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    Every experienced tech should know that a...

    Every experienced tech should know that a customer will lie to your face no matter what. I don't care if it's an 80year old lady, I am not getting screwed and will get paid. If a customer gets over...
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    Are you sure you have a 208/230 moto? Just a...

    Are you sure you have a 208/230 moto? Just a question
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    Definetly DIY.. If you can't figure this problem...

    Definetly DIY.. If you can't figure this problem out you are definetly not a service tech....
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    That's what I try to get through to the new guys...

    That's what I try to get through to the new guys who come work for us. If you don't know something just stop right there and ask. It's better to be sure then to proceed and make a costly mistake that...
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    I would go down on the tstat and not got for...

    I would go down on the tstat and not got for Icomfort wifi since its a communicating tstat and you are not getting communicating equipment. That tstat should ony be used with Lennox signature series...
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    On a leak search if it's on the condensing unit...

    On a leak search if it's on the condensing unit My electronic picks it up every time. Plus you can usually see oil spots. If I don't find leak outside I remove the front door of acoil and spray the...
  7. You should be able to handle the warranty BUT...

    You should be able to handle the warranty BUT from experience why would you want to. I know you want to be the hero and the good guy but once you touch that unit and work on it, that now becomes your...
  8. My company sets me up with 10-15 calls per day....

    My company sets me up with 10-15 calls per day. In the summer time I will start at 6am and work until 11pm. Monday-Saturday then only work half,day on Sunday. That is only 3 months out of the year
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    I agree with you. No point in doing it unless you...

    I agree with you. No point in doing it unless you can do it right. The customer is paying for a service and which you cannot provide accurate readings unless the temp is above 55. Some say to use a...
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    That is exactly why we refuse to install off...

    That is exactly why we refuse to install off breed brands. That's why off breed units cost a lot less. Sure you make a higher profit because the cost of the equipment costs less but look at the...
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    The contractor that told you to replace the...

    The contractor that told you to replace the entire unit is the right one. Since the unit sat open to atmosphere it is contaminated with moisture. I'm sure putting a new line set in would work but the...
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    Did u put a manometer on to see what the...

    Did u put a manometer on to see what the differential pressure is? Checking for debris doesn't mean anything
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    What is your microamp signal like Core_d is...

    What is your microamp signal like Core_d is asking?? need to check it at sensor and where it connects on board.. Never clean with sandpaper, believe it or not it can ruin it.is your pressure switch...
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    I usually bid it $500 less than a new unit...even...

    I usually bid it $500 less than a new unit...even if it's under warranty
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    I personally have been in that situation before....

    I personally have been in that situation before. One night last winter on a cold night I had an elderly couple have a g61mpv furnace blower motor fail. I didn't have a variable speed motor with me so...
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    Electricity is not a guessiing game. People that...

    Electricity is not a guessiing game. People that don't understand it should leave it alone
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    Inducing pump???? Hmmmm definely know what he's...

    Inducing pump???? Hmmmm definely know what he's doing
  18. My family has a company in Hvac company in KC and...

    My family has a company in Hvac company in KC and we are a premiere Lennox dealer. I would be willing to help you take care of your problem if you would like. You can email me at
    <Email addresses...
  19. The filter is not the problem. If he has been...

    The filter is not the problem. If he has been using the same one for years he has a separate issue. The furnace needs at least a 1/2 hs motor and u need to set the speed to medium high for heat. The...
  20. If I was you I would have a technician wire that...

    If I was you I would have a technician wire that IAQ for you. If you don't understand dehumidification and electricity that tstat will be very difficult for you to install. If you don't jumper that...
  21. Energy rater LA. I agree "dido"

    Energy rater LA. I agree "dido"
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    I love how they are giving you " lifetime ...

    I love how they are giving you " lifetime workmanship warranty" that there is a load of bs
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    Take it as your first Mis diagnose lesson. Always...

    Take it as your first Mis diagnose lesson. Always triple check your self and know the sequence of operation and where and when should voltage be
  24. I myself always run evap coil dain and furnace...

    I myself always run evap coil dain and furnace drain completely separate. Lennox changes their condensate trap every month I think
  25. They are not like batteries that get weak and you...

    They are not like batteries that get weak and you have to change them. A capacitor should stay the same forever. Remember the old capacitors that they used to put in units that had PCB in them, you...
  26. If our guys set that unit that close to the wall...

    If our guys set that unit that close to the wall they would be fired in a second. The lead installer shouldn't of let that happen. If he doesn't get fired I would definetly make him pump the unit...
  27. Yes you should have a load calc done. You would...

    Yes you should have a load calc done. You would probably be best happy with a two stage unit with a variable speed blower to have a setup capable of dehumidification. How that works is the blower...
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    You do know that unit has a variable speed motor...

    You do know that unit has a variable speed motor in it dont you?
  29. Just when you think you have seen it all, you run...

    Just when you think you have seen it all, you run into something else. I've never seen the gas furnace primary with heat pump being the EH.
    I did have that problem one time and what was happening I...
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    Having a Hvac company install a GOODMAN system...

    Having a Hvac company install a GOODMAN system would already be cheap but if you went to trouble of ordering offline you must have really been looking for a cheap bang up job..
    That GOODMAM job...
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    Wrapping inside is not as critical as wrapping...

    Wrapping inside is not as critical as wrapping outside valves.. You did buy ur equipment online for cheap, like other guys said it was probably "factory 2nd" like 54regcab said. I have seen coils...
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    Beenthere, last year I went out on a service call...

    Beenthere, last year I went out on a service call and the customer had water all over their basement..I go in and right away I notice the entire furnace and coil 2" off level and sloped to the back,...
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    The only thing this customer needs to do is have...

    The only thing this customer needs to do is have that company come out and tear this whole system out and redo it. It we're my houses would be on the phone with the owner to have this resolved. If...
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    Just keep replacing parts... Eventually you will...

    Just keep replacing parts... Eventually you will change the right one... If all home owners got on This website and asked for info on how to fix their furnace none of us would have a job.
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    I am pretty sure any good service technician...

    I am pretty sure any good service technician knows that you charge a TXV system by suBcooling... And you charge a fixed orifice system by superheat..if you don't charge by that rule you will always...
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    hvacvegas the reason you are not having problems...

    hvacvegas the reason you are not having problems because you are installing them properly.. It is crucial that every unit is properly charged upon installation especially on heat pumps. All heat...
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    RyanHughes is 100% right. That is a very nice...

    RyanHughes is 100% right. That is a very nice system. Just make sure that when they are done they show u how to operate the IAQ. if it is setup properly you can access the screen and set the...
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    If I was you I would have done the smart thing......

    If I was you I would have done the smart thing... Called a service technician
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    Yes installation is the number one priority when...

    Yes installation is the number one priority when purchasing new equipment but there definitely is a difference in the quality of products.. I anyone disagrees put a goodman and a Lennox AC unit side...
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    You should always go with who you feel...

    You should always go with who you feel comfortable with...if that company sells Lennox I would check on Lennox website to see of they are a Premier dealer or not... If they are premiere then they...
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    As a service tech you will learn to hate the...

    As a service tech you will learn to hate the smart valve and the idiot who came up with it... I am 100% serious when I say that probably 85% of the furnaces I have been on with no heat service calls...
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    If it were my house I would go with company B....

    If it were my house I would go with company B. the one who is offering the 2 ton Lennox 13hpx-024 with cbx26-024 fan/coil.
    I wouldnt go with AMANA. They do make good beef but not air conditioners....
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    No customer should go without heat for 1 day at...

    No customer should go without heat for 1 day at the most. You have been working on the same furnace for 2 weeks.. I just still cannot believe this
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    I'm so sorry to tell u this but you are a...

    I'm so sorry to tell u this but you are a complete IDIOT YOUNGWISEMAN. Call a real professional to go get that unit fixed. By everything u have said you have no idea what u are doing... That is a...
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    God I love it when DIY people get on here and try...

    God I love it when DIY people get on here and try to explain themselves to sound like they know what they are talking about..if we would explain to everyone how to fix their furnaces we wouldn't have...
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    Most people don't like to work on them because...

    Most people don't like to work on them because they don't understand them. The Lennox pulse was a great furnace.. We still have about 10 customers that have them and they love them.. The most common...
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    You should have gone with the 3ton two stage. If...

    You should have gone with the 3ton two stage. If you have 1500 square feet that two ton will have trouble keeping you cool if the temps in the summer get too extreme. You can never predict what the...
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    That furnace is very particular how the...

    That furnace is very particular how the condensate drain is installed on side of furnace. If it's not installed properly by the installers you will have problems with the furnace. The vent must be...
  49. If your heat exchanger is bad then u will spend...

    If your heat exchanger is bad then u will spend more money than it's worth to replace it then to just replace the entire furnace. Even if the heat exchanger is under warranty no company will come...
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    General rule is 400 per ton. So on your high...

    General rule is 400 per ton. So on your high stage 4 ton u would be looking around 1600 Cfm. Of course just by setting it by the book doesn't mean you will achieve the proper airflow. That will only...
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