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  1. Thanks for your reply! The Drier was replaced...

    Thanks for your reply!
    The Drier was replaced too.
  2. Car R134a PAG Oil: Evacuation vs Vacuum question

    This is strictly for my own education, so if anyone can help, I would appreciate it!

    My 2007 Honda Odyssey van AC went bad, I think the PAG Oil leaked out the front shaft seal, causing the AC...
  3. Problem Solved!

    Problem solved....read on...

    - So got new Honeywell RTH2300B, which has a smaller "footprint" (smaller size) than the existing thermostat CT3200 series.
    - The smaller size of the new thermostat...
  4. Fresh batteries did not solve it...

    Installed new batteries (I checked them before install, they were 1.60V, brand new).

    Same issue happens...Set it at 84F, a few hours later it mysteriously changed setting to 76F.

    I think I have...
  5. - Removed batteries, they are 1.37 Volts, is that...

    - Removed batteries, they are 1.37 Volts, is that low?
    - Also the "Lo Battery" indicator never showed up on the display.
    - I will replace the batteries to see if the symptoms return or not.

    -...
  6. Thermostat changes setting on its own! (Honeywell CT3200)

    Alright,

    This one is weird, sounds like a ghost movie.....

    We have a 2-story house with 2 tstats, but only 1 tstat is acting weird.

    * First floor and basement:
    - Controlled by tstat #1:...
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    Question: Air Filter bowing

    Quick question, this may be normal anyway.

    Two-story home with standard Tempstar (80% eff) Furnace and AC.
    Air Filter Size is 20x25x1.
    I change every 2 months or so.
    I use the standard filter...
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    Follow-up on a 4-year old thread on Sunroom need...

    Follow-up on a 4-year old thread on Sunroom need for Minisplit.

    After I built the sunroom (in 2007-2008) and paid the HVAC man to "tap" into existing vents (see pic below), I was out of budget...
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    Well, Over the last 3 years: 2007, 2008, 2009,...

    Well,

    Over the last 3 years: 2007, 2008, 2009, I have tracked the natural gas bill (for heating) and electricity (for partial cooling of sunroom), and there is no difference. The consumption in...
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    I think most home HVAC systems have a some room...

    I think most home HVAC systems have a some room for surplus.

    Anyway, my HVAC contractors are happy with this tapping into existing ductwork.

    Plus my sunroom is only 330SF, so it is not big at...
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    IMHO, Place it back to the crawlspace. Either...

    IMHO, Place it back to the crawlspace.
    Either way: crawling under crawlspace to change filter or getting up on ladder to attic with potential to fall down between the ceiling joists.

    Your choice....
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    Three-year follow up from Omaha, Nebraska. See...

    Three-year follow up from Omaha, Nebraska. See 1st picture in 1st thread for the setup, but basically:

    1. Sunroom on East side of the house, so no afternoon sun.

    2. Baseline Heating is supplied...
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    Yep, I did exactly that! Standard HVAC Inc...

    Yep,
    I did exactly that! Standard HVAC Inc (Omaha NE) installed the entire system in 1991 when the house was built.
    I just used the same company again for furnace change-out.
    They have very good...
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    Update, Thanks again for the advice. The...

    Update,

    Thanks again for the advice. The Tempstar DLX 80 series (T8MPN) is a great vanilla product: no frills no thrills and it works well. In fact its electronics is very good: a few different...
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    Hi Rhizzlebop, My sunroom faces EAST, so the...

    Hi Rhizzlebop,

    My sunroom faces EAST, so the AC requirement is low.
    The problem is your Sunroom faces Southwest getting the heat from the summer.
    I mentioned that a ceiling fan helps alot + your...
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    I am sorry if I did not make myself clear. ...

    I am sorry if I did not make myself clear.

    What I mean is some people may be interested in these used furnaces as a temporary use on construction jobsites such as:
    - temp use in a new house...
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    Any use for a perfectly working used furnace?

    I will be replacing my Tempstar Furnaces from 1991 soon.
    They are working perfectly fine but because of its age, I am replacing them for peace of mind.

    If I recall correctly, then some builders...
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    This is the 12-month Update. Remember this is...

    This is the 12-month Update. Remember this is Omaha NE with winter down to -10F and summer in 100F! Please see my original drawing for details on the sunroom (facing East), anyway a brief summary:
    ...
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    Thank you! This is exactly what my local HVAC...

    Thank you! This is exactly what my local HVAC company recommends as vanilla flavor, it is a work horse. The HVAC Co (Standard HVAC in Omaha, Nebraska) will come to give me a (hopefully) competitive...
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    Thanks, My Tempstar furnace during the last 18...

    Thanks,

    My Tempstar furnace during the last 18 years of operation, other than annual service by HVAC company, the only thing that was ever changed was the Ignition Module (? spelling) according...
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    Could you help me with the checklist for good...

    Could you help me with the checklist for good install so I can go over this with my HVAC people to be sure they do a good job?
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    Advice needed: Most reliable 80% eff Furnace

    I know this topic has been discussed a million times here, but the more I read the more confused I am!

    My needs are simple: 80% eff and reliability.

    1. 80% efficiency
    (Too complex to explain...
  23. Thanks, The HVAC service person changed the...

    Thanks,

    The HVAC service person changed the limit-switch recently.
    Adjusted it.
    Still the same problem.

    Every time the Fan kicks in for 7-10 seconds, I noticed the Fan-Limit Switch not moving...
  24. Fan running for approx. 7-10 seconds during rest phase!

    I have a bizzare problem that I hope someone can help. Not a big problem but a minor issue.

    Furnaces and AC regularly serviced by HVAC company (Fall, Summer Tune-ups etc.).

    There is one small...
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    Cold Air Draft from ONLY one fireplace!

    I have cold air draft from ONLY one fireplace as in the pic (Fireplace B).

    - House is 2-story
    - Built 1991
    - Furnaces x 2 in the basement with fresh air intake in basement.
    - Fireplaces have...
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