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    wow!! guess jork has really gone downhill, glad i...

    wow!! guess jork has really gone downhill, glad i left 4 years ago. so nice now to take about 5 mins at the end of the day, hit one button and be done. fire up the laptop, check email, and my...
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    don't let the metasys control it.....the only...

    don't let the metasys control it.....the only thing that controls is the price of the BAS contract which has no high limit cutout on it!!! one of the mcquays i have in nashville on metasys has only...
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    if ever replacing that seal again, would highly...

    if ever replacing that seal again, would highly recommend some dow 111 on them o-rings....keeps the rigor mortis out for a while. and the seal pressure, well, i would recommend at least 4 psig at...
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    just isolate the purge, cut it off and install a...

    just isolate the purge, cut it off and install a trane purifier purge.....simple. i've installed too many purifiers behind the redi's and won't even present that as an option to my customers anymore....
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    they are all great when they're running and you...

    they are all great when they're running and you do an inspection and they are all even better when they crash and the customer says just get it running!! oh, and how good is this, there is a york ot...
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    ammonia is very efficient but very hard to work...

    ammonia is very efficient but very hard to work with. can't use any copper otherwise it eats it up. it is very good for low temp applications i.e. dry ice manufacturing. if it gets on you, yes it...
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    on the YT's it doesn't matter how many hertz the...

    on the YT's it doesn't matter how many hertz the machine is running at to set oil pressure on the seal, they gots the oil press reg valve on 'em. i know the factory is going to recommend some high...
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    i would have a weld-o-let put on and run all the...

    i would have a weld-o-let put on and run all the lines in copper. got at least a dozen of these machines and all but 3 are copper. well, they will be eventually. just run the lines slightly larger...
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    i wouldn't want to be the person who gave you the...

    i wouldn't want to be the person who gave you the professional status and read that one.:eek:
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    just a wild guess here, but i would look at the...

    just a wild guess here, but i would look at the actual valve here.....had to have replaced 5 of them over the years on yt's...not yk's. different valves with seals and yes the rubber seal in the...
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    mikey...how did you get to be a professional...

    mikey...how did you get to be a professional member? you're rses do that? scary thought....hehehe!! find a manual yet?
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    yo mikey......the only thing i think that needs...

    yo mikey......the only thing i think that needs attention is the transmission outside the ea/eb teardown goodies. better get some plastigage to reassemble it there bigga boy! hehe! remember the...
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    ahhhh, the glorious Z compressors.....good luck...

    ahhhh, the glorious Z compressors.....good luck with the oil pump. york, when they went from the J to the Z, they used the same oil pump but forgot to re-engineer just what you found...the tang not...
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    3 to peek at...the leaving chilled water sensor...

    3 to peek at...the leaving chilled water sensor usually right at barrel, the saturated evap sensor on bottom of evap barrel and the last is suction temp sensor in the suction line just a foot or two...
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    personally, i would recalibrate it and check the...

    personally, i would recalibrate it and check the new position against the reference position noted from the factory. if it is really close to the minimum of 35 mils, i would pull the charge and check...
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    it's amazing to see the turnabout with Jork. 18...

    it's amazing to see the turnabout with Jork. 18 years ago when i got in, it was very difficult to do so and took alot of work to stay. it was a privilege to service the York chillers. man have times...
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    trane rtaa which is 22 or the rtac which is 134a....

    trane rtaa which is 22 or the rtac which is 134a. jork air cooled scrolls suck.....and i mean suck. support and service is excellent with trane and good with carrier, but if i had a choice, go with...
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    last TM 1 i saw was 15 years ago in a hospital...

    last TM 1 i saw was 15 years ago in a hospital that replaced all three machines with new one. wish i would've saved parts. anywho.....about the only thing to do is call all the offices and see if...
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    as a former jork guy, and speaking about the...

    as a former jork guy, and speaking about the local branch, i'd rather have......well, i wouldn't recommend them. as a current trane guy, they are very professional and living up to every promise they...
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    not to get picky here, but feel free to call york...

    not to get picky here, but feel free to call york factory and talk to either dave saylor or steve baer (he"s the one who actually designed the board) and see what they say.
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    i think a lot of the older guys, 55 plus, need to...

    i think a lot of the older guys, 55 plus, need to take the younger guys under their wings and train them. at 21, i had two seasoned guys of 60 plus take me and mold me. it was a lot of crap to take,...
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    you can reset the acc count with that procedure...

    you can reset the acc count with that procedure but to clear the map requires an admin code.....trust me, been through that with dave saylor up at york factory many a time. to reset some of the run...
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    would love to give one out, but what is it needed...

    would love to give one out, but what is it needed for? i really don't want to be like the factory, but the only real necessity for it is to clear the acc map, and the problems with that need to de...
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    Yes, it depends on the date and type of panel,...

    Yes, it depends on the date and type of panel, one-line micro or the optiview. Careful with date temporary thingy...it may not work...tried it and sometimes it does and sometimes doesn't, haven't...
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    as a side note, scale for L.U. 43 here about...

    as a side note, scale for L.U. 43 here about $23.50, after I pay my own insurance I am still over $30.
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    Lash, call the UA in Virginia, ask them to send...

    Lash, call the UA in Virginia, ask them to send you all the pay scales for the following cities...Chattanooga TN, Knoxville TN, Nashville TN, Birmingham AL, Atlanta GA, Memphis TN, Asheville NC, and...
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    The only way to get that password is to call JCI...

    The only way to get that password is to call JCI Factory. It changes everyday depending on type of machine, type of panel, well, just about everything. They don't like to hand that out to just...
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    I really don't want to rain on your parade joe,...

    I really don't want to rain on your parade joe, but when you add in the health and welfare package to you hourly wage, plus the dues, plus the death benefits and all the other things associated with...
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    The shaft that I worked on would pull a...

    The shaft that I worked on would pull a screwdriver in that direction when put close to it. Hope the startup went well.
  30. Thread: purge issue

    by the007
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    Gotta agree with the others, find leak, fix, then...

    Gotta agree with the others, find leak, fix, then get a Purifier Purge from Trane so it keeps the air out whether the machine runs or not. Have fun with it.....
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    ditto coolguy. went thru numerous pins before...

    ditto coolguy. went thru numerous pins before getting alignment right and leading right.
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    Having been on both sides of the fence now, I can...

    Having been on both sides of the fence now, I can say they both have their pros and cons. Being union was good, about the only benefit I took away from it was the training. Outside of that, not too...
  33. Thread: Chiller Tech

    by the007
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    The grass, um, money is greener but the hours are...

    The grass, um, money is greener but the hours are heck. If you happen upon a lot of process work, whether low temp or whatever, be ready for the call outs at whatever hour you can think of and...
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    Man, last time I saw some 19c's was in university...

    Man, last time I saw some 19c's was in university hospitals in cleveland oh. Them suckers just ran but used 22. Hope you keep them things purring........
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    There's real no way to degauss the shaft and no...

    There's real no way to degauss the shaft and no concern for any worries. Had this on 500 ton YK after shaft seal replacement and called the factory when I discovered it. They said not to worry...
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    CFC Refrimax in Atlanta has any imaginable...

    CFC Refrimax in Atlanta has any imaginable refrigerant. Just as a side note, what kind of machine is this? I've only seen old York's with 114 in 'em.
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    I was at York when they rolled out the YDA's, and...

    I was at York when they rolled out the YDA's, and like anything they had their bugs. But in the end, I loved 'em cause they really did save time especially with timesheets. Now at Trane, Knoxville...
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    Having brought this question up the last time I...

    Having brought this question up the last time I was at school in York, they will tell you that it is distilled water with some corrosion inhibitors and some microbiocides. Just an idea, but if you...
  39. Thread: Coil cleaning

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    Stinky, two questions, why are you cleaning coils...

    Stinky, two questions, why are you cleaning coils and who was the contractor who "did" it the first time? I guess its takes a true serviceman to do the job right. Anyhow, be back in town I hope next...
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    I got a cordless sawzall and 5 extra batteries,...

    I got a cordless sawzall and 5 extra batteries, think that'll do? As for getting the new one up, well, at the Home Depot I hear there is a lot of cheap labor.....heh heh heh! Like turbo said, get...
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    Controls cause more headaches than chillers,...

    Controls cause more headaches than chillers, that's why you guys need so many gosh darn manuals and supercedes. Can't keep up with it!:p:o
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    acjournyman, I've got a '94 1500 ton York YK that...

    acjournyman, I've got a '94 1500 ton York YK that has yet to leak refrigerant and barely any at the shaft seal. Every blind squirrel makes a tight one every now and again. I had some '64 model CV's...
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    I forgot these are the ones in the basement by...

    I forgot these are the ones in the basement by the dock. Thems older than you!!! Glad to see you are putting that knowledge to work. Lord knows there are some people dying to learn what you've...
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    Condenser flow rates will not affect the ACC map...

    Condenser flow rates will not affect the ACC map as much as evaporator flow rates. When the machine calculates it DPP for the point to map on the ACC, it is looking at system pressures, which yeah...
  45. Thread: Low Headroom

    by the007
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    Yeah, the chiller may be in the open, but all of...

    Yeah, the chiller may be in the open, but all of the piping for the building is right above it. There is room for a head but no headroom for the rigging.
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    Inspection? Is the paint still shiny? If it is,...

    Inspection? Is the paint still shiny? If it is, you're done, if not look for leaks, page one of the manual. Good luck!
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    You guys actually use that stuff? What happened...

    You guys actually use that stuff? What happened to throwing it onto your back and humping it off the machine? I do miss the good 'ole days of doing turnkey work with a new chiller going in. Them...
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    Almost. I am just now giving it my full...

    Almost. I am just now giving it my full attention. Hey, work is what you make it, and happiness is a huge part of that. Can't be happy somewhere where you need to call nancy every night and get...
  49. Thread: Low Headroom

    by the007
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    Oh yeah, and the pictures are bringing back all...

    Oh yeah, and the pictures are bringing back all the memories of those glorious weekends I put that sucker back together. Or was that # 2? Anyway, hope them things keep that computer stuff cool. ...
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    Mikey, AirLiquide still runs, though prone to...

    Mikey, AirLiquide still runs, though prone to many leaks because of the NH3. As to the micro, you better learn it. There are some real weird navigations in there. Haven't played with the new ones,...
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