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  1. Thread: nordyne gaspack

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    Use your meter and I sure you will find...

    Use your meter and I sure you will find "something" open.
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    Thanks for all the information. I still haven't...

    Thanks for all the information. I still haven't done anything. If the "special pricing" is cheap enough I will probably try one. However, it bothers me too. Guys with no license can go the...
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    Goodman Equipment ?

    I usually install Ruud or ICP equipment. The local Goodman dist. has signed me up for special pricing.(?) I use to install Goodman equipment, but had too many issues and had to get off it. I was...
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    I have used the saws all several times. I cut...

    I have used the saws all several times. I cut the three top tubes on the valve and used a tubing cutter on the bottom making sure no cuttings get into the system. Then I heated the tubing ends to...
  5. I installed a "bunch" of Nordyne equipment...

    I installed a "bunch" of Nordyne equipment (Tappan) about three years ago. I had too many leakers. I have 5 coils to replace right now. I bet I am running about 70% on evaporator coils, which...
  6. Thread: ADP Coils

    by Becool
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    I have installed several ADP coils recently and...

    I have installed several ADP coils recently and have had no issues. I have another one to do tomorrow.... I sure hope they don't bite me in the but.. I have had a "bunch" of Nordyne coils leak a...
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    It worked fine in a/c mode which told me the...

    It worked fine in a/c mode which told me the sensing bulb was good. I pumped system down and then purged both sides with N2. N2 flowed freely in the high side and out the low at service valve and...
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    After ruling out the indoor TXV, I checked the...

    After ruling out the indoor TXV, I checked the dryer. I blew nitrogen thru the loop both ways and there was no blockage.
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    In Hp mode, it is pumping the 3/8 line down to 10...

    In Hp mode, it is pumping the 3/8 line down to 10 lb and the vapor line goes the other way. It is the piston as the services access is down stream from the piston. The piston in Hp mode shifts...
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    This piston is in front of the high side service...

    This piston is in front of the high side service valve on the out side of the condenser. When I try to remove it, it seems like there is a lip in the tube that prevents it from slipping out. I...
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    Heil 3Ton Dry Hp with piston sticking

    I installed a Dry (Nitrogen) 3 Ton Hp Condensing unit two years ago. It has been working fine until a few weeks ago. The piston in the Hp is locking up when the unit is in Hp mode. I can see it...
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    The shipping box stated that the Compressor is a...

    The shipping box stated that the Compressor is a FSP (Factory Specification Part) product of Whirlpool corporation made in Brazil.
    I did not see anything about product of USA.
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    I finally broke down and bought a new compressor....

    I finally broke down and bought a new compressor. It came in Thursday, but did not have time to install it until this morning. I had not changed out a refrigerator compressor before, but it was...
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    I read Consumer Reports and Whirlpool was rated...

    I read Consumer Reports and Whirlpool was rated at the top of the list. The last Frig. I bought in 1971 and it is now running in a rental property and this one is only about 2 years old and is...
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    Good idea! I will do that tomorrow. thanks

    Good idea! I will do that tomorrow. thanks
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    Just go in ... The liquid line is hot and that...

    Just go in ... The liquid line is hot and that is what bothers me and I know the suction pressure is too high. It might be bye passing into the suction side? I have had a/c units do it. As far as...
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    It is 134a....

    It is 134a....
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    I mounted a saddle clamp on the process stub and...

    I mounted a saddle clamp on the process stub and took a reading with my gauges.
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    Domestic refrigerator not cooling..

    I do mostly residential A/C (installation and repair), so I need another opinion . My 2 year old Whirlpool frig. is not cooling properly. Freezer drawer on bottom and frig. on top. Info: Unit is...
  20. Thread: AHRI Directory

    by Becool
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    I generally go to the Manufacture's website and...

    I generally go to the Manufacture's website and get the Ahri number for the equipment and just enter it in the directory. It is much easier...
  21. Thread: INSIDER....

    by Becool
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    We are installing an Intertherm straight elect....

    We are installing an Intertherm straight elect. AH with an A-Coil and Ruud a/c Condensing unit. Ice and snow shut us down, but we did get the HO some heat. The a/c will come when the weather gets...
  22. Thread: INSIDER....

    by Becool
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    Thanks for the advice. The unit came out of the...

    Thanks for the advice. The unit came out of the closet just like they all do. This one was just much heavier a bit larger. Thank goodness for two "wheelers". Once we got the truck under it, we...
  23. Thread: INSIDER....

    by Becool
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    INSIDER....

    I have to pull an Insider(self contained) heat pump mobile home unit tomorrow. I have not seen one before never mind removing one. If anyone has experience with these units, all suggestions would...
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    I do not know of a reg. I usually start at 4 in....

    I do not know of a reg. I usually start at 4 in. off an exterior wall and make sure you do not get one in a walk -way (door).
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    I typically used a camera. I bought it last year...

    I typically used a camera. I bought it last year and it has paid for itself. It saves a lot of time and eliminates the ques work.
  26. Thread: EMC End Bells ?

    by Becool
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    EMC End Bells ?

    I have found several ECM evaporator motors that have bad end bells recently. They are out or warranty and I was wondering if anyone has had any luck trying to rebuild these things? Usually it is a...
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    I went back this morning and pulled the inducer...

    I went back this morning and pulled the inducer cover. I removed the screws holding the flapper and cleaned it. I put it back together and fired the pulse up. I stopped and started it several...
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    What about the flapper material... and the led...

    What about the flapper material... and the led flashing code?
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    It did not do anything. No cough... However, I...

    It did not do anything. No cough... However, I don't hear as well as I use to.. All I could hear was the module clicking..
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    First Lenox Pulse 21 Gas Furnace

    I just got back from a service call on a Lenox Pulse 21 Gas Furnace (Model G 21Q4/5-10 0-1) This is the first one I have ever seen. Of course, there are not papers for the unit..rental property. I...
  31. Thread: Nordyne Coils?

    by Becool
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    Nordyne Coils??

    I had to "get off "the Nordyne (Tappan) units as well..... Leakers....! It gets old when one has to explain to their customers that they have a new unit and it is leaking. I have been "eating" the...
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    There is three phase to the building. This is a...

    There is three phase to the building. This is a sub panel that feeds the condensor. It is supplied with three #6 wires. L1, L2 and the ground. I took the voltage readings at the panel lugs with...
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    Dandyme, thanks for the reply. That would be my...

    Dandyme, thanks for the reply. That would be my take on the it. I just had not seen a wild leg on a single phase system before. I might addd that the the compressor was shorted to ground and the...
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    Electrical question

    I went on a service call today and saw supply power to a condensing unit that I had not seen before. This was a single phase ac condensing unit. L1 had 118 volts and L2 had 205 volts and across...
  35. Thread: ICP 4 Way Valve

    by Becool
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    I got the valve changed out today. I have...

    I got the valve changed out today. I have changed several over the years and this was by far the most difficult. There just was not much room. I had to cut and torch the old one out. The new one...
  36. Thread: ICP 4 Way Valve

    by Becool
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    ICP 4 Way Valve

    I have to change out the reversing valve on a four month old Heil package hp. It is not shifting all the way so it has to be replaced (I spent an hr trying to get it to shift all the way). I hate...
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    I guess I was not clear. I replaced the Units...

    I guess I was not clear. I replaced the Units and the customers Insurance is going to pick up the bill less the deductiable. I have the compressors (the complete units less the coils) and was...
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    410 A Compressors

    I changed out two 410a Goodman 4 Ton Gas Packs that vandalls' gutted the coils. I now have two 410a compressors that worked thru one cooling season. The refrigerant system was open for four days...
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    Robo, I can appreciate the validity of the voc's...

    Robo, I can appreciate the validity of the voc's part in leaky coils, but the part that puzzles me is the accuracy of the voc's. The three coils I replaced, in a unit that is less than a year old,...
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    Guys thanks for all the replies. Robo, I really...

    Guys thanks for all the replies. Robo, I really doubt the problem I experienced with this unit is a VOC issue. I think I got into a run of bad coils from the factory. All four coil including the...
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    How many E-coils are enough?

    Two ton Nordyne package pump (QSRD-024K), I install on new construction about a year ago is a repeated leaker. Yesterday, I replaced the third Evaporator coil. Needless to say I am eating this...
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