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  1. Thread: Fan motor swap

    by Rcb2875
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    There is a diagram on the motor itself for what...

    There is a diagram on the motor itself for what is what. What is more important is what is what in your unit. The colors mean nothing from your motor and the electrical colors in your AH. You have a...
  2. So you are saying that you don't know f you have...

    So you are saying that you don't know f you have a heat pump or a straight cool elect heat unit? If so, the easiest way for you to figure out what you have would be to look outside at the condenser...
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    I am wondering if they came to this conclusion...

    I am wondering if they came to this conclusion from a blower door test or actual duct tests.
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    Depending on how much you want to spend or are...

    Depending on how much you want to spend or are concerned about it you can have someone pressure test the ducts or a little simpler test with a IR camera to check for proper sealing and insulation. Be...
  5. Nothing open or to ground doesn't sound like...

    Nothing open or to ground doesn't sound like lightening strike damage to me and as was said earlier you would usually see other components fried as well. You may be able to argue a loss or spike on...
  6. Good to hear!

    Good to hear!
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    The oxidation is caused by the amount of heat and...

    The oxidation is caused by the amount of heat and exposure times.
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    Have you been noticing more bad caps not bulging...

    Have you been noticing more bad caps not bulging out? I have been coming across caps that look brand new without any bulging being bad. Seems to indicate there is something missing allowing expansion...
  9. They sold you a thermister and said it was a hard...

    They sold you a thermister and said it was a hard start for 3ph?? You need to get an amp draw on each leg and see what is going on. Get pro status and we can help you out a bit more in the...
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    If they wanted to yes they could. It is stated in...

    If they wanted to yes they could. It is stated in the install manual to flow nitrogen when brazing from the manufacturer. Have I ever seen one denied warranty, no. Does it affect the life of the...
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    Good question. But do they soak or blow out all...

    Good question. But do they soak or blow out all the coils? They have to be doing something for all those welds to be so "shiny clean". Looks like they are set in a chem bath to wash off and out the...
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    Just for a comparison and arguments sake watch...

    Just for a comparison and arguments sake watch the video and see exactly how much crap is deposited inside the tubing with just a single fitting brazed in without nitrogen. Now multiply this amount...
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    if you have sufficient returns and air flow it is...

    if you have sufficient returns and air flow it is best to use the higher MERV filters in the room return grills. This spreads the restriction of thick filters over a wider area and provides that much...
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    I don't place a whole lot of faith in filter...

    I don't place a whole lot of faith in filter driers to capture particulate. Seen too many pistons, orifice tubes with buildup to question their effectiveness on small particles.
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    That just gives you an idle no load value of the...

    That just gives you an idle no load value of the cap. The same as testing your car battery and finding 12v and calling it good, but does that mean it will start the car?
    I don't do a load test all...
  16. Thread: Oil sample??

    by Rcb2875
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    You can get acid tests that you just depress the...

    You can get acid tests that you just depress the valve core on the liquid line and allow a bit of liquid/oil blow across the test strip.
    QwikCheck <~~~~~~ Here.
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    ( ? ) What I am describing it is all new copper...

    ( ? ) What I am describing it is all new copper or you really would have no need to add joints because the lineset would be there already? ;)
    New copper old copper it doesn't matter on this...
  18. Thread: bad practice?

    by Rcb2875
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    Detectors work fine for initial testing but...

    Detectors work fine for initial testing but conditions aren't always a constant when you are working with something. What is fine one minute may not be the next and we can't always work on something...
  19. Thread: bad practice?

    by Rcb2875
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    Yes you can get shocked. I have not been shocked...

    Yes you can get shocked. I have not been shocked by any tubing yet but have been shocked by grabbing the AH, twice. Messed with it a while too before it hit me and only gave a little bit of a buzz...
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    It isn't that it is something that will pop out...

    It isn't that it is something that will pop out as extraordinarily obvious. The difference it makes can more likely be measured in years of service rather than unexpected sudden failure. It is just...
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    Man if there was ever an answer that would get...

    Man if there was ever an answer that would get you a visit from FBI, Homeland Security, IRS, and the Police... the answer to that question sure is it! LOL
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    I would have to agree to an extent. Resi with...

    I would have to agree to an extent. Resi with basic soft copper and minimal basic joints at cond and AH I wouldn't get all worked up about. One that was hard drawn with a ton of fittings.. well you...
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    Nothing here would apply to child labor laws. If...

    Nothing here would apply to child labor laws. If someone wanted to be an overprotective bubble wrap, sterilize, blunt sharp pointy things kind of.. "Good Samaritan" they may have some shadow of a...
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    If you want to buy and install your own motor and...

    If you want to buy and install your own motor and prefer Grainger then just start here and simply check mark each field listed on the left side that applies to what you need. If you can't see the HP...
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    A Carrier listed TXV or one through Sporlan? Not...

    A Carrier listed TXV or one through Sporlan? Not showing a TXV or option in my parts list at all through the Carrier app.
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