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  1. Your humidifier (which adds humidity to the air)...

    Your humidifier (which adds humidity to the air) only works when the unit is heating, it will not come on when the unit is cooling. Cooling will dehumidify only.

    There is no "easy" way or...
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    The warranty on your equipement is still good, no...

    The warranty on your equipement is still good, no problems with being a new owner. That being said, as mentioned earlier until the restriction is found (if there is one) there is no way to know if it...
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    Restriction can also come from abuse if one of...

    Restriction can also come from abuse if one of the lines is hit or smashed.

    You need to call the company and request a different tech as a competent tech can tell where the restriction is by...
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    The only thing that should be used to "flush" the...

    The only thing that should be used to "flush" the lines is nitrogen, Carrier very strongly says not to use anything else. Agreed he should have used a micron gauge to measure the vacuum.

    I doubt...
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    Install Minimum Load Valve (Hot Gas Bypass)...

    Install Minimum Load Valve (Hot Gas Bypass) option. All the setting above may help but ultimately the problem is the machine's lowest capacity is greater that your load. MLV should resolve the issue.
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    He is a great guy and I would have no problem...

    He is a great guy and I would have no problem working for him again, but I am pretty comfortable where I am and plan to stay. I know he hates to lose you.
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    Hey man, good luck and stay in touch!

    Hey man, good luck and stay in touch!
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    Not commenting on the SH, SC, or pressures but...

    Not commenting on the SH, SC, or pressures but there may be nothing wrong with a 13 deg drop. In fact that may be great! Your temp drop will depend on how much of your cooling capacity is going to...
  9. It could be due to many things, including being...

    It could be due to many things, including being too small. However, there is no way anyone here can tell what the problem may be without looking at it. Call the installer and have them check the...
  10. You need to call a service tech rather than...

    You need to call a service tech rather than resetting the alarm. The codes you reference are that the chill water pump is not running. Resetting the alrams could cause the water tubes to freeze and...
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    The equipment manufactuer has no control over the...

    The equipment manufactuer has no control over the static. Static is a function of the duct system (which the equipment manufacturer does not provide). Carrier does however tell the installer if it is...
  12. The dealer will have to contact his distributor...

    The dealer will have to contact his distributor and see if one is available or can be ordered. This unit is not as widely stocked by the distribution channel.
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    Agreed, blade position is first thing to check...

    Agreed, blade position is first thing to check and often resolves any issues. Have them try this before changing the motor.
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    Because occasionally things happen for no real...

    Because occasionally things happen for no real reason, like the power pole example I gave earlier. If it was on the display people would get all bent out of shape for no reason (sound famaliar? lol)....
  15. Infinity will only work with one model air...

    Infinity will only work with one model air handler, the FE. There is no such thing as an FE4BWF. As mentioned earlier this is most likely an error or poor penmanship. Either way the FE is the...
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    The code has already told you what happened, from...

    The code has already told you what happened, from your own writing, the thermal overload opened. There are many things that can cause this and only an inspection of the unit and its operation by...
  17. 58STA is not an older model, it is current...

    58STA is not an older model, it is current production equipment. However, it is the standard grade 80% furnace.
  18. If you have a 58MVB then you do not have a 3...

    If you have a 58MVB then you do not have a 3 stage furnace, the MVB is a 2 stage unit. 58mvC is the three stage unit.

    The run time is whole hours, so until your unit runs in that stage for at...
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    Still does not make it accepted by equipment...

    Still does not make it accepted by equipment manufacturer. I am merely quoting what the installation instructions (offcial manufacturer document) says.
  20. Thread: 410a

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    Flux + POE = ACID, no flux allowed. This is one...

    Flux + POE = ACID, no flux allowed. This is one of the reasons, along with joint strength, that Carrier/Bryant installation instruction for R410A units says BRAZE ONLY.
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    It will be difficult if not impossible to know...

    It will be difficult if not impossible to know the price difference (if any). There are many reasons that prices will be different and a very small part of this is the brand of the equipment. One...
  22. Only if you call communicating every 8/10 of a...

    Only if you call communicating every 8/10 of a second slow. Sounds like the guy is feeding you a line of bull....may have to wonder about what else he is telling you.
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    The "Pro" will know the answer, other wise hire a...

    The "Pro" will know the answer, other wise hire a real pro.
  24. Infinity can control Carrier ERV/HRV but not...

    Infinity can control Carrier ERV/HRV but not third party such as yours.
  25. The configurations will remain forever, the time...

    The configurations will remain forever, the time will hold for at least 72 hours. Be careful taking it off and reinstalling it. Grasp it on each side and rock back and forth to take it off the wall...
  26. There is some merit to his answer and opinions...

    There is some merit to his answer and opinions vary as to what is correct. Personally I believe it should be checked, which can best be done when operating in the cooling mode. If proper techniques...
  27. Yes this will increase airflow. If you have a...

    Yes this will increase airflow. If you have a bypass humidifier you should make the first selection. I would not select #2 as it takes away some of the system ability to control the airflow as...
  28. OAT sensor goes to the furnace board. The S1 and...

    OAT sensor goes to the furnace board. The S1 and S2 on the Infinity UI is for remote inside sensor, if you hook OAT there it will think outdoor temp is indoor temp and you will have real problems.
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  29. Press the middle button on the left side for 3...

    Press the middle button on the left side for 3 seconds and it will show the status of the filter and all accessories.
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    You can purchase the Carrier/Bryant extended...

    You can purchase the Carrier/Bryant extended warranty through another Carrier/Bryant dealer. It is up to each individual dealer whether they participate in this program so you will have to find one...
  31. Since you refer to Puron I suppose this is a...

    Since you refer to Puron I suppose this is a Carrier/Bryant product. If so a couple of comments.

    You can use existing linesets provided they are the correct size. If the system has experienced a...
  32. Thread: gasheat

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    Go to any HVAC manufacturer's web site and they...

    Go to any HVAC manufacturer's web site and they all have lots of information available.
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    I trust you know that what is in that pipe are...

    I trust you know that what is in that pipe are flue gases that if allowed to vent into the house could kill you and your family.
  34. Once the Infinity control is installed the dip...

    Once the Infinity control is installed the dip switches on the furnace are inactive. Even if they are set wrong the Infinity overwrites them to the proper CFM settings. Yes, the Infinity does allow...
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    Your first pictures still do not work. The last...

    Your first pictures still do not work. The last ones show some pretty rough handling at installation, especially at the electrical connection. This could also be the cause of the upper insulation...
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    The insulation is needed in that area to keep the...

    The insulation is needed in that area to keep the area from sweating. There will always be some air leakage into this area and if the unit is installed in an enviorment where the surrounding air is...
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    Your thumbnails are not displaying. The strip...

    Your thumbnails are not displaying. The strip heat should not be on when the fan is not running or the thermostat is not calling. You are mistaken about the NC contacts of the fan relay and how that...
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    No. This is a information only message, not an...

    No. This is a information only message, not an alarm.
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    Your question has been asked and answered....call...

    Your question has been asked and answered....call the dealer. There are too many variables to go into with you.

    The three stage furnace requires a certain version of software and must be...
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    Two stage systems will by design run longer....

    Two stage systems will by design run longer. Operating on low stage will more closely match the heat loss/gain of the house and make the unit run longer but it will cost less to operate and make the...
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    Call the dealer and let them do their job, that...

    Call the dealer and let them do their job, that is what you paid for. There are several settings that need to be checked and then verified by the technician. This is really not something you should...
  42. -B is the latest version of software of the...

    -B is the latest version of software of the controller...should be what you have.
  43. I have already explained the fan....you can not...

    I have already explained the fan....you can not set it to high during the run mode. You have NO control over operating fan speed, nor should you have.

    Smart recovery will start up to 90 minutes...
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    Warranty is five years on parts, five or ten on...

    Warranty is five years on parts, five or ten on compressor depending on unit. Labor is not covered unless an optional labor contract is purchased. Many dealers include this as standard which may be...
  45. If you now have an Infinity control.....the...

    If you now have an Infinity control.....the furnace will not come on any earlier than your program period. It will stay at 62 until the new program starts and will then change and start trying to...
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    You do not have a problem, it is normal and is...

    You do not have a problem, it is normal and is the designed way of operating, it is also because of the reason you were given. This is actually a function of the furnace control board, not the...
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    This particular furnace is much more than a...

    This particular furnace is much more than a burner, blower and associated ductwork. Those type systems are available, but many people want more. The variable speed motor provides lower operating...
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    The design of the door is not the problem, lack...

    The design of the door is not the problem, lack of code and installation techniques is the problem. You are not suppose to install B vent directly to the elbow or for that matter any single wall...
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    Carrier and Bryant are held to the same standard....

    Carrier and Bryant are held to the same standard. However, your problem is with the contractor not the manufacturer. This is a legal and contract matter. You need to be contacting the local...
  50. Yes, you can turn it off if it is a cooling only...

    Yes, you can turn it off if it is a cooling only unit. But....you will need to turn the power back on for at least 24 hours prior to using it again.
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