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    Well...the problem should be solved for now, and...

    Well...the problem should be solved for now, and it was not the new A/C after all. The white gunk looking stuff was coming from the 10 year old first floor unit. The tech checked out the new unit...
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    Thanks for the information. I may consider that...

    Thanks for the information. I may consider that second pump if this problem continues. The A/C company is sending someone out tomorrow to see if there is something inside the coil box (paper, etc.)...
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    Guys, I really appreciate the help I received so...

    Guys, I really appreciate the help I received so far with this problem, and I tried all of the suggestions, including a little bleach through the pump. The problem went away for about a month. ...
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    Guess I was not clear. I poured enough water...

    Guess I was not clear. I poured enough water into the tub for until the pump turned on and pumped the water out. I stopped adding water, and the pump turned off after it finished pumping, just like...
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    Thanks for all of the help. I will do some...

    Thanks for all of the help. I will do some research to find out the best method to clean out the line and hope that fixes the problem.

    beenthere, when I had the pump outside, I plugged it in and...
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    Thanks for taking the time to reply. The size...

    Thanks for taking the time to reply.

    The size of the pump appears to be identical to the one that lasted 10 years, meaning the same size tank. The only pumps that will fit in the small space is...
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    Well, that's two votes for a drain line problem,...

    Well, that's two votes for a drain line problem, and you guys always seems to know what you are talking about. As for the line, I can see the line almost all of the way out to the basement wall, and...
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    Two bad condensate pumps in row?

    Would someone please give some ideas about what is going on here? Our condensate pump in the basement accepts water from our first and second floor AC units. The first one worked great for 10 years,...
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    acbobburk and Mark, Thanks for the tip about the...

    acbobburk and Mark, Thanks for the tip about the gas line and the info about the plenum. I followed up with the A/C man and they are installing a real Rheem coil and plenum. Got them scheduled for...
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    Mark Beiser-Got time for a question?

    Mark, I noticed in another thread that you said,

    "The Allstyle "all in one" type plenum coils are notorious for developing refrigerant leaks. The company I work for has a policy that we will not...
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    Back to the original question, is the current set...

    Back to the original question, is the current set up an All Style coil plenum set up that is prone to leak? I found this quote in another thread,

    "The Allstyle "all in one" type plenum coils are...
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    That's a great question about the wood. It does...

    That's a great question about the wood. It does seem to be a little close to the fire, huh? The furnace is vented to the outside. Tom
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    Is this a faulty design?

    Okay, one last question before I buy a new A/C for upstairs. The quote is for a Rheem RANL-024JAZ outside and the coil is a RCFL-HM2414. I have heard that what our builder put in 10 years ago with...
  14. You guys (and the guys who helped me in other...

    You guys (and the guys who helped me in other posts) are a big help! I really appreciate your expert thoughts and that you are willing to share them with us homeowners. I have learned a lot here,...
  15. Does installer need to be factory approved?

    I have gotten estimates and finally decided which company to have install a new Rheem A/C in our house, but before I call and commit, would someone tell me if it matters that this company (a Carrier...
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    Does anyone think I will regret going with a...

    Does anyone think I will regret going with a 2-ton Rheem RANL-024JAZ (new type refrigerant) for $1000 less than the Carrier ACA 2-ton, by the same installer offering the ACA? Both units have the...
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    Thanks for resolving the freon question for me. ...

    Thanks for resolving the freon question for me. And, the furnace is not variable speed. It, too, is 10 years old and came with the house.

    The guy who gave this quote was here a long time doing...
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    It would be to replace just the coil inside and...

    It would be to replace just the coil inside and the compresser outside, using the existing lines, thermostat, etc.. I am not clear from the quote whether thes new ones quoted will use the new type...
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    So, can I get a little more info? It sounds like...

    So, can I get a little more info? It sounds like the Carrier ACA is worth a little more, but, would it be worth just $200 more than the Carrier ACA to get a Trane 4TTR3024A1000, or is the ACA plenty...
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    4jime, Thanks for the information. I guess the...

    4jime, Thanks for the information. I guess the ACA might be worth the extra money. Thanks again. Tom
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    Difference in Carrier ABA and ACA?

    I have put it off long enough and am now going to replace the entire A/C system. I know pricing is not allowed here, but this question is just about a difference between two units. Could someone...
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    dash, You figured it out. DIY means do it...

    dash, You figured it out. DIY means do it yourself, and I try to do things myself where possible, but HVAC is definitely not one of them. I once considered replacing a noisy condenser fan myself, but...
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    Will 10 year warranty include R22?

    I am considering a new A/C but struggling with the old R22 versus new 410 issue. I understand a unit with 410 is more expensive. Anyway, a tech told me if he installs a new unit using R22 with a 10...
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    Baldloonie, I finally found the model number of...

    Baldloonie, I finally found the model number of our RUUD furnace and it is

    UGPJ-05EAUER

    Would you let me know if its blower is limited to a 2 ton A/C unit?

    Also, I do not see how these...
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    Thanks for the offer to help. I cannot find any...

    Thanks for the offer to help. I cannot find any information off of the furnace, except I see that it is smaller than the one for downstair which is for our 2.5 ton unit. It is a RUUD, and here is a...
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    Who can you trust?

    How do I find a good residential HVAC company I can count on in the central Alabama area? All I really want to do is replace the inside coil on the upstairs 10 year old 2 ton A/C, but will consider...
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    platchford, I never considered adding insulation...

    platchford, I never considered adding insulation to cover the ducts since I assumed they are pre-insulated inside the shiny outside. If it is recommended to cover them in insulation, I will give that...
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    edward301, thanks for suggesting just the coil...

    edward301, thanks for suggesting just the coil replacement, which may be the way to go. But, I imagine the technician who comes might suggest an entire A/C replacement since R22 is being phased out....
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    Thanks everyone for taking the time to reply. We...

    Thanks everyone for taking the time to reply. We are in the south, and the upstairs does seem to be too hard to keep cool. Our first floor is the same square footage as the second, and it has a...
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    I can see the pics on this forum from my...

    I can see the pics on this forum from my computer, but maybe the moderators will not let me post pics for some reason. Anyway, the set up is that the furnace in the attic is laying down sideways and...
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    Coil leak - What to do?

    Hello. If any of you experts have a minute to look at our situation and make recommedations, I'd really appreciate it. Our house is 10 years old (so is A/C) and the upstairs unit apparently has a...
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    Yes, I was warned about seeking DIY help, but...

    Yes, I was warned about seeking DIY help, but that is not what I had in mind so you do not need to close the thread. I was just asking a question and this seemed like a good place to find the...
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    Safety - Is power still on?

    Someone told me something and I wonder if it is true. If I turn off the power to my central A/C unit at the circuit breaker, is there still a risk of shock if I do not also turn off the thermostat? ...
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    Does asking how to do something make it a...

    Does asking how to do something make it a complicated project? I had to ask a question or two before I replaced the brakes on my cars and changed the fluids, before finishing my basement, etc., and...
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    This job does sound like it could be complicated....

    This job does sound like it could be complicated. I will see what info is displayed on the motor and also get a better feel for what the job entails. The possiblity of oiling it - now that is an...
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    Well, an HVAC man came out, put in freon, and...

    Well, an HVAC man came out, put in freon, and said the coil was leaking. He said I have the kind of coils (9 years oild) that has another part built in with the coil, and that set up is now hard to...
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    Replace outside fan - DIY job?

    Hello. I am hoping someone here can help me out. Our nine year old Rudd A/C sounds like the bearings in the fan in the outside unit are going bad. The sound has been there for a year or two. I like...
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    Not cooling - What to expect

    Hello. A service man is coming to our house this morning and I am wondering what to expect. We have a 2 story house, and the upstairs A/C is running forever and not cooling. Last year we had freon...
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