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    Motor change

    No!!!! The fan blade assembly is not designed to turn that fast. Get the right motor or you will have problems.
  2. Thread: Green Mold

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    mold

    Yes there is carpet on 90% of the basement floor. I need to get back over there to check the RH. to see where it is at.
    Thanks
  3. Thread: Green Mold

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    Green Mold

    I have not been involved with the causes for green mold before and now find myself indirectly attached to a house that has it. The parsonage built by the members in 95 was lived in until 07 and then...
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    venting

    Looks real nice but I'm wondering how close you got to your total length of pipe on 2 inch with all those elbows, bearing in mind we can't see how far up they go?
    Just curious.
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    Leak testing

    I have always instructed pressurize with nitro and check for leaks with a bubble solution first, if that fails pressurize with nitro and a trace of R22 checking with a good leak detector second, and...
  6. Thread: Security

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    cage

    What's up with the elbow on the duct? Is there a damper in it or why is it there?
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    Cardboard

    Are they gas-packs? I wonder if the heat exchangers are any good if so. You would think the noise would have told them there was little air getting through. Didn't the customer notice that it was not...
  8. At least there is not a water softener in there...

    At least there is not a water softener in there also like they do in Roch MN. I had to move the softener to pull the blower from a trane upflow a few years back and the dispatcher thought it took too...
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    Well the capillary line of the control seems to...

    Well the capillary line of the control seems to be on the wrong refrigerant line as the settings appear to be for a pump down system using a low pressure control.
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    I wonder how long it took them to figure out the...

    I wonder how long it took them to figure out the vent, inside seems easy but how did they do the part outside, or is it just supported from the end inside? I used to work out of Rochester, are you...
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    Some people just do not like computers. Had a...

    Some people just do not like computers. Had a student in his twenties a few years ago who flat out refused to use the computer until he found that was where his grade was to be found when I wouldn't...
  12. Thread: superheat

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    If you are checking the charge on a split a/c...

    If you are checking the charge on a split a/c system with a orifice or bullet metering device, the place where superheat is checked is at the inlet of the condensing unit on the suction line....
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    Looks like a Carrier on it's side. Did they...

    Looks like a Carrier on it's side. Did they forget to change the oriface's or was it too high on gas pressure? I never saw one burned like that when I was OEM Carrier. It almost looks like the...
  14. Thread: warm freezer

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    Even if the valves leak checking pressures; water...

    Even if the valves leak checking pressures; water in and water out temps will tell you something, is there a sight glass? A vacuum is too low, but there can be reasons for it.What condition is the...
  15. Thread: METAPHORS

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    A few fries short of a happy meal, for someone...

    A few fries short of a happy meal, for someone not completely there in the mind. When I was farming, I was at a the local repair shop one day discussing a distant friend who farmed that went off his...
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    Wow! Who designed that must have had to many...

    Wow! Who designed that must have had to many parts laying around and lots of time to do this or way too much time to just throw this together. Does it work and for how long?
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    That install looks just like how a trailer house...

    That install looks just like how a trailer house furnace would be installed; the furnace probably is not approved for that kind of install besides all the other problems. Don't see too many outside...
  18. I wonder if they had to relight the pilot of the...

    I wonder if they had to relight the pilot of the WH and it probably would pull the flue gasses down also. What a poor install and not properly taken care of afterwards too!
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    Call Carrier, That is a first for me also. The...

    Call Carrier, That is a first for me also. The person who did the emblems must have said they gave me all three so why not put them on:-)
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    Bet he sleeps well at night

    I use a nipco heater in my garage during emergency repairs during the winter which is the same effect. My garage is not insulated and has enough air leaks, still I try not to take any longer than...
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    So was there some delayed ignition going on or...

    So was there some delayed ignition going on or why was the door coming off? It is amazing that some people can't see things that are right in front of them for the manuals to be there but I don't...
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    Most of the units we have worked on have quarter...

    Most of the units we have worked on have quarter hp with start cap and current relay.
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    Gotta admit he is a good shot:-)

    Gotta admit he is a good shot:-)
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    Kevin, I posted to your thread in the pros...

    Kevin, I posted to your thread in the pros section first. The timer sounds like it is not advancing to start the comp after defrost, make sure the nuetral is working on the timer. Some of these...
  25. Thread: dryer heat

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    People have put diverters in the vent on electric...

    People have put diverters in the vent on electric dryers with a torn nylon stocking over the end. Shure dumps the heat in but also the humidity, might be o k in the winter but not in the summer....
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    Sorry for your loss. I wish you the best of luck...

    Sorry for your loss. I wish you the best of luck for your future. Bagging groceries might take up more of your time than you think. Take a breather and then take another look at every thing.
    Roger
  27. This is a very good read. I agree with Delta on...

    This is a very good read. I agree with Delta on the changes in the industry, name one that has not had this happen to. I farmed for 20+ years before getting into this field. Most of the last 10 years...
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    Judging from the looks of the camper the a/c is...

    Judging from the looks of the camper the a/c is worth more than the camper is.
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    Forgot to mention that black board is not the...

    Forgot to mention that black board is not the original board, the carriers that I worked on had a green circuit board in, the black board shown came later with the MVP style carriers
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    I don't know, some of the three wire pick and...

    I don't know, some of the three wire pick and hold pilots were better than some of the early hot surface ignitors that carrier came out with. The biggest problem with that style furnace was the...
  31. Thread: My House

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    Looks good, but where does the water heater get...

    Looks good, but where does the water heater get its air for combustion from? I can't see any make up air in that small closet.
  32. Thread: Cord Kit

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    Thats real purty, I like the strain relief. Bet...

    Thats real purty, I like the strain relief. Bet the hack saved a few dollars there.
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    Funny the house didn't burn down or did they die...

    Funny the house didn't burn down or did they die first:->
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    I agree with the posts on checking the stainers...

    I agree with the posts on checking the stainers first. Purge the coils of air afterwards. Also check the temp of the water going in and out on both the coils there should be a temp difference you can...
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    Check to make sure they are not on the same...

    Check to make sure they are not on the same circuit. A few years ago an electronics expert told me that some electronics need to be on a different circuit if not sheilded all the way back to the elec...
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    Home owners have just got to love what siders do...

    Home owners have just got to love what siders do to their homes, and then are not smart enough to make them fix the problems when the create them.
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    I agree with two different systems.Refrigerator...

    I agree with two different systems.Refrigerator temps are going to get around -10 to -15 degrees to keep your ice cream cold enough. The heat transfer helps use the refrigerant more efficiently. A/C...
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    I agree with the flood back issue, its there so...

    I agree with the flood back issue, its there so the mfg can "fill" the evap to the max. If you remove it and it floods back you boss may be eating a compressor, its his choice.
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    1. HRV's do have a filtering system built into...

    1. HRV's do have a filtering system built into them that needs cleaning at least twice per year so you actually do have control of this air.

    2. I recommend installing media type filters(space gard...
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    I think you should be looking for a second...

    I think you should be looking for a second opinion. The Carrier STA we have in our lab is an 80% eff gas furnace with a steel vent pipe, it needs combustion air from the area it is located in. This...
  41. Thread: Foreclosures

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    Can be good but when I was farming back in the...

    Can be good but when I was farming back in the 80's I went to a lot of repo sales. Seems that when they were going down they quit taking care of things if it ever had care in the first place, so be...
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    Works really well, can almost compare to an oil...

    Works really well, can almost compare to an oil burner for supply air output. One that I was involved with used infloor heat in the basement and HW coil in the air handler for heat he also had the...
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    Sounds like you got the short end of the stick,...

    Sounds like you got the short end of the stick, knowing too much at the right time. There's nothing like trying to fix something when there is no proper tools around, hope that gauge set accidentaly...
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    I'm going to ask the stupid question as i have...

    I'm going to ask the stupid question as i have only seen one geo system, hows the water flow/transfer rate? is there enough flow. I know that problem can happen with chillers (small ones)and lack of...
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    I agree with a seperate elec meter and seperate...

    I agree with a seperate elec meter and seperate gas meter its the only way to check usage.That doesn't mean that they are completely seperate because the floor under them does get a benifit from...
  46. Thread: LN2 accident

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    Had a volunteer fireman tell me that the...

    Had a volunteer fireman tell me that the refrigerant tanks and other tanks carried in our service vans were called BLEV's. Basically Levels Everything in the Vicinity
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    Make sure the pan drain is open, the drain line...

    Make sure the pan drain is open, the drain line heater is working, and the drain line blown out. There should be a pan under the evap that the water flows to the middle and out through the side or...
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    Ditto, one other thought; Are you trying to use...

    Ditto, one other thought; Are you trying to use this when it's too cold out? Less than 60 degree out side and no low ambient will take a compressor out real quick.
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    Kirby, I think you need to have the dampers...

    Kirby, I think you need to have the dampers checked out, they might be not opening and closing properly.
  50. Its called the yellow pages, under H for heating...

    Its called the yellow pages, under H for heating and a/c repair service.
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