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  1. We do a lot of Mexican restaurants out here in...

    We do a lot of Mexican restaurants out here in central calif. It seems they all use their supposed lack of understanding English when it comes to negotiate costs. However their children all speak...
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    True door cartridges

    You know the top door hinge on True self closing doors. The square one that slides in. Is there a easy way to pop them out? I about ruined a door trying to extract one today.
  3. There is also a door switch that might be bad....

    There is also a door switch that might be bad. The fan is wired to stop working when the door is opened.
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    JUST when you thought you seen it all

    Dispatched to diagnose a brand new undercounter ice maker that ran for 3 min. Then smoke came out the back and it stopped working.Removed the bottom panels and so I could get to the controls. The...
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    The drain assembly comes in 2 parts . You need to...

    The drain assembly comes in 2 parts . You need to get access to the inside of the pan. So you have to drop the evaporator housing. Now you can see the evaporator side of the nipple. You need to...
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    On a True GDM 49F just run the new cap tube...

    On a True GDM 49F just run the new cap tube inside the suction line. No need for a line set. Just cut the suction line at the compressor compartment then install a T fitting. Do the same up at the...
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    I use 2 old hair dryers. The old 1960's style the...

    I use 2 old hair dryers. The old 1960's style the girls used for beehive style. They have their own case with zippers. They have a long plastic hose with a hair cap at the end. I just cut the hair...
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    I had one do the same thing. It turned out to be...

    I had one do the same thing. It turned out to be the On/Off/ Clean switch of all things. The contacts in the switch were wore out. go figure.
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    Read the book "THE BUSINESS OF CONTRACTING" by...

    Read the book "THE BUSINESS OF CONTRACTING" by FRANK BLAU. If you still want to own your own business, find a banker. This man or bank will be your partner. There is not much profit (notice I did not...
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    I have never had to pay shipping or handling...

    I have never had to pay shipping or handling charges for True parts. I just get approved to replace the compressor. Then send them the old compressor tag by certified letter ups-fed-x --usps--. The...
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    I have run the cap tube inside the suction line....

    I have run the cap tube inside the suction line. Drill a hole up by the evaporator then cut the suction line down by the compressor. feed the cap tube from the evap. down to the compressor. install a...
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    I'v replaced the factory side screws with wing...

    I'v replaced the factory side screws with wing screws. Makes removeing the side cover easier. Also I'v replaced a lot of T-stats on this model. seems when the cook slams the top right drawer shut....
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    We run all our condersate drains in 7/8 copper...

    We run all our condersate drains in 7/8 copper [3/4 from home depot]. We use a swivel female flare to solder adapter size 3/4 johnstone # B13-264 then use a 7/8 street elbow. If you want to drop the...
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    This form is for mechanics who work in the trade....

    This form is for mechanics who work in the trade. No D.I.Y.ers, You need to call a refrigeration tech. to size the unit. Then install it. Spend the money and have it done right!.
  15. Thread: TRUE PAINS

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    I cut both ends of the suction line. Get two...

    I cut both ends of the suction line. Get two ''t'' fittings. Or drill a small hole up in the evap. suction line. Get a long string and blow it through the inside of the suction line. Now pull your...
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    Franklin Chef Ice Makers???

    Got a call today from Franklin Industries. They want us to do their warranty repairs. I have never heard of this brand before. Have any of you guys worked on a Franklin. Are they any good. Any info...
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    With evaporator iced up.At the time clock.Set...

    With evaporator iced up.At the time clock.Set clock for 1 hour defrost. Take the wire off x terminal. Put it in defrost. Read the amps. The correct defost amps are listed on the name plate. Inside...
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    True has installed two safety switches on their...

    True has installed two safety switches on their freezers. If the inside box temp is over 20 degrees. The defrost heaters will not heat and the door heaters will shut down. True does not want the...
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    I didnt look at the wiring diagram. However, If...

    I didnt look at the wiring diagram. However, If this unit has two safety klixon thermostats. It might be the klixon in series with the defrost heater. I have changed a ton of these stats over the...
  20. I have made special thermometers for busy...

    I have made special thermometers for busy reach-ins. Fill one of those small round jars that pimento olives come in with alcohol. Poke a small hole on the top and insert a stem type dial thermometer....
  21. You forgot Whirlpool. Probe motor or probe micro...

    You forgot Whirlpool. Probe motor or probe micro switch. Broken grid strings.Actually bar tenders LOVED this machine. It made perfect ice for drinks.
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    also TRUE has one model that is wired 120/240...

    also TRUE has one model that is wired 120/240 volts if your plug has 4 prongs on it make sure your compressor is getting 240 volts. The wall outlet may be miswired.
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    Your going to have to put line tap valves on the...

    Your going to have to put line tap valves on the process tubes. One tube should stub out from the compressor, the other should stub out from the drier. We need pressure readings to help diagnose the...
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    I do. And you can to. Just call Tech Support and...

    I do. And you can to. Just call Tech Support and ask for one. Can I help you with anything specific.
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    At 0 degrees your not far off. I always check the...

    At 0 degrees your not far off. I always check the temp. with my own electronic thermometer. Sometimes I find the units thermometer off by 5 degrees. If you got a one cap tube system. Then yes it...
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