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  1. I would start asking to see all the electrical...

    I would start asking to see all the electrical permits that the plumbers pulled so the sparkies could come by and connect the three wires to the new electric water heaters the plumbers installed. ...
  2. Why is there a Y2 connection on a single stage...

    Why is there a Y2 connection on a single stage cooling system?

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  3. what is the evaporator temp? PHM -------

    what is the evaporator temp?

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    Dooood! Maybe toss me a clue or two ? How...

    Dooood! Maybe toss me a clue or two ?
    How about if you post a full set of diagnostic readings?
    Say;
    Pressures from every gauge access port.
    Temps of the lines at those same points.
    Temps of...
  5. Don't kid yourself - with the correct leadership...

    Don't kid yourself - with the correct leadership this country would rise to the level, and beyond, of it's innate initiative and become the world beating power that it truly is. And it would do it...
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    I don't know where this woman of mine came from -...

    I don't know where this woman of mine came from - although I suspect it was another planet. Which, by the way; is where she says she has no doubt that I came from. <g>

    She used to look like a...
  7. Nope. Serious as a heart attack. Three...

    Nope. Serious as a heart attack.

    Three United's, two Johnstones, and one ABCO = no 5-2-1- kits

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    One time I was living in an apartment and had a...

    One time I was living in an apartment and had a window box in the bedroom window. The condenser was out into an air shaft that was Filled with wasp nests. It didn't cool well enough and the...
  9. If you are replacing the evaporator - don't you...

    If you are replacing the evaporator - don't you have to pump out the refrigerant anyway?

    And if not; just add another drier at the coil. The PD is virtually nothing - so two of them doesn't make...
  10. Yes; obviously I understand that. What I am...

    Yes; obviously I understand that.

    What I am asking is: Why? How was the need determined?

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  11. What part of the world are you and the freezer...

    What part of the world are you and the freezer in?

    Please post what actions the tech took on each of the three visits.

    What specifically makes the tech suspect the extension valve?

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    How was it charged in the first place? Can't...

    How was it charged in the first place?

    Can't you just charge it the same way now?

    Why does it need charging anyway?

    What kind of Carrier unit doesn't have fittings?

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  13. And you could purge refrigerant through the drier...

    And you could purge refrigerant through the drier beforehand anyway.

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  14. That's not going to fly. Reshaping the crimped...

    That's not going to fly. Reshaping the crimped line well enough for pressure sensing in one thing - reshaping for non-restrictive refrigerant flow is a likely impossible other.

    Why do you want to...
  15. What it hot on the roof? Maybe the "oil level"...

    What it hot on the roof? Maybe the "oil level" you saw was half dissolved refrigerant. By the time you got back it had boiled off and lowered the apparent oil level?

    The CCH will only help...
  16. Are 5-2-1 hard start kits still available ?

    I wanted to buy one all week and people either don't know I'm talking about - or do know but don't carry them.

    Are 5-2-1 kits still available?

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  17. Scroll compressors are less efficient as they get...

    Scroll compressors are less efficient as they get smaller. At about 18,000 or 24,000 it tapers off. So in those smaller sizes they use rotary compressors because they are more efficient.

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    So the air flow would go through one side of the...

    So the air flow would go through one side of the A first and then also go through the other side of the A?

    If so; I would expect performance issues.

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    You could use two thermometers. One dry and one...

    You could use two thermometers. One dry and one with a wet cloth on the bulb.

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    An accumulator can never hurt anything - it can...

    An accumulator can never hurt anything - it can either help or be un-necessary.

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    Of course - what would stop you? PHM ------

    Of course - what would stop you?

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  22. I was just curious if the original system did not...

    I was just curious if the original system did not have unloading and now that it does - the piping is less than it should be.

    Start with getting the SC and SSH correct and stable.

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    The dangers of an open solid fuel fired boiler...

    The dangers of an open solid fuel fired boiler system are several.
    Over firing will boil the water sooner - without any pressure water has a lower boiling point.
    Any boiling water will turn to...
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    His boiler is copper, isn't it? PHM -----

    His boiler is copper, isn't it?

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  25. Has the compressor ever been replaced? Set the...

    Has the compressor ever been replaced?

    Set the SSH and make sure it's stable.

    Operate the machine at 100% with unloading locked out - say for 24 hours.

    Get all the oil back and drained and...
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