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  1. Auto Zone has some floursent dye for AC work, it...

    Auto Zone has some floursent dye for AC work, it claims to work with POE or Mineral oil. Used it on several systems, never had a problem. It will seal smaller leaks if given a little time. I put it...
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    They most likely used a saddle valve for the...

    They most likely used a saddle valve for the water line. The fill valve requires water pressure to open and water pressure to close properly. Low water pressure, won't force the valve to close 100%...
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    Cap tubes will sometimes make a poping noise. We...

    Cap tubes will sometimes make a poping noise. We had problems with that when I was working for Sears service. My Whirlpool ref does it to this day. I just ignore it. I can't remember what we did to...
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    Was wondering what if you sprayed the ubends on...

    Was wondering what if you sprayed the ubends on the end with good synthetic varnish? seems like that might give you a little more time.
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    Amana Micro HDC12a2

    Got a Amana with a burn't resistor on the control board. It's labeled R24. I suspect that it's not a resistor, but maybe some sort of a fuse, as it's in series with the power transformer. Any one...
  6. Anyone know cap tube size for Haussmann cooler

    I need a cap tube for Hussman NAV-6 anyone know what It can cross to, or where to order the correct one? Johnstones says they can't get a cross. This one is plugged full, unit only two years old!...
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    Replace piston with rotary compressor

    I have to replace a Copeland RRG4 00100 piston compressor with a rotary, they are both hi temp units using R22. The rotary is a Rechi 44r292a made in China. This is a walk in cooler with TXV. I would...
  8. You have to turn thermostat on and off three...

    You have to turn thermostat on and off three times within 6 seconds. Not sure if it should normally be cycled off or on, when doing test.
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    I'd be suprised if that was the orginal dryer....

    I'd be suprised if that was the orginal dryer. Manufacturs don't usually install a dryer like that in the orginal system. Generally they use a copper bullet type dryer, If so, that would mean that...
  10. If it's freezing for a while, and then getting...

    If it's freezing for a while, and then getting warm, sounds like moisture in the system, freezing the cap tube. It could be fixed, but could involve some time and experience. Is the 75 degree quote a...
  11. Thats normal, Is it working ok, or is there a...

    Thats normal, Is it working ok, or is there a reason why your concerned about the frost? I have two upright freezers, and neither one will frost the last coil. The high side valve most likely came on...
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    Charcoal, baking soda, can help, have they ever...

    Charcoal, baking soda, can help, have they ever spilled something, that got into the insulation behind a breaker strip? Ref smells usually come from the type of food kept in it. If it ever quit and...
  13. Go to sears.com model # is 253, not 263. part...

    Go to sears.com
    model # is 253, not 263. part sells for $88.53
    If you run it all the time,your ice cream will be a brick.
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    Those heaters are impossible to replace, and it's...

    Those heaters are impossible to replace, and it's not unusual for them to go bad, as they are made of steel, and subject to rust out. They used to make a kit, that consisted of a heating wire that...
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    Usually there is a tech sheet some where on or in...

    Usually there is a tech sheet some where on or in the unit. Pull the toe panel and check with flashlight and mirror, it should be under there. I just had a problem with my 3 year old Whirlpool Gold,...
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    Better to charge where frost is just coming out...

    Better to charge where frost is just coming out of the cabinet, that way there's no water on floor, and the dog dosen't get beat by the wife.
  17. Thread: SCAM ALERT!

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    Sticky: I got a email from Paypal last week saying that...

    I got a email from Paypal last week saying that my account would be locked if I didn't update my credit card info. My credit card was running out and that I needed to update it by 10-16, BUT the...
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    They need to make one that you can turn the...

    They need to make one that you can turn the display so you can use it in horizontal or vertical, or make a horizontal model. Sometimes they just won't fit where you want them
    Oldfart
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    You can cheat, get out your teflon tape, pull...

    You can cheat, get out your teflon tape, pull about a foot out, twist it with your fingers, till it looks like string, then wrap it around the stem, reinsert the packing nut and and stop the leak....
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    If you get a automatic defrost upright freezer,...

    If you get a automatic defrost upright freezer, you can pull the shelves out and stuff the whole deer in there. Just be sure to wrap in plastic, as the constant air will blacked the meat. Just get a...
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    I'm not the smartest tech, but what size box are...

    I'm not the smartest tech, but what size box are we talking about? A 1/2 hp compressor is not very large for a walkin. If it's more than a 6 * 6 then I'm guessing you are pushing it. Don't forget,...
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    You can use the connectors that have a screw...

    You can use the connectors that have a screw threaded into a little v shaped box. Don't know what they are called, but have used them for several repairs over the years. You should be able to pick...
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    If your talking about removing the tank in the...

    If your talking about removing the tank in the Ref, you will need special fittings, as you can't use brass rings on plastic line. You can order a new tank, I don't know what the cost is, I'll guess...
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    If you have added or removed freon, you need to...

    If you have added or removed freon, you need to totally pull the charge and weigh it back in. Thats a cap tube system, and you're wasting your time trying to charge it any other way. The proper...
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    HI Thanks for the manual, It's making ice,...

    HI
    Thanks for the manual, It's making ice, filled the bin overnight. They hacked the lineset from the outside wall to the condenser. Was left that way for a couple of years, never ran. The...
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