Search:

Type: Posts; User: dabolts

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    Thanks for all the info - it is a big help! If...

    Thanks for all the info - it is a big help! If you would elaborate, how should the drain overflow switch be installed properly?
  2. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    I agree and pointed that out to both of the...

    I agree and pointed that out to both of the service techs that came out but for some reason they refuse to do what the install guide shows. They (per Trane recommendation) insist it is an algae...
  3. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    No. I called the a/c co yesterday and they said...

    No. I called the a/c co yesterday and they said he didn't to come our until next year!!! The owner of the a/c co supposedly called the Trane reps boss to get him out but I haven't heard back yet. ...
  4. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    Supposedly they did.

    Supposedly they did.
  5. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    When the tech removed the float switch pipe and...

    When the tech removed the float switch pipe and primary drain pipe today I got to see both connectors first hand. The float switch is connected to the secondary drain connector (one on bottom left)...
  6. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    update

    OK, the service tech came out and found a viscous slime in the drain pan. The pan was clean 2 days ago when the new drain line was run. The slime is causing the water to go into the float switch...
  7. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    It happened again!

    Thanks for this info. The installation guide I have is for the original air handler (TEE3F65A1000AB) and does not contain this info. The weep hole is not sealed but if I am reading the info...
  8. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    I am not an A/C guy but looking at the install...

    I am not an A/C guy but looking at the install guide to you mean the place where the water diverter baffles are? If so, I don't know. Will have to wait until they come back and open the unit up...
  9. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    New drain line picture

    Ok - they ran a new drain line yesterday and I have attached a picture of the work.
    51262
    The trap is still outside - almost 12 feet from the air handler.The pitch is 3.5" which according to the...
  10. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    Question - is there a correct way for the door on...

    Question - is there a correct way for the door on the Clean Effects EAC to be put on? Previously (see AH pics) the latches to secure the door were on the bottom. The tech that ran a new drain line...
  11. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    I was told it was as I asked this when they cut...

    I was told it was as I asked this when they cut the original box to make room for this AH. Best I can tell it is sealed. Don't hear any hissing that I would assume you would hear if there is a...
  12. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    Just called service company. The local Trane rep...

    Just called service company. The local Trane rep has been involved but has yet to come out to inspect this installation first hand. I asked the company to have him come out today as I can no longer...
  13. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    How do I get in touch with a Trane rep? The rep...

    How do I get in touch with a Trane rep? The rep the service company has been working with is from Trane based on his e-mail address. I was on the Trane web site and could not find a phone # to call...
  14. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    The trap is on the garage wall to the left about...

    The trap is on the garage wall to the left about 10 feet from the air handler. The tech removed an upwards 90 deg pvc fitting that was where the pipe drains outside and said this was causing the...
  15. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    The condensor is outside of our garage on the...

    The condensor is outside of our garage on the side of the house.
  16. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    Is this an attempt at humor?

    Is this an attempt at humor?
  17. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    Pictures of Trane air handler

    Here are some pics of the air handler. The float switch is turned to one side as it kept tripping last night and I was told by the tech to do this until they came out today.
    51022
    51032
  18. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    Thanks for all of the responses. The coils were...

    Thanks for all of the responses. The coils were replaced due to small leaks every time. No visual indication of corroding (black) on the coils. Service company has no clue as to why this keeps...
  19. Replies
    58
    Views
    5,613

    Fed up with service company and Trane

    I have posted several times before on this forum and now I have reached the end of my rope and would welcome any and all suggestions on what my next course of action (other than a lawyer) should be....
  20. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,048

    The EAC is horizontally mounted under the coil. ...

    The EAC is horizontally mounted under the coil. We only have the problem when the A/C is running. I can tell you that the air handler is not completely level which is a concern I pointed out when...
  21. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,048

    Thanks for your response. The EAC is well...

    Thanks for your response. The EAC is well maintained as I clean the pre-filter monthly and the grids every 3 months or less depending on how they look when I check the pre-filter. I also have a...
  22. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,048

    Thanks for your response. There was definately...

    Thanks for your response. There was definately some water dripping on the EAC as one grid has some water staining on it as does the pre-filter. I have seen the arcing first hand at night - quite a...
  23. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,048

    Thanks for your response. The amount of...

    Thanks for your response. The amount of mold/mildew was minor. I did mention to the tech doing the p.m. that I heard a hissing noise in the top portion of the air handler as it sounded like it was...
  24. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,048

    Thanks for your response. I recently read about...

    Thanks for your response. I recently read about the coated coils and will request this if the coil needs replacing again. And yes, it would be nice to have lower electric bills every month as this...
  25. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,048

    Thanks for your response. They have used a leak...

    Thanks for your response. They have used a leak detector each time and conclude the leak is always in the coil. I can't say for sure if they checked the whole refrigerant line but would hope they...
  26. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,048

    4 new evap coils in less than 5 years, mold

    I had a Trane XL16i, variable speed air handler and Perfect Fit EAC installed late Nov. 2004. Since then the evap coil has had to be replaced every year since 2006 - a total of 4 times. The last...
  27. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,119

    Thanks for all of the input. To answer all of...

    Thanks for all of the input. To answer all of your questions:

    Yes - I have seen the leaky coil when it was taken out
    Yes - they did perform a thorough electronic leak detector test each time. I...
  28. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,119

    Trane evap coil leaks

    I had a Trane XL16i 5-ton heat pump and 4TEE3F65 air handler installed in Nov 2004. Since then I have had the evap coil replaced 4 times - once each year since the install. The coils keep...
  29. Thread: A/C nightmare

    by dabolts
    Replies
    10
    Views
    891

    Sorry - I forgot to answer this in my previous...

    Sorry - I forgot to answer this in my previous post. I live in the Tampa Bay area.
  30. Thread: A/C nightmare

    by dabolts
    Replies
    10
    Views
    891

    Thanks for all of the input. To answer your...

    Thanks for all of the input. To answer your questions:

    1. I actually did have problems from day 1 but didn't realize it at the time. I questioned why the EAC made a constant popping sound and...
  31. Thread: A/C nightmare

    by dabolts
    Replies
    10
    Views
    891

    A/C nightmare

    I had a 5 ton Trane XLi16 (handler and compressor), electronic air filter and programmable thermostat installed in 11/2004. I have had nothing but problems since day 1. The coil has been replaced 3...
  32. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,527

    A/C tech was just out. Confirmed no water...

    A/C tech was just out. Confirmed no water leaking as pre-filter is dry as a bone. His boss suggested removing the pre-filter temporarily to see if problem goes away. They have had other calls...
  33. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,527

    I had a Trane XL16i, VS air handler and...

    I had a Trane XL16i, VS air handler and Perfect-Fit electronic air cleaner installed last November. Everything has been fine until about a month ago when the EAC started popping constantly in 5-10...
Results 1 to 33 of 33
Comfortech Show Promo Image

Related Forums

Plumbing Talks | Contractor Magazine
Forums | Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine
Comfortech365 Virtual Event