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  1. If a customer feels that we have misdiagnosed a...

    If a customer feels that we have misdiagnosed a cracked heat exchanger, and gets a second opinion that contradicts our finding, our service manager informs the customer that we would love to meet the...
  2. Pulse? Done.

    Pulse? Done.
  3. There was a thread about this awhile back. I...

    There was a thread about this awhile back. I thougt the consenus was that it would classify it as a system.
  4. No joke about pam.

    No joke about pam.
  5. Probably. Doesnt each state have an insurrance...

    Probably. Doesnt each state have an insurrance board of some kind?
  6. Id just play the numbers. Drop it 5 a season till...

    Id just play the numbers. Drop it 5 a season till you get cold one night.
    Oh yeah, if you gonna be running that cold, spray the fan blades with some PAM cooking spray.
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    Good catch beshvac. I dont see where the return...

    Good catch beshvac. I dont see where the return comes in at all....scary stuff.
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    Wow. The wisconsin thing is quite a concidence. ...

    Wow. The wisconsin thing is quite a concidence.

    Massively oversized. Take a picture of the unit from a bit further away.

    BTW, is this you:...
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    That furnace is way oversized. How big is the...

    That furnace is way oversized.
    How big is the apartment? 2500 sqft, in wisconsin, and you keep the windows open at night?

    Thats caused by the heat exchanger constantly overheating.

    Post a...
  10. It's all staged.

    It's all staged.
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    Shut it down.

    Shut it down.
  12. Awesome! There are 2 models though. One is the...

    Awesome!
    There are 2 models though. One is the 8000, which is your basic model.

    The other is the prestige.

    The difference between the two is mostly just the screen. The 8000 can do everything...
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    It's not a matter of knowing. It's a matter of...

    It's not a matter of knowing. It's a matter of wasting my time.

    The cost of the limit should include the time to determine what broke the limit.
    It's so you don't spend 15-30 minutes look at...
  14. Free natural gas! Get rid of the dang heat pump!...

    Free natural gas!
    Get rid of the dang heat pump!

    The cycles per hour setting on a heat pump stat for emergency heat is setup to 9 Cycles per hour.
    You're probably running either a johnson...
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    Keep in mind, when blower sizing is shown in the...

    Keep in mind, when blower sizing is shown in the unit, it is MAXIMUM capacity. Meaning I can put a 2-ton AC on a 5 ton drive blower, and just slow the blower speed down via the speed selection (dip...
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    Tech may or may not lack skills. ESPECAILLY...

    Tech may or may not lack skills.

    ESPECAILLY with rental property: if I find a limit has failed, I require approval for the limit to be replaced, before I spend my time looking for what caused the...
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    Why didn't the tech put in the limit for you?

    Why didn't the tech put in the limit for you?
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    ACVM970603 Is a 60k, 3 ton blower, counter flow,...

    ACVM970603 Is a 60k, 3 ton blower, counter flow, modulating, variable speed.
    ACVM970803B Ditto, 80k

    Not sure what you mean about 4/5 ton blowers. The older GCVM96's only had 4/5 ton blowers. All...
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    The communicating works good when installed...

    The communicating works good when installed properly.
    We lost a modulating board. Part was under warranty. After 10 years, if they lose another board, they are gonna get sticker shock.

    The...
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    DANG STRAIGHT. Getting the EPA involved is the...

    DANG STRAIGHT.

    Getting the EPA involved is the last thing you want to do.
    They'd probably hold your friend responsible, until the oil company takes ownership of the problem.
    Which, they won't do...
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    It's a new system. As far as I'm concerned,...

    It's a new system.

    As far as I'm concerned, they haven't had enough product life to figure out all the bugs.
  22. I was gonna say the same thing. I use high...

    I was gonna say the same thing.

    I use high temp silicone.
  23. .......

    .......
  24. Dang straight. Plus they get all uppity when you...

    Dang straight. Plus they get all uppity when you suggest they do something.
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    Various parts are classified under various rates....

    Various parts are classified under various rates. Such as A, B,C,D,E.

    Compressors would be under one category, capacitors under another. Misc Refrigerant repairs (replace leaking schrader valve)...
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    I will bring that up at my next meeting. Very...

    I will bring that up at my next meeting. Very clearly stated There.
    The amana warranty card I'd seen did not show that whatsoever.

    Many thanks!!!
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    The same would be true in Air conditioning mode...

    The same would be true in Air conditioning mode then?
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    Except that they don't. Next time you submit a...

    Except that they don't.
    Next time you submit a claim, ask them if they are covering your travel/diagnostics.


    Amana/Goodman is literally the same labor warranty.
  29. You can't put that orifice in that evaporator....

    You can't put that orifice in that evaporator.
    As in literally won't fit.

    A old AL 3 row slab coil....pfft. Never work, with or without a txv.
    I wouldn't try that in my own home, with free...
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    I used to have a copy here, tried finding one...

    I used to have a copy here, tried finding one online, no dice.
    I remember it saying along the lines of: "Will cover expenses related to the replacement of the defective part."

    Which would not...
  31. About 16 years. A Geo doesn't need 20+ years to...

    About 16 years.
    A Geo doesn't need 20+ years to recoup the cost.
    We're seeing about 10.
    When your own your second geo, and you already have the loops is the big savings.

    Water quality plays a...
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    No where in the assure warranty does it say that...

    No where in the assure warranty does it say that trip and diagnostic fee's are covered, no do they pay for them.
  33. You can't trap condensation unless you had it to...

    You can't trap condensation unless you had it to begin with.

    VSTECH, yeah, all their coax coils look that way.



    What kinda house water do you have? City/Well/Cistern?
    Is this a pump and...
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    We refer to it as "validation". Here's the jist...

    We refer to it as "validation".
    Here's the jist for us:

    If I show up to find water on the floor, with a 1 year old 30-day filter, and a melted plastic drain(over heating), It ain't gonna be...
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    For those of you stating that a 90% gas furnace...

    For those of you stating that a 90% gas furnace is designed to handle condensate...I can't think of a manufacturer out there who has truly made a 90% that does NOT have a tendancy to fail within the...
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    Solely BTU wise, I think your correct. Heat is...

    Solely BTU wise, I think your correct. Heat is heat.
    Or atleast in my simpleton mind.

    The different I would attribute it to is "feeling" cold.

    Ever change out a oil furnace to a heat pump and...
  37. You have a failed part causing the issue. It's...

    You have a failed part causing the issue. It's actually one of the cheapest parts I carry on the van. Only the GMV series throws that code with the part failure, and it only throws that code when the...
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    By that reasoning, High airflow would cause...

    By that reasoning, High airflow would cause evaporators to freeze, because the coil didn't have time to absorb heat from the air.
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    Lol, Must be a rheem, and someone didn't read the...

    Lol, Must be a rheem, and someone didn't read the instructions all the way through.
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    Get a new tech.

    Get a new tech.
  41. The first two proposals are piped wrong for the...

    The first two proposals are piped wrong for the kitchen, because their both on he outlet side of the pump.

    Just have them install a automatic bypass on the pump, get rid of the HX for the kitchen...
  42. That would be cooling. Not heating. 315 is for...

    That would be cooling. Not heating. 315 is for heating.
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    That is one freaking nasty system, that has been...

    That is one freaking nasty system, that has been leaking for a long period of time.

    Is there a trap between the unit and the open T?
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    Take a picture. There needs to be a trap between...

    Take a picture. There needs to be a trap between the open T and the air handler, otherwise it won't drain correctly.
  45. What setting did you change?

    What setting did you change?
  46. Sure. But you won't be comfortable.

    Sure. But you won't be comfortable.
  47. Your probably adjusted your oil heat CPH instead...

    Your probably adjusted your oil heat CPH instead of your heat pump.


    Seriously, Leave it be. Those numbers sound great.
  48. Thats because they are cavitating the pumps....

    Thats because they are cavitating the pumps. You've got a pump that is practically dead heading when only 1 zone opens.
    You MUST have a bypass.
    The other problem is that your going to kill the...
  49. What is the red box where the kitchen loop...

    What is the red box where the kitchen loop connects to the rest of the system? Is that a heat exchanger?

    What turns off each zone of baseboard? Zone valves?
    Can each individual zone turn on the...
  50. engineer.

    engineer.
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