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    You'll probably need two anyways, depending on...

    You'll probably need two anyways, depending on house and climate
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    Should have wired W\defrost from cond to w1 on AH...

    Should have wired W\defrost from cond to w1 on AH then wired w from stat to W2 allowing for minimal heat on defrost and full heat on call.
  3. Climate01 is right just do the whole house at the...

    Climate01 is right just do the whole house at the panel if other things are being effected. Really not that pricey. Many insurance companies are insisting they are installed to cover electronics...
  4. Would a bad contactor effect the line side? It...

    Would a bad contactor effect the line side? It should have taken out the load side.
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    Seen a few with rebar or drain type grills but...

    Seen a few with rebar or drain type grills but geez lets just for a sec look at a few of the code violations here. Thats why this thing is there still. Codes were ignored by customer or previous...
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    Not sure about USA but in Ontario by code it...

    Not sure about USA but in Ontario by code it would be shut off due to disconnect location, need to permanently remove the boards in front! That is only one of many reasons to run away lol.
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    Whats wrong with a pulse? There a fine unit, just...

    Whats wrong with a pulse? There a fine unit, just do a pressure test. Ok let the slamming beginning lol.
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    Should have check valve yes but you could just...

    Should have check valve yes but you could just shut off valve for summer
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    Well you can get SH at condenser, that would...

    Well you can get SH at condenser, that would narrow it down a bit. Yes you should have ran, now you own it!!! how are filters being replaced? can you get a camera in there, not that will help. If you...
  10. Thread: work fatigue

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    😳 well Cap you may want to start thinking exit...

    😳 well Cap you may want to start thinking exit plan lol. Try 53!!! Actually I have been lucky enough to be able to spend time in field as well as behind a desk. The desk thing is nice when the ladder...
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    We go through soffit all the time on existing...

    We go through soffit all the time on existing houses. Slimduct all outside lines. Guys do a great job. We just did an century old heritage home with 4 units and 12 heads that made it into a bunch of...
  12. Thread: work fatigue

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    I hear ya Cap! I'm falling apart like a WalMart...

    I hear ya Cap! I'm falling apart like a WalMart shirt!!! Every year gets a bit harder, hotter, and longer!!
  13. Thread: TXV Issues!!

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    Sorry about typing! Small phone, big fingers lol!

    Sorry about typing! Small phone, big fingers lol!
  14. Thread: TXV Issues!!

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    Ok so update to the txv issue!! Had to more that...

    Ok so update to the txv issue!! Had to more that were overcharged yesterday. The units are again ADP but I think emerson valves this time lol. How long do you have to wait for these micro channel...
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    In saying that if its exposed we change...

    In saying that if its exposed we change it.....always!
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    Opps sorry yup smaller lol. So just the last part...

    Opps sorry yup smaller lol. So just the last part of the question? Most of our units are 3/4 and most existing are the same. I did call about a 30' that was 5/8 and unit was 3/4, they said it would...
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    Are you finding that the lines are smaller than...

    Are you finding that the lines are smaller than is required. Have you consulted with manufacturer as to wether or not the smaller size is ok?
  18. Thread: TXV Issues!!

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    We have had that as well but this is an actual...

    We have had that as well but this is an actual txv issue. Not to say its not our fault though re: purging, etc. just trying to establish if we are the only ones. That would narrow it down to us lol.
  19. Thread: TXV Issues!!

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    TXV Issues!!

    Having huge problems this year with ADP coils with parker valves. I've had 6-7 fail after a week and 1-2 fail on startup. They will either stick closed intermittently or never open. I have tried to...
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    Actually it leads to costly follow ups for us...

    Actually it leads to costly follow ups for us lol. Every job we do is inspected by me and if not right Its fixed. Its been a great program in that quality has improved 10 fold. It cost lots to do but...
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    Ok last time, sorry OP! Why yes I have! :) Again...

    Ok last time, sorry OP! Why yes I have! :) Again never saw an R410 system get close with proper airflow. All I said was they are not required. If you are arguing that they are necessary then you are...
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    Also I will not debate this on someone else's...

    Also I will not debate this on someone else's thread any longer. If you still want to discuss it PM me. If you do find documents that actually say it is required post them and yes i will admit I am...
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    When the system is in defrost the pressures will...

    When the system is in defrost the pressures will never reach 600!! Its in cooling and the evaporator is cold, put your gauges on and you will see this! You are lucky to get 150 on suction and maybe...
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    So lets clarify lol. You cycle the burner when in...

    So lets clarify lol. You cycle the burner when in defrost? Defrost terminates and now you keep heat pump off till plenum temp drops? Not sure how you do this. Got a wiring diagram? And yes typically...
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    Yup pretty much what I said lol. Do you have...

    Yup pretty much what I said lol. Do you have documents that say sensor is reqhuired? I use to put them on but all manufactures I talked say no. Is it a good ideal, i guess but as stated there is a...
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    Ummm sorry but you are wrong. There is a terminal...

    Ummm sorry but you are wrong. There is a terminal on outdoor unit that is typically marked w/66 (york) this terminal sends 24 to w or w1 at furnace when heatpump is in defrost so yes I guess its not...
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    They work great but you still need to add a relay...

    They work great but you still need to add a relay and if mounting a fan center it is very easy to override limit through feed back on fan line. Again unless you know what your doing dont do it. I've...
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    Well actually they can and do run at the same...

    Well actually they can and do run at the same time! When there is a defrost call the oil will be allowed to operate. But to OP you need someone that knows what their doing!
  29. Thread: Bryant txv

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    Sorry meant to quote superpro ^^^^

    Sorry meant to quote superpro ^^^^
  30. Thread: Bryant txv

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    Wow!!! Heat getting to you man!!! Oh and we don't...

    Wow!!! Heat getting to you man!!! Oh and we don't say retarded anymore we say special lol. Perhaps you need to read the post a bit more closely. I thought that was kind of humorous actually.
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    Also with the scroll being used more and more its...

    Also with the scroll being used more and more its really not a great ideal to pump them down. If it happens to go into a vacume you could destroy the compressor. With these newer systems it takes a...
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    Actually they do not hold the system charge and...

    Actually they do not hold the system charge and also depending on the matched coil you may be adding significant amounts of gas. If the tx is restricted the condensor loads up with liquid and will...
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    With the new micro channel condensors head will...

    With the new micro channel condensors head will go up due to no room to hold charge would it not?
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    Would the head not be higher than normal?

    Would the head not be higher than normal?
  35. Thread: No Superheat

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    Yes SC would be nice. As well as indoor WB. Lots...

    Yes SC would be nice. As well as indoor WB. Lots of new techs are lacking in the basics and fail to look at the whole picture. A great tool when starting out is a troubleshooting schematic from one...
  36. Thread: No Superheat

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    Honestly if I was there And airflow checked out....

    Honestly if I was there And airflow checked out. I would be pulling gas to get it to around 15 SH not knowing wetbulb! Did anyone record readings from last visits? Perhaps its ran this way for a bit.
  37. Thread: No Superheat

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    So ^^^^ charge is low? Yes you could weigh in...

    So ^^^^ charge is low? Yes you could weigh in charge but its probably going to be hard to get exact factory specs. Yes you could get all the specs, measure lineset, and add filter. But really its...
  38. Thread: No Superheat

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    ^^^ why must be a dirty coil? Yes it could be. It...

    ^^^ why must be a dirty coil? Yes it could be. It could be a few things lol. But I vote air flow, some how its changed. Before you start pumping down, check delta t, airflow, and coil, pull filter...
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    Do you really need a wiring diagram? Any generic...

    Do you really need a wiring diagram? Any generic diagram should work! I assume its 208/230. Better pics would help to sort it if possible.
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    Why, sell a new one! lol.

    Why, sell a new one! lol.
  41. Thread: No Superheat

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    Ah ha never heard that term, thanks! And yes...

    Ah ha never heard that term, thanks!
    And yes could be. Could it not also be oil in the evap blocking a few circuits. I used to when in the field, get the head up to see if I could get any oil out....
  42. Thread: No Superheat

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    I was kinda thinking the same thing. Delta P...

    I was kinda thinking the same thing. Delta P would indicate there is a piston. Is it the right size, well hmmm, maybe, possibly.
  43. Thread: No Superheat

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    Do tell?

    Do tell?
  44. Thread: No Superheat

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    I vote airflow!!! But could be metering device as...

    I vote airflow!!! But could be metering device as well, possibly, maybe, perhaps???
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    Not sure if I worded this thread wrong but my...

    Not sure if I worded this thread wrong but my point was that when I see a thread from a new tech asking about an issue where he's thrown 6-7 lbs in a system and didnt know the SH or SC, it concerns...
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    As you should!

    As you should!
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    I know! I hear ya! I was hot and cranky. I do...

    I know! I hear ya! I was hot and cranky. I do really think though that guys are put out there way to early. It is good that questions are asked but not at the jobsite (basic questions) its kinda...
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    I dont blame the techs! They need to work! All...

    I dont blame the techs! They need to work! All our new techs are either assigned to work as an install helper where they are taught the basics for a couple of years and expected to learn on their own...
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    :whistle:
  50. As I was saying!!! Read my "I'm concerned"...

    As I was saying!!! Read my "I'm concerned" thread!!!:whistle:
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