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    High SC and low suction can be a stuck closed...

    High SC and low suction can be a stuck closed txv. If bulb is accessible, pull it and warm it or drop it in a cup of ice water and see how it reacts. Make sure it is on suction line tight and...
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    Is sh correct? What was big line temp?

    Is sh correct? What was big line temp?
  3. Thread: Blu Vac

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    On my vcr's I have a Schrader port on each one. ...

    On my vcr's I have a Schrader port on each one. One side I keep my micron gusher on and the other I'll hook up a jug of refrigerant with air already bled of hooked to a valved hose. When I'm ready...
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    I do have a question on the sta kons. I've...

    I do have a question on the sta kons. I've always used my stripper/crimper and never had any problems. I've tried a flag connector once and of course wasn't with a damn. Besides flag connectors...
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    Time for a new system then.

    Time for a new system then.
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    Probably a short in the compressor when it rains,...

    Probably a short in the compressor when it rains, seen it a hunred times. A little dielectric grease on the terminal ends at the stat will fix it.
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    I personally wouldn't suggest replacing the...

    I personally wouldn't suggest replacing the compressor in a 16 year old unit. Your technician should know what needs to be done before performing a vacuum on the system.
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    Blue to true low, red to big line out port...

    Blue to true low, red to big line out port between compressor and rv, on tranes.
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    My target vs actual is usually very similar to...

    My target vs actual is usually very similar to number you have listed there. I usually use the 10' temp probe and put into grill between coil and case outside of the sunlight. It takes a dirtier...
  10. Carrier heat pumps use a piston on the liquid...

    Carrier heat pumps use a piston on the liquid line at the service valve
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    I have both and like the Iconnect much more. ...

    I have both and like the Iconnect much more. Makes diagnosing a txv easier knowing I don't have to come out of attic or across the house to see if my sh changed when I pull the bulb. I use one of...
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    Never seen that before, I may see about getting...

    Never seen that before, I may see about getting some to put on my truck. Probably be good for new installs.
  13. I've used ac renew in 8-10 Comfortmaker systems...

    I've used ac renew in 8-10 Comfortmaker systems with that inhibitor in them. It cleared out all the systems in under an hour. I just hope it holds, much easier than all the txv's we changed out...
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    410, nordyne ah inside the coil.

    410, nordyne ah inside the coil.
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    It isn't next, it was last purchase, new h10 pro....

    It isn't next, it was last purchase, new h10 pro. I did get to break it in today and worked beautifully. Next purchase I'm thinking is a good megger, not sure which though yet, probably a fluke.
  16. Thread: New h-10 Pro

    by chippert
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    $500+ and not a decent battery? Are they easy to...

    $500+ and not a decent battery? Are they easy to swap out? I just put it on the charger and will grab in the morning. Said to charge 3-4 hours, will charger shut down when done?
  17. Thread: New h-10 Pro

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    New h-10 Pro

    I just picked up my next h-10 this afternoon and can't wait to see if it works as good as I've read. I haven't had a chance to play with it yet or even open it. Any good advice or techniques advice?
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    Had 2 calls last night after I updated app on...

    Had 2 calls last night after I updated app on note 4 last and no crashes on the note. Hopefully that got it taken care of.

    I am so getting crashes on my iPad mini
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    Thanks for getting the new IConnect out quick. ...

    Thanks for getting the new IConnect out quick. New one is working great now! I'm ready for cooling season now.
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    Thanks Jim, just emailed you. I'm usually a...

    Thanks Jim, just emailed you. I'm usually a statistic everything new and shiny I have tends to break. [emoji22]
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    I agree, would be nice. Imperial website is...

    I agree, would be nice. Imperial website is about advertising and nothing as far as troubleshooting or contact number. This is the only place I know that I can get support.
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    Oh ya, I did find on imperial site an area to out...

    Oh ya, I did find on imperial site an area to out all my info in and I guess maybe they call me back???
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    I unpaired the temp probes from the iManifold and...

    I unpaired the temp probes from the iManifold and hooked those, along with 2 pressures, and a repeater probe. I hadn't had any problems til today. The iConnect won't connect to any of them, it will...
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    Jim, I just got my iconnect and wireless...

    Jim,

    I just got my iconnect and wireless pressure probes a couple weeks ago. Ia set aside the imanifold and haven't touched for a few weeks til today. My iconnect links to phone but will not...
  25. Probably time to call your installer, possibly...

    Probably time to call your installer, possibly needs an updated board maybe inducer work also.
  26. The bypass should be hooked up to supply side. ...

    The bypass should be hooked up to supply side. Heated air should go thru the supply side and feed into the return side thru the bypass then humidifier pad. I would prefer the hot water line be...
  27. Thread: Mr. Slim

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    I'd call the installers back. Most new installs...

    I'd call the installers back. Most new installs should come with a 1 year labor
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    Sounds great. I'm headed to a troublesome heat...

    Sounds great. I'm headed to a troublesome heat pump tomorrow afternoon. I'm going to play around with it some and see what kind of damage I can do.
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    Jim, I see a new update has been released for...

    Jim, I see a new update has been released for android system that includes stuff for heat pumps and a gas furnace. I assume the same info will be released soon for apple products too. Anyhow, any...
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    You got that right. I had a customer call them...

    You got that right. I had a customer call them while I was changing a nest for a Honeywell redlink I took the phone from customer and listened to support for about 5 min. Told the lady if they...
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    I just changed out another nest today. Every...

    I just changed out another nest today. Every call for heat on a HP, the strip heat came on. Replaced with a Honeywell with redlink.
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    Might as well go ahead and replace the a/h too...

    Might as well go ahead and replace the a/h too while your changing stuff. Where did you measure the HP pressures from?
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    Thankfully the company I work for has a "just say...

    Thankfully the company I work for has a "just say no" policy to mobile homes. I've done on install last summer and it did suck.
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    Make sure you have power on the reversing valve. ...

    Make sure you have power on the reversing valve. If unit is running close the liquid valve once suction reaches 0 then close it off. As it is approaching 0 I'm already closing it down. Pull the...
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    I've been fighting a tam7 for the last week. ...

    I've been fighting a tam7 for the last week. Finally got it figured out today. They are nearly impossible without a manual. Hate them!
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    I was the in the same boat when I ordered mine...

    I was the in the same boat when I ordered mine last week. They have the check box that says it is OK to leave at door, I don't wanna assume responsibility if it disappears. Their website said USPS...
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    Great to know how much you like them. I ordered...

    Great to know how much you like them. I ordered the I manifold and 2 probes last weekend and started playing with them last Thursday. I absolutely love them so far. In the next few weeks I'll...
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    Jtrammel, why is the side port for micron gauge...

    Jtrammel, why is the side port for micron gauge only? Can it not be used without issue to introduce refrigerant or nitro into the system? Why?
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    I don't. I purge it with liquid to the valve...

    I don't. I purge it with liquid to the valve during vacuum then valve off after vacuum. As I am screwing the hose on I'll slightly open the valve so any possibility of anything but liquid is...
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    Do your valve core tools have Schrader access...

    Do your valve core tools have Schrader access between valve and system? If so is that what you hook up your micron gauge to? On the other side is where you hook up a purged hose full of 22 or 410. ...
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    If doing a triple evac I'll put a hose of...

    If doing a triple evac I'll put a hose of nitrogen on one of the access ports that isn't being used on the vcr's. Make sure the valves are closed. If system wasn't pumped down to crack the valve...
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    1 was definitely my fault. I forgot to unhook...

    1 was definitely my fault. I forgot to unhook it, grabbed my gauges and popped it lose. Made it like 3 days before it broke rest of the way. Week later other broke for no good reason.
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    I lost 2 in 1 week. Replaced with a new one and...

    I lost 2 in 1 week. Replaced with a new one and found a used one from another tech. Next time I'll just just one of the Velcro straps I guess.
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    I think what Joey is saying is that a properly...

    I think what Joey is saying is that a properly installed system is more important than brand. I've had good luck with comfortmaker without a txv.


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  45. Because measuring voltage is the difference...

    Because measuring voltage is the difference between the 2 leads. If 24 is being used it will measure 0. When I was in school a few years ago all my electricity classes can last semester. Your...
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    The tests that the remover grab hold of broke...

    The tests that the remover grab hold of broke off, this was on the high side, low side was extremely tight and barely got Schrader out of it. New valves were 2 days out so I put new access t's on...
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    I like it. I recently changed an evap coil in a...

    I like it. I recently changed an evap coil in a trane. I went to pull both Schafer's and both were stuck. One broke off and barely got the other out. That little tool may have got it.
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    I have been thru 3 manifolds for leaks in 8...

    I have been thru 3 manifolds for leaks in 8 months. I'm leaking again.
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    About a 2 second video. It there

    About a 2 second video. It there
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    May be a good idea, I've changed probably 15 icp...

    May be a good idea, I've changed probably 15 icp txv's in July.
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