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    [QUOTE=Stamas;6971102] Okay, so it's...

    Okay, so it's apparently routine shotty practices. Do you agree with rzyzzy, i.e., wait for the next failure and then get someone else out here? Or do I need to get someone out here sooner rather...
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    I believe "Fixed Right" may be accurately...

    I believe "Fixed Right" may be accurately describing what occurred. I think he pulled the refrigerant into the unit, because the only tank I recall him having was the tank of Puron. I also happened...
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    So what's the solution? Flush the system, and...

    So what's the solution? Flush the system, and replace the filter and refrigerant?
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    Thanks. How long should it take? BTW,...

    Thanks. How long should it take? BTW, apparently he didn't have any nitrogen, so he was testing for leaks with a tank of Puron. I'm not sure how he purged the lines. Now he tells me he vaccumed...
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    Okay he's here now, working on the HVAC. ...

    Okay he's here now, working on the HVAC. Anything in particular I should make sure he has done before I sign off on the repair?
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    Wow, you may be more cynical than I am. I...

    Wow, you may be more cynical than I am. I particularly enjoyed the beer-filled junket to Houston line. I can appreciate that Goodman/Amana would be pushing sales, but I would think a dealer would...
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    Thank you for the suggestion. I'm in the metro...

    Thank you for the suggestion. I'm in the metro Atlanta area so there are many options. There is a similar website for Amana. When I type in my zip code on the Amana site one of the dealers that...
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    Well, I'll see what happens today. They say...

    Well, I'll see what happens today. They say they'll have it repaired today. The part was available all along. The service company confessed that the problem was never the outside TXV, but the...
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    Well I spoke too soon. There really isn't a...

    Well I spoke too soon. There really isn't a temporary fix in place, and the unit stopped cooling after he left. Instead he just lubricated the TXV and made sure the refrigerant is clean and doesn't...
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    Well the beat goes on. Bad news....Goodman sent...

    Well the beat goes on. Bad news....Goodman sent the wrong TXV. Good news....the service tech put in a temporary workaround so I have some cooling. Whatever the workaround is, it apparently...
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    Okay, just heard that the supply house received...

    Okay, just heard that the supply house received the part. Now the service company is trying to determine when they can schedule the repair. No guarantee it will be today. If it's not fixed by...
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    Understood, but if I was told it was going to be...

    Understood, but if I was told it was going to be an issue, my wife or I could have undertaken the task on behalf the contractor and tried to track down a TXV.



    True, but they didn't offer. ...
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    Okay, I've called a couple of local supply...

    Okay, I've called a couple of local supply houses. Neither wanted to talk to a non-professional, but eventually I got them to confirm that neither had the TXV in stock. The service company said it...
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    Oh yeah. I saw it. I'm not surprised there are...

    Oh yeah. I saw it. I'm not surprised there are available options, but I was disappointed none were offered. Undoubtedly I'm going to be talking with the company tomorrow. Also, to be clear about...
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    Nope.

    Nope.
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    At this point if I have to buy a window unit, an...

    At this point if I have to buy a window unit, an Amana will not be on the list.

    I would think Goodman's should be quite common given all of the new construction before the crash. Can't say I've...
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    At this point, the labor cost isn't my principal...

    At this point, the labor cost isn't my principal concern. A hot house is the real problem.

    I wish they would have mentioned the next day air option to my wife. Tomorrow will be a week with the...
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    I'm in the metro Atlanta area. I would have...

    I'm in the metro Atlanta area. I would have expected the area to have a good supply of parts. Also, if parts are available elsewhere, why wouldn't they be shipped next day air? I'm afraid they are...
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    I appreciate the responses; they are help, but I...

    I appreciate the responses; they are help, but I don't think anyone has really answered by questions about parts availability and reliability expectations.
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    I'll ask about this. I'll also ask about...

    I'll ask about this.



    I'll also ask about this. The install company is reputable, which is one reason I went with them.



    Is this really an issue if the coils were replaced under warranty...
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    Amana Performance Issues...

    I had an Amana Ultron 16 Seer unit installed in 2006. I had a series of problems with the unit that culminated in a complete replacement of the unit (under warranty) when the compressor shorted out....
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    I see you work in the Atlanta area. Any...

    I see you work in the Atlanta area. Any particular reason you prefer a 40 thermal balance point?

    Thank you to all that have responded. My concern was principally limited to whether or not...
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    Balance Point Adjustment Question

    I have an Amana Ultron dual fuel heatpump with a Vision Pro stat. The installer set the balance point at 40 degrees. I've dropped it to 35 degrees (which is easy to do on the Vision Pro) and the...
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    Re: did you ???

    I doubt I have any interference. I have two wires running to the stat. A thick one and a thinner one. I think the thin one is for the outside sensor. In addition the indoor stat seems to reflect...
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    Thanks to all for the information. It sounds...

    Thanks to all for the information. It sounds like it is likely a defrost indication, but I'll try to keep an eye on it. As to some of wyounger's observations I have some follow up.

    First, it...
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    I have an Amana Ultron dual fuel heat pump with a...

    I have an Amana Ultron dual fuel heat pump with a Vision Pro stat. The balance point is set for 40 degrees. I've noticed on a few occasions that the aux. heat is running although the stat says the...
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    Hopefully I was just unlucky and the replacement...

    Hopefully I was just unlucky and the replacement will be fine. The installation company said it was highly unusual and they haven't been experiencing problems with their other installations. Seems...
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    Well the new heatpump is in and apparently the...

    Well the new heatpump is in and apparently the coil was also replaced. Model # CPHF060D4A. I haven't check it out, but hope all is well. The compressor in the original unit shorted out. Amana...
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    The heat pump is RTG48C2C The furnace is...

    The heat pump is RTG48C2C
    The furnace is AMV90905DXA

    I see a Kit Number in the paper work but not the number of the indoor coil. I'll need to either go into the crawl space or get the number...
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    I had an Amana Ultron 16 Seer heat pump installed...

    I had an Amana Ultron 16 Seer heat pump installed earlier this year. I've had a number of problems with it, which I've previously posted. If you search my posts you can see what I mean. One...
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    I have an Amana Ultron heatpump. When I was...

    I have an Amana Ultron heatpump. When I was leaving the house I sent the stat to 82. A few minutes later as I was about to walk out the door I noticed the fan was still blowing on the outside unit....
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    I have an Amana Ultron heatpump. When I was...

    I have an Amana Ultron heatpump. When I was leaving the house I sent the stat to 82. A few minutes later as I was about to walk out the door I noticed the fan was still blowing on the outside unit....
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    Re: Two Stage

    It's the RTG Ultron. It has a 2-stage Copeland scroll compressor. I've read the Vision Pro manual and I don't recall there being any installation setting that adjusts for the the staging. I recall...
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    Well it was a hot Memorial Day weekend in...

    Well it was a hot Memorial Day weekend in Atlanta. Temps above 90. The new Amana two stage heat pump worked like a charm. My question is how does one determine whether the heat pump is in stage one...
  35. I suspect this is true in many respects. I...

    I suspect this is true in many respects. I purchased the top of the line Amana heat pump and furnace. There was no comparable heat pump in the Goodman line, but the furnace is very similar. I...
  36. If it makes you feel any better I went with the...

    If it makes you feel any better I went with the Amana. Moreover I had a problem with the system due to a broken wire tip that occurred during installation. The installing company was always...
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    Re: Averages

    xvoltn, as a fellow homeowner I can appreciate your position and would have loved to see an "Edmunds-like site" for HVAC systems. Unfortunately I've discovered that it isn't like buying a car. It...
  38. Thread: amana

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    http://www.amana-hac.com

    http://www.amana-hac.com
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    Mine does not kick off before kicking back on for...

    Mine does not kick off before kicking back on for 90 sec.
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    Well, that being the case I think I'll just leave...

    Well, that being the case I think I'll just leave it off. (Also, the humidity has dropped to 50%, not bad for a rainy day in Ga I guess).

    Seems like the humidity control concept isn't bad, but to...
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    Thanks you for the responses. Sounds like the...

    Thanks you for the responses.

    Sounds like the VP humidity control doesn't offer much difference from simply lowering the temp set point on the stat.

    But in the winter how does the VP react to a...
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    I do have a VS blower on the furnace. I guess...

    I do have a VS blower on the furnace. I guess the humidity setting on the stat would want to run the compressor on first stage for longer periods with the fan speed at slower levels. Does the stat...
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    I noticed that the "Indoor Dehumidification...

    I noticed that the "Indoor Dehumidification Control" is not activated on my TH8321 Vision Pro. What happens if I activate it? How does it work when activated? What are the ideal indoor humidity...
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    Re: HO viewpoint

    I can appreciate your frustration. I like being able to control the balance point from the stat, but I don't know what tricks I'm losing because I don't have a fossil fuel kit. I would also be...
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    I hope the fossil fuel kit has more to offer than...

    I hope the fossil fuel kit has more to offer than a dial. I can change the balance point from my Vision Pro stat.
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    bulldog11945 I'm not a pro, but if I...

    bulldog11945

    I'm not a pro, but if I understand your string, it looks like the Trane rep replaced the incorrect stat with a stat that operates like the Vision Pro. If I'm correct, the new stat...
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    As several of my threads have indicated, I've had...

    As several of my threads have indicated, I've had continuing issues with my new duel fuel, multi-stage heat pump system. Well I just had a tech out this morning. At first he tried to explain away...
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    Wow, now there is a word you don't see everyday. ...

    Wow, now there is a word you don't see everyday. Is the answer really that superficial?
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    wyounger, FYI, I spoke with Honeywell yesterday...

    wyounger, FYI, I spoke with Honeywell yesterday and the phone tech confirmed your description with one caveat. If you increase the stat setting by 5 degrees or more, the aux. heat (i.e., the gas...
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    Originally posted by jacob perkins [B] ...

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by jacob perkins
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    Today I spoke with Honeywell support and they confirmed that when the "Cool On" indication is showing the compressor should be on, and when the...
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