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  1. Not at home right now, will put a pic up, but I...

    Not at home right now, will put a pic up, but I remember it being kind of hard to see. Where is the light located, on the board?
  2. COuld this have something to do with it? ...

    COuld this have something to do with it?

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?130190-Tappan-92-vent-switch-trips-early
  3. 2007-2008, I cant remember. Does the trouble...

    2007-2008, I cant remember. Does the trouble code make a light blink or something? I could count the blinks if it does happen at 3 am, I just want to have heat LOL.

    Whichever one of the...
  4. Thanks. Model no is Tappan L1RC08D16B Furnace

    Thanks. Model no is Tappan L1RC08D16B Furnace
  5. Also, I already have an $ dollar service call for...

    Also, I already have an $ dollar service call for the guy to show me how to push one of the little black reset buttons...he showed me where they are, but it's not that. I didnt do anything but turn...
  6. Newer Nordyne (Tappan) gas furnace had to turn off and on to get working

    Two times now, my inducer motor runs and runs but the thing doesnt fire up. I cut off the wall switch, and let it sit for 5 minutes, and then it fires right up.... this thing should still be under...
  7. Look into one of the Nordyne brands.. Tappan,...

    Look into one of the Nordyne brands.. Tappan, Westinghouse, or Frigidaire.. all come with that Quality pledge and a 10 year parts warranty standard.
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    From what I gather it's viewed as superior due to...

    From what I gather it's viewed as superior due to the nature of the stat and controls and the logic behind how it works.

    I looked at the Bryant Evolution myself. It's not worth the added...
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    Nordyne

    Nordyne
  10. Thread: DIY Roofing?

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    I did mine with a couple of buddies. We farmed...

    I did mine with a couple of buddies. We farmed out the tear off to a couple of Russian guys. They tore it all off and cleaned up for 250 bucks!
  11. 12:12 is a 45 degree angle, 12 inches up for...

    12:12 is a 45 degree angle, 12 inches up for every 12 inches over.

    http://www.masterroofs.com/images/roof_pitch.jpg

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    ...
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    Nordyne does it for all split systems, not just...

    Nordyne does it for all split systems, not just ones over a certain SEER.
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    No one at Carrier Transicold got the memo. They...

    No one at Carrier Transicold got the memo. They still wire everything with white wire in their reefer units.

    Once a little diesel or oil leaks onto the harness, those numbers are gone.
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    . If the compressor fails in 9 years 11...

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    If the compressor fails in 9 years 11 months, I get a whole new condensing unit. Does Goodman do that?


    :rolleyes: right back at ya big guy
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    Nordyne's warranty is better.

    Nordyne's warranty is better.
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    How big is the Condo:confused: . Wouldn't it be...

    How big is the Condo:confused: . Wouldn't it be easier to use one of those mini split deals?
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    2 systems in how many years? Same House?

    2 systems in how many years? Same House?
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    10 grand... ouch. :eek:

    10 grand... ouch. :eek:
  19. Thread: strange

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    That sounds like a lot of AC for a Cape Cod. ...

    That sounds like a lot of AC for a Cape Cod.

    PSEG has pretty cheap electric. The payback on a Bryant Evolution was out past the lifespan of the unit for me.
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    I have one 25 foot run that seems to get enough...

    I have one 25 foot run that seems to get enough airflow. The takeoff is at the end of the trunk, parallel to it, whereas all the other take off at a 90 degree angle to the trunk.
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    From what I can see you're paying 5 grand to turn...

    From what I can see you're paying 5 grand to turn your ac into a dehumidifier. An Aprilaire whole house deal only costs 1400 bucks and does the same thing, using less electricity.

    It's either...
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    You pay for that additional warranty, no? ...

    You pay for that additional warranty, no? Putting your break even point out past the lifespan of the equipment.

    I'm comfortable right now. It's not worth 5 grand to me to be "more...
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    I was under the impression that the...

    I was under the impression that the infinty/evolution ramped up the fan speed above 400 cfm/ton.

    If that's not the case then I'm wrong.

    The system alone was nearly 5 thousand more, that much...
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    That puts my 5000 dollar outlay at a break even...

    That puts my 5000 dollar outlay at a break even point of 15 years! 10 years past the standard warranty on the equipment!

    I'm comfortable now. It wasn't worth 5 grand to me to split hairs.
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    The same guy quoted Bryant and Tappan. Tappan...

    The same guy quoted Bryant and Tappan.

    Tappan still carried the better standard warranty.
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    I was hell bent on getting a Bryant Evolution...

    I was hell bent on getting a Bryant Evolution with all the bells and whistles.

    My additional up front outlay, with additional uctwork work in order for it to work properly would have been 5 grand...
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    I just had a Tappan installed (pretty much the...

    I just had a Tappan installed (pretty much the same as Westinghouse both made by Nordyne). That Nordyne warranty/quality pledge is the best standard warranty in the industry from what I can tell.
    ...
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    Go into the setup menu on the stat and check the...

    Go into the setup menu on the stat and check the cycles per hour. Mine was set at 5, which meant the thing ran every 12 minutes on a day hotter than design temperature.
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    I have an Avalon wood insert. The smallest one...

    I have an Avalon wood insert. The smallest one they make (Pendleton I think) inserted into a regular masonry fireplace. I can usually delay turning on my furnace for several weeks in...
  30. He should be giving you 10 years.. same as the...

    He should be giving you 10 years.. same as the Tappan.




    Nordyne just licensed a bunch of old Appliance manufacturer's names, because noone ever heard of Nordyne. I don't think they're...
  31. Try Frigidaire or Westinghouse, same thing as...

    Try Frigidaire or Westinghouse, same thing as Tappan.

    All are made by the same company (Nordyne).
  32. Would that be common here? We experience all 4...

    Would that be common here? We experience all 4 seasons. Just curious as this was never even brought up as an option by any of my contractors.
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    I'm still cracking up about the guy wearing nut...

    I'm still cracking up about the guy wearing nut huggers to work at an HVAC job. Maybe he was a big fan of those Championship Celtics teams. :p
  34. At the risk of looking like a Tappan rep, here's...

    At the risk of looking like a Tappan rep, here's a link to Tappan

    http://www.tappan.net/BuiltTough.asp




    This is the best standard warranty I could find in the HVAC world. At the end of...
  35. It seems like there's a large variation in size...

    It seems like there's a large variation in size among the manufacturers then.

    I live on a cul de sac, every house is the same size as mine or smaller, and everyone elses condensing unit looks 2 -...
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    ROFL. I'm sitting here as a homeowner trying to...

    ROFL. I'm sitting here as a homeowner trying to decide how I'd react if a dude came to work on my HVAC rockin' some old school silky nutter shorts. :p :eek:

    If it was that hot, I probably...
  37. If you're unit is covered for 10 years who cares?...

    If you're unit is covered for 10 years who cares?

    I paid a little more for a new lineset and went with the R410A.
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    I had the test done, I needed it for the rebate. ...

    I had the test done, I needed it for the rebate.

    It came in at 600 sq feet per ton.
  39. I like it at 75. I run it at 80 during the day...

    I like it at 75. I run it at 80 during the day when I'm not there. The wife thinks 80 is fine. :eek:
  40. http://www.nordyne.com/eNoraHome.aspx Not all...

    http://www.nordyne.com/eNoraHome.aspx

    Not all of their lines has the 10 year quality pledge. I know Tappan does and Frigidaire also, I believe.

    I also read somewhere that Nordyne equipment...
  41. I think Comfortmaker is Carriers low end stuff.

    I think Comfortmaker is Carriers low end stuff.
  42. I'm happy with my system. 75 feels plenty...

    I'm happy with my system. 75 feels plenty comfortable. He keeps his at 70
  43. I'd get a bid on Tappan or another Nordyne...

    I'd get a bid on Tappan or another Nordyne product. One of those guys probably sells it as a 2nd line.

    10 years on all parts and if the Heat Exchanger or the compressor fails in the first 10...
  44. What would account for the size difference? The...

    What would account for the size difference? The SEER?

    My old 10 Seer Coleman was puny. :confused:
  45. So a fairly new unit over twice as big as mine,...

    So a fairly new unit over twice as big as mine, could still be a 3 ton?
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    If you override a program, you override the...

    If you override a program, you override the logic, I believe... other than the 5 minute pause to avoid flooding the compressor

    If you have it set for too many CPH (5 or more) It will run every 12...
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    I pretty much left the "Energy Star" program...

    I pretty much left the "Energy Star" program alone, other than dropping the 83 degrees during the day to 80.

    It seemed to run all the time, so I figured out how to get into the setup menu and...
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    I had one of those Hunter stats before that had...

    I had one of those Hunter stats before that had some built in "sag". I'm not used to mantaining an unchanging 75 degrees on the stat.
  49. My neighbor commented on how long my unit runs. ...

    My neighbor commented on how long my unit runs. I went around and looked at his unit. Damn thing had to be 5 tons on a rancher, half the size of my house. "Only runs for a couple minutes an hour"...
  50. Is the sheer size of the Condensor indicitive of the cooling capacity?

    When I ride around my neighborhood, I see houses the same size as mine have a huge 4 x 4 x 4 condensor hanging off the side of them.

    My buddy had this gigantic Trane installed, because he told...
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