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  1. Thread: LG VRF 2

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    LG VRF 2

    :gah:

    Have LG system setup master/slave. Receiving codes ch 25(over\under volt limits reached) and 212(slave unit inverter PCB error. System shutdown). How is it determined if it's the master or...
  2. Thread: Outside temps

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    Exactly

    Exactly
  3. Give it some return air. Unit cannot breathe

    Give it some return air. Unit cannot breathe
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    Bad Condenser Fan Motor

    Customer called me out for first time for look and see. Got there and then I saw. More of S FL wiring condenser fan motors. Someone failed to tell the lazy crack tech that the wires aren't rated...
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    Try sealing the base around the air handler with...

    Try sealing the base around the air handler with caulking if the air handler is sitting vertically on a return air stand. The air handler may be sucking in raw(untreated) air around the air handler...
  6. Thread: apartment help

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    Using Opposed Blade Dampers on your Supply Air...

    Using Opposed Blade Dampers on your Supply Air Grilles will allow you to adjust air pressures(blowing air out of grilles) to the areas that do not have enough. You will have to change all grilles to...
  7. Thread: TXV Problems

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    We install a good amount of Amana and Goodman...

    We install a good amount of Amana and Goodman products. So far, no TXV problems. Had some with RHEEM though. You may have to tweak the TXV's on Goodman when acheiving your sub cool and superheat...
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    Are you the tech? You got alot of numbers there...

    Are you the tech? You got alot of numbers there to be the homer.
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    Have the tech do a comprehensiv leak check. Have...

    Have the tech do a comprehensiv leak check. Have him reclaim the freon out of the system, cut the refrigerant circuit from the condenser and evaporator coil. Seal the cuts at all cuts and have him...
  11. No wonder there is a mass migration from that...

    No wonder there is a mass migration from that state. Why do the people in CA keep voting these freaks in? I would pack up and leave at this point. Yikes.
  12. Thread: For the Birds

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    For the Birds

    Had a big HVAC service company go in for 19.95 and tell the customer she had a supply air duct problem. We went in after and got the job. Replaced duct and cleaned evap coil. Feathers coming out...
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    Well said Heaterman

    Well said Heaterman
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    I agree with Bladloonie. If you do your home...

    I agree with Bladloonie. If you do your home work right you could get a 16 SEER system, if it fits, for the price of a 13 SEER installed. We are going to offer this in our upcoming campaign. That...
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    I believe the 2008 form is good for 2009. I read...

    I believe the 2008 form is good for 2009. I read it on the IRS's site. Check back at their site when you can and see if it will do for you. The form is 5695 just like form 1040. The year date...
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    Not only are manufactures rebates a possibility...

    Not only are manufactures rebates a possibility but look for your local utility rebates and Federal Government rebates on high efficiency equipment. You can really make out if you do your homework. ...
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    Trane makes a small Air Handler that is Variable...

    Trane makes a small Air Handler that is Variable Speed with a front return. We put them in Condo closets all the time. You may get the efficiency out of it. Not sure with the half ton sizes 16...
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    Download Form 5695 at the IRS's web site and that...

    Download Form 5695 at the IRS's web site and that will guide you to the credit. It's a good deal. That is actual money in your pocket, unless of course you owe money.
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    Are your grilles OBD (Opposed Blade Damper) type?...

    Are your grilles OBD (Opposed Blade Damper) type? if not you CANNOT EFFECTIVELY balance anything. We balance homes after installs as a requisite and it is important. If the home owner does not...
  20. Thread: Load Calcs

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    Insulation in attic has a good R Value? Did one...

    Insulation in attic has a good R Value? Did one of these contractors mentions an Air Test & Balance for the home. We do them all the time here in S FL and the results of a T & B usually eliminates...
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    Trane had a recall on the Clean Effects. Make...

    Trane had a recall on the Clean Effects. Make sure you don't fall into that category. The cells on mine were replaced. I did not experience the smell you are having with my Clean effects. If you...
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    Your contractor is right. I am going through...

    Your contractor is right. I am going through this very thing wih an homeowner now.
  23. I mean you really do not need heat strip here in...

    I mean you really do not need heat strip here in S FL.
  24. Heat strips also add alot of resistance to air...

    Heat strips also add alot of resistance to air flow during fan operation. Try a heatpump. I own an HVAC business and have a heat pump installed in my home. Works great.
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    NO! Fig 6 is incorrect. I am assuming you are a...

    NO! Fig 6 is incorrect. I am assuming you are a tech. Fig. 5 is the one you want to use. Y & B at the Air Handler is fine. Maintain your wire color from T-stat to Air Handler and from condenser...
  26. Thread: Bad Motor

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    Bad Motor

    Wrong Forum - Trane 4TEC3F601000A.

    Motor has 240V to terminals at motor. 1-5 looks to be low voltage and should be the speed selection. Control wire is on 4. Motor is not running. any clues. ...
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    Yes. Get a second opinion. If the contractor is...

    Yes. Get a second opinion. If the contractor is confident have him fix it.
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    No! If the manufacturer says it will work, it...

    No! If the manufacturer says it will work, it will work.
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    Hire a contractor, A/C work is not DIY.

    Hire a contractor, A/C work is not DIY.
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    Rob if you want it done right your gonna pay for...

    Rob if you want it done right your gonna pay for it. With that said take this advice.

    Always get a Heat Load Calculation for your home. If the contractors look at you like a deer in headlights,...
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    Check out Daiken Products. They have systems...

    Check out Daiken Products. They have systems that also heat and cool in the same operation.
  32. Thread: Wire Puller

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    Thanks Rob. I am located in SE Florida as a...

    Thanks Rob. I am located in SE Florida as a mechanical contractor and looking for a licensed contractor, electrical or mehcanical in the area. I thought I'd throw somthing out on the board here to...
  33. Thread: Wire Puller

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    Wire Puller

    Have a controls job coming up in Stuart, FL. Anybody know good licensed electrical contractor to run out conduit and pull wire in the area? Reference would be great. Email me.
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    Ask your contractor about an extended parts and...

    Ask your contractor about an extended parts and labor warranty. Most extended warranties will be between the homeowner and the manufacturer. They are excellent insurance policy if a part should go...
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    dv, Wow! Keep trying. You'll eventually run...

    dv,

    Wow! Keep trying. You'll eventually run across someone who can get down to the bottom of the issue.
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    Ok Leghorn, Have you considered two systems...

    Ok Leghorn,

    Have you considered two systems for your home? The zoning system may be worth considering, but the duct work must be considered when you switch to the upstairs zone. Can the duct...
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    Why do you want to zone the house? Warm Cold...

    Why do you want to zone the house? Warm Cold areas in the home?

    Installed a XLi 19 and air balanced a home for customer and it is very even.

    Zone systems can get a little complex, even for...
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    The thermostat will work just fine. The Y2...

    The thermostat will work just fine. The Y2 terminal will not be wired because you do not have a second stage of cooling. It won't hurt the performance.
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    Go with the Carrier System. Went to Carriers...

    Go with the Carrier System. Went to Carriers seminar on the Infintiy and it is a true variable speed system. Lots of options on the Controller for the savy homeowner. The unit will perform.
  40. Thread: Trane XL 19i

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    3 CPH = 3 cycles per hour.

    3 CPH = 3 cycles per hour.
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    You are correct. Spend a couple of xtra dollars...

    You are correct. Spend a couple of xtra dollars if you can and get that NCI guy out there. He'll help. We are NCI certified too but not in your area. The install of the Air Handler may be...
  42. Thread: t-stat problem

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    Your installer will have the "Installers manual"...

    Your installer will have the "Installers manual" which is different than the owners manual. The installer manual will have set up codes that need to be set up for the system to go Auto Changeover...
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    I agree with elk. Get a heat load calc. We...

    I agree with elk. Get a heat load calc. We always do them on every changeout. By the way, I get alot more than $70 for them and architects get a whole lot more than me when they do them. It is...
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    After reviewing the pictures, is the Air Handler...

    After reviewing the pictures, is the Air Handler supply air opening on the bottom? How much room is there between the opening and the Duct Work? It looks very tight or close. The air may be...
  45. Don't use much gas furnaces in the south florida...

    Don't use much gas furnaces in the south florida area but I do see that the dip switches for the available outdoor size is incorrect if what you are showing is accurate. Go with 400cfm per ton. ...
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    Guy, Call a licensed contractor.

    Guy,

    Call a licensed contractor.
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    Andrew45 Are the y/ylo control wires from the...

    Andrew45

    Are the y/ylo control wires from the thermostat and condeser hooked up at the terminal board of the air handler? That's important.

    If the termostat is a TRANE Thermostat I highly...
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    We cannot advertise our services. Call Goodman...

    We cannot advertise our services. Call Goodman and ask them for a contractor in your area. Tell them your experience with your contractor. If he is a Goodman dealer they will probably ask him some...
  49. I agree with gregg. I to am in the south florida...

    I agree with gregg. I to am in the south florida area and always perform a heat load calc whether new initial install or a changeout. We find the duct work is always on the light side due to the...
  50. Thread: Trane XL 19i

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    You must ensure that the thermostat compressor...

    You must ensure that the thermostat compressor control wires (y/Ylo) are hooked up to the terminal board of the Air Handler/Furnace or it will not run in high speed. A Trane Thermostat will work...
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