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    OK thanks.

    OK thanks.
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    One refrigerator is rated at 7.2 max amps and the...

    One refrigerator is rated at 7.2 max amps and the other at 6.5.
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    GFCI circuit question

    The rent house I live in has 2 wire ungrounded plugs. I wanted to change them to grounded plugs so I installed a GFCI on the first outlet of the circuit. There are 4 more outlets that are now...
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    My book isn't the same, but I would bet you will...

    My book isn't the same, but I would bet you will be going over the pressure temperature chart quite often in basic refrigeration. The diagrams of the refrigeration cycle is another thing that I...
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    Hey, that's what he said! He also found a loose...

    Hey, that's what he said! He also found a loose screw-in wire terminal at the disconnect box.

    The compressor is toast. He is replacing it Monday. I will probably update how that goes.
  6. New window unit stored on side for a week

    This may sound like a silly question but I need to know the answer. A friend of mine lives in an old Fleetwood 5th wheel in Port Aransas, Texas, He lives pretty humbly, I'd say. Likes to be close...
  7. Thanks for the info, guys. The first time...

    Thanks for the info, guys.

    The first time after my classmate and I replaced the fuse the unit was still cooling. We assumed this first outside because we did put our hand over the condenser fan...
  8. OK cool. I'm going back over on Monday after 5...

    OK cool. I'm going back over on Monday after 5 to watch him put the new compressor in and help in any way I can. I will ohm out the old compressor afterwards and check for high resistance on start...
  9. Replaced fuse, worked fine, then compressor failed uh oh

    A classmate and I tried to fix his friend's unit but we might have caused the compressor to fail by not diagnosing the problem right the first time. Here is what happened:

    First of all, we didn't...
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    OK I figured out how to post a pic. Here is what he referred to as a peckerhead. I'm glad to...
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    He called it a peckerhead...

    A classmate and I were watching a service tech troubleshoot a unit. He said the peckerhead burned up. We asked what a peckerhead was and he said it's what people in the field call the black...
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    Here is a good thread about what conditions lead...

    Here is a good thread about what conditions lead to the formation of acid in a system.

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=100144
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    Lots of interesting perspectives on this topic. ...

    Lots of interesting perspectives on this topic. I'm still in school and we talk about this quite a bit. We not all agree on what our starting wage will or should be, but most of us are relatively...
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    Thanks for the welcome. I am really looking...

    Thanks for the welcome. I am really looking forward to having access to the pro/educational sections of the forum.
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    Studying HVAC in South Texas.

    Hello everyone. I live in Corpus Christi, TX. I attend Del Mar. I am working on an Associates Degree in Air Conditioning Applied Technology.

    Last semester I completed Electricity Principles...
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