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    I've had one stuck in bypass middle of summer....

    I've had one stuck in bypass middle of summer. Tripping on high head. I cut the pigtail and system returned to normal operating pressures and yes it was also leaking refrigerant out of dome. Which i...
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    The one we had fall apart had the "approved water...

    The one we had fall apart had the "approved water filters to extend warranty to seven yrs" installed. Maybe the guy who plated the evap didn't get the plating thick enough! I don't know!
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    Gotta be ice o matic. Had one fall apart a few...

    Gotta be ice o matic. Had one fall apart a few months ago. 2012 model.
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    Why didn't you put a valve cap on it?

    Why didn't you put a valve cap on it?
  5. Possibly, it brushed up against a just brazed in...

    Possibly, it brushed up against a just brazed in "hot" liquid line during install or repair.
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    One time the guard locked the hatch with me still...

    One time the guard locked the hatch with me still on the roof with a dying battery in my cell phone. Luckily it still had enough charge to call them and ask WTF they were thinking!
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    The one in the pic has multiple access points. So...

    The one in the pic has multiple access points. So it's not too bad! But, still takes a half hr to park the van, check into the security office and wait for a guard on a segway to open the hatch...
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    Yes, they are all marked until a helicopter drops...

    Yes, they are all marked until a helicopter drops a new one and the installers don't re-mark it.
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    Haha, Maybe he'll go to this one? At least a...

    Haha, Maybe he'll go to this one? At least a half mile across. 1,200,000 sq ft! I think i was in the middle of it when i snapped the picture.
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    I'm not 100 percent sure the check valve has a...

    I'm not 100 percent sure the check valve has a strainer. But most do!
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    I'd be popping that liquid line check valve. You...

    I'd be popping that liquid line check valve. You know there's a screen in it. Solenoid # 2 stuck open? IDK i think it would drop the head and cause high suction. But, maybe it's barely open?
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    I'm not sure about your unit. But, some of the...

    I'm not sure about your unit. But, some of the yorks i've worked on have a strainer on the outlet of the condensor. I would check everything while you have the system empty.
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    Sounds restricted to me. Possibly your dryers are...

    Sounds restricted to me. Possibly your dryers are plugged.
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    Yeah, they taught us that too in school. But,...

    Yeah, they taught us that too in school. But, over the years i've only purged while charging. I still want to see some scientific data that shows air being drawn out of a hose into the system. You...
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    I take it you don't have to worry about purging...

    I take it you don't have to worry about purging the high side hose on the liquid line? :grin2:
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    True, it won't condense and it remains trapped in...

    True, it won't condense and it remains trapped in the top part of the condensor.
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    Air don't mix with refrigerant it remains...

    Air don't mix with refrigerant it remains trapped. I can recover a suspected unit with non condensables. Then purge the air out of the top of the recovery tank or just use the diptube side to...
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    Wouldn't the air be trapped between your hose and...

    Wouldn't the air be trapped between your hose and gauge. Pressure is pressure it's still pushing on that gauge and it aint letting up until you remove your hose. :grin2:
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    It's called static pressure. Saturation temp are...

    It's called static pressure. Saturation temp are the temperature of liquid and vapor in direct contact.
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    Maybe you misunderstood my post. The air in your...

    Maybe you misunderstood my post. The air in your hoses is not going to mix with the refrigerant and be drawn into the system unless you add gas through those same hoses or the compressor pulls into a...
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    So the 0 psi air is going to mix with the...

    So the 0 psi air is going to mix with the positive pressure refrigerant when the compressor is started? How is that possible?
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    I dont understand how would air get out of his...

    I dont understand how would air get out of his hoses and into the system that has positive pressure?
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    Have you tried any of the corporate restaurant's...

    Have you tried any of the corporate restaurant's like wendy's or something similar as a maintenance tech? Just a thought!
  24. Thread: Capacitors

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    Lots and lots of 4 and 5 ton units in AZ. You...

    Lots and lots of 4 and 5 ton units in AZ. You would be going to the parts house or using your turbo at every one you went to or paralleling your 50's with a 30 or a 10 ! :grin2:
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    30-80/5 mfd should cover it and a roll of...

    30-80/5 mfd should cover it and a roll of plumbers tape for mounting as the interior control panel acts as a heat sink. Leaving it in the box with a roll of tape around the terminals does nothing...
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    Sounds like you have some big unit's. What are...

    Sounds like you have some big unit's. What are they 4, 5 ton's? But, anyways here's a tip to avoid the mistakes i've seen other maintenance men make.Tip 1- When your electric heat strips are on in...
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    Maybe the compressor pressure relief valve opened...

    Maybe the compressor pressure relief valve opened during pump down because you added gas thinking it was low on refrigerant. Sorry bad valves or stuck reversing valve doesn't cause low suction...
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    Were you pumping the unit down or recovering the...

    Were you pumping the unit down or recovering the refrigerant? Your post doesn't make too much sense. Maybe your a another homeowner in disguise who watched a tech replace your condensor and is...
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    It's a current start relay.

    It's a current start relay.
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    I can't stand those overweight R2D2 compressors....

    I can't stand those overweight R2D2 compressors. Too heavy and bulky to deal with. I hope they get rid of them forever.
  31. 71 F indoor is not much of a load. Maybe pieces...

    71 F indoor is not much of a load. Maybe pieces of your compressor valves is what were clogging the dryer. But, still way too early to know for sure more diagnosis is needed.
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    So, what did the owner say after "your"...

    So, what did the owner say after "your" non-condensable mixed refrigerant theory was thrown out the window? :grin2:
  33. 90 back pressure maybe normal if it's a 100 in...

    90 back pressure maybe normal if it's a 100 in the house and a 110 outside. I'm assuming r-22!! Need more data to help.
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    Also, it can appear where the testo ad is in the...

    Also, it can appear where the testo ad is in the screenshot above. Either way it jacks things up. Here it is again.
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    Ad is still here jacking things up. Here's the...

    Ad is still here jacking things up. Here's the resized screenshot image.
  36. Thread: Hilmore ad

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    I have a screen shot at home on my PC of the...

    I have a screen shot at home on my PC of the offender. I was going to post it. But, when I tried uploading it said it needed to be resized. Let me know if you still need it as I could probably find a...
  37. Maybe. We'll have to get the OP to post up some...

    Maybe. We'll have to get the OP to post up some pics of his beast!
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    Basically that controller is taking the place of...

    Basically that controller is taking the place of a dual hi-lo pressure control. With some added safeties.http://hvacsupply365.com/p70ma-2c-dual-pressure-contol-johnson-controls If you don't know...
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    That little controller should be energizing the...

    That little controller should be energizing the contactor. It reads pressure through the suction transducer. The discharge temp sensor appears to be missing too. Maybe that was the problem as these...
  40. Why would someone invest the cost of a new A/C...

    Why would someone invest the cost of a new A/C unit, let alone the cost of r-12 in a 1984 Corolla. Are you nuts? :grin2:
  41. Thread: Hilmore ad

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    Hilmore ad

    Seems to be making my side scroll bar disappear in google chrome where i can no longer scroll pages up or down.
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    Left lines open, then homeowner comes outside and...

    Left lines open, then homeowner comes outside and cleans the condensor. Hope you didn't use any water? :eek:
  43. Maybe after 30 years the evap is dirty. Did you...

    Maybe after 30 years the evap is dirty. Did you clean it?
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    Did you need help with your van set-up or...

    Did you need help with your van set-up or something else refrigeration related. If it's about your van keep it right here, If it's the latter make a post in one of the tech to tech forums. :grin2:
  45. Yeah, "slide" your hand across the condensor and...

    Yeah, "slide" your hand across the condensor and feel where the liquid and vapor mix starts. If it's half way up. call it good. :grin2:
    I feel your pain. Half the time you can't even get a direct...
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    I've ran across a couple that when you cut out...

    I've ran across a couple that when you cut out the dryer and look into the condensor liquid line. You can see POE salt's coating the walls of the tubing. That's when i condemn the unit.
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    What's the purpose of this madness set up. Will...

    What's the purpose of this madness set up. Will the heaters overload the inverter or what?
  48. That's true until copeland decides to use a...

    That's true until copeland decides to use a different additive in their compressors. Also, don't forget the leaky coils. So, don't be too quick to let the manufacturer's off the hook.
  49. Should have just kept your wall unit since it...

    Should have just kept your wall unit since it worked so good. What were you thinking? And maybe next time you can get this guy to install a complete central air system with duct work for the same...
  50. Maybe this is the Gypsy? :grin2: ...

    Maybe this is the Gypsy? :grin2:

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?1781041-Digital-gauges
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