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  1. Tech School, General Maintenance, HVAC.

    After a layoff I entered HVAC/R training at a State Tech. School. Spent 2 years in the field as helper/newbie. Hired as general maintenance worker at health care facility, worked for 6 years and now...
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    no leak, but

    I couldn't find a leak, so I evacuated it down and charged it with about 14 oz of r-22, (it holds 21 oz of 502). I planned on adding the rest after start up.

    It has CRO so I didn't think I have...
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    no defrost timer

    oh yeah,

    The defrost timer is gone.

    I am going to work on it again tomorrow (Sat). I don't even know where the leak is, but hopefully I'll make some progress.

    This is all out of my...
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    true model t-49f

    Thanks for all the replies.

    I didn't get the compressor #, but here is the box

    http://www.globeequipment.com/library/specsheets/True_T-49F-4.pdf

    Thanks for the warnings, but the equipment is...
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    22 in a 502 system

    Reach in freezer. 21oz 502 charge. Empty.

    This is a charity. Drug rehab. Want to turn their reach in freezer to a refrigerator. Currently it is not working, being used as a cupboard. I...
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    thanks for the tips 51fitter. It might have been...

    thanks for the tips 51fitter. It might have been slanted, if so what you said makes sense. Unfortunately I never heard anything else about it, if so they probably called someone else. Can't blame...
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    I did not get the call back, so I do not know the...

    I did not get the call back, so I do not know the outcome. I was asking you saltys, just in case I got the call, so that with some direction I wouldn't be standing there scratching my head. I...
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    Thanks again for all the help. I am a new...

    Thanks again for all the help.

    I am a new tech. and therefore I get residential routine maintenances, help installers, and will assist the more senior techs. I am not sure whether I will be...
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    recap your recap

    Ok, I think that I follow you, although I am not 100% on some of your terms.

    P-trap immed. after coil drain outlet. Followed by a tee. One end up and open the other down and conneccted to the...
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    The fan is the last component. The coil and...

    The fan is the last component. The coil and drain are under negative pressure.

    The cail and drain are pretty straight forward. about 3 by 6 ft plane. Drain coming straight out the side.

    The...
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    I suppose it is a dx. It is a r-22 to air coil. ...

    I suppose it is a dx. It is a r-22 to air coil. Ther are no outside dampers. The return is a plenum and grill and filters on one side, and a supply is a plenum and grill on the other side. It...
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    Large Condensate Leak on AH

    I see mostly residential stuff, but there is a large AH (to me anyway) that is leaking condensate from the middle of the unit. The unit is less than 3 years old, so I wouldn't think that the e-coil...
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    struggling with control voltage

    Hi,
    Just started doing service calls a couple of weeks ago. I'm taking to long in most things but I have struggled a couple of times in some calls involving Gas pack. service board/ t-stat...
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    Where is the line drawn between pro and regular...

    Where is the line drawn between pro and regular forum? What are the requirements for the pro forum?

    Thanks,

    Mike
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    charging cheat chart

    I try to check charges with the superheat /subcooling charts, but when a package unit does not provide reasonable access I will use those manufacturers charts that graphs suction and head pressure...
  16. I recently bought $200-300. I would buy again. ...

    I recently bought $200-300. I would buy again.

    Mike
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    Thanks for all the good tips. Mike

    Thanks for all the good tips.

    Mike
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    hunting

    What about txv "hunting". I might have mistaken it for something else. When superheat starts fluctuating from like 3 to 15 degrees.

    Thanks again,

    Mike
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    I must see mostly furnaces with cooling coil...

    I must see mostly furnaces with cooling coil because they are upflow with the fan on the bottom with a coil added on top, but sometimes in the cabinet.

    Would a horizontal unit in the attic or...
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    It is usually a remote gas furnace, with a coil...

    It is usually a remote gas furnace, with a coil on top.

    I use the terms AH and remote furnace interchangeably. Is this wrong too?

    Thanks,

    Mike
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    TXV surprise

    Is there anyway you can tell from the nameplate or other furnace characteristics that will let you know if the metering device is a txv or fixed metering device, without actually seeing the metering...
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    Static pressure breakdown

    I have been using a magnehelic gage to measure static across furnaces and comparing it to the nameplate to divine the condition of that hard to get to coil.

    Sometimes the negative portion of the...
  23. IDF clunks on energize and deeneergize

    New tech here. Changed out my first board the other day in a York gas pack. Then I cleaned both coils and when I went to turn on the fan there is a clunk when it starts up and shuts off.

    It came...
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    how do you clean condensate drains?

    What is the best way to clean the 3/4" pvc condensate drains on airhandlers.

    Shopvac?
    Nitrogen?
    snake?

    Thanks,

    Mike
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    I definitely need to ignore the beep and read the...

    I definitely need to ignore the beep and read the dang thing.

    Been a good post for me, I will definitely pay more attention to grounding, I will also warn the home owner. He is not a...
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