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    I particularly like the needless use of 90’s in...

    I particularly like the needless use of 90’s in the liquid line.
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    All that, and i'll bet all the customer needed...

    All that, and i'll bet all the customer needed was a run cap. hahaha
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    Wheel appeared fine. Straight. No vibration.

    Wheel appeared fine. Straight. No vibration.
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    Yes. It is a GCS16. Sorry, typo. Anyhow yes...

    Yes. It is a GCS16. Sorry, typo. Anyhow yes the nameplate calls for a 3/4 hp motor. I removed a Century 3/4 hp 1075 3 speed motor rated for 4 amps. I don't know what was in it before that.
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    Blower Motor Failures

    No cool call at a hair salon. Failure was the blower motor. Unit is a Lennox GCS18-060-75-4Y. Customer stated that she has been at this location for 3 years and has had to replace this motor every...
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    That dip in the condensate line serves as the...

    That dip in the condensate line serves as the trap.
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    Yup!

    Yup!
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    New way to save 1000's on your power bill!

    I took this picture while standing on a busy sidewalk! It must be safe though, green wire is only a ground right? pfft...
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    It may not have been internally insulated, but it...

    It may not have been internally insulated, but it is now.
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    That was the norm here for several years, 2...

    That was the norm here for several years, 2 story's usually have piss poor access. Very scary some of the time. I have turned jobs down because of it.
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    Advise for new gauges...

    I just bought a set of digital gauges. SMAN-4. I also got a set of hoses with the ball valve shut off. I have always carried two sets of analog gauges, one for r-22 and one for 410a. Both with low...
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    I appreciate all the responses. That gives we a...

    I appreciate all the responses. That gives we a lot to look at & consider. I understand how poor airflow would affect efficiency but could somebody explain how it would cause compressor failure?...
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    Shorted compressor question

    I had a call yesterday where a 2 year old 410a compressor was shorted to ground (Trane XB13). I checked it at the compressor terminals. It is a 5 ton split unit (cool only). I don’t have any history...
  14. Thread: candle soot

    by SinCityKid
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    Electric candles ...

    Electric candles

    http://www.batteryoperatedcandles.net/
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    Go home A/C, your drunk

    Came across this condenser the other day. Homeowner said he backed into it with a backhoe 9 years ago. Said he has never had 1 problem with it and it worked well. I was there to work on the other...
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    ahhh. that makes sense. Thx

    ahhh. that makes sense. Thx
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    Fan motor mystery???

    I went to a no cool call yesterday. 5 ton ICP heat pump split unit. Owner said that nothing was running on the condensing unit so he hit the top of it with his fist and the fan began to run but not...
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    I'm not going to move it. But for my educational...

    I'm not going to move it. But for my educational sake isn't the high side pressure the same between the compressor and the metering device +\- a couple psi?
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    So just cut the old one out and sweat in a...

    So just cut the old one out and sweat in a Schrader valve for the Mars option? PITA for a simple valve. Thanks for the info though!
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    It is running like that. We have highs of 112 and...

    It is running like that. We have highs of 112 and lows at night are 95 so my options are limited. I like your suggestion of tapping into the service port for a temporary pressure switch and I will do...
  21. Thread: Microfarads

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    Microfarads

    Can anyone please explain to me exactly what a microfarad is and it's relationship to PSC motors and run caps in plain English. I know how to measure them on caps and match them to motors but that...
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    Pressure switch question...

    4 ton straight cool York condenser. 410a

    Mod#TCGF48S41S1A

    Ambient hit 112 last Saturday and unit shut down. When I got there I noticed the high pressure switch was open. Attached gauges and...
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    What problem did this cause that couldmt be...

    What problem did this cause that couldmt be covered by waranty?
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    condiot is conduit is conduit...

    Stopped for some Mexican food in San Diego. Looked up and saw this. For what it's worth the food was fricken delicious!

    369081369091369101
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    Help with Lennox condensing fan motor

    I need help determining the proper OFM & blade for 2 identical Lennox condensers (straight cool). I have a job at a bank repossessed house and someone stole both of the condensing fan motors and fan...
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