Search:

Type: Posts; User: Jack93

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    16
    Views
    763

    Now guys I'm not at this job because of any...

    Now guys I'm not at this job because of any problems with the cooling haha. The system cools just fine to me. I just had some down time and was scoping out the heating/cooling equipment.
  2. Replies
    16
    Views
    763

    It is 3/8ths out of the condensing unit and...

    It is 3/8ths out of the condensing unit and reduces a few inches downstream of the service valve
  3. Replies
    16
    Views
    763

    Now I thought I learned that a cap tube was a...

    Now I thought I learned that a cap tube was a means of flashing refrigerant into a low pressure low temp liquid. Its a fixed orifice like a piston would be considered. So shouldn't the line be...
  4. Replies
    16
    Views
    763

    Would it be referred to as a cap tube? Its just...

    Would it be referred to as a cap tube? Its just strange how the line isn't even cold at the point the insulation is on it.
  5. Replies
    16
    Views
    763

    Liquid line coiled

    Hey guys, I came upon a strange setup on a non hvac related side job. System cools well, ( says the back of my hand thermometer feeling supply air from a register ), its a newer Lennox furnace with...
  6. Replies
    15
    Views
    943

    The 2 valve zeppelin is a nice manifold, and...

    The 2 valve zeppelin is a nice manifold, and relatively cheap too. I'm only working with my JB M2 right now. The main idea of a 4 valve I like most is that you can keep the entire manifold in a...
  7. Replies
    15
    Views
    943

    Yep, we have the core removal tools but only one...

    Yep, we have the core removal tools but only one of them, it only was ever used to change schrader cores. The company I'm at is a little behind the times but I"m working on getting them up to speed...
  8. Replies
    15
    Views
    943

    4 valve manifold worth it?

    Lately I've been considering looking for a 4 valve manifold. The J/B zeppelin all black ( competitor to the cps black max I suppose ) has caught my eye. For $190 with hoses, almost can't go wrong. ...
  9. Replies
    11
    Views
    516

    Universal multi-hp motors

    Hey guys, just wanted to know some opinions on multi-hp replacement motors. We carry the diversitech blower motors and condenser fan motors. I'm not really impressed with them, my first...
  10. Replies
    14
    Views
    892

    When you let the charge go, which service valve...

    When you let the charge go, which service valve did you open first? I was told at a Goodman class, the suction service valve should be opened first. If you do liquid first you could void the oil...
  11. Thread: Lineset kinks

    by Jack93
    Replies
    8
    Views
    381

    It was just an ac checkup call, i did say service...

    It was just an ac checkup call, i did say service in my original post. But yeah, the fact that it was the suction line with just vapor, I didnt think too heavily on it. Especially since I couldnt...
  12. Thread: Lineset kinks

    by Jack93
    Replies
    8
    Views
    381

    Lineset kinks

    Last week I went on a job, cooling service, 8 year old Goodman 2.5 ton straight cool. I noticed several signs of a hack job, one being the suction line being kinked where they tried making a...
  13. Replies
    35
    Views
    1,488

    If you have a DMM with the ability to read...

    If you have a DMM with the ability to read capacitance, I'd also check the indoor blower run capacitor. Could be weak, causing the blower to run slower than it should. Are you familiar with how to...
  14. Thread: CPS Vacrometer

    by Jack93
    Replies
    1
    Views
    248

    CPS Vacrometer

    I'm having some issues with my CPS micron gauge that's only been used..3 times since I bought it. Had a funky issue the second time. I have it set up at the pump with a tee, ball valve directly on...
  15. Replies
    12
    Views
    625

    Now I see where the confusion came from. My...

    Now I see where the confusion came from. My first post, the mfd's I listed was just an example. The one in question is a 40/5.
  16. Replies
    12
    Views
    625

    Yep its a 40. Well on the compressor side. Its...

    Yep its a 40. Well on the compressor side. Its a 40/5 dual run. I'll start practicing that way of testing caps under load tomorrow. Got 3 A/C pm's to go on, great time to repeat that test and get...
  17. Replies
    12
    Views
    625

    Ok, so according to that calculation my parents...

    Ok, so according to that calculation my parents unit pulls 4.8A on the start wire, 359 volts between c and herm, do the math, gives me 35.4 mfd under load. Its a 40mfd on the comp side, reads 38.9...
  18. Replies
    12
    Views
    625

    Well, that test is done disconnected with my...

    Well, that test is done disconnected with my meter on capacitance. Honestly I never was taught the way to test a capacitor while in the circuit under load. Would I be taking amp readings in that...
  19. Replies
    12
    Views
    625

    Testing dual run caps

    There's a trend I notice when going on A/C PM jobs. When testing the dual run, say a 45/5, the fan side is always a little high, usually over 5, while the compressor side is almost always lower on...
  20. Replies
    16
    Views
    800

    Ok, maybe you guys are seeing the name "supco"...

    Ok, maybe you guys are seeing the name "supco" and are thinking of the super boost type kit. The 3w1 kit is a seperate potential relay and start cap. Just like a factory start kit. Black from 5 to...
  21. Replies
    16
    Views
    800

    LOL, how about that. Nice catch!

    LOL, how about that. Nice catch!
  22. Replies
    16
    Views
    800

    Isn't the supco 3w1 kit the same as a 5-2-1...

    Isn't the supco 3w1 kit the same as a 5-2-1 basicly? Actually says it replaces that kit. Both are for 1-3 ton applications
  23. Replies
    16
    Views
    800

    Thing about the noise it makes is, it doesn't do...

    Thing about the noise it makes is, it doesn't do it every time, it's kinda rare to be honest. It's made that noise before. I'm probably being paranoid about it lol, but it's my parents unit so I...
  24. Replies
    16
    Views
    800

    Update on the thread.. Well, the start kit I...

    Update on the thread.. Well, the start kit I ended up getting for it is the Supco 3w1. Seems like a nice little kit, it's the 3 wire version with the potential relay, and bracket that the cap snaps...
  25. Replies
    16
    Views
    800

    Them greedy mofo's

    Them greedy mofo's
Results 1 to 25 of 65
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
Comfortech Show Promo Image

Related Forums

Plumbing Talks | Contractor Magazine
Forums | Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine
Comfortech365 Virtual Event