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    Is this the same problem; "Trane Summit problem...

    Is this the same problem;
    "Trane Summit problem
    Started by brothdavid, 12-07-2012 04:40 PM" ?
  2. The customer doesn't care how much you know 'til they know how much you care.

    Those words are worth a thousand pictures!
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    Tracer 'Idle Time'

    How can I determine a true amount of idle time for a BTMX with V17? Is this an important troubleshooting tool? I appreciate any help with this.
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    Have you cleared the alarm log? Done any types of...

    Have you cleared the alarm log? Done any types of resets? You could pitch a high cap memory card, or better yet sell an "upgraded " BCU. I would try to test the BCU with new receivers first...
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    Sorry to hear of your wifes' pain especially here...

    Sorry to hear of your wifes' pain especially here at Christmas. I hope all turns out OK. My prayers are with you and your wife for her to get well soon.
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    Check out a thread titled "Got my first G5 today"...

    Check out a thread titled "Got my first G5 today" on 3-14-07. The G5 has been the best I've used and that includes Ridgid, ThermalTech, Trane Toter, Oz, MicroVac, and probably a couple of more...
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    If not being done already, this may be a good...

    If not being done already, this may be a good time to stress the importance of preventative maint. including annual megger testing, oil analysis, and tighten all electrical connections. Sometimes the...
  8. Thread: Vfd

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    what is the drive controlling ?

    Vfd

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    Why does my unit ramp up the vfd to 100percent. What is it trying to satisfy. When it ramps up my building...
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    I thought design data was kinda " Job Specific "...

    I thought design data was kinda " Job Specific " but general stuff - I can help.:D
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    upgrade

    A TXV will always outperform an orifice. I've seen units with new compressors pull a vacuum at start-up because crap clogged the orifices. The failed comp. sent debris through the condenser to the...
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    Old recovery tanks

    Make good ice traps, use out of date tanks add a dip tube and replace the valves with a 3/8 fitting-or whatever line size is being used. Series two tanks before the pump. I've also used an old tow...
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    Just out of curiosity, does Trane support networks?

    I wasn't sure if Trane wants Tracer Summit on networks. If so- who said so?
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    Gee-I thought about starting a " Chiller Service...

    Gee-I thought about starting a " Chiller Service Company " once. Lets see, License, Bonding, Insurance, EPA Compliance, Staffing, Building facilities (with related overhead), Trucks, tools,...
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    Process of elimination

    If you know how the sequence the devices are wired (you're in luck)' just break the link in the middle and see if the first half talk- then add more till you loose comm, or if you don't talk at...
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    "yu should just get rid if train"

    Gee and to think you could have just chucked the whole system and lived TRAIN free the rest of your (short) career!!!
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    Wey-tek has lasted several years with no...

    Wey-tek has lasted several years with no problems, except the battery falls out once in a while
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    I could'nt agree with dawgtchrr more. WSHPs I see...

    I could'nt agree with dawgtchrr more. WSHPs I see are 5 tons or less so 3 or 4 cfm would be fine for those:) .
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    Osha ?

    I've seen everything from auto radiators and kerosene salamanders to homemade tank less 460 v heaters. We buy ONLY UL listed tankless heaters now and for good reason...Safety. I'll check on where we...
  19. I use a pair of Ideal strippers with the wire...

    I use a pair of Ideal strippers with the wire cutters at the very end ( not below the pivot) and they have machine screw cutters too. This tool is bigger than their " T Stripper" pair and works great...
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    What? No Duff for Coolwhip?

    The best beer I've ever had was home brewed by a good friend that believes in excellence. Quality product comes from patience, experience, and willingness to spend whatever it takes. Micro brews are...
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    I use a "universal refrigerant" Yokagawa H-10 and...

    I use a "universal refrigerant" Yokagawa H-10 and Snoop bubbles. The Snoop dries fast on hot lines and freezes in cold temps but dries clean and verifies leaks. Big Blue works great to find leaks in...
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    See if Pueblo can help you set up a temp. acid...

    See if Pueblo can help you set up a temp. acid cleanup filter (external) and send a sample to them (or get them to analyze results if you have sent samples to them). They may help determine the...
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    In my experience, having a good water treatment...

    In my experience, having a good water treatment pro makes all the difference. References from other facilities in your area may be the best way. We have used Rhino Liner...
  24. Thread: ch530 key

    by StillKicking
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    Just out of curiosity, what did your local Trane...

    Just out of curiosity, what did your local Trane office say to you about getting a Kestrel key? What is your plan as revised software will likley be changed to allow only softkeys to work? Just a...
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    2nd opinion suggested

    Great post, Mark. I couldn't have said it better. My question is; Why are the compressors failing? I suspect the original install work started the problems and an objective (Professional) opinion is...
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    Replaceable core suction filters work

    Normally, HH filters (high acid capacity) will handle the contaminates in whatever the old compressor pumps out- but if your customer (or whomever) wants an estimate to change the oil, there is a kit...
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    I've always been under the impression that cool...

    I've always been under the impression that cool suction gas cooled the compressor, but it shouldn't cost anything to ask...just don't tell 'em you're going with a Trane sound attenuator ;) ;)
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    not to step on any toes...

    Yea I would like to know more about the situation too, and was just responding to the origional question. By the way- I found my first reply over in the commercial forum :o
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    I replied with info that has been removed. Maby I...

    I replied with info that has been removed. Maby I said something wrong? Anyway, There are times oil needs to be changed during a cleanup.If The compressor is hermetic/residential, there won't be a...
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    Recover gas, unsweat compressor, use an oil...

    Recover gas, unsweat compressor, use an oil removal device from a parts house to pump old oil out, then pump new oil in. Be sure to measure old and replace same ammount. You should replace the...
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    When you "set the comm port correctly", what baud...

    When you "set the comm port correctly", what baud rate-control(x on, xoff) and other settings did you set? FIFO needs to be off. also polarity at the comm link has to be correct (50/50 chance). TX/RX...
  32. Thread: Leak Lock

    by StillKicking
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    Loctite is good

    I agree with whec720...The red loctite refrigerant sealant is the best I have found, but sometimes a fitting can be very difficult to remove after time.
  33. Did you say new modules?

    If these mods were just replaced, why wouldn't they be under parts warranty? Without accurate numbers how can lead/lag be able to keep run times and starts balanced? Time to call your Trane friend.
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    Hey guys, Try this...Add a "t" to the inlet of...

    Hey guys, Try this...Add a "t" to the inlet of your recovery machine and a hose with an inline valve (set just cracked open) between the "t" and vapor of the tank. Keep the vapor valve on the tank...
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    Humin Interface (HI) cables can cause this...

    Humin Interface (HI) cables can cause this problem as duke of earl says, sometimes you can get results by gently moving the cable while pressing keys. You need to remove the metal cover first (ase &...
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    Our new deal

    Not long ago we went to 5 hrs OT (time and a half) unless a call came after 3pm, then you loose the pay. Work is paid at time and a half regardless of how much or how long you work...except holidays...
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    Man, you guys are breaking my heart! I have...

    Man, you guys are breaking my heart! I have always had trouble knowing what to do when a homeless person is at the light or exit ramp wanting money. Does it really help to give or is it used for...
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    RTAA module service bulitin

    re; I know a while back Pueblo had put out a bulletin about defective compressor modules w/ multiple phase imbalance resets (in particular). I guess I don't have a copy of this bulletin anymore,...
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    This app lets you "print to" a PDF and works...

    This app lets you "print to" a PDF and works better than print screen. This may help in your case. Good Luck ---http://www.cutepdf.com/
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    Sorry... brain fart. I can check around next week.

    Sorry... brain fart. I can check around next week.
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    Are you looking for a new PCM or just one that...

    Are you looking for a new PCM or just one that works ?
  42. How about a set of Data Recorders? You can...

    How about a set of Data Recorders? You can confirm performance after a repair or record temp/humid swings in different zones or offices, etc. With software print graph or chart documents... just an...
  43. Thread: Liebert

    by StillKicking
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    quick checks

    Check dip switches(should be OK if it has been working)-If water level stays in tank(drain valve OK) Check for voltage at tank terminals. With voltage present check amps...no amps-bad tank (or very...
  44. Thread: R-123

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    Purifier to save the ozone!

    I would Tech Quote a new purge unit...
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    BergerMech Rob said something about ice. Once (or...

    BergerMech Rob said something about ice. Once (or maybe more) i had a TXV that was erratic, work OK then starve evap also hunt sometimes. We think poor practices in the past left moisture in the...
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    Poll: Just a thought

    As a brand new member (as well as new to any forum), I can't say much about others here. As an old guy in the field, I think it may be helpful to add just a couple of words to the topic -more in...
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    We use Hot Pink fingernail polish as tamper...

    We use Hot Pink fingernail polish as tamper proof. Most likely sensor(s) are bad, since running the chiller backwards won't make hot water (for very long).
  48. Thread: just a ?

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    Without more info...My first step would be to...

    Without more info...My first step would be to check wiring diag.-does energizing o (rev valve) bring on heat or cool- is t'stat set for fan "on" or"auto"-Is rh jumpered to rc ? Some HP t'stats will...
  49. delete site

    See thread "Tracer Summit question " and make sure you are logged as an administrator AND the passwords to both sites match.
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    Call Trane

    You may see a small sticker with serial # which is date coded. Service lit. is avaliable at local Trane CSO with info of connecting to a laptop.
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