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    By the way I solved the problem,hope you run...

    By the way I solved the problem,hope you run across the same thing, if you figure it out you will be surprised.
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    I'm not a DIY'er 31 yrs in the business. And I...

    I'm not a DIY'er 31 yrs in the business. And I can handle my problems, just asking if anyone ever ran across similar problem. Excuse me for asking.
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    Rheem Corsair ignition failure

    I got on a Corsair gas furnace. It calls for heat,glow coil lights up, gas valve gets 24v and it will light maybe 3 out of 5 times. I changed the gas valve and have checked everything I can think of....
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    Yea I am. But I still carry one on the truck....

    Yea I am. But I still carry one on the truck. There are things it will do that a digital meter will fool you on.
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    If you want accuracy and no noise, drag out that...

    If you want accuracy and no noise, drag out that Simpson in the roll-top case. If you don't have a Simpson, you haven't been in the field long enough.
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    I have had that beep save alot of footsteps when...

    I have had that beep save alot of footsteps when I couldn'see a switch from the unit. Wouldn't have any other meter. You will love the features like mfd and flame rod checking. It's a good meter.
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    Don't you have to charge R-404 as a liquid?? I...

    Don't you have to charge R-404 as a liquid?? I can't see any need to cut off condenser fans.
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    Haven't seen a schrader valve on top of a...

    Haven't seen a schrader valve on top of a condenser in about 30 yrs.
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    The drains look right but why can't they build a...

    The drains look right but why can't they build a trap where the elbow makes the left turn. Looks like there is plenty of room. As for the leaks,isolated the coil,lineset and condenser and test them...
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    Send me a ticket,I think I could figure this one...

    Send me a ticket,I think I could figure this one out. LOL
  11. Thread: Plenum Coil

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    I know all plenum coils leak eventually and if...

    I know all plenum coils leak eventually and if this coil was older than 1 year, I'd push replacing it. If the contractor and his Hispanic installers would do the right thing,I wouldn't be worried...
  12. Thread: Plenum Coil

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    Thanks for the info. I won't replace a good coil...

    Thanks for the info. I won't replace a good coil of this age, and the customer really don't have alot of money to spend on this. Besides they'll need a plenum when the coil is eventually replaced....
  13. Thread: Plenum Coil

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    Plenum Coil

    Has anybody ever put a plenum on an Allstyle PlenumCoil? I've seen airflow problems on 90% of these coils. I'm thinking of cutting out the end of the plenumcoil and adding a 4 foot plenum and pulling...
  14. Thread: the rapture?

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    Start talking religion and soon somebody is gonna...

    Start talking religion and soon somebody is gonna get pissed.
  15. Thread: the rapture?

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    Well I can't debate this because I don't know if...

    Well I can't debate this because I don't know if religion is true. Without fact we are all guessing. Like trying to charge an A/C without knowing system pressures.
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    Why are you letting flex lay in insulation? Pick...

    Why are you letting flex lay in insulation? Pick it up and hang it where it doesn't touch anything except the start collar and the box at the other end.
  17. Thread: the rapture?

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    Never had any proof of what the Bible says. And...

    Never had any proof of what the Bible says. And for all I know somebody with a vivid imagination wrote it. Sorry if I offend anybody but bring me some proof and I'll listen. The rapture seems far...
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    There are alot of reasons why a coil gets...

    There are alot of reasons why a coil gets dirty.The trick is keeping it clean along with the air in the house.
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    Or using the cheap blue filters that a bird could...

    Or using the cheap blue filters that a bird could fly through.
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    Not necessarily, If the filter is in a filter...

    Not necessarily, If the filter is in a filter grille away from the unit any leak in the return duct can stop up a coil.
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    I've used Fieldpiece for years and have abused...

    I've used Fieldpiece for years and have abused the hell out of them and never had a problem. When I have had problems I send them to Fieldpiece and most times they don't even charge me. They sent me...
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    If you have no R502 in stock and need even 2 Lbs...

    If you have no R502 in stock and need even 2 Lbs of gas in that cooler, I understand why you want to change. Especially if this cooler isimportant to the operation of this business. I'd hate to be...
  23. Thread: Frustrated

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    Don't think they have any union members in...

    Don't think they have any union members in Houston. Can illegals be in the union?? LOL
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    Send them a Registered Letter saying "If you call...

    Send them a Registered Letter saying "If you call this number again you will experience my attempt to deafen you." Get an air horn from Academy and when they call,knock them out of their little...
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    Some of the houses in Sunrise subdivision on...

    Some of the houses in Sunrise subdivision on Broadway have insulated roofs. What subdivision are you in?? I could probably describe your ductwork. Been in every one here. LOL
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    I like Klein warranty. I get mine from the...

    I like Klein warranty. I get mine from the electrical supply house.
  27. Thread: HVAC Guidance

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    Is this 2 stories on a single unit? If it is...

    Is this 2 stories on a single unit? If it is zoning or adding another system are 2 options to solving your problem.
  28. Thread: AAON RK

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    AH now I made money there. Just got to know the...

    AH now I made money there. Just got to know the right people. LOL
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    I am so glad to see people of integrety on this...

    I am so glad to see people of integrety on this site. People like this hurt the true professional owners and workers of this field. I work for a service company and I will not do side work. Why?...
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    Thumbs are good for alot of things,sizing A/C's...

    Thumbs are good for alot of things,sizing A/C's is not one of them. Rule of Thumb does not work.
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    I've got a vision pro 8000 and it clicks too.

    I've got a vision pro 8000 and it clicks too.
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    Sconyer's BBQ Augusta,Ga Tarheel Q Lexington,NC...

    Sconyer's BBQ Augusta,Ga Tarheel Q Lexington,NC Hog Rock Cafe Lexington,NC Joe's BBQ Alvin,Tx are some of my favorites Nothing like a NC pig pickin.LOL
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    Icouldn't have said this better myself. Also I...

    Icouldn't have said this better myself. Also I used to take care of their air compressors so I know they pressurize them. LOL
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    You can get homeowners HVAC Calc for $49.00

    You can get homeowners HVAC Calc for $49.00
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    Sounds a little high to me but he might see...

    Sounds a little high to me but he might see something I can't see. Do a load calculation on it and go from there.
  36. Thread: AAON RK

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    Oh OK Great place enjoy it.

    Oh OK Great place enjoy it.
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    I started in this business in1978 at Newber's...

    I started in this business in1978 at Newber's Refrigeration in Wimington,NC setting and piping supermarket equipment for $5.00 an hour. Learned basic freon and ammonia refrigeration from a master of...
  38. Thread: AAON RK

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    Houston,tx Was there for about 25 yrs. Still...

    Houston,tx Was there for about 25 yrs. Still know alot of people there. I might know you.
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    I had a cooler once with a similar problem....

    I had a cooler once with a similar problem. Turned out to be electrical. The compressor was a 240v 3 ph. The oil failure control being a 240v switch was hooked to 2 legs, however the contact they...
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    Check out the contractor who said shipping would...

    Check out the contractor who said shipping would be higher. We order out of stock equipment and never pay Carrier to bring the equipment in.
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    The thing that really surprised me was how well...

    The thing that really surprised me was how well this motor started and ran, dead stop with no help from the wind or me. I've seen motors that would start either direction when helped but not like...
  42. Ball peen hammer always worked for me. Especially...

    Ball peen hammer always worked for me. Especially if the gaskets have been hot,like a discharge gasket or air compressor head gaskets.
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    Yea, I hope he doesn't lose that compressor. It...

    Yea, I hope he doesn't lose that compressor. It was a 2yr old Goodman and I don't think he will understand a bad compressor at this age. Glad I didn't sell or install the equipment.
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    Odd capacitor problem

    I went on a call the other day and found my condenser motor running backward. The compressor started and ran fine, the condenser motor just ran backward. Check motor rotation on motor data plate...
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    Didn't mean to bash anybody. I've seen the good...

    Didn't mean to bash anybody. I've seen the good and bad in all of them.I've seen a Trane rooftop, top of the line, go all to pieces in the first year. I can also show you a Stewart-Warner 1970's...
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    Tough call. If the cost of the warranty...

    Tough call. If the cost of the warranty replacement is right you could get several years out of the system. That is if you got the best Goodman unit ever built. If I were in your shoes,not as a...
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    If you only want to run one compressor at a time...

    If you only want to run one compressor at a time look to Grainger for an alternater. I used to use Allen-Bradley flip-flop alternaters when I worked on air compressors in Wilmington. I also used a...
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    You can go online or to Leibert for total system...

    You can go online or to Leibert for total system charge. As for the sight glasses, a clear sight glass may look empty. Depending on where the sight glass is in relation to the pumpdown solenoid you...
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    Think about how heat moves, heat goes up, cool...

    Think about how heat moves, heat goes up, cool goes down. T'stat is down stairs where the cool air is settling. T,stats are dumb they don't know or care what the temp is upstairs. Also with a 2 stage...
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    Just for grins,I'd check my return duct at the...

    Just for grins,I'd check my return duct at the unit,make sure you're not mixing attic air. Really need to know sub-cooling and superheat to start diagnosing the TXV.
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