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    Here are the steps I will take 1) Ask the amana...

    Here are the steps I will take
    1) Ask the amana rep about the proper sizing for my duct
    2) Ask him to confirm we can match the 3T heatpump with 4T coil, or if only a new valve is needed
    3) take...
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    I am thinking that they will send the defective...

    I am thinking that they will send the defective unit back to amana to get a new working 3T. The change they did to the duct was obviously not enough for a 4T so it might be good for a 3T. I am...
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    The Salesperperson said they only needed to...

    The Salesperperson said they only needed to change the external unit, they will not need to replace the inside coil.

    There will be no cost to do the downgrade.

    As for the refund, he said that...
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    I had a talk with the salesman from my...

    I had a talk with the salesman from my contractor, and he said that if we downgrade to a 3 tons, then the Amana rep, should not hold it againts us, and that the rep is already aware of the situation...
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    Aouch! I already have an appointment with them...

    Aouch! I already have an appointment with them next Monday!
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    They added a return opening so most of the...

    They added a return opening so most of the airflow would come from the actual room instead of the other returns around the house, and they increased the size of the main exit leading to the old...
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    good to know, I will mention that to them when...

    good to know, I will mention that to them when they come, but if they downgrade the heatpump to 3T, they can probably popin the old 30A breaker back in place.
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    it was 10 returns around the house connected to...

    it was 10 returns around the house connected to one central return duck in the ceilling above the coil. Right after installation the compressor would run for a few minute, then cycle on overload. The...
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    it was a replacement of a 2.5T system, there are...

    it was a replacement of a 2.5T system, there are at least 10 return but after the installation, when they were investigating why the heatpump would go trigger the overcharge protection every 5 min, ...
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    The contractor company called me to say that they...

    The contractor company called me to say that they think the problem reside with the duct and ventilation that are still not enough for a 4 tons system. Even after adding a return and increasing the...
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    The nameplate said Max Fuse Amp or Max Circuit...

    The nameplate said Max Fuse Amp or Max Circuit Breaker 40,
    and Min Circuit amp 29.2. I am starting to wander if my contractor had enough experience with that particular model, because they should...
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    Compressor blows up (again)

    I have an Amana ASZ18 + MBE 2000 that was installed in Sept 2008.

    The system was badly installed at first, and the heat pump was overcharged from the factory but the contractor insisted it was...
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    The system was installed when the outside temp...

    The system was installed when the outside temp was already very cold. The contractor mentionned that at this temp he could not check the charge properly.

    So now that the temp is higher, I should...
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    the model number plate says MAX. FUSE AMPS OR...

    the model number plate says
    MAX. FUSE AMPS OR MAX CIRCUIT BREAKER 40
    TIME DELAY FUSE OR HACR CIRCUIT BREAKER REQUIRED
    MIN CIRCUIT AMP: 29.2
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    heat pump Indoor fuse keeps closing

    My heat pump worked well during the winter, but when the outside temperature started to climb up around 40F, I had to reset the fuse on my electrical pannel twice already.

    The blower kept working...
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    They did not want to elaborate on the subject...

    They did not want to elaborate on the subject obviously, but because I had issue from the start with this setup, I would put it on an improper installation that caused damage to the compressor over...
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    As a follow up, after a week of this behavior...

    As a follow up,

    after a week of this behavior the heatpump finally stopped completely and triped the braker. That was just 4 month after the initial installation.

    The company that installed...
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    I wonder, because the heatpump and Tstat did work...

    I wonder, because the heatpump and Tstat did work well until the outside temp went below 14F.

    I have written to the Tstat tech support to see if they had an explanation.

    This model is kind of...
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    Good thinking but it did not work. I found the...

    Good thinking but it did not work. I found the setting in the thermostat, the defrost temp was set to 59F! This defrost temp setting had a range of 14F to 59F or disabled.

    I disabled it, but the...
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    heat pump strange behavior or maybe the thermostat?

    I came accross this strange behavior from my newly installed heat pump + blower with 10+10KW heating elements. I am not sure if it is the thermostart going crazy.

    Whenever there was a demand for...
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    Seems to be working now :cool: The tech has...

    Seems to be working now :cool:

    The tech has written H.P 510PSI / L.P 150PSI on the receipt. Outdoor temp was 59F at the time. How can I see if this was set according to the specs?

    I am...
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    ok the tech said he removed just enough gas to...

    ok the tech said he removed just enough gas to prevent the system from cycling when the outdoor temp is 60F, and said its working now. I can't test it myself until tonight, so we will see..
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    its all done, bigger cage, bigger exit, bigger...

    its all done, bigger cage, bigger exit, bigger filter but the HP still cycle.
    The installer thinks the HP might be overcharged now that he made these enlargement changes, but since his field of...
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    another follow-up, the installer is currently...

    another follow-up, the installer is currently replacing the 20" cage at the bottom with a 25" for more air flow, and the exit duct will be made bigger as well.

    One thing he noticed when he opened...
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    for cooling it had trouble maintaining the temps...

    for cooling it had trouble maintaining the temps specialy during the day with the sunlight coming in.

    For heating, it would have trouble maintaining the temp when the outdoor temp would go bellow...
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