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  1. Thread: AC not cooling

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    Second opinion confirmed that the compressor has...

    Second opinion confirmed that the compressor has bad valves. I'm not sure why the first contractor said it was low on Freon and charged me to fill it; I'll discuss it with him.

    I'm waiting on a...
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    Yeah, he really did; and it never did cool; 1...

    Yeah, he really did; and it never did cool; 1 degree temp drop between register and return. I'm not trying to bad mouth him; I know he was real busy that day; we are having a real heat wave out...
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    It sounded like the compressor was running in...

    It sounded like the compressor was running in addition to the fan. I can't remember what the current draw was, but it did not change; the compressor was not doing any work. The pressures did not...
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    It was a green bottle. I have another contractor...

    It was a green bottle. I have another contractor coming out Wed, will get a second opinion then decide whether to repair or replace.

    Thanks
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    14 Years. What type of Freon would a 14 year old...

    14 Years. What type of Freon would a 14 year old unit use? Better to replace the whole air conditioner?
  6. Thread: AC not cooling

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    Thanks for the replies. I saw the pressures but...

    Thanks for the replies. I saw the pressures but did not write them down. He pointed out that since the pressures did not change, the compressor valves were bad. It does not make any unusual noise....
  7. Thread: AC not cooling

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    AC not cooling

    I have a Lennox residential AC system, HS29-036-2P. It is not cooling at all. The compressor runs, but it runs all the time, never cycles off.

    Had a contractor come out yesterday, he said it was...
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    Thanks! Have them installed and operating now. ...

    Thanks! Have them installed and operating now. I'll give them a little time and see how they work. Just a little concerned about what happens when more than one zone calls for heat at the same...
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    Resistors for power stealing thermostats

    I am replacing the manual thermostats on a 3 zone boiler heating system with Honeywell T8775A 1009 non-programmable digital thermostats. The new thermostats came with a resistor pack that included...
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