Search:

Type: Posts; User: branded

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Well, it's nice to see that most of you recognize...

    Well, it's nice to see that most of you recognize that the repair wasn't anywhere near the quoted repair price.....I was recently faced with a similar decision and opted to repair my system on my own...
  2. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,325

    Here's another to demonstrate that fraud and...

    Here's another to demonstrate that fraud and incompetence isn't unique to HVAC industry:


    http://youtu.be/wiCAJ8ULnaI
  3. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,325

    It happens but I am of the opinion that it's not...

    It happens but I am of the opinion that it's not as prevalent as you've observed. We can agree to disagree here........

    Oh, BTW, the observations you made could have, and likely were, installed by...
  4. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,325

    Well, from what I can see here you guys assume...

    Well, from what I can see here you guys assume that nobody else has ever worked refrigeration, ever......You would be wrong on that assumption. At 62 years young, and retired, in my working life I've...
  5. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,325

    100% of the videos I'm referring to are presented...

    100% of the videos I'm referring to are presented by HVAC professionals, most in the trade for 20+ years and some posted by manufactures such as Danfoss and Copeland.......I've found the quality of...
  6. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,325

    Well, this site provides many DIY topics because...

    Well, this site provides many DIY topics because frankly, as a homeowner, I find you guys just can't help yourselves when discussing technical issues and processes.......

    Having said that, almost...
  7. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,338

    This is too funny

    Forgive me if this's been posted before but I thought it worthy of a look.....I'm wondering what happens to the air in the Propane tank as he fills them as he never mentions evacuating it.....

    ...
  8. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,730

    Are these the questions you refer to as inept? Me...

    Are these the questions you refer to as inept? Me thinks you have an ego, sir...




    Firstly, I did not ask your advice about HOW to make any measurement at all. I never once asked you how to...
  9. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,730

    Don't have the equipment to do so and don't care...

    Don't have the equipment to do so and don't care to either, LOL........My visual with a mirror is good enough for now.

    I am not in the HVAC business but there's no tradesman that's going to tell...
  10. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,730

    You mean post #15? This is what I said.......

    You mean post #15?

    This is what I said....
    "BTW, I did the Compressor change-out myself.
    Put in a used Copeland 61k Scroll compressor. I did it myself, start to finish- acid tests, recovery...
  11. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,730

    Yes, embarrassingly I know that now. I've always...

    Yes, embarrassingly I know that now. I've always had my coil (in other homes) above my furnace and I made some bad assumptions. Thanks for the reply.



    I did not install this system myself and...
  12. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,730

    You did no diagnosis as there was never a...

    You did no diagnosis as there was never a problem, LOL:whistle:.....Just my misconception and believe me over time I would have come up with the right answers anyway (as I did). A diagnosis is...
  13. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,730

    Eating crow.....Yes, the airflow is...

    Eating crow.....Yes, the airflow is correct......I let the location of the return register skew my senses as I could not understand why anyone would not orient the plenum to directly hook up to the...
  14. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,730

    Ok, so I got suspicious for two reasons: 1) the...

    Ok, so I got suspicious for two reasons: 1) the cleanliness of the coils, and two the UNORTHDOX orientation of the evap coil, and it is indeed a suspicious hookup, at least to me. I'm an old fart but...
  15. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,730

    I'm well aware of the sides that get dirty....I...

    I'm well aware of the sides that get dirty....I checked all FOUR sides of the evap coil, top, bottom and both of the same on the inside mouth of the coil.....

    Well, we're finally getting close to...
  16. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,730

    Lol, ok so (maybe) I'm wrong.....Isn't the...

    Lol, ok so (maybe) I'm wrong.....Isn't the airflow from the return register (which is inside the living space to the left in the photo and believe me I know it's the return) through the blower motor...
  17. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,730

    Evap orientation in handler?

    Carrier Heat pump- 5 ton. Air handler is mounted horizontally in a cavity in the ceiling in the garage. This is typical installation in many home here in Florida.

    In my never ending quest to...
  18. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,931

    I got the Mastercool....I didn't see the...

    I got the Mastercool....I didn't see the TechSelect brand there.
  19. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,931

    Thanks all. I just found some at NAPA. They...

    Thanks all.

    I just found some at NAPA. They say they carry it all the time. It's nice to know I can get it without waiting and I can just pick it up when I need it.......
  20. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,931

    I've tried Autozone and Advanced before....takes...

    I've tried Autozone and Advanced before....takes more than a week most of the time. We have an O'Reilly's that just opened up. I'll try them this time around.

    Thanks all.....
  21. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,931

    Don't have a local Grainger and Johnstone won't...

    Don't have a local Grainger and Johnstone won't sell to me, sigh.....

    I live about 40 miles north of Tampa.....
  22. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,931

    Where does one find Vacuum Pump Oil, locally?

    Where does one find Vacuum Pump Oil, locally? Keep in mind that I am NOT a contractor but I do use my pump on automotive 'stuff'.....

    I bought some on ebay but the shipping is a killer...Must be a...
  23. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,496

    Well, I haven't actually measured the temperature...

    Well, I haven't actually measured the temperature of the top of the compressor (what would be 'hot'?) but I have checked the sub cooling myself and it's around 10 degrees which is what its supposed...
  24. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,496

    No Bill, I've got all my answers....I at least...

    No Bill, I've got all my answers....I at least like to have a cursory knowledge of what's 'under the hood' in case this thing does decide its had enough...I at least know where the run cap is and the...
  25. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,496

    Well, I was able to read the label and it...

    Well, I was able to read the label and it says.....MUFFLER....

    So my own ignorance and inexperience led me to believe that there were two driers when only one exists in the system......:oops:
    ...
  26. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,496

    Well, if I can lift the top high enough tomorrow...

    Well, if I can lift the top high enough tomorrow (and get the wife's cooperation to hold onto it, I'll see if I can get a mirror on it to read the label. I thought it was a drier, but what do I know...
  27. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,496

    Hot? There's some paint missing from the top and...

    Hot? There's some paint missing from the top and some still on the sides (of the top).....Just looks like weather related wear to me.

    I have done (*sigh) my share of auto a/c repairs over the...
  28. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,496

    Well, the house was built in 2002 so unless they...

    Well, the house was built in 2002 so unless they installed a used condenser somewhere along the line my guess is that it's around 10 years old.......
  29. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,496

    Well, here's an attachment (I hope).... 409411

    Well, here's an attachment (I hope)....

    409411
  30. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,496

    I assumed it to be a drier as it's on the liquid...

    I assumed it to be a drier as it's on the liquid side and it does appear to be factory. It appears to connected between the reversing manifold and the compressor with a pipe that resembles a p-trap. ...
  31. Replies
    25
    Views
    1,496

    Two Driers? One internal and one external?

    Hi, I have just moved into a new home and am now 'learning' my systems. Funny how when you buy a car you get a 'phone-book' sized instruction manual but when you buy a home you get the keys and...
  32. Thanks......

    Thanks......
  33. Shutoff valves- isolation of Condenser or Line Set/Evap?

    Hello, my first post here.

    Just wondering about the shutoff's on my Carrier split 5 ton Heat Pump/AC unit. There are shutoff valves on the Liquid and Suction connections to the Condenser Assembly....
Results 1 to 33 of 33
Comfortech Show Promo Image

Related Forums

Plumbing Talks | Contractor Magazine
Forums | Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine
Comfortech365 Virtual Event