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  1. We do not give out information what we think is...

    We do not give out information what we think is the problem. There are many things that could be wrong. I know of 14 items that could cause your problem--maybe more. Once in a while you have to...
  2. Please don't be upset with us. This is not a site...

    Please don't be upset with us. This is not a site for DIY's. The only way it would safe for us to give you advise is to come by and check out your system and then repair it if you wish. There could...
  3. Have you seen any frost or ice builted up on any...

    Have you seen any frost or ice builted up on any part of the piping?
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    This Guy could be getting in trouble

    This Guy could be getting in trouble
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    Please be careful. You messing with high voltage....

    Please be careful. You messing with high voltage. Could be running in the wrong direction or wired wrong or wrong voltage motor. The capacitor could be wrong or bad.

    BE CAREFUL:spam:
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    A unit that old would be good to replace it if...

    A unit that old would be good to replace it if possible. Have the whole system checked. Might need to reseal and reinsulate the duct work. You could get some help from the power company. They are...
  7. Call the installer and ask him to do what is...

    Call the installer and ask him to do what is necessary to solve your problem. Could put a product in the system that might help. As bad as it sounds you might have to change the compressor
  8. You don't want to use duct tape to seal your...

    You don't want to use duct tape to seal your ducts. You should use mastic. Most tapes go bad after a while. Use duct tape to seal the new duct insulation.. That by pass damper might need to stay in...
  9. You are going to have to get some help to solve...

    You are going to have to get some help to solve your problem. It sounds like it might be major. Can you tell if the compressor is running even if the fan is not?
  10. Thread: AC Disaster

    by lentz
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    You have got a mess. Hope you will be able to get...

    You have got a mess. Hope you will be able to get someone that knows what they are doing and will be able to help you out. The out door and the indoor units have to match to give you a good job.
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    Now-You know we can not give you any DIY on this...

    Now-You know we can not give you any DIY on this site. Call the shop that installed you unit. He should be able to help you out.
  12. I just heard your video. It is the compressor....

    I just heard your video. It is the compressor. Thats terrible
  13. I have had some that did quieten down after a...

    I have had some that did quieten down after a couple weeks. Could put rubber pads under outside unit. Install a blanket around compressor. Are you sure it is not the coil in the contactor.
  14. [QUOTE=lentz;20631471]There are a lot of things...

    [QUOTE=lentz;20631471]There are a lot of things we can talk to you about. But this is not alouded. Remember you are messing arond high voltage--You can do more damage or hurt yourself. Maybe talk to...
  15. This is an opinion you will have to make. Get...

    This is an opinion you will have to make. Get your quotes and talk to eack one. The systems you talked about all work fine if they are installed right. The price of gas is down now and we have...
  16. There is a lot of things we can talk to you...

    There is a lot of things we can talk to you about. But this is not alouded. Remember you are messing with high voltage--You can do more damage or hurt yourself. Maybe talk to a friend who knows a...
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    If you want to be cool you will have to call...

    If you want to be cool you will have to call someone that knows what he is doing. It will cost you. We are all spoiled--We like Air Condition.
  18. You have got to get some help. That over size...

    You have got to get some help. That over size fuse can cause you more troubles.
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    You should have some type of trap in the...

    You should have some type of trap in the condensate line if it goes in to the sewer line. Sewer gas will be getting into your duct work. Even then in the winter if you do have a trap the trap could...
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    You should not have an opening in the drain line...

    You should not have an opening in the drain line before the trap.
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    As I have said earlier no one can repair them,...

    As I have said earlier no one can repair them, they just replace them. It's cheaper
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    I have heard that Daiken is making most of the...

    I have heard that Daiken is making most of the units and just putting different names on them.
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    You are just about going to have to get some...

    You are just about going to have to get some help. Please do not mess with a gas unit. You might come back home and your house will be gone. The reason that it is not working something is wrong.
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    Very few tech. know what they are doing in trying...

    Very few tech. know what they are doing in trying to service the Mini-Splits. They almost have to go to a school for each brand to do it right. Some are just replacing the whole system.
  25. If your friend knows what he is doing and he does...

    If your friend knows what he is doing and he does every thing right and gets the right unit you should be OK. Ask him to check everything. See if he has all the right tools. Vac pump-Nit.-new...
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    If you are getting 95 and 118 degrees at...

    If you are getting 95 and 118 degrees at different setting you should be getting warm. Are you sure the charge is correct? And the indoor unit is still clean.
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    If possible hook your hose where you can get warm...

    If possible hook your hose where you can get warm water. Turn off the power first. If the unit is over three years old we check them two times a year.
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    A long time. Maybe never.

    A long time. Maybe never.
  29. The coupling between the motor and the shaft...

    The coupling between the motor and the shaft might be the trouble. Those small springs go to the bad real soon if the pump motor is not in line. Started putting ball vales on each side of new pumps...
  30. Thread: Odd blower sound

    by lentz
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    You should be able to tell if it is air noise,...

    You should be able to tell if it is air noise, bearing or cage noise. Some times the hub on the cage comes loose on the shaft. Does it make the same noise if the filter is removed?
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    There is a number of thing that can be wrong. If...

    There is a number of thing that can be wrong. If what you did--did not help get some help.
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    You will probably need help with this problem....

    You will probably need help with this problem. Someone that can find what is causing the problem and fix it. There are products you can put in the duct work but you need to find what is causing the...
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    If he has a plumbing lic. he can. A lot of HVAC...

    If he has a plumbing lic. he can. A lot of HVAC contractors have a plumbing & elec.lic.
  34. Try puting that stat. on run when it is real cold...

    Try puting that stat. on run when it is real cold and you will be pretty much the same in every room.
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    We spray the 1 inch filters with Pam. Don't...

    We spray the 1 inch filters with Pam. Don't believe i would leave the filter out more than a day or so.
  36. Time has nothing to do with this duct work. It is...

    Time has nothing to do with this duct work. It is a bad job. Take off all the insulation. Seal all joints re insulate with R-8. Add hangers where needed. Might need to have the duct cleaned and you...
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    We will have to leave this one alone. This is not...

    We will have to leave this one alone. This is not a DIY site. Call for some help
  38. Look at the filter every 30 days and just change...

    Look at the filter every 30 days and just change it when necessary. Whole it us to the light and you can see if it is dirty. Having animals, a hole in the dryer vent or cooking a lot will determine...
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    I would rebuild the pad and make it treated wood....

    I would rebuild the pad and make it treated wood. Or concrete block then it will outlast the unit.
  40. Find another tek. That motor is available. You...

    Find another tek. That motor is available. You might have to pay for it.
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    yes-It has to turn a certain way. You will need...

    yes-It has to turn a certain way. You will need to measure it in all directions and the shaft size. Take the old on to a supply house. You can see where the old set screw was and put the new one at...
  42. Sounds like just a small problem. But we are not...

    Sounds like just a small problem. But we are not suppose to help you with DIY
  43. Please get some help. You can do some damage that...

    Please get some help. You can do some damage that is going to cost someone. I doubt that you could have added 7 pounds
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    Almost sure it is the motor. Get some help so you...

    Almost sure it is the motor. Get some help so you can stay warm.
  45. With your returns too small make sure you have a...

    With your returns too small make sure you have a by-pass duct and it is working and not blocked closed.
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    Remember those vent less wall heaters are...

    Remember those vent less wall heaters are dangerous. You will be breathing that carbon monoxide. Have a detector in you house.
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    You will need 10 KW. Go ahead and fix it like it...

    You will need 10 KW. Go ahead and fix it like it should be. Then you will be warm if your compressor goes out.
  48. If your system is working-Just thank him and...

    If your system is working-Just thank him and forget it. We all are working 24 hours a day.
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    I would get someone else to help you out. Might...

    I would get someone else to help you out. Might be just something simple. Have him service the unit while he is there.
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    Be careful. You do not want to pull exhaust air...

    Be careful. You do not want to pull exhaust air up into your house.
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