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    thank you all for your time, it helped.

    thank you all for your time, it helped.
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    thanks for your help.That's because it is a...

    thanks for your help.That's because it is a GARUF. Purchased Feb. of 2015.
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    An embarrassing Goodman questian

    Embarrassing because I'm not 100% sure. On the Goodman GARUE 30B14 two and a half ton a/handler it has four low voltage wires coming out the top.Which one is the common? Sad part is in the last two...
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    Artietech after reading your posts, and as time...

    Artietech after reading your posts, and as time went on, your defense and continued defense of " your opinion " it is clear you are talking about things you don't understand. My advice is you should...
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    Gentlemen thank you all for your time. Got fixed...

    Gentlemen thank you all for your time. Got fixed up with Johnstone Supply in Eatontown. Thanks again.
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    york package unit

    Where to buy York rtu parts. Looking for closest supply house to buy York parts in Toms River Ocean County N.J. area. I'm a residential guy and never had the need before.
  7. Exactly.

    Exactly.
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    Dougfamous I was taught (graduated in 2000) that...

    Dougfamous I was taught (graduated in 2000) that suction line filters were to be installed if there was a compressor burnout and were to be removed in about a month and if there was still evidence of...
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    Thirty minutes is flat out unrealistic. Thirty...

    Thirty minutes is flat out unrealistic. Thirty minutes might be the exception, certainly not the rule.
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    what anders said happens to me, too.

    what anders said happens to me, too.
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    A large part of my business is in a senior...

    A large part of my business is in a senior citizen community. It was a no cooling call. I ring the bell. Lady says my a/c is not working, I'm 78 years old, I have cancer, I've had one breast...
  12. In my limited experience I've learned the...

    In my limited experience I've learned the humidifier is only part of the problem. The other parts are insulation and infiltration related. If the last two parts of the problem are not addressed...
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    R 22 is much more forgiving. 410A not so much....

    R 22 is much more forgiving. 410A not so much. May take a few years but guaranteed the service life will be negatively effected and the air quality will also be compromised. Would work for a while...
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    A friend of mine told me he went to an Arcoaire...

    A friend of mine told me he went to an Arcoaire class about 15 years ago and was taught the valve and the igniter assembly should be changed out as a pair.
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    The job stinks pure and simple.

    The job stinks pure and simple.
  16. Can't help you out in Fla., but I'm in Ocean...

    Can't help you out in Fla., but I'm in Ocean County and if I can help you out in Jersey let me know.
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    c.f.m. per ton

    Back when I was learning about air flow the thinking was 400 c.f.m. per ton. Has that changed? I overheard a conversation the other day and the subject was that they were talking about a job they...
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    Agree with all of the advise given, but I did not...

    Agree with all of the advise given, but I did not realize acidic oil could kill the compressor that quickly. Two weeks is a very short amount of time.
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    My problem is I can't get past the disconnect...

    My problem is I can't get past the disconnect between saying man is in no way responsible for climate change without believing that man can dump tons, and tons, and more tons of hazardous toxins and...
  20. Tell your friend the truth: that it's not an HVAC...

    Tell your friend the truth: that it's not an HVAC issue, that he has moisture/humidity issues in the crawl from a multitude of reasons and only after those issues are professionally addressed that...
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    There is obviously a problem, but for the sake of...

    There is obviously a problem, but for the sake of conversation, would the pressure measurement change as the flue went from cold to hot as the furnace ran?
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    Was wondering if there was a consequence for...

    Was wondering if there was a consequence for terminating the primary into the sink drain as in the first photo. Could that be considered double trapping?
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    Keeplearning maybe the tech was trying to prevent...

    Keeplearning maybe the tech was trying to prevent the possibility of an argument or not getting paid if for some reason the homeowner got the brilliant idea to call someone else while he went for...
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    I would install a humidifier and humidistat on...

    I would install a humidifier and humidistat on each system. This way each system can modulate itself depending on their individual demand. To be honest this advice is based on common sense not fact....
  25. Mars64 you are absolutely right.

    Mars64 you are absolutely right.
  26. There is no way I would recommend an expensive...

    There is no way I would recommend an expensive repair on a 17 year old machine. Been burned too many times trying to be a hero and save the customer a dollar or two. No good deed goes unpunished.
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    I haven't had the luxury of personally hearing...

    I haven't had the luxury of personally hearing the noise, just going on what you described. Having said that, I don't care if it's new or not, but sounds like the compressor is on its way out. Don't...
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    Thanks for your time billg, Excellent...

    Thanks for your time billg, Excellent information. Went to website and got phone number. Going to call tomorrow and find closest distributor.
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    Natural gas leak detecter.

    Looking to buy a natural gas leak detector for faster/safer furnace, boiler, occasional w/heater, etc. installs for myself and my skilled helpers. I would be very grateful for some...
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    Years back I was in the Sheet Metal Union. I've...

    Years back I was in the Sheet Metal Union. I've been a one man operation for a few years now. People who bash the unions are just ignorant of the facts. You can dislike them all you want, but the...
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    Reagan and Bush the smarter gave us record...

    Reagan and Bush the smarter gave us record deficets. You might hate Clinton but he left us with a record surplus. Then Shrub came in and took the record surplus and turned into a record deficet...
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    We all know Saddam was bad. What we forget is we...

    We all know Saddam was bad. What we forget is we " created " him. We installed him, protected him, financed him, armed him, etc., etc,. The gassing of the Kurds was with American gas delivered on...
  33. The simple answer to your question is it will...

    The simple answer to your question is it will work. You will always need the TXV and half of the time a hard kit. The rest of the advice is for the most part true. Most likely your finances will...
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    Thanks all for your time. Mark beiser your...

    Thanks all for your time. Mark beiser your response was exactly what I was looking for.
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    Some of you guys are getting off the track. I'm...

    Some of you guys are getting off the track. I'm not asking for a diagnostic on what's wrong, thank you . It's a generic question, that's why there is no model or serial number provided. I just tried...
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    Thanks for all your posts, and I understand and...

    Thanks for all your posts, and I understand and agree. I'm just trying to ask in principal should a furnace be able to run without tripping a limit using the example of the windows and doors left...
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    That's what I thought. Even if the windows and...

    That's what I thought. Even if the windows and doors were left open, the furnace should be able to keep running without tripping any limits.
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    Furnace run time

    Jersey shore vacation home. Last spring installed 2 matched Ruud systems,2 75,000 btu 90% furnaces,3 ton condensers, and matching coils. Both A/C systems ran great through the cooling season, but...
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    If your filling the drain pan daily, you clearly...

    If your filling the drain pan daily, you clearly have humidity issues. If it were me I'd run the dehumidifier 24/7 and I would have it plumbed into my condensate pump so I wouldn't have worry about...
  40. Thread: Noisey Ruud

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    HeyBob tell me how to do it. In my profile I said...

    HeyBob tell me how to do it. In my profile I said I was a residential service tech. I also have a Nate certification.
  41. Thread: Noisey Ruud

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    UAKB-036JAZ w/matching coil and furnace. Don't...

    UAKB-036JAZ w/matching coil and furnace. Don't have the furnace and coil numbers, but it was put in as a matched system 2 years ago. Anyway, the complaint is that the system is noisey. You can not...
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    Can't thank you enough Jultzya.

    Can't thank you enough Jultzya.
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    Could someone please help me identify a 20 yr old...

    Could someone please help me identify a 20 yr old Comfortmaker? There are no numbers legible on the data plate/sticker. I could only get numbers off of the compressor. They are: BM701005 ...
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    I know you charge for superheat when it's a fixed...

    I know you charge for superheat when it's a fixed orifice or cap tube and subcool when it's a TXV or any modulating metering device. My question is what would be the downside of charging to subcool...
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    Stratopig, take it easy. I'm a Nate certified...

    Stratopig, take it easy. I'm a Nate certified service tech. who hopes to be as good as you when I grow up. It just slipped my mind, and I posted the question. No big deal. Sorry if somehow eveyone...
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    Shame on me , I forgot. When opening the service...

    Shame on me , I forgot. When opening the service valves on a charged condensor, such as a on a new install or changeout, or after pumping down a system and completing a repair, then opening the...
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    Thanks for all your replies. The thing is they've...

    Thanks for all your replies. The thing is they've lived in the home for 20 years. They've set the stat the same for 20 years: same temps winter and summer, fan on auto. For the first 17 years they...
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    Went on an A/C service call today. The homeowner...

    Went on an A/C service call today. The homeowner wanted to get a head start on a problem she's had since the equipment was installed 3 years ago. She claimed since the first day of her new install in...
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    Thanks to you both.

    Thanks to you both.
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    No heat call, Evcon BGM10016C. Found what I...

    No heat call, Evcon BGM10016C. Found what I thought at the time to be a bad connection between the 3 wire molex plug (ignitor/flame sense) and what looked like a Honeywell Smart valve. Basically I...
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