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    Could be its a air flow issue. Shouldn't be 161F...

    Could be its a air flow issue. Shouldn't be 161F air temp. Most air handle safeties shut the aux off before that.
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    May well be a shorted thermostat wire. But it...

    May well be a shorted thermostat wire. But it didn't have that problem before he disturbed the wires.

    I don't leave a place until I know what the real problem is. Unless the home owner prefers I...
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    I'm afraid bean counters make some of those...

    I'm afraid bean counters make some of those decisions.

    I was told by more then 1 factory engineer(actual factory engineers). That what they design, have prototype built, and tested. Is not what we...
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    Might be. Or he may have inadvertently chaffed...

    Might be. Or he may have inadvertently chaffed the wires.
    Not uncommon for the thermostat wires to short to one another.
  5. Go in the attic at night when its a bit cooler,...

    Go in the attic at night when its a bit cooler, and check for yourself if any of the duct work has become disconnected. Why try to cool the attic, if any are disconnected, or leaking badly.
  6. I'd probably only let it get 2 degrees warmer...

    I'd probably only let it get 2 degrees warmer with a 2 stage.
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    LOL. Yeah, customers thing the rep is an...

    LOL. Yeah, customers thing the rep is an engineer, when he is often just a former tech. But thinking he is an engineer, he has to be right, in the customers mind.
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    But after the first 18 months(on 5 year warranty...

    But after the first 18 months(on 5 year warranty compressors) or 36 months(for 10 year warranty compressors) the OEM is the one that warranties the compressor. So wouldn't their spec be the proper...
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    Never met a factory rep that would say anything...

    Never met a factory rep that would say anything bad about the contractor. As the contractor is the manufacturer's customer. Factory reps don't like being the one that lost a $100,000.00 a year or...
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    I don't like how the ell outside the house...

    I don't like how the ell outside the house terminates on/in the stones.
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    Funny thing is. I've seen whee Copeland specs 1...

    Funny thing is. I've seen whee Copeland specs 1 size cap, but the OEM specs a different size cap.
  12. They can't require you to use any one particular...

    They can't require you to use any one particular contractor to do annual PM check, in order to maintain your parts warranty. That would be a violation of the federal anti trust laws.
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    Best to cap them at the main trunk line whee they...

    Best to cap them at the main trunk line whee they are tapped in.
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    Since the 3 individual filters add up to more...

    Since the 3 individual filters add up to more filter area then the rack 1 does. Use the 3 individual ones, and stop using the one in the rack.
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    Reduce the air leakage of your house, and or duct...

    Reduce the air leakage of your house, and or duct system. Its probably pulling in unconditioned air from somewhere. Which causes the high humidity, and then the stat reduces air flow to get rid of...
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    Yes, the voltage the caps can take is increased....

    Yes, the voltage the caps can take is increased.




    Any voltage increase or decrease is from the motor. The sine being thrown out too far, or not far enough causes it. But it is voltage from...
  17. It only takes the drilling of a couple holes. And...

    It only takes the drilling of a couple holes. And then running the system to get the measurements. Cost is whatever they charge, varies by company. So don't charge as the salesmen do the test.
  18. The 400 needs its pad changed twice a year. Real...

    The 400 needs its pad changed twice a year. Real hard water may require 3 times a year.
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    The higher voltage read across a run cap is from...

    The higher voltage read across a run cap is from the start windings. The cap doesn't increase the voltage itself.
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    A 4" media air filter would help reduce the dust....

    A 4" media air filter would help reduce the dust. Will it be enough, depends on how leaky the house is or isn't.
  21. Look into the Aprilaire 400 then. Its not a flow...

    Look into the Aprilaire 400 then. Its not a flow through.
  22. Many companies don't. They don't know how to. And...

    Many companies don't. They don't know how to. And they don't know how to verify air flow. Its a very easy thing to check.

    Shame is. Its like taking your ca to the repair shop. And them not knowing...
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    Yep, ran into many of those wire rub throughs....

    Yep, ran into many of those wire rub throughs. Just repaired the hole and wire, vacuumed and recharged.
  24. Moved to AOP. You still get to respond, your a *...

    Moved to AOP. You still get to respond, your a * Pro member.
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    Is it an AHRI match. Or are you saying its a...

    Is it an AHRI match. Or are you saying its a matched coil because its listed as a 5 ton coil?



    Was the LLFD changed out when the coil and compressor were changed out?



    An undersized...
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    Just sounds like an undercharged system. How much...

    Just sounds like an undercharged system. How much charge did you put in before you ran the system.
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    It won't increase the voltage across the caps, as...

    It won't increase the voltage across the caps, as that voltage is from the start/aux winding of the motor.
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    Its the manufacturers quality control standard....

    Its the manufacturers quality control standard. The day it was made, it could have been that % above or below the nominal rating.
  29. 78F at 43%RH is 61.6357 grains of moisture per...

    78F at 43%RH is 61.6357 grains of moisture per pound of air. 66F 61%RH is 58.2043 grains of moisture per pound of air. So it was removing moisture.



    They probably had to over charge it that...
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    Made this its own thread, and moved it to AOP,...

    Made this its own thread, and moved it to AOP, the Tech to Tech forums is not for home/equipment owners.
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    Could be the indoor coil froze, and when the...

    Could be the indoor coil froze, and when the float switch shut the A/C off. The ice melted and caused the evap coil pan to over flow enough that the other pan also over flowed.
  32. Neither tech knew exactly what they were talking...

    Neither tech knew exactly what they were talking about. A bad/wearing out compressor can not cause a "too high" high pressure. If it was near or above 90 outside, the high pressure should be 400...
  33. Get the 600A. Or you could end up having to...

    Get the 600A. Or you could end up having to adjust the humidistat a few times a week.
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    If you have a sq ft of the floor and ceiling, you...

    If you have a sq ft of the floor and ceiling, you have enough info for a load calc.

    What temp are you using for the knee walls/partition walls.
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    Why are you considering moving up to a 3.5 ton...

    Why are you considering moving up to a 3.5 ton from a 3 ton. Your duct work isn't sized for a 3.5 ton. Which means a VS blower could end up with a short life span.
  36. Insurance generally replaces with the same kind...

    Insurance generally replaces with the same kind as was in before hand. Unless the home owner says something about be willing to pay for the upgrade out of their own pocket.

    1 brand is about the...
  37. Your EWC panel is a single stage A/C panel. It...

    Your EWC panel is a single stage A/C panel. It can handle 2 stages of heating, but only one stage of cooling.

    Unless the installers wired pass the zone panel to control second stage cooling, your...
  38. You said this, in an earlier post. Which is an...

    You said this, in an earlier post. Which is an Infinity zone panel.
  39. I prefer to pull a new wire when ever possible....

    I prefer to pull a new wire when ever possible. But the add a wire will work.
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    Prices removed from all post.
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    Prices removed.
  42. You'll get far more comfort if the thermostat...

    You'll get far more comfort if the thermostat controls staging, then you will from the timer. 2 stage furnaces and air conditioners, are for comfort, not savings.
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    Better chance its the compressor that is causing...

    Better chance its the compressor that is causing the tripped breaker, then the capacitor.
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    Call them. They will be able to tell you what is...

    Call them. They will be able to tell you what is the best way to proceed after checking your system.
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    Probably the first thing a tech would have...

    Probably the first thing a tech would have checked, instead of installing a new compressor.

    Sorry, this is not a DIY site.

    Thread closed.
  46. Thread: york system

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    Then make all the upgrades first before getting a...

    Then make all the upgrades first before getting a new A/C. Other wise you'll regret it down the road.
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    Should be on all the time, if you really want it...

    Should be on all the time, if you really want it to do any good.
  48. Some days, I set my stat to 70, I don't care what...

    Some days, I set my stat to 70, I don't care what design is suppose to be. When I want my place cold, I want it cold. I can do 68 when it 98 outside. My outside design is 92.

    Oh, and my indoor RH...
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    I didn't know the AOP forums were for DIY.

    I didn't know the AOP forums were for DIY.
  50. You'll have to go through your Carrier...

    You'll have to go through your Carrier dealer/installer.
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