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    Jumper PJ4 is cut on Goodman AH

    I have a Goodman AH for A/C only; primary heat is from a boiler. I decided to install a 15kw heat kit for emergency/backup heat in case the boiler would fail. When I looked at the variable speed tap...
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    Take a look at the type of igniter that is being...

    Take a look at the type of igniter that is being installed. There are two versions. One is a very shiny white porcelain unit and the other is a dull white "bakelite" type material (OEM). Have your...
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    So, the factory installed jumper between R&BK...

    So, the factory installed jumper between R&BK should be removed, correct? The Comfort-R pocket guide says to keep the jumper in for Enhanced Mode, is this not correct for this application?

    What...
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    803TStat wiring for Trane XL15i

    Installing a Trane 803 TStat on a Trane 3.5 ton, XL15i single stage AC unit and a Trane VS air handler with one 10kw heat strip. I want Enhanced Mode enabled as well as the humidistat...
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    Trane 803 TStat and Outdoor Sensor

    The install manual says you can't use the same wire bundle to wire the outdoor sensor and that you have to run a separate cable. Anyone know why? Has anyone used a pair of unused wires in the bundle?
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    Jeff - You've been emailed...

    Jeff -

    You've been emailed...
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    Jeff - Where did you get the junction box?

    Jeff - Where did you get the junction box?
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    I have the same TStat - is the backlight the very...

    I have the same TStat - is the backlight the very dim display that is on all the time and then when you touch the panel, the display gets consierably greener and brighter?
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    I'm in the same situation. I had a dealer tell me...

    I'm in the same situation. I had a dealer tell me the exact same thing that the XL14 is capable of 15 SEER. Can you tell me what the "right air handler and coil" is to achieve 15 SEER?
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    Perfect Fit or Clean Effects?

    I'm trying to compare two Trane units. One contractor is quoting a 4TEE3D40A1000A that has Clean Effects already installed and the other dealer is quoting a 4TEE3F40A10001 unit with a Perfect Fit...
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    I was told by the dealer that the XR series...

    I was told by the dealer that the XR series increases the warranty to 10/10 for parts and labor.
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    Okay - here are the model numbers: A/H:...

    Okay - here are the model numbers:

    A/H: 4TEH3F42B1000A

    A/C: 4TTR4042C1000A
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    A/H: 4TEH3F42B1000A

    A/C: 4TTR4042A1000A
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    Trying to compare Trane quotes - Need help

    Three of the dealers have been quoting the XLi15 a/c and the 4TEH3F42B1000 a/h with one 10kw heat strip.

    The fourth dealer is quoting a XR14 a/c with the same a/h as above. He told me that the...
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    Still no pics...

    Still no pics...
  15. Jusst so everyone understands - I'm not trying to...

    Jusst so everyone understands - I'm not trying to screw the contractor by not paying. I also don't want to be preceived as having a hissy fit over my concerns. I was just trying to figure out if the...
  16. No straps and no beam. The unit is hung with with...

    No straps and no beam. The unit is hung with with 3/8 threaded rod from the ceiling to slotted angle cleats. There are two sloted angle cleats located across the A/H at each end, about a third of the...
  17. Yes there is an auxillary drain pan...

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    Yes there is an auxillary drain pan beneath the unit and no overflow drain swith. The A/H in suspended from the ceiling in my garage.



    Ok - so why does the install manual state to...
  18. Bob - So because I read the installers guide,...

    Bob -

    So because I read the installers guide, that means I am micro managing? How am I burning your onion by asking the installer to do the install as per the manufacturers instructions? Why have...
  19. Yes a permit was pulled and it did pass...

    Yes a permit was pulled and it did pass inspection. The items listed in my original post would not have triggered a failed inspection.

    As I stated origially, I have no problem paying the bill in...
  20. Beenthere - They were not the lowest bid -...

    Beenthere -

    They were not the lowest bid - what makes you think it "sounds" like it?

    Why would you think installing another support or installing the trap near the A/H would cost more or not be...
  21. Do I pay all, half or none of the bill on a Trane install?

    I recently had a Trane XL16i(4TTX6), a Trane 3 ton a/h (4TEE3F40) with 10 KW heat and a Trane TCONT803 TStat.

    I have not paid the invoice because of the following reasons:

    1. The installers...
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    The heat transfer medium is the Wirsbo QuickTrak...

    The heat transfer medium is the Wirsbo QuickTrak system that are 1/2" plywood panels that have grooves in them for the PEX tubing with an aluminum backing on them. The MVA's are failing about every 3...
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    Wax actuators:...

    Wax actuators: http://na.heating.danfoss.com/xxTypex/156011_MNU17420014_SIT209.html

    I was using the Wirsbo actuators quite a few years ago and those would fail in the open position so I switched...
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    What brand and model # of motorized actuator?

    What brand and model # of motorized actuator?
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    The Honeywell (Sparco) zone valve actuators are...

    The Honeywell (Sparco) zone valve actuators are failing in the open position (always on) and some of them have the plastic head separating from the brass mounting plate.

    There are two - 40 VA...
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    Valves to the radiant floor loops...

    Valves to the radiant floor loops...
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    Motorized or Wax Actuators

    I've had a radiant heat system for about 10 years now and I've had issues with the motorized acutators failing over time. I started with the Wirsbo (I think they were Taco) brand of heat actuators...
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    Double Filters

    I have a pleated 5" PerfectFit media filter installed on my Trane A/H. Do I keep the filters installed in the return grills or do I remove them. They are your basic 2" filter.
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    Trane 803 TStat and ODT Sensor Wiring

    Why does the installer guide say that the wires for the outdoor remote sensor must have a cable separate from the TStat cable?
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    Second Opinion - where is the new post?

    Second Opinion - where is the new post?
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    Still confused about horizontal right or left ...

    Still confused about horizontal right or left

    So my Trane a/h has the return on the right as I am facing the access panel. The refrigerant lines are at the upper right corner and the drain lines...
  32. Well now I am confused: The previous poster...

    Well now I am confused:

    The previous poster said "The heart of the outside condenser is the compressor. The XL16i condenser while two stages has a single compressor that has a high and low and is...
  33. Difference between 2 step and 2 Stage and split system

    I have a Trane 4TEE3F40B a/h unit and a 4ttx6036B condensing unit (XL16i) with a 803 TStat. In the installers guides the terms split system, 2 stage and 2 step are used. Can someone please explain...
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    Two Questions: 1. I don't understand your...

    Two Questions:

    1. I don't understand your comment about the air handler being higher than the outside drain. Do you mean the outside drain trap? The drain line does not go above the air handler....
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    There are no wires in this location. The air...

    There are no wires in this location. The air filter access panel is located at the return end of the air handler, adjacent to the coil, not in the middle of the cabinet.
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    The Trane installers manual says to lcoate the...

    The Trane installers manual says to lcoate the trap within 4 feet of the air handler. The installer of my Trane unit put the trap at the end of the drain line on the outside of my house about 6"...
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    Since I will not be using the 1" filter supplied...

    Since I will not be using the 1" filter supplied by Trane, how about mounting the two UV lights in the filter access panel? It is a removable access panel with two thumbscrew tabs to gain access to...
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    Genesis - The A/H is mounted horizontally....

    Genesis -

    The A/H is mounted horizontally. Should one UV light be placed aboved the coil and one UV light be placed below the coil (the top and bottom of the A/H are now the sides of the A/H)?
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    I had a Trane 16i installed last week in SW...

    I had a Trane 16i installed last week in SW Florida and the installer put the trap at the end of the drain line, about 20 feet from the coil. Is this going to be a problem?
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    bmathews - The UV manufacturer is Bio-Fighter....

    bmathews -

    The UV manufacturer is Bio-Fighter. The installation manual states under "Remote Lamp Mounting Locatin to select a mounting location with enough clearance for the lamp to be installed...
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    UV Light Placement

    I narrowed my choice down to one installer who will be installing a Trane XL16i and a Trane A/H. He also will be installing a Trane Perfect Fit 5" media filter (not the Clean Effects). I then asked...
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    Also - another question. How long does it take...

    Also - another question. How long does it take for the blower for this A/H to ramp up to full speed?
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    So is it beacuse the comperssor is a two stage...

    So is it beacuse the comperssor is a two stage unit or that it's a high SEER (17) unit?
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    HRU = heat recovery unit. It is a small heat...

    HRU = heat recovery unit. It is a small heat exchanger and recirc pump mounted near the A/C unit that uses the refrigerant (R410a in my case) from the compressor to heat the water from the water...
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    HRU and Trane 2 Stage Compressor

    Two questions regarding a Trane XL16i A/C and a Trane 4TEEF3F40B A/H.

    1. The comperessor is a two stage unit - how do I now when the second stage is running. Is there a different sound or higher...
  46. Thread: new to this

    by Woodshed
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    So did you ever get a quote from Home Tech? Who...

    So did you ever get a quote from Home Tech? Who did you end up going with do the install? Any regrets?
  47. A/C unit died on 12/31 - need help with recomendations

    I live in SW Florida (Bonita Springs) and one of my A/C units died (the hot shorted to ground in the compressir). It was a Rheem, 10 SEER unit. I am going to replace the A/C unit as well as the air...
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