharge line leading to...
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    Doesnt matter who you are or what you fix,...

    Doesnt matter who you are or what you fix, manufacturer warranty sucks.
    They pay as if you have the part in hand and are standing next to the equipment with it. Replacement parts are getting crappy....
  4. Thread: Walk-ins

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    When its over a 110, lots of draught beer and ice...

    When its over a 110, lots of draught beer and ice maker calls.
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    Yup, small independant movie theater, fuses kept...

    Yup, small independant movie theater, fuses kept blowing, and the plastic holder melted or blew apart or something. So they removed the fuses and wired it straight, with the plastic cover and pull...
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    Probably didnt mess anything up. Although the...

    Probably didnt mess anything up. Although the hoshi used stainless evas, the water channel behind can corrode away and youll get seperation on the evap from the refrigerant tubes
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    Hmm, the poodle monkey's make a good point! "we...

    Hmm, the poodle monkey's make a good point!
    "we put this crappy commercial together in the time it takes to save 15% or more on car insurance"
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    You can try to clean them. Dont scratch them much...

    You can try to clean them. Dont scratch them much if at all. May not work after a cleaning. Might work fine after cleaning, then not at all when dry.
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    I often come across this exact situation and go...

    I often come across this exact situation and go with 76olds advice. I offer my opinion, if they insist I service it, well, I do my best.
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    A simple bottle of windex is what I often use,...

    A simple bottle of windex is what I often use, every restaurant has it. My company sub contracts for a major co2 gas provider, they do medical air, rest co2, welding gasses and the like. So I service...
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    dump valve leaking by?

    dump valve leaking by?
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    You really should have 2 seperate glycol power...

    You really should have 2 seperate glycol power packs. Maybe even 3 since you have 2 towers. One glycol unit is for the beer lines from the cooler to the tower/bar, which should run 29-32*. The other...
  13. From a freezer to a cooler shouldnt be a big...

    From a freezer to a cooler shouldnt be a big deal. Maybe adjust or replace the txv for correct superheat back to the compressor?
    Going from a cooler, to a freezer, as mentioned, would require...
  14. Anyone having problems with the Baeburn 3000?

    I have installed 3 in the last couple years in different systems. They have all had a different failure. One kept full time power on the reversing valve, one stopped controlling the air handler on...
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    So, any remedy yet? I ask because you said ice...

    So, any remedy yet?
    I ask because you said ice is spilling out of the bin door. This will happen if the ice bin is missing the door bafle. The i/m will build up to the top of the bin, even if its...
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    Yeah, high evep temp should cause a 1 beep. Is...

    Yeah, high evep temp should cause a 1 beep. Is the harvest timer too long? Also, if its just shutting down and staying off, is it a false bin full? (not sure why a false bin full would reset with...
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    I have only seen and worked on one unit. Bad...

    I have only seen and worked on one unit. Bad compressor 3 weeks after install. Hope to hell I never work on one again. We also did the warranty repair work on the franklin coolers. pure crap.
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    Ha! Found you out. I've probably already talked...

    Ha! Found you out. I've probably already talked to you a couple times.
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    I'll be sure to let you know of any oddball...

    I'll be sure to let you know of any oddball situations like this in the future!!!
    What equipment do you do tech support for?
    Sometimes you. get the right person, sometimes the wrong one. Sometimes...
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    Yeah, I dont recall off hand what the amp rating...

    Yeah, I dont recall off hand what the amp rating was, but thats 3phase wiring to the compressor, the 3 legs o power coming in were doing the same to the side of the compressor, but it was more of a...
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    Scotsman (lack of) support RANT

    About a month ago, on a tuesday afternoon, got a call for a supermarket, Scotsman unit not making ice. Store and equipment is less than two years old. Found a scotsman FME1204AS-3B with an open low...
  22. Thread: R 507

    by few2many
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    I thought I read somewhere on this forum that 507...

    I thought I read somewhere on this forum that 507 was closely related in operating pressures to 404a. Doesnt it have a very close boiling point to 404a?
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    I think he said the fan was cycling correctly.

    I think he said the fan was cycling correctly.
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    This cust was so nice when he needed the work...

    This cust was so nice when he needed the work done, Then so rude when the approved bill came. He herassed and berated me in front of his employees and his restaurant cutomers. I would explain every...
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    It was only a half horse compressor, 4hrs labor...

    It was only a half horse compressor, 4hrs labor and yes to the rest.
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    agreed and lesson learned. But if its written and...

    agreed and lesson learned. But if its written and signed, its a quote, which needs to be run by the office and the boss depending on the amount. He wanted a very generalized estimate on the spot.
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    For the high temp safety, do you test the switch...

    For the high temp safety, do you test the switch itself, or do you do the push the purge switch test?
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    Absolutely. Another is when the cust calls late...

    Absolutely.
    Another is when the cust calls late thursday for a beer system glycol chiller thats been down all week. It needs new wires, switches, compressor and to degrease the oil out of the...
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    Customers and their crazy games.

    Dont you love it when they call 2 companies out and give it to the one who gets there first? I've been the one to get it and I've been the one to walk into an account when the other guy was just...
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    How hot is the room its in? Is the grid and...

    How hot is the room its in?
    Is the grid and plating good and clean, no loose grid slats?
    How is the condenser fan motor and condenser?
    Did you replace the whole harvest assist, or just the bad...
  31. The newer stuff has been cube/plate

    The newer stuff has been cube/plate
  32. Hopefully you arent sending them through the...

    Hopefully you arent sending them through the autowash. That uses high temp water for a sanitizer. I've seen many ice machine and soda fountain plastics ruined from the industrial dish washers and...
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    Yeah, but customers dont see the pating as a...

    Yeah, but customers dont see the pating as a problem. Hey, all the water comes in copper tubing!
    Havent had a problem with danfoss valves, either brazing them in or premature failure. Follow the...
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    There was a test I've only done a few times, Been...

    There was a test I've only done a few times, Been a long time since I last tried it. Open youre gauges between the receiver and I think the low side, bypassing/simulating youre hpr valve and reg. If...
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    I meant the photo eyes in the little box that the...

    I meant the photo eyes in the little box that the float raises and drops in. But you may not have that.
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    Agreed. This is air, or remote cooled? The charge...

    Agreed. This is air, or remote cooled? The charge will affect alot when it comes to the hpr valve, regulator and headmaster. If its not remote, disregard. You said you cleaned the evap, hows it look...
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    Yes, Yes it does. I will repost in a month or so,...

    Yes, Yes it does. I will repost in a month or so, for an update.
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    Thanks, that was mostly venting and hoping...

    Thanks, that was mostly venting and hoping someone may offer up something I overlooked.
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    I've never had this problem with my field piece...

    I've never had this problem with my field piece sc unit.
    But thanks for the heads up. For all those who say check on a known, live circuit. How many times is good for you? Do you check an outlet,...
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    Well, the float initiates harvest. Is the inlet...

    Well, the float initiates harvest. Is the inlet water valve letting too much water in or constantly dripping?
    Are the photo eyes above the float clean?
    Does the unit max out on freeze time?...
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    Need tech support

    So, my company just got a huge chain of supermarkets as a customer for ice maker service. We are in the trial, lets look good stage. So far, its been going very well. We are servicing IOM, Follett,...
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    And when it fails completely . . . .

    And when it fails completely . . . .
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    Check the line, make sure it wasnt scratched....

    Check the line, make sure it wasnt scratched. Make sure its cut square and has a clean cut. I usually go to home depot or lowes when I really need one out in thefield.
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    All the cust food , pasta, soda, coffee and ice...

    All the cust food , pasta, soda, coffee and ice are made with r/o and it has really been a big deal for him, he refuses to do anything less. Only the sinks and toilets are tap.
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    Mine is definitely inside the ice itself, not on...

    Mine is definitely inside the ice itself, not on the surface.
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    I think youre referring to the green or dark...

    I think youre referring to the green or dark stuff that grows in the water lines, afetr the filter and under flourescent lights. Thats just algae.


    That was my thought as well.
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    Need youre thoughts on a theory I have.

    My cust has an Ice o Matic ef800 flaker, He actually has several around my area. The units occasionally put out black flecks in the ice. This has been an ongoing issue for some time. Comes and goes....
  48. Thread: E2 problem

    by few2many
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    make sure wiring is correct, check out the temp...

    make sure wiring is correct, check out the temp sensor, replace controller
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    All new flojet G55 pumps come with mufflers. You...

    All new flojet G55 pumps come with mufflers. You can pull the muffler off and use it on another, older flojet pump. A shurflo pump requires a fitting on the gas exhaust. They can be ordered from any...
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    depends on equipment. The pumps run on c02 and...

    depends on equipment. The pumps run on c02 and require around 65-75psi, depending on the pump. The carbonator, wherever its located, requires a c02 line as well. The pressure can range from 75-105...
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