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    Icehouse is correct, I'd check the door switch,...

    Icehouse is correct, I'd check the door switch, if it isn't aligned properly it will hold the evap fans off. True uses an evaporator sensing t-stat, that will cycle the compressor off. Had one the...
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    Biblepoet, believe it or not I have a customer...

    Biblepoet, believe it or not I have a customer with 4 half rounds in there walkin dairy cooler, and two of them have the original pan thumb screws, but the drain broke out, so we had to fabricate a...
  3. Thread: Free Fridge!!

    by fuzzyj
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    I agree, fried terminals on defrost timer, most...

    I agree, fried terminals on defrost timer, most are hard to find. Newer models generally have a schematic in an envelope stuck under the fridge, sometimes to the back of the toe plate. If not the...
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    Hey Executioner, ever work at an old Weis store,...

    Hey Executioner, ever work at an old Weis store, they had a bunch of them, dairy coolers and produce coolers. Years ago they would recycle them from store to store. The problem wasn't cleaning or...
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    I think I would check the oil safety switch, I...

    I think I would check the oil safety switch, I remember during one of the copeland tear down classes, a stator worn into the windings causing a bad burn and the explanation was no oil to the...
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    Nicklehead- not sure of the numbers but have...

    Nicklehead- not sure of the numbers but have worked on many different machines. Wendy's new style and old style frostys, DQ, Tastee Freeze, and a couple of Mickey D"s as well as many at the road side...
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    I had one just like this, but was called in by...

    I had one just like this, but was called in by True. Hauled the box to the shop, pressurized with R-22 and nitrogen and leak tested with an electronic leak detector. The only place that the unit...
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    With R-414 you don't have to change the cap tube,...

    With R-414 you don't have to change the cap tube, or oil, just the filter, and start off at 80% and adjust from there. The pot will be on the upper board, if there is one, depending on the age of the...
  9. Thread: frymaster pump

    by fuzzyj
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    Most pump problems we have encountered have been...

    Most pump problems we have encountered have been the result of operator error. They feel that because the product in the vat is in a liquid state, that the product in the lines should be and don't...
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    We have used R 414 in hopper with success. We...

    We have used R 414 in hopper with success. We also recommend tune up kits, which include blades, every six months or so. I don't think bearings are the problem, some Taylor machines require a...
  11. I'm sorry I even raised the "check valve stuck...

    I'm sorry I even raised the "check valve stuck closed" thing, in 40 years I've only seen a couple, one in backwards, one that when installed was heated so badly that it warped, and one that was...
  12. What might be happening is when the box was...

    What might be happening is when the box was converted to a cooler, the control relay, or the computer logic statement for the master liquid line solenoid was disabled, when this particular system...
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    Marketech might be right, it's been 2 or 3 years...

    Marketech might be right, it's been 2 or 3 years ago, that I worked on a margarita machine at a tex-mex rest. Some use spring loaded torque switches on the drive(they are a bear to work on), some use...
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    I believe this unit uses a torque switch, as the...

    I believe this unit uses a torque switch, as the mix gets thicker, it trips the switch and cycles the refrigeration off.
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    Please be sure you tell him how much you...

    Please be sure you tell him how much you appreciate him, I wish I had told my dad more often
  16. Thread: superheat value

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    Sorry, not discharge temp, liquid line temp.

    Sorry, not discharge temp, liquid line temp.
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    Let me guess, the hopper used to be R-12, and is...

    Let me guess, the hopper used to be R-12, and is a cap tube system. If my guess is right, try recovering the R-409 and replacing the cap tube and filter. When R-409 was first introduced, it was...
  18. Thread: sight glass

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    Ditto, what TJC said

    Ditto, what TJC said
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    I had the same problem with a Season's Four rack,...

    I had the same problem with a Season's Four rack, R-404a, medium/low temp rack. I Don't remember what type of separator it was, but I think it was a Henry. I was able to disassemble the separator and...
  20. Thread: superheat value

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    I believe what you're referring to is the numbers...

    I believe what you're referring to is the numbers the manufacturer establish as an acceptable range for maximum capacity at the desired temperature range and under ideal conditions. The suction...
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    I agree with crackertech and tjc76, if you can...

    I agree with crackertech and tjc76, if you can pump system down, but if you can't I think JB Industries make a solder on line tap that works. I tried it a while ago and it worked. The vise grip...
  22. Thread: Hi guys!

    by fuzzyj
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    FNG, just a reminder, take your temperature...

    FNG, just a reminder, take your temperature reading at the txv bulb, and the suction pressure reading as close to the evap as possible, but at the suction service valve will do. If you took the fan...
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    Something I learned a year or so ago, flaring...

    Something I learned a year or so ago, flaring tools wear to the point that you can't get the flare to seal. replaced the old guy, no more leaks. I didn't throw it out, I figured it was probably a...
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    My question - why do we do this? because we love...

    My question - why do we do this? because we love it. what other job could you get frost bite on a 90* day, or 2nd and 3rd degree burns on a -20 degree nite!
  25. I can't vouch for Florida, but in Pa.,the markets...

    I can't vouch for Florida, but in Pa.,the markets that I worked for used condenser splitting under 50*, and with sentronic controls, they also used current sensing on all the compressors on the rack....
  26. Thread: thermoforma

    by fuzzyj
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    If you are given the opportunity to go to ultra...

    If you are given the opportunity to go to ultra low school, take it. I went to two Revco schools a few years ago and it was a great experience.
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    I think your question was how long should your...

    I think your question was how long should your defrost periods run, each defrost period should be long enough to completely clean the coil of frost, any less will leave ice. If you terminate prior to...
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    Sounds like a low voltage problem, but I would...

    Sounds like a low voltage problem, but I would also check windings, may be an open run winding. As Chilly and Crackertech said, check voltage as unit tries to start. Also if the customer has had the...
  29. Is there condenser splitting on this rack, if so...

    Is there condenser splitting on this rack, if so did you check the pump-out line. Just a thought. I'm trying to think of any other reason for seasonal oil failures, heat reclaim, condenser splitting,...
  30. I experienced this problem on a low temp Tyler...

    I experienced this problem on a low temp Tyler Scotch Twosome rack. Low temp R-502, hot gas defrost with a waxing problem,check valves sticking open, check valves sticking closed, TXV's screens...
  31. If the flood back problem is ocuring post...

    If the flood back problem is ocuring post defrost, I'd suspect a by-pass check valve at the txv sticking closed, but in that case you would not get a complete defrost on that coil. During hot gas ,...
  32. more information is necessary, but if you closed...

    more information is necessary, but if you closed the liquid line ball valve and put the system into defrost, as marketech said, you caused the flood back you saw.
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    I had this happen to me years ago on a Hussman...

    I had this happen to me years ago on a Hussman twin rack. Liquid is free draining from the roof top condenser and loading the oil seperator. Liquid refrigerant is heavier than oil, it goes to the...
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    53 years ago I went on my first service call. Dad...

    53 years ago I went on my first service call. Dad picked me up and we went to the Pa. railroad yards in Eneola Pa. He fixed a water cooler, I helped drive the train, I was hooked. Not every service...
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    pecmsg is right, after thinking further about...

    pecmsg is right, after thinking further about this, your problem is strictly water related. As pecmsg states, no water or little water in the sump= a small amount of ice on the evaporator, not enough...
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    The equalizer line is there to smooth the...

    The equalizer line is there to smooth the operation of the valve, oil in the line will slow the response time thus causing erratic operation.
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    check the dump valve, may be partly open, also...

    check the dump valve, may be partly open, also check the water regulator on the condenser, low head pressure will cause long harvest times, as well as hpr valve.
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    After years of run time, the crankshaft,...

    After years of run time, the crankshaft, connecting rods, wrist pins will wear. If there has been any kind of lubrication problems, wear will be excessive and directional, by reversing the motor,...
  39. Thread: rack flooding

    by fuzzyj
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    A tripped oil safety switch doesn't necessarily...

    A tripped oil safety switch doesn't necessarily indicate a flood back problem. A single phase condition, caused by either a power failure, or burned contacts on the compressor contactors could also...
  40. Please remember,anytime you put a torch to a...

    Please remember,anytime you put a torch to a system without passing nitrogen, you run the risk of carbonized oil.






    smile, it makes people think you're up to something
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    Non condensables would be my last choice, a...

    Non condensables would be my last choice, a blocked filter dryer or txv, would be my first thought, what was the suction pressure during the start up?
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    fuzzyj

    The heat in the line leaving the bottom of the seporator is the oil that has absorbed heat from the discharge gas, as well as heat from the compressor. As long as oil is flowing from the seperator to...
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