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    YOUR customers probably call it that because they...

    YOUR customers probably call it that because they are just as misinformed as you are. (No offense)
    I thought you were referring to Carrier also.
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    There are several things that will give you that...

    There are several things that will give you that alarm. High pressure switch, winding stats, and the auxillarys on the compressor circuit breakers. Try tattle tales across the safeties just to verify...
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    Your information is not making sense. It's 98...

    Your information is not making sense. It's 98 degrees outside, 72 degrees inside. And your units are producing 67 degree air?
    Im guessing that's physically impossible.
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    Are the crankcase heaters working? Does the unit...

    Are the crankcase heaters working?
    Does the unit have l.l. soelnoids?
    Could liquid refrigerant be migrating back through the suction line?
    Those scrolls will trip the breaker if they slug.
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    It has been figured out, replace the fan proving...

    It has been figured out, replace the fan proving switch.
    It is not a Summit issue. It works fine in stand alone mode because the units not switching between occupied/unoccupied.
    It's possible the...
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    If your replacing just the LLID, that's easy. It...

    If your replacing just the LLID, that's easy. It unscrews from the bottom. I have never replaced the entire float chamber so I am not sure what exactly it entails.
  7. What size Voyager is it? The "delivered VAV...

    What size Voyager is it? The "delivered VAV system" is for the 25 to 50 tons only, not the smaller ones.
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    Your asking the supply house counter guys how to...

    Your asking the supply house counter guys how to install your equipment?
  9. This may be a dumb question but does it require a...

    This may be a dumb question but does it require a full blown freq drive or would a speed control knob suffice. Similar to what you see on FTU boxes. That is technically variable speed.
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    Just as a test, get a smaller belt, put it on...

    Just as a test, get a smaller belt, put it on just the motor and blower pulleys. That will determine if the noise is coming from the idler pulley.
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    Two words of advice,"auto local".

    Two words of advice,"auto local".
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    I use a heat gun to heat the oil and bottle. You...

    I use a heat gun to heat the oil and bottle. You still get the foam but it goes away much quicker.
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    Use the "bird feeder". Use plenty of tubing to...

    Use the "bird feeder". Use plenty of tubing to absorb any erratic readings. These are being used without any problems all over the world. Is there something special about your application?
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    No, it's the only one.

    No, it's the only one.
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    I talked to Clarksville about this. They said the...

    I talked to Clarksville about this. They said the problem is with the plastic insulators on the ring terminals. They actually emit chlorine and corrode the wire. It's not a sizing issue. Once they...
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    huh?

    huh?
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    Trane CCP with a touch screen!

    Trane CCP with a touch screen!
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    One of our sites has two large Tower Techs. I...

    One of our sites has two large Tower Techs. I dont know anything about them except everytime I go to the site, it looks like it's raining underneath the towers. They loose alot of water. It may be...
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    Is the unit connected to Summit? The economizer...

    Is the unit connected to Summit? The economizer could be disabled in the Summit editor.
  20. Emerson is putting on a class on scroll...

    Emerson is putting on a class on scroll compressors, I believe in Orlando or Jax. I saw a flyer in Johnstone at the Jax office the other day. You can call them for more info.
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    I thought it was a lip seal problem originally...

    I thought it was a lip seal problem originally but in a conversation that I had with tech support prior to this service call, he said the lip seal failures were "extremely rare". And that alot of...
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    [First thing I do to them is convert them to a...

    [First thing I do to them is convert them to a conventional 24v system with a IFC board and tstat...that being said, my crystal ball says...bad board.

    Not sure what an "IFC" board is but I do...
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    Or visa-versa. Ask me how I know.

    Or visa-versa. Ask me how I know.
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    According to the service bulletin that I have....

    According to the service bulletin that I have. The lip seal failures only occured on the 100 ton compressors.
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    Try Trane.com

    Try Trane.com
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    125 ton centrifugal? I didn't know they made them...

    125 ton centrifugal? I didn't know they made them that small. I learn something new everyday.
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    Not trying to be a smart a$$ but, get the manual...

    Not trying to be a smart a$$ but, get the manual that comes with the unit and read it. It that doesn't work, get the reliatel troubleshooting guide that Trane puts out. Both are very informative.
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    From what I remember, the calibration process...

    From what I remember, the calibration process starts by turning the fan off. Is it possible yor fan is staying on for whatever reason? If the controller sees air pressure when there should be none it...
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    Both are good units, I think if it were my house,...

    Both are good units, I think if it were my house, I would let price decide.
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    You can modulate the actuators via service test...

    You can modulate the actuators via service test mode to verify proper operation. (They are 0 to 10 volt dc)
  31. :p I think this was just a bait to see if...

    :p
    I think this was just a bait to see if anybody was going to spill the beans on the CSB. Guess what, you win (or lose):p
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    The oil drain port is 2 to 3 inches above the...

    The oil drain port is 2 to 3 inches above the bottom of the compressor but there is a dip tube inside that goes to the bottom so you should be able to get most of the oil out.
  33. Yes it does, thank you.

    Yes it does, thank you.
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    WOW! Some people do have more money than they...

    WOW! Some people do have more money than they know what to do with.
  35. Setting up a recalibration schedule in Summit

    All of my VAV's / FTU's are referenced to a binary output in the recalibrate selection. I set the schedule to start recalibration at 2:30 am. My question is: should I, or do I have to, set a stop...
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    DOH!:o

    DOH!:o
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    Do you have a meter? Check for low control...

    Do you have a meter? Check for low control voltage.
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    I think that's why he asked the question. I...

    I think that's why he asked the question.
    I would also use a suction core drier. Get the high capacity cores. To start with, replace your moisture indicators because once they get wet they will not...
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    It is a draw thru and it is capped

    It is a draw thru and it is capped
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    Interesting drain line pic.

    Just something I ran into this week. Pretty nifty if you ask me.Notice the slab was excavated to make room for a deep enough p-trap.
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    At least give us a model number so we know which...

    At least give us a model number so we know which Trane (not train) unit your referring to. A rtu with that diagnostic code doesn't even come to mind.
  42. I tried that and got a couple good leads. I...

    I tried that and got a couple good leads. I called and left messages. Still waiting to hear back.
  43. Where to order parts for Allis Chalmers pumps?

    I have some 8000 series split casing pumps that I need to order some seals, bearings and gaskets for. Any help would be appreciated.
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    No!

    No!
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    Check your flow (pressure drop) thru the...

    Check your flow (pressure drop) thru the evaporator. Had a RTHD tripping on Low Oil Flow recently because of that.
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    Too much oil can cause the symptoms your...

    Too much oil can cause the symptoms your describing. Has the compressor been replaced before?
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    The compressor and fan(s) stop in between staging...

    The compressor and fan(s) stop in between staging to prevent windmilling of the condenser fans that were not running. This way they dont start up and run backwards. Although if its happening every 5...
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    Before you do anything crazy like replacing a...

    Before you do anything crazy like replacing a compressor, change out your oil temp and condenser temp sensor. I have made many of problems go away by replacing suspect sensors.
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    The VV 550 sounds like overkill if that's all you...

    The VV 550 sounds like overkill if that's all you are trying to accomplish. A Belimo 24 volt spring wound actuator seems like all you need. If it's as simple as it sounds.
  50. Could be any number of things but adding oil...

    Could be any number of things but adding oil would be the last on my list. We have seen alot of cracked oil separaters lately. Good luck.....
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