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  1. They make a kit for this problem. Easy fix do it...

    They make a kit for this problem. Easy fix do it all the time but can't remember what the kit is called.
  2. Thread: Wages

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    I've been in the field for 15yrs been with same...

    I've been in the field for 15yrs been with same company for 10 as a res. light comm. service tech. I'm making 18 an hr here in ohio.
  3. Thread: Bryant txv

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    Have to replace one tomorrow unit was installed...

    Have to replace one tomorrow unit was installed about a month ago. Will be the second one this summer. Haven't had any problems with. The bigger units yet.
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    Why wouldn't you call technical and talk to...

    Why wouldn't you call technical and talk to someone from carrier while your at the job site. I work on Bryant and they don't have that feature which I'm glad heard of a lot of calls about the energy...
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    I thought checking MV across the contacts was...

    I thought checking MV across the contacts was going to be the best and easiest way to check contactors until today. Installed a brand new contactor had 200mv across contactor which to me would be a...
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    So would checking MV across the contactor be a...

    So would checking MV across the contactor be a honest check 75mv and higher replace 70mv and lower call it good? I've never seen a full volt drop across any contact.


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    When to replace a contactor on a PM call?

    I've been in hvac service for 15 yrs and never really found a great way to check a contactor and figure when it is time to replace. I've been checking MV across the contact which seems to be around...
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    I tried out a set of imanifolds today. Couldn't...

    I tried out a set of imanifolds today. Couldn't get though the front door of the house without losing connection only about 10 ft from the outdoor unit. Am I doing something wrong thought the range...
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    Posted on eBay 481991

    Posted on eBay
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    Feildpiece HG3 for sale

    Looking to sell my barely used HG3. It is in very good working order.
    Comes with
    HG3
    Install disc and instruction

    Asking $300
    Will add pics tonight.
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    Wondering if or when the wireless sensor will be...

    Wondering if or when the wireless sensor will be coming out.
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    Wow I'm speechless.

    Wow I'm speechless.
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    I'm curious how the indoor wet bulb dry bulb...

    I'm curious how the indoor wet bulb dry bulb sensor looks like. Loving this tool can't wait to get one. Does this manifold come with all the sensors to make all the readings at real time. Or are...
  14. Yep replace pressure switches and check...

    Yep replace pressure switches and check condensate trap for PVC shavings.
  15. Thread: Jobs

    by 37bluebird
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    Is this UNOH you a going to. I went there about...

    Is this UNOH you a going to. I went there about 10 yrs ago learned a lot but nothing beats on the job experience.
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    I would say that is pretty good. No one likes...

    I would say that is pretty good. No one likes being on call it sucks but it is apart of the job so get used to it. We get paid only if we get called out min. Of 2hrs so I basically sit around the...
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    I would start with the board.

    I would start with the board.
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    In 2004-06 had a lot of bad relays on the control...

    In 2004-06 had a lot of bad relays on the control board causing this fault. What year is this furnace.
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    Yeah it was my last call took me an hour just to...

    Yeah it was my last call took me an hour just to replace HSI because inside gas line and valve are on top of ignitor screws. And back starts killing you standing awkward just to see what you are...
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    You kidding me

    Have a apartment complex and this is how must of the furnaces are installed I guess the installer knew he would never have to fix these things. I get pissed every time I try and work on one. Have to...
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    What is you pressure of the bladder in expansion...

    What is you pressure of the bladder in expansion tank. Also check the pressure of the system with another gauge and attach it at the boiler drain. Can't tell you how many pressure gauges I find off...
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    I agree I would going with the focus pro 6000...

    I agree I would going with the focus pro 6000 with wifi. I loved mine but got a new system that had to use the Bryant connex stat. Wish I still could use the 6000.
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    This sounds exactly like my problem. I used the...

    This sounds exactly like my problem. I used the LC back pack for 5 yrs and wore it out so bought a new one. Then started having back pains so thought it might be the bag. Started using smaller bags...
  24. Thread: Fieldpiece

    by 37bluebird
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    I would sell my hg3 only used 10 times or so....

    I would sell my hg3 only used 10 times or so. $300 for HG3, CD, USB cable.
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    I have the same problem with spiders. But the...

    I have the same problem with spiders. But the ones I've seen with spider webs the flame just doesn't get hot enough to prove flame. His problem sounds to me has a recirc problem hole in exhaust pipe...
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    I had the same issue and this is what I found on...

    I had the same issue and this is what I found on the roof. 442871
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    That is the nature of the beast. One of my...

    That is the nature of the beast. One of my favorite furnaces to work on.
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    I believe the fan runs all the time in heat or...

    I believe the fan runs all the time in heat or cool mode to move air across the sensor inside the unit so it knows the room temp. Tstat doesn't really tell the unit the temp of room the sensor inside...
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    Speed vs Thoroughness

    I take an average of a hour on each call if it is a easy fix or a pm call. I ran about 7 calls a day so if I would take longer then that on the easy ones I would never get off work. And only having...
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    I ran furnace for 30min blocked basement door...

    I ran furnace for 30min blocked basement door open and ran hot water heater and checked the draft. Everything looked to be ok. The new furnace can't come fast enough.
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    I wanted to but the boss said fix it to get them...

    I wanted to but the boss said fix it to get them heat until we could get a new furnace and water heater installed. Made him put his name on it. If it wasn't 10 degrees outside would be shut down...
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    Yes that is exactly what that is but is a 90 not...

    Yes that is exactly what that is but is a 90 not a tee. All I can figure they didn't have a smaller water heater and needed a sharp 90 and just finished lunch and had two cans sitting in the truck...
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    One of the worst I've seen

    Yeah found that on the water heater in the same house. Was afraid to look at anything else in the house.
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    Was in a wide open basement and they face it...

    Was in a wide open basement and they face it toward the chimney so it is a pain to work on. Also motor went bad so the cut hole in the side and patched it back in with a filter.
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    One of the worst I've seen

    I ran across this gem today on a no heat call. The more I looked at it the more I found wrong.
    And yes is a downflow in a up flow application. And someone got paid to do this....
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    Yes I believe it is. Sure looked like it from the...

    Yes I believe it is. Sure looked like it from the distance. I didn't want to get to close to it.
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    What I seen the other day

    I wonder how well this is venting. I seen this as I I was sitting in a alley next to my customers house and had to take a picture. It is in a garage and not sure what it is venting.
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    Waterfunace 5 series with intellizone 2

    That looks like a very nice install. Couple thing I would have done different would turn the loop pumps around. I have seen the pumps sweet and with the electrical box on the bottom can hold water...
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    So do you believe even if you stop the leak on...

    So do you believe even if you stop the leak on gas valve the valve has been damaged by the flame on the side of it in same way.
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    What would you do?

    I ran into this today. Gas valve sooted up and burnt from pilot line leak. It is intermittent pilot so furnace would lite pilot would leak gas till it would ignite and burn till the furnace was...
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    The ones I carry on the van don't alarm till 70...

    The ones I carry on the van don't alarm till 70 ppm but starts reading at 11ppm. Made by kidde
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    Selling CO Detectors

    So do you guys mention CO Detectors to every customer? That you feel that needs one.
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    That is how I felt about it also. We started this...

    That is how I felt about it also. We started this program at work selling co detectors last month I would ask every customer before leaving the call if the had a CO Detector they would say yes or no...
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    Selling CO Detectors

    I was wondering what everyone's thought is on offering a CO Detector to every service call that has a gas appliance. Ive been reading all the up selling threads about offering people something that...
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    What I understand Is the ball is a check and can...

    What I understand Is the ball is a check and can hang up and run the pump without water passing threw it. Which can shorten the life of the pump.
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    Some complete heats have a check under the pump...

    Some complete heats have a check under the pump it is just a little ball. If yours has that ball still in there take it out and operate without it.
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    How are they going bad. Are they locking up or...

    How are they going bad. Are they locking up or are the propellers tore up.
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    So at what ohm reading or amp reading would you...

    So at what ohm reading or amp reading would you recommend replacing HSI.
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    So lower the ohms causes low amps. Needs to be...

    So lower the ohms causes low amps. Needs to be replaced
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    When they start to go bad will the ohms go up or...

    When they start to go bad will the ohms go up or down?
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