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    They only cover 1 year from installation... $90...

    They only cover 1 year from installation... $90 to come out and look at it... frustrating because I can get the automatic model #60 for $50 off ebay and probably do that myself.. ugh.
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    Is that sorta thing covered under warranty?

    Is that sorta thing covered under warranty?
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    Aprilaire 500m failing?

    Aprilaire 500M was installed along with new Thermopride two years ago. Suddenly this winter the Humidifier isn't working.. I'm not getting any clicks from the solenoid when I turn the knob all the...
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    Low/med/high fire set-ups

    Can someone explain the difference between these settings in a furnace? My model is OH6FA072DV4. Curious on my ECM fan speed settings. Currently it's set at factory setting:

    Heating CFM: 968
    Low...
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    Dip switches are correct based on manual.. But...

    Dip switches are correct based on manual.. But the wiring could be off. Hmmmm
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    Well this keeps getting more interesting. The...

    Well this keeps getting more interesting. The green cfm light is blinking 6 times while cooling. Indicating the blower is pushing 600 cfm. How the hell ?
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    Haha I've crossed the DIY line many times around...

    Haha I've crossed the DIY line many times around here, go for it!

    I also just noticed something in the manual here about one of the LED lights.. there's a CFM light that'll blink once for every...
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    didn't see last part of your post.. but yes.

    didn't see last part of your post.. but yes.
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    There's a noticeable difference in airflow when...

    There's a noticeable difference in airflow when it's in "continuous" mode though.. lately I've been leaving the T-stat Fan mode to "on" so it's in continuous a lot, and then when AC kicks on the...
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    in that pic if you zoom .. goes from top down.. ...

    in that pic if you zoom .. goes from top down..

    6-on
    5-off
    4-off
    3-off
    2-on
    1-on
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    Woops.. I said it was OH6FX072DV4... it's...

    Woops.. I said it was OH6FX072DV4... it's OH6FA072DV4... so single stage.. not two stage.

    Does that throw away your theory? If not here's a pic of the board.. i can get more. I 'm no expert but...
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    hmmmmmm should i get some more pics of the...

    hmmmmmm

    should i get some more pics of the board and how it's wired?
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    Doesn't this fan throttle itself based on...

    Doesn't this fan throttle itself based on pressure anyway?
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    The ducts are original from 1949. Not sure...

    The ducts are original from 1949.

    Not sure what else I could provide.. or what's not exactly adding up.. all I know the contractor said there's not enough air movement based on his readings and...
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    max speed is absolutely silent.. even standing...

    max speed is absolutely silent.. even standing next to the furnace it's hard to know it's running

    Replacing ductwork is probably as cost effective as moving.

    Interesting about replacing just a...
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    The charge was fine.. he was showing not enough...

    The charge was fine.. he was showing not enough airflow..which is AFTER i set the ECM to max at 4.5 ton speeds.. so before when it was at 2.5 ton speed, it must have been really slow

    So, it seems...
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    Thanks guys. It's gotta be low refrigerant....

    Thanks guys. It's gotta be low refrigerant. Furnace is new, filter is clean and all vents/returns open.

    So that I'm prepared, is this most likely a call to have it recharged with R22...is that...
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    http://i47.tinypic.com/9bhyu0.jpg and furnace...

    http://i47.tinypic.com/9bhyu0.jpg

    and furnace unit is OH6FX072DV4
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    Yes. All I hear is dripping inside my furnace...

    Yes. All I hear is dripping inside my furnace now. Nothing is coming down pipe to condensate pump. What could cause that issue now?
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    Well that wasn't good. I turned the ECM down to...

    Well that wasn't good. I turned the ECM down to 2.5 ton speed. Granted it's 90+ all day, but it looks like my evaporated coil froze.
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    the ecm can accomodate range from 2 to 4.5 ton...

    the ecm can accomodate range from 2 to 4.5 ton units.. my unit is 2.5 but this was left factory set to 4.5

    I don't understand why faster air past the 2.5 coil means reduction in performance.
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    ECM speed settings for A/C

    I have a new thermopride furnace with an ECM variable speed motor.. I have an existing older single state A/C unit from 2002.

    The factory setting of the ECM fan speed for cooling mode is max.. at...
  23. Thread: Oil leak

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    Thanks, Heaterman. If that screw just plugs a...

    Thanks, Heaterman. If that screw just plugs a port.. and everything else was working properly, would oil leak from there if the screw was removed? If that's the case, tightening would be pretty...
  24. Thread: Oil leak

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    Oil leak

    Bock oil burner on hot water tank. Had the pump replaced just over a year ago, and everything cleaned/serviced in November. I think this is a result of the technician not tightening something, but...
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    Thermopride OH6FA072DV4 issue

    Does anyone have experience with this model?

    With ECM motor and Reillo burner.

    I got it installed in December and when turning the thermostat to 68 from 60, for example, the burner will burn...
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    ignore

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    It's a single stage Riello BF3.

    It's a single stage Riello BF3.
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    Gross Stk. Temp. = 390 Net Stk. Temp. = 350...

    Gross Stk. Temp. = 390
    Net Stk. Temp. = 350
    CO2% = 12%
    Smoke = 0
    Breach Draft = 04
    Overfire Draft = 0.2
    Efficiency = 85%
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    say what now? the exhaust pipe coming from the...

    say what now? the exhaust pipe coming from the top of the furnace out to the chimney is what you're talking about right?
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    It's being paid through a state energy loan, and...

    It's being paid through a state energy loan, and I have to be happy before they release a dime. So that's a nice safety.

    I'm being as patient and understanding as possible for now because...
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    That sounds just like this installer. He seemed...

    That sounds just like this installer. He seemed to know how to get them in and get them going but the whole balancing aspect didn't seem part of his job description, which, as a customer, is a...
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    I understand you don't do DIY here, but if you...

    I understand you don't do DIY here, but if you can help me with the proper questions I can propose to my installer, that would certainly be helpful. Their ratings with BBB and Angies List are...
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    Not sure what the RH is.. they finished the...

    Not sure what the RH is.. they finished the humidifer this morning (AprilAire 500) with a manual control, he set it at 30.
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    Well that's just it, how do I know if it was set...

    Well that's just it, how do I know if it was set up correctly. When talking with the installer this morning I didn't feel he was confident with his answers regarding the speed of the blower and...
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    Should I expect any sort of documentation with...

    Should I expect any sort of documentation with regards to test results of the new installation such as "smoke test" or co2 or anything that i've seen on here?

    Basically we got the "all set, this...
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    I don't know. Is there a way to tell by looking...

    I don't know. Is there a way to tell by looking at the burner or something?
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    What's TR mean? Page 6 of this has the CFM...

    What's TR mean?

    Page 6 of this has the CFM table, and it's on factory settings..

    http://thermopride.com/pdf/ECMOptionforOH6Furnace.pdf
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    This was installed yesterday.. I want to call...

    This was installed yesterday.. I want to call today to talk about my issues but I want to make sure I'm not asking for the impossible. But again to go from 20 minutes to now 5+ hours to get heat up...
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    I don't know what the old unit was.. probably...

    I don't know what the old unit was.. probably 120k or something insane. I don't know for sure what this new one is set at.. i think it's either Low, mid, or high fire and it might be set at...
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    no manual J.. settings are stock from factory......

    no manual J.. settings are stock from factory... CFM is set at the stock 968 I think ... problem now is I don't know what to ask for.. but I'm not happy with the fact it takes HOURS upon HOURS to...
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    Thank you, "beenthere". That is helpful to hear...

    Thank you, "beenthere". That is helpful to hear that the newer or modern furnaces actually take several hours to reach a certain temp.

    Here's a picture of the old furnace.
    ...
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    Installer was a littler concerned with the ECM...

    Installer was a littler concerned with the ECM motor though I could tell he didn't have a lot of experience with these.. mostly did the PSC ones I think.. so that's not comforting.. but all the dip...
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    new furnace weak..

    Not sure if this is normal. I had an old ancient beast that was removed.. thankfully because it had a huge hole in the exchanger. Oil/forced air.

    The new on is a Thermopride OH6 with ECM...
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    Have there been any updates on this or is there a...

    Have there been any updates on this or is there a resident tax guru on here?

    If I get a oil furnace (Thermopride OH6FA072DV4R) installed, according to AHRI it qualifies for AMACF Federal Engergy...
  45. Which model do you see that's 88% really I just...

    Which model do you see that's 88% really I just need at least 86% to qualify for a Connecticut energy loan.
  46. Is there a 88% Thermoprice that's lowboy? I...

    Is there a 88% Thermoprice that's lowboy? I called a local thermopride dealer and they can't see any.
  47. My AC is a 2002 so it's not worth replacing now...

    My AC is a 2002 so it's not worth replacing now with a HP I don't think. And I've been told in Connecticut because winters can get so cold that HP's aren't as efficient under XX degrees.

    Windows...
  48. As far as cost of fuel, does it end up being an...

    As far as cost of fuel, does it end up being an even exchange? ie: Will I actually save money or will it break even with oil? All comparisons I find are vs. electric.
  49. Is going from Oil to Propane furnace a bad idea?

    The internet is not helping me figure this one out. It's very difficult to compare the two fuel types as they are so different.

    Basically I'm looking at an option to replace my old oil furnace...
  50. So carrier.com's furnaces are made by someone...

    So carrier.com's furnaces are made by someone else and the name is just a sticker? Sounds questionable. Maybe thermopride is just a sticker too?
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