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    If the duct work is in good condition and sized...

    If the duct work is in good condition and sized properly there is no reason not to reuse it.
  2. A two stage unit is sized the same way as a...

    A two stage unit is sized the same way as a single stage unit. A four ton single stage is rated at approximately 48,000 btuh and a two stage unit running with both stages would be 48,000 btuh and...
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    I will go against the grain here and agree with...

    I will go against the grain here and agree with your line of thinking. I do not like to reuse refrigerant even with new tanks. Unless I am going to use a brand new recovery unit also, which isn't...
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    Back to the original question. Can you just...

    Back to the original question. Can you just replace the outdoor unit? Of course you can. Is it advisable...NO
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    my question is where are you located? 90*...

    my question is where are you located? 90* outside?
  6. I would have to agree with you. The valve will...

    I would have to agree with you. The valve will have some markings on it indicating direction of flow.
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    Living in New England if we waited for the...

    Living in New England if we waited for the temperature to be in the 70's we will be starting spring checks in June.
    If it's a new start up I would wait till its warmer but to do a spring check you...
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    I have installed a lot of mitsubishi systems,...

    I have installed a lot of mitsubishi systems, single and Multi head units with very few problems. Go with Mitsubishi. You wont have to question whether you made the right decision.
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    The motor doesn't know whether its a condenser...

    The motor doesn't know whether its a condenser fan motor or a blower motor, if all the specs are the same it should work fine. The problem you may encounter is condenser fan motors are usually...
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    This is not acceptable to me! There had to be a...

    This is not acceptable to me! There had to be a better way to run the piping but I can't see your house from here. He apparently does not have any tiewraps to bundle the piping and low voltage wiring...
  11. The majority of indoor coil leaks are in the coil...

    The majority of indoor coil leaks are in the coil surface area and not on the coil ends. The tubing that is leaking is covered by the coil fins. So pouring soap bubbles on it usually does not yield...
  12. If there is a leak in the indoor coil no amount...

    If there is a leak in the indoor coil no amount of bubbles poured on it are likely to show anything. That's my two cents.
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    it sounds to me like your machine has no...

    it sounds to me like your machine has no refrigerant in it.
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    The pin selection on the control board tells the...

    The pin selection on the control board tells the motor what cfm range it should be running at depending on what the system is calling for. Ex: fan only, heat pump, emergency heat only. For optimimum...
  15. Thread: Heat Pump Woes

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    Kevin, I don't think there was a drier in the...

    Kevin, I don't think there was a drier in the system. The 3rd guy added a drier. The 2nd guy should have installed a drier when he recovered and recharged but he was being paid my AHS so he probably...
  16. Thread: Heat Pump Woes

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    To me it sounds like you have had service guys...

    To me it sounds like you have had service guys who are not familer with heat pumps. The second company seems to be the most experienced. I would call them directly and have them look at it.

    Your...
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    It is an industry wide problem. The two brands I...

    It is an industry wide problem. The two brands I sell both have had problems. I ordered a coil today for a two year old system. This will be the third coil installed. Original system 19 years old no...
  18. If it's a heat pump it should be running. Do you...

    If it's a heat pump it should be running. Do you have a gas or oil furnace?
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    The Heil DX1400 is Heils Mainline unit which is...

    The Heil DX1400 is Heils Mainline unit which is not a builders grade model. I am not familier with Frigidairs builders model but builders grade is usually the cheapest model they have.
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    You lost refrigerant somewhere as stated by...

    You lost refrigerant somewhere as stated by jpsmith so you have a leak, it maybe a big leak or it maybe very small and difficult to find but it can be found. If you have crystals in the line there...
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    I perfer the Heil/ICP over the Frigidaire/Nordyne...

    I perfer the Heil/ICP over the Frigidaire/Nordyne but if I think either one would be fine. Oh yea, Heil is not owned by Carrier it is owned by United Technologies which also owns Carrier, it's not...
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    Someone has added about 19,361 screws to the...

    Someone has added about 19,361 screws to the Pulse furnaces you have been working on.:confused:

    I haven't worked on hundreds but the dozen I have all have 6 bolts holding the cover on.
  23. Please explain how a dirty air filter could cause...

    Please explain how a dirty air filter could cause a blocked flue switch to trip:confused:
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    The a-coil should be sitting on a flange or shelf...

    The a-coil should be sitting on a flange or shelf inside the duct work. If the drain got plugged you will have water on the floor. Yes they plug up often if they have a trap. If your coil is mounted...
  25. Thread: mapp gas

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    I have to agree with you. If you know how to...

    I have to agree with you. If you know how to braze you could use almost anything that generates enough heat but alot of these guys today think the pipe is supposed to be glowing red.
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