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  1. Thread: Bad water leak

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    umm, if that drain pan was rotated to the bottom...

    umm, if that drain pan was rotated to the bottom it would totally block the return.....................

    it is a multi poise unit. that drain pan works in both ways without twisting it around.
    ...
  2. Thread: Bad water leak

    by ch4man
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    what do you think might be keeping the water from...

    what do you think might be keeping the water from draining out of the drain line?

    the answer to that is not the only problem
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    im confused, if you think the boiler is flashing...

    im confused, if you think the boiler is flashing to steam, how is the indirect "pulling" to much heat from the house?.

    that grunfus is a steep curve pump. with zones you should chose a flat curve...
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    dont forget indoor load, its just as...

    dont forget indoor load, its just as important......

    50-55 deg wet bulb in the return minimum
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    back to morons cutting wires. this was told to me...

    back to morons cutting wires. this was told to me by a guy i work with and i believe him.

    local cable company bundles a whole house package including internet capable thermostat. this oddball stat...
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    transformer was fine. new one ohmed the same....

    transformer was fine. new one ohmed the same. turned out to be the combustion blower wheel self destructed locking it up.

    not a fun replacement on a solo 110..

    guess we all learned.. thanks for...
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    transformer testing/question

    ok i should know this,but im drawing a blank. what should my expected ohm readings be on a standard (kind of) 120v/24 transformer?

    heres the deal. gotta call yesterday to install a board in a...
  8. Thread: Furnace problem

    by ch4man
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    so tech support told you he's never heard of a...

    so tech support told you he's never heard of a spill switch and and he says flue gas temps should be under 200' on a 80%er????
    he's either an idiot, or your not a carrier dealer and he's playing "...
  9. Thread: Bathroom scale

    by ch4man
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    if you choose to use a bathroom scale, just make...

    if you choose to use a bathroom scale, just make sure your customer doesn't work for the department of commerce, weights and measurements division..............

    just saying
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    squirrel!

    squirrel!
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    i take it you and your guys dont use analyzers....

    i take it you and your guys dont use analyzers. so how do you know your not producing dangerous levels of CO.

    last i looked there isn't a manometer out there that can do that. and please dont...
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    i honestly hate bulky coats. i'm usually seen in...

    i honestly hate bulky coats. i'm usually seen in a vest instead. now keep in mind being a residential tech i'm only outside for a bit. out of a warm truck to a cool house.

    now however there are...
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    your better off turning that formula around to...

    your better off turning that formula around to find your target CFM to help you decide what blower speed to start with using a blower curve chart.

    then you can adjust as needed using thermometers...
  14. had a ruud 90%r this year, many calls on it for...

    had a ruud 90%r this year, many calls on it for irratic pressure switch issues.

    boards, switches, inducer all replaced. no change.

    was cleaning the cold end header drain after all that.........
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    this is what separates service techs from sales...

    this is what separates service techs from sales techs.

    anyone can condemn something that needs to be condemned.

    takes a lot more knowledge to repair the unusual. i'd take a crack at it after a...
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    it means you must have no more than 14" wc static...

    it means you must have no more than 14" wc static (burner off) and more than 5"wc working (burner on) pressure. proper piping practice will yield no more than .5" pressure drop on a 7" system and...
  17. you have enough posts, pls apply for pro...

    you have enough posts, pls apply for pro membership... then you can ask and learn

    you really need too
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    craig nailed it. on a 90%r you leave the...

    craig nailed it.

    on a 90%r you leave the burner cover on to clock the gas meter and remove the cover to set manifold pressure. this is at least how carrier wants it done. different mfgs suggest...
  19. Thread: Carbon Monoxide

    by ch4man
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    you have 6 new threads started today alone and...

    you have 6 new threads started today alone and not one of them leads any of us to remotely believe your actually a technician.

    if im wrong i appologize.

    but then if i am wrong, you really need...
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    check the height of the pilot, is the pilot flame...

    check the height of the pilot, is the pilot flame inpinging or close to the cover? ive seen that before on tempstars that vintage.

    i am of course assuming its not HSI
  21. Thread: Quietside qvm9

    by ch4man
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    to be fair i have limited experience on these but...

    to be fair i have limited experience on these but never positive. as others have said proper installation and application is key with them.

    reading the IOM you'll find they are best installed...
  22. Thread: Quietside qvm9

    by ch4man
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    why did the old boiler fail prematurely? i...

    why did the old boiler fail prematurely?

    i have my own opinions on that "boiler"
  23. remember there are water heaters approved for...

    remember there are water heaters approved for space heating that do not have an internal heat-exchanger. need to be real carefull on the plumbing, bronze pumps, may need expansion tank ect. who...
  24. the cities, i saw that in "everyday i need...

    the cities, i saw that in "everyday i need attention"

    i mean Edina
  25. american power vent, approved for space heating

    american power vent, approved for space heating
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