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    Was there any resolve to this? I'm currently on...

    Was there any resolve to this? I'm currently on the same model and getting the same error code, which I can't clear. Get the same code with the gas valve disconnected, and with no call for heat. ...
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    I convinced my boss to get that one for the shop,...

    I convinced my boss to get that one for the shop, to let the techs use occasionally. It got ordered today. I look forward to testing it
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    Thanks for the input. Perhaps I'll get both,...

    Thanks for the input. Perhaps I'll get both, for added versatility.
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    10-4. I know that leak detectors are useless in...

    10-4. I know that leak detectors are useless in the hands of someone inexperienced. I've never had a need to own one, because 99% of the time in the residential work I do, Nitro, bubbles, eyes,...
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    H10 Leak detector

    So I'm looking to buy a new leak detector and am looking at H10's and the CPS Leek Seeker II. My question on the H10 is that there are two different brands, one by Johnson Controls and one by...
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    It's vented before the trap, and the trap looks...

    It's vented before the trap, and the trap looks pretty shallow as well, not deep enough . Trap may as well not even be there, with the way it's currently done.
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    Looks nice, especially in such a tight crawl. ...

    Looks nice, especially in such a tight crawl. Only thing I see, and maybe the pic makes it look worse, but that strap holding up the flex towards the return side of the unit looks like it's pinching...
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    Thanks for the info. Yes, that's the problem is...

    Thanks for the info. Yes, that's the problem is that everyone worth hiring is happily employed, unless they are relocating to a new area. That's where we seem to find someone decent, if they've...
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    MEP or HVAC Agent?

    The company I work for is in need of some experienced service techs, and we're not having any success with newspaper ads or Craigslist (no surprise). Has anyone had any success with hvac agent or...
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    Whoa. Holy cow Sent from my SPH-L720 using...

    Whoa. Holy cow

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  11. Lennox SL280 is 2 stage heat with variable speed...

    Lennox SL280 is 2 stage heat with variable speed blower. The Lennox iHarmony will indeed have control of the blower speed and will adjust it based on demand. If it's installed right, there won't...
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    That's what I was thinking!

    That's what I was thinking!
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    Poll: They're extremely sensitive as far as charging...

    They're extremely sensitive as far as charging goes. We've had a lot of leaks on the copper to aluminum connections. And I'm not a fan of the Bristol compressors in them. We were a York dealer...
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    Poll: I do not like microchannels, therefore would...

    I do not like microchannels, therefore would suggest the Rheem.

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    Is your home a tract home? A lot of times with...

    Is your home a tract home? A lot of times with tract homes the installing HVAC contractor doesn't design the system. An engineer hands the contractor a set of prints, and the contractor builds...
  16. it's nice if the expansion valve ever needs to be...

    it's nice if the expansion valve ever needs to be replaced though.

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  17. I'm not bashing the nest. The SLP98 is not an...

    I'm not bashing the nest. The SLP98 is not an average builder grade garbage system, nor is the XC17. The SLP98 is a modulating furnace, but only if controlled by the Lennox icomfort communicating...
  18. The SLP98 will be gimped without the Lennox...

    The SLP98 will be gimped without the Lennox icomfort thermostat. It will no longer be a modulating furnace, just an expensive multistage. For you to get the most out of your SLP98, you will need...
  19. Thread: Samsung or LG

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    The brand new HTC One that came out two weeks...

    The brand new HTC One that came out two weeks ago. It's battery is not removable. Their older phones they were.

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  20. Thread: Samsung or LG

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    Got the galaxy s4 yesterday, this thing is a...

    Got the galaxy s4 yesterday, this thing is a powerhouse of a phone. I'm really digging it quite a bit. Anyone thinking of getting a new Android this is what I'd recommend. I chose this over...
  21. Thread: Samsung or LG

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    Sprint, at & t and t mobile get the galaxy s4...

    Sprint, at & t and t mobile get the galaxy s4 tomorrow. Verizon gets it the end of May. I pre ordered mine last week, should have it tomorrow

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  22. Thread: Samsung or LG

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    I've had good luck with htc, but am purchasing a...

    I've had good luck with htc, but am purchasing a Samsung galaxy s4 tomorrow too mix things up. My company issued galaxy note 2's for our work device, and I've been liking it a lot. It's huge, but...
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    We have the Honeywell MARD actuators installed on...

    We have the Honeywell MARD actuators installed on the zoned systems at my shop. I have replaced 6 in the past two weeks and have 5 more on order. They were installed in 08, and lasted until now, so...
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    There are no other options on the EL296, or any...

    There are no other options on the EL296, or any of the other Lennox high efficiency furnaces. Can't rotate the inducer. Only possibility would be to turn the evaporator 90 degrees, but I'm not...
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    Doug, thanks for the response. If those 17...

    Doug, thanks for the response. If those 17 units are going to a shop in Las Vegas, that's for us! (Boss said he was going to get a few more than what was asked for so he had them ready for the guys...
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    Finally just got my AK-900's last week. I...

    Finally just got my AK-900's last week. I really like them a lot. So do 13 other guys at my company. The boss is ordering 13 more sets and letting the guys pay them off with weekly deductions...
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    Same here in Las Vegas. I had never seen one...

    Same here in Las Vegas. I had never seen one until I moved here. They love to sit in the electrical cabinet and also under compressors. I hate spiders.

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  28. I copied a page of one of my Lennox install...

    I copied a page of one of my Lennox install manuals for an XC17. They do indeed want you flushing with R-22, as my Lennox tech rep also advised me. Don't need the tech rep to tell ya though, it's...
  29. I know it's an old thread, but yes the Load...

    I know it's an old thread, but yes the Load Tracking Variable Capacity that is offered in the icomfort is a big improvement from the non wifi icomfort. The non wifi icomfort doesn't truly modulate...
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    Impossible to tell without more information. ...

    Impossible to tell without more information. However, I will say that the majority of the time a high head pressure issue in heating mode is usually the result of low indoor airflow, for one reason...
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    Sounds like something else, but you will need a...

    Sounds like something else, but you will need a compressor soon if the issue isn't found and repaired. Those pressures are too high for R 22, which I'm assuming it's R 22 due to the age. Your...
  32. Thread: copper repair

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    Interesting. I like that. I've used the patch...

    Interesting. I like that. I've used the patch trick before, but never that one.

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  33. Is the only spot it says Trane the data tag? ...

    Is the only spot it says Trane the data tag?

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  34. One of the main reasons i love being a service...

    One of the main reasons i love being a service tech is not having to deal with the bs that goes along with working with someone else. I like to do things my way, and like working alone. I would...
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    I once installed a 460v compressor in a 208v...

    I once installed a 460v compressor in a 208v unit. Goodman provided the compressor under warranty and i didn't catch it. Needless to say, i always check now. Lesson learned. That compressor was...
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    Lol, nice Sent from my PG86100 using Tapatalk 2

    Lol, nice

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    I'm about to order some. Wish i had the coin to...

    I'm about to order some. Wish i had the coin to buy the pipe clamps and the other pipe straps, but can only afford one or the other. I'm undecided on which to get. Thanks for the detailed review....
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    I have also thought the same thing, basically...

    I have also thought the same thing, basically wondering how 2.5 degrees of subcooling could yield a solid column to the expansion valve. On the other hand, i wonder why the engineers would spec...
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    So I'm ordering a set of the AK900's. I was...

    So I'm ordering a set of the AK900's. I was curious, after reading this thread (it seems everyone in this thread is very familiar with the DC's), if anyone had experience with the pipe clamps and...
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    Appion. Sent from my PG86100 using Tapatalk 2

    Appion.

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    My thoughts exactly. OP, does the air...

    My thoughts exactly.

    OP, does the air handler you're going to install have a variable speed blower, or PSC? If variable speed, matched with the appropriate zone board, correct duct sizing, and...
  42. Beautiful repair, man. That's a quite a bit of...

    Beautiful repair, man. That's a quite a bit of wiring you've done, nice and neat too. Good work.
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    If your contractor doesn't usually deal with...

    If your contractor doesn't usually deal with Trane equipment, then I wouldn't be surprised by his claims. My company is a factory Lennox dealer, and they'll bend over backwards for us. On the other...
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    Condensate will form in drops on the screen and...

    Condensate will form in drops on the screen and freeze if it gets below freezing in your climate.

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  45. On the sc56, set your meter to volts. Then,...

    On the sc56, set your meter to volts. Then, press the button to the far left (square with a circle around it) until mV is displayed on the screen. That will read millivolts at that point.

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    The few times I've had the gas valve being...

    The few times I've had the gas valve being mysteriously de-energized it turned out to be the pressure switch dropping out faster than my meter would respond. For a split second.
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    Usually if the A/H is a larger tonnage than the...

    Usually if the A/H is a larger tonnage than the condenser, the indoor blower speed should be adjusted to match the capacity of the C/U. I'd use the blower performance chart of the A/H and aim for...
  48. Did it have the 4000ppm CO with the intake pipe...

    Did it have the 4000ppm CO with the intake pipe removed?


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    Looks great. You do nice metal work. Is that...

    Looks great. You do nice metal work. Is that duct lined or is it not insulated?

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    X2. WTF Sent from my Evo 3D CDMA using...

    X2. WTF

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