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  1. First check the water level probe for scale. ...

    First check the water level probe for scale.

    Water inlet solenoid might not be opening, or screen is plugged.

    The water inlet pipe might be scaled up at the outlet inside the generator. What I...
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    Yes it really sucks.. same thing happened to me a...

    Yes it really sucks.. same thing happened to me a few months ago. I was working out of town and they broke into my van at the hotel I was staying at, took everything. You try to replace what you had...
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    I've worked on worse! Never had any problems....

    I've worked on worse! Never had any problems. Cover the motors and hose it out.
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    Last pic, walk-in door left open and no one...

    Last pic, walk-in door left open and no one around! "typical"
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    Which fast food company? I have been a tech for...

    Which fast food company? I have been a tech for fast food company's for over 20 years, "company" stores not franchise. franchise can be a pain in the A** because they don't like to spend money so...
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    I was working on a steam pan that was 208volts...

    I was working on a steam pan that was 208volts single phase. None of the breakers were marked (not correctly anyways). So I turn off all the double pole breakers, still have power. What I find is...
  7. Actually we need a tech with hot and cold...

    Actually we need a tech with hot and cold experience. This is a in house position for a fast food company.
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    I've seen worse. If you let them go "BOOM" too...

    I've seen worse.
    If you let them go "BOOM" too many times that happens. replace the burner and insulation and find out why it went "BOOM", probably bad blower relay, bad blower.
  9. pacnw.. Is your experience in commercial? HVAC...

    pacnw.. Is your experience in commercial? HVAC and Refrigeration?
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    Victorville is a long way from the stars.

    Victorville is a long way from the stars.
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    Looks like Zinco breakers. Worst breaker's I have...

    Looks like Zinco breakers. Worst breaker's I have worked with. They don't make good contact so they over heat and start sparking and fizzing.
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    11 years $15/hr.. dang.. I would be looking for a...

    11 years $15/hr.. dang.. I would be looking for a different line of work.
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    X2 If you have a few years experience...

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    If you have a few years experience (commercial) in California you should be making more than $18/hr. Residential not sure! never did residential.
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    It's a contractors license. you need it if you...

    It's a contractors license. you need it if you have your own business, you don't need it to get a service tech job. If you don't have one and you are contracting then you can only charge I think it's...
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    I have the C-20 and your only giving me $30.00 an...

    I have the C-20 and your only giving me $30.00 an hour...No Thank You!!
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    No building.. Just HVAC&R and cooking equipment.

    No building.. Just HVAC&R and cooking equipment.
  17. X2 Had the same problem on two different units....

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    Had the same problem on two different units. Replaced the bin switch (curtain switch) problem went away.
  18. Jack in the box?

    Jack in the box?
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    Same thing happens down here in So Cal by the...

    Same thing happens down here in So Cal by the ocean.
  20. Worked for jack in the box for 16years took care...

    Worked for jack in the box for 16years took care of 15 stores, was laid off 3 years ago. Now work for El Pollo loco and have 11 stores.
  21. I'll have to keep this in mind! We are in a...

    I'll have to keep this in mind! We are in a drought here in california.
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    Yes seen it a few times. Is it regularly...

    Yes seen it a few times. Is it regularly chemicaly descaled?
    I cut one open once but couldent see any obvious crack. Replace it!
  23. I've used clocks many times. Telling these people...

    I've used clocks many times. Telling these people to keep the door closed is like talking to a wall.
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    Check out that fishnick site it has alot of good...

    Check out that fishnick site it has alot of good info on it. Some times you dont need to mess with speeding up or slowing down anything, just a simple side panel to help direct the heat and smoke up...
  25. Should only use OEM on the Mani's. Also like...

    Should only use OEM on the Mani's.

    Also like baub said, no need for a sight glass.
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    There is a guy in L A that does only gaskets. I...

    There is a guy in L A that does only gaskets. I used him once and wont again! way to expensive.
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    Check the pipe that the previous tech replaced.

    Check the pipe that the previous tech replaced.
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    I have replaced many of those valve. Use the...

    I have replaced many of those valve. Use the orange coated stick and wrap it!!
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    I use the orange coated stick. Remember to wrap...

    I use the orange coated stick. Remember to wrap the valve with a wet towel.
  30. You might want to quote them a new blower motor...

    You might want to quote them a new blower motor also!!
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    Had an ice machine do that once. Start components...

    Had an ice machine do that once. Start components checked good but for some reason the start cap was causing it. Replaced both cap and havent had the problem since.
  32. Pigeon crap is the worst. Alot of times you get...

    Pigeon crap is the worst.
    Alot of times you get both (dead pigeons in there own crap)
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    I'v seen them a few times with no Temp problems.

    I'v seen them a few times with no Temp problems.
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    A lot of HVAC "what if" questions.

    A lot of HVAC "what if" questions.
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    Those predators like to leak where the liquid...

    Those predators like to leak where the liquid line goes across the top just before it bends down to the evap. Also have had a couple of times on those units the compressor seam (weld) would leak.
  36. Those plugs are nice if you use OEM motor but...

    Those plugs are nice if you use OEM motor but most guys just get a replacement that works and cut the plug off.
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    Only looks familiar because i'v seen it a few...

    Only looks familiar because i'v seen it a few times! Not that big of a deal, The manufacture tells you to coil access on roof. Nothing to do with lazy!
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    What roof is that on top of? (Business)

    What roof is that on top of? (Business)
  39. I found that 414b worked better in the smaller...

    I found that 414b worked better in the smaller undercounter units, 409a would run hi head pressure in those units. Never tried it in a walk-in those were usually converted to 404.
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    Sounds to me like you need to clean that...

    Sounds to me like you need to clean that condenser real good before you do anything else!
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    It's your bin switch! Change it, some times they...

    It's your bin switch! Change it, some times they will cause it to go back to freeze cycle with out curtin opening.
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    Sorry people didn't mean to get off topic!

    Sorry people didn't mean to get off topic!
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    Dang....Now with Bart you probably get all the...

    Dang....Now with Bart you probably get all the yahoos for Oakland in there wreaking havoc.
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    Hey Kobe, I used to live in Dublin about 19 years...

    Hey Kobe, I used to live in Dublin about 19 years ago. Used to be a small town then, now it's grown pretty big. They have Bart going there now?
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    I prefer electrical tape! Looks more professional...

    I prefer electrical tape! Looks more professional :whistle:
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    Are both condenser fan motors turning the correct...

    Are both condenser fan motors turning the correct way?
    Had a Trane yesterday one fan turning the wrong way. (bad cap)
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    Yup!

    Yup!
  48. I think because you say you specialize in...

    I think because you say you specialize in restaurant's..Not a lot of tech's like working in restaurants (maybe)? Can be kind of dirty and nasty.
    I'v been working restaurants for many years, I'm kind...
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    I want one!

    I want one!
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    I was getting on the freeway, The entrance goes...

    I was getting on the freeway, The entrance goes from two lanes to one so i'm trying to merg to the one lane when this douce bag stay's right beside me, So i speed up and get over. When we got on the...
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