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  1. Ok sorry to take so long to post an update. ...

    Ok sorry to take so long to post an update. Here's the short story. Installer came out and said we need a chimney liner. Said he would send a quote and look into fixing the unit. Have not been able...
  2. I can post another pic in the morning. Ducts not...

    I can post another pic in the morning. Ducts not sealed. I'm also in Delaware county .... moved here from NJ.

    Sent from my HTCEVOV4G using Tapatalk 4
  3. There's no popcorn sound. I just feel like it is...

    There's no popcorn sound. I just feel like it is very loud when it comes on compared to the old unit. We never could hear the old Bradford white unless you were in the basement (1999 install). This...
  4. second_opinion & chaard: I called and mentioned...

    second_opinion & chaard: I called and mentioned possible backdraft to the installer/service company and they're sending someone tomorrow morning to check. (thank you!)

    pacnw: will take a picture...
  5. Thanks! I don't remember seeing this problem...

    Thanks!

    I don't remember seeing this problem until this month, would that rule out sweating the copper tubing while attached to the 3/4 nipples exiting the water heater?

    If back drafting, any...
  6. AO Smith hot water heater - how bad is this problem (melted caps)?

    Had a basic 40 gal (6 year) AO Smith hot water heater installed back in December. I just noticed that the plastic caps over the cold and hot pipes are melted. I called the installer but he can't...
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    Coleman 9.C blower/fan random cycling

    Coleman 9.C furnace. Thermostat set to heat. Since it is spring the unit hasn't run in the last couple of weeks. Tonight the blower turns on. I checked the thermostat. Still in heat mode but no call...
  8. it is 2 inch pipe (counting all turns) supply...

    it is 2 inch pipe

    (counting all turns)
    supply air is about 10ft with 5 turns
    vent is about 12ft with 6 turns
  9. Coleman Mod Inducer Motor #2 - (still loud and noisy)

    Coleman Modulating Furnace (80K, 1200CFM)

    The inducer motor for this system is loud and noisy. Whining, Whirs, growls, ghost and UFO sounds can be heard in every room of the house when it runs.
    ...
  10. 100% true. Focus on both the furnace sizing -and-...

    100% true. Focus on both the furnace sizing -and- your ductwork. If the furnace size is ok but the ducts are bad you will be very unhappy. I have this problem and it is very frustrating. But I'm...
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    Return duct is not noisy, however we have another...

    Return duct is not noisy, however we have another problem with the (panned) ducts not being sealed and open to the air space between the walls.

    I stuck the camera down the duct and took a picture...
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    I actually bought one of those blue filters...

    I actually bought one of those blue filters awhile ago but didn't use it. I was worried that it would let too much dust through and damage the unit. I guess that's not an issue. I'll change out the...
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    New Furnace, Bad Ducts, NCI Specialist

    I have a Coleman FC9C (80K BTU/1200CFM) and an old home with poorly sized ducts. It took a long time to get someone to come out but the NCI Specialist came by today for an initial consultation.
    ...
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    I'm a little confused. Are you saying contractor...

    I'm a little confused. Are you saying contractor #2 came in, said the installation was good but your unit is sized incorrectly? Did he do his own heat loss calc?

    So did the second contractor...
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    PV9B12N080UP11 - isn't this a two stage variable...

    PV9B12N080UP11 - isn't this a two stage variable speed furnace?
    http://www.yorkupg.com/PDFFiles/036-21584-001-B-1004.pdf

    Is the thermostat setup for two stage heating? What type of stat do you...
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    Is this the first place to start?

    Removed the baseboard registers and pulled out the camera.

    I have the bad combination of a modern furnace (coleman mod) and an old home. Biggest problem is noisy ducts in the rooms closest to the...
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    So does creating a sealed system mean that the...

    So does creating a sealed system mean that the return should be a continuous piece of metal from the register to the main return trunk?

    Right now it runs between the two joists, covered with a...
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    I think this is only a problem with the ground...

    I think this is only a problem with the ground floor and there are only three returns (small house). I'm calling around trying to find someone to look at the ducts but not sure how to identify a...
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    I don't think you should do anything until you...

    I don't think you should do anything until you can get a complete analysis of your ductwork. That's my next step.

    I have the same problem. Old home, new furnace, noisy system (I have the coleman...
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    Duct return question - old house

    Replacing the baseboard molding in a first floor room. The house is 60 years old, masonry construction (brick, block, plaster walls, no insulation). I removed the old baseboard register and took a...
  21. Is the York dealer going to install either the...

    Is the York dealer going to install either the Coleman or the York for you?

    If not have you talked to a Coleman or Luxaire dealer?

    York, Luxaire, and Coleman all point to the same manual....
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    I'll haven't really timed the cycles this past...

    I'll haven't really timed the cycles this past week but I'm pretty sure that if independent of the outdoor temp 45 degrees down to 25 degrees, my unit always runs the same cycle. 6 min heat, 2 min...
  23. I think the 9.V Coleman/York models are the same....

    I think the 9.V Coleman/York models are the same. At least the control boards are the same (from looking at the manuals).

    The Coleman "9.C" has a different board from the York 9.C/9.V (I guess...
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    What happens to your run times after a day or two...

    What happens to your run times after a day or two (assuming you keep CPH constant at 4)? Do they stay the same (17 run + 9 rest) or start to shorten?

    Let me know what happens to your loud...
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    Just curious but would your average CO detector...

    Just curious but would your average CO detector pickup on something like this?
  26. Would the york/coleman mod run better with a...

    Would the york/coleman mod run better with a thermostat that didn't do CPH?

    If you used a mechanical thermostat how would it affect the run times?
  27. Thanks! I think I get it now. I'm still at 4 CPH....

    Thanks! I think I get it now. I'm still at 4 CPH. I might try 3 but there's no rush. Seems like adjusting the temp rise (+10) had the most effect (improvement).

    I may still have some duct issues...
  28. But if the thermostat is adjusting to meet its...

    But if the thermostat is adjusting to meet its setting does that interfere with the York/Colman logic? I thought the CPH was a maximum setting but it seems to be forced by the stat.

    I'll move down...
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    Inducer: same here, noisy start, slows down with...

    Inducer: same here, noisy start, slows down with "hovering space ship" or "howling ghost" like noise. Let me know what your installer says - post or email me a follow-up.

    Cycle: So you have 6-7...
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    How long is the heat on? Do you get a call for...

    How long is the heat on? Do you get a call for heat, the furnace comes on, stays on for 11-12 minutes? (If not now many minutes?)

    Just curious, how loud or how quiet is the system overall? Do you...
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    How long have you had the furnace. Is this a new...

    How long have you had the furnace. Is this a new install?
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    I think Honeywell has two manuals, one for the...

    I think Honeywell has two manuals, one for the installer and the other for the homeowner. Only the installer manual has the codes. I can post the link to the installer manual but I'm "new" to the...
  33. Set the temp rise to 10* higher. From the...

    Set the temp rise to 10* higher.

    From the manual: ADJUSTMENT OF TEMPERATURE RISE: If less air is desired (higher temperature rise), move the jumper to the +10 position

    On the first few cycles...
  34. Holding steady at 4CPH. Can you explain 54%...

    Holding steady at 4CPH.

    Can you explain 54% input and continued run a little more. Not sure if I understand.

    Also, I'm assuming that the furnace control board determines the blower speed. Is...
  35. yes that's what I'm seeing. 6CPH has the shortest...

    yes that's what I'm seeing. 6CPH has the shortest cycles. Lowering the CPH leads to longer run times.

    I'm still letting it run at 4CPH. I think this is day 3.

    I do have one closed vent in the...
  36. Still letting things run 4CPH at 67* (hold) to...

    Still letting things run 4CPH at 67* (hold) to see if things even out but everything is pretty much the same. Started taking temperature measurements

    Temperature of Supply Air = 102 degrees ...
  37. Not sure if I have a duct problem, here's my...

    Not sure if I have a duct problem, here's my reasoning:

    The Continuous fan jumper has three positions. The "A" position delivers maximum airflow, 100% of the blower capacity. Position "B" delivers...
  38. I'll give it a few days to learn the house,...

    I'll give it a few days to learn the house, should I do this at 3 or 4 CPH? Currently set to 4.
  39. I set the CPH back to 4. The first hour I saw...

    I set the CPH back to 4. The first hour I saw 10-12 minute run times with about the same time off before the next heat cycle. Over time this gradually changed to a new cycle starting every 15...
  40. Coleman Echelon 9.C Modulating (FC9C080B12UP11)...

    Coleman Echelon 9.C Modulating (FC9C080B12UP11)
    Honeywell VisionPro 8000 (TH8110U1003)

    The default for the thermostat was 5 CPH. At lower settings the run times are longer but the blower seems to...
  41. Coleman Echelon 9.C Modulating (FC9C080B12UP11)...

    Coleman Echelon 9.C Modulating (FC9C080B12UP11)
    Honeywell VisionPro 8000 (TH8110U1003)

    The default for the thermostat was 5 CPH. At lower settings the run times are longer but the blower seems to...
  42. Firing 3-4 minutes per cycle, 6 times an hour

    Thermostat is set at a constant temp (hold).

    Outside temp is 35 degrees F.

    Furnace firing 3-4 minutes per cycle, 6 times an hour.

    If this was your house/furnace would this be ok?
  43. Out of curiosity, I set it for 6CPH this weekend....

    Out of curiosity, I set it for 6CPH this weekend. I tracked the on/off cycle for an hour this morning. Philadelphia, PA outdoor temp ~35-40 degrees F. Thermostat has been set to 69 (hold) since the...
  44. If york recommends CPH 6 then what is the gain...

    If york recommends CPH 6 then what is the gain from setting to 4. Is it to get longer run times?
  45. For heater control I'm sure they will all work...

    For heater control I'm sure they will all work fine in the sense that they'll function as a single stage stat. But I'm still confused/concerned that the CPH setting conflict with the york mod board...
  46. If you tried to run one of the furnace board...

    If you tried to run one of the furnace board driven units (york or carrier) without a specifically designed tstat, won't the tstat logic conflict with the furnace board logic when determining...
  47. Carrier The Infinity IdealComfort modulating gas furnace

    Read this in an advertisement:

    “We utilized a throttling valve on the outlet side of a two-stage gas valve,” explained David Spaeth, product manager of heating products, Carrier. “The flow is...
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    still not sure if I understand why CPH is set at...

    still not sure if I understand why CPH is set at the thermostat. Is this an indirect way to adjust the temperature drop between cycles. What tells the thermostat to come on after a half degree, 2...
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    Proper run times (and thermostat CPH)

    I often read about "longer run time" when the furnace is properly sized. Is there a target "ideal" run time that you get when the furnace is properly sized?

    If there is an ideal, or target run...
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