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    heat pump tstat setting

    I was once told by a major manufacturer factory service rep that (especially on high efficiency heat pump systems) due to condensing pressures the system will better at a tstat setting closer to 70...
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    lennox el296uh flame sensor reading

    Flame sensor reading from board F menu was 16.1. Am i reading this correctly? Seems high. Manual said 2.6 or above is normal but never saw a reading that high.
  3. I pulled the filter and cleaned it. Took my...

    I pulled the filter and cleaned it. Took my readings with filter removed. Eac filter, owner claimed she cleans it monthly. Looked like she rinsed the first pre-filter. St bernard dog in the house....
  4. Will do. Thanks for all of your help.

    Will do. Thanks for all of your help.
  5. Im going to pull the blower and check that sec...

    Im going to pull the blower and check that sec he. I was thinking hi tesp would indicate a restriction on supply side. Just woke up and realized sec h.e. is before high side manometer probe. Thanks...
  6. beenthere, why wouldnt extetnally plugged sec he...

    beenthere, why wouldnt extetnally plugged sec he cause high static since it is on the positive side of blower. please help me understand this.
  7. Amana GMH950904CXA low total esp. High lat

    Amana GMH950904CXA. Eat=75 lat=150. Total esp =.29"w.c. measured at blower door and limit. Drop across evap.=.17"w.c. gas pressure 3.5"w.c. filter clean. I read something somewhere that plugged...
  8. Dont throw cigarette butts all about the place

    Dont throw cigarette butts all about the place
  9. Bring your lunch and water.

    Bring your lunch and water.
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    I check caps under a load sometimes the formula...

    I check caps under a load sometimes the formula is amp draw times 2650 /voltage at cap. Take the amp draw right at the cap and the voltage at the cap leads.
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    I worked out of a ford transit once. That was...

    I worked out of a ford transit once. That was just about too small. Back in a ford 250 now I can breathe and there is room for a trash can.
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    The company that I work for has a waiver form...

    The company that I work for has a waiver form explaining that a dangerous condition MAY exist. We have the homeowner sign it and leave a copy.
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    Thanks, and thanks

    Thanks, and thanks
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    Check compressor discharge temp. Should be less...

    Check compressor discharge temp. Should be less than 200. Chk compressor amp draw and try to pump system down. Low superheat= flooded evap. You've removed refrigerant. Is the compressor pumping...
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    hot water heater hot on top

    Rheem 50 gal 40k bth hot water heater getting hot on top. Homeowner had other company out told her flue was plugged. I went on roof checked flue cap and inspected flue. I disconnected flue in attic...
  16. Thanks, I just started wondering what the benefit...

    Thanks, I just started wondering what the benefit is in wiring to the cap and then using one more piece of wire and three connectors as some manuf. do.
  17. why do some manf. wire condenser fan run winding to cap c, others only t2

    Why do some manufacturers wire condenser fan run winding lead to capacitor "c" terminal and others wire connect only to t2 just wondering
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    Except for units that use a txv in the od unit....

    Except for units that use a txv in the od unit. After the first few years of servicing only bryant equip. the company I was working for started also dealing lennox. I noticed the abscence of...
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    liquid line strainer just before metering device...

    liquid line strainer just before metering device could be blocked, should be freezing or have a temp diff. at restriction
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    sounds like a lot of guessing until someone comes...

    sounds like a lot of guessing until someone comes out. can't believe they wont be back until next week
  21. yep, better just bite the bullet and let the tech...

    yep, better just bite the bullet and let the tech try one thing at a time.
  22. Keep looking for a contractor. would never use...

    Keep looking for a contractor. would never use flex unless sleved with rigid pipe. What are they going to with heat tape on the condensate line and then let the trap freeze? I know that they make a...
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    I vote 3tons or is it 36,000 btu?

    I vote 3tons or is it 36,000 btu?
  24. Would be better to get these systems in during...

    Would be better to get these systems in during construction in my opinion for the simple fact that it can be scheduled and completed during the normal constuction cycle. You know before flooring is...
  25. Would change evap and mtering device. R410A...

    Would change evap and mtering device. R410A metering devices are about 15% smaller than on r22. Also How much Oil will be left in the r22evap? The question is how much wax will be in that oil to clog...
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    Agree with beenthere. also would have electrician...

    Agree with beenthere. also would have electrician check furnace, o.d. unit wiring.
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    sounds like liquid may be migrating through...

    sounds like liquid may be migrating through system, is condenser coil clean, ran into this once and the s/a's were all closed
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    should not have to add oil

    should not have to add oil
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    Agree with Crazy4. As for the txv I would try to...

    Agree with Crazy4. As for the txv I would try to manipulate it with hot water soaked rag or glass off ice water.
  30. Yes can be done, in fact I use that application...

    Yes can be done, in fact I use that application in my house. Just remember that the HP operation will supply lower temps than your fossil fuel system. The contractor that you decide to use should be...
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    Something to think about. The new ahu will be...

    Something to think about. The new ahu will be matched to the od unit, and have a new blower motor instead of a 26 year old one (if not already replaced).
  32. Generally the reversing valve energizes when the...

    Generally the reversing valve energizes when the tstat is placed in "cool" and de-energizes when switched off of cool. This can be the opposite way in some systems but it is interesting that until...
  33. Wait for the Tech

    As stated in the prev. posts there is really no actions that you can take except for waiting for the tech to arrive. I can explain a little about what is happening though.
    The fast blinking light is...
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    electronic leak detector

    I have found that in addition to pressure checking the system the use of an electronic leak detector saves me and the customer time and money. Yes I had to buy it myself. No I don't cry about it to...
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    410a metering device

    The metering device used in a 410a system is about 15% smaller in capacity as opposed to a metering device used in a R22 system of the same capacity. Only a metering device designed for 410a should...
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