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    Sounds like a restricted drier or cap tube.. 134a...

    Sounds like a restricted drier or cap tube.. 134a is know for caking up cap tubes and cheap pencil driers.. I have blown cap tubes out and gotten a milky substance.. Anyone have this experience a lot...
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    Carriers are known for tripping rollout's on...

    Carriers are known for tripping rollout's on their RTU's.. It always seems to be the seal missing from the gas pipe where the panel meets it, where the pipe enters the unit.. A good gust of wind and...
  3. I honestly feel just getting in field hours, and...

    I honestly feel just getting in field hours, and screwing little things up but learning from it is always a best bet for blooming into a fine tech... There will be times when you really mess up bad...
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    I recommend taking a job in the trade as soon as...

    I recommend taking a job in the trade as soon as it comes. ( because getting the first one will always be the hardest ). As long as you get building your resume and start learning and seeing how it...
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    RTU Service in rain solution?

    Commercial HVAC tech here. I have been servicing RTU's in all types of extreme weather here in New England for years now. I find the worst condition to work in is the rain and slushy snow. I have...
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    cheapos didnt even throw ya a hundo for being...

    cheapos didnt even throw ya a hundo for being such a stand up guy?
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    Getting your first job will be the hardest task...

    Getting your first job will be the hardest task at hand. After that its gravy.. I basically called every Hvac company in the yellow pages. I landed an install job. I am now a commercial service tech....
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    So have you looked at the unit yet? If not I...

    So have you looked at the unit yet? If not I would ask, how does the home owner know its the switch? Also ditch the manual switch and hook em up with a auto one, they are cheap enough....
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    Best response...:grin2:

    Best response...:grin2:
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    No there are various sized cased coils. Get the...

    No there are various sized cased coils. Get the closest size to the existing one if replacing or take measurements of top of furnace.. Yes you can remove the old coil and use the existing case...
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    That goes for Massachusetts too... If I got a...

    That goes for Massachusetts too... If I got a iced up coil, the filters are usually stuck in the ice anywho, so I throw them out.. I would say 8 out of 10 times, low charge is a cause of the ice...
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    buy a new fridge

    buy a new fridge
  13. I have thought of that also, or a large orange...

    I have thought of that also, or a large orange biohazard sign taped to the door may work just as well.... :lol:
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    Just got a Fieldpiece stick meter, best meter I...

    Just got a Fieldpiece stick meter, best meter I have ever owned..
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    No I would not add gas on low pressure without...

    No I would not add gas on low pressure without checking airflow first.. Dude I am past my first day of working service..

    However I will repeat my first post " I second that... I have been on many...
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    I repeat... But then again if you charged the...

    I repeat...

    But then again if you charged the system correctly, you would of known what your super heat was...
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    I have been burned before by simply "weighing in...

    I have been burned before by simply "weighing in my charge" because a sticker said 5lb 4oz. I take that number with a grain of salt.. Everyone should know that a fixed orifice system is charged by...
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    lol that's awesome...

    lol that's awesome...
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    Awesome pic man... I remember learning about this...

    Awesome pic man... I remember learning about this is school, must admit I have never done it... ;/
  20. I stand there and when they reach to open the...

    I stand there and when they reach to open the door I tell em they are outta luck...
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    Sounds like it could be slightly overcharged to...

    Sounds like it could be slightly overcharged to me man.. How hot is the space it is trying to cool? Also did ya take amp draw of the compressor?
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    90psi for back pressure on a R22 system? Where...

    90psi for back pressure on a R22 system? Where have you gained such information?
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    My bad man, TXV or fixed orifice?

    My bad man, TXV or fixed orifice?
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    Ya I agree just flush the line set and make sure...

    Ya I agree just flush the line set and make sure that evap coil is rated for r410a. If no TXV use the piston that comes with the new condenser in your evap coil..
  25. BAHAHAHAHA :LOL::LOL:

    BAHAHAHAHA :LOL::LOL:
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    I have seen it once before.. I just replaced it...

    I have seen it once before.. I just replaced it...
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    I second that... I have been on many many calls...

    I second that... I have been on many many calls for a iced up evap coil due to low pressures...
  28. Ummm operating pressures please? Also any...

    Ummm operating pressures please? Also any pressure switches?
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    ya man one a little grease gets on a coil it...

    ya man one a little grease gets on a coil it becomes a magnet for pollen...
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    in duct smoke detectors just cut out 24volts when...

    in duct smoke detectors just cut out 24volts when smoke is detected..
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    What is your suction pressure? I would check your...

    What is your suction pressure? I would check your condenser coil and also remember 410a is very picky and requires a deep vacuum.. Is your high side fluttering at all?
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    Is there a fan cycle control on this unit?

    Is there a fan cycle control on this unit?
  33. Blk(contactor), wht(common on cap), and both your...

    Blk(contactor), wht(common on cap), and both your browns to the cap..
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    Definetly restricted somewhere.. I would recover...

    Definetly restricted somewhere.. I would recover that charge and blow some nitrogen through there and see what happens...
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    You got to be more specific on how the wires are...

    You got to be more specific on how the wires are connected at the pecker head...? Also a picture is worth a thousand words...
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    You gotta split those coils man and wash em...

    You gotta split those coils man and wash em good... Then check your operating pressures.. I have lowered my head pressure from 325 to 250 easily before by splitting those coils...
  37. Honeywell makes a great wireless stat that can...

    Honeywell makes a great wireless stat that can also communicate with a multi zone board...
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