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  1. Home warranty has expired. To renew it , it would...

    Home warranty has expired. To renew it , it would be just shy of 1/3 the cost of a new outside unit. Plus the home warranty co would only replace the defective part which would be the compressor...
  2. Thank you everyone for all your input. I will...

    Thank you everyone for all your input. I will definately ask all these questions to my a/c guy tomorrow before he buys the unit and go from there. I figure that since the Evap is new ( 4 months old )...
  3. Long story but I'll break it down like this.... ...

    Long story but I'll break it down like this....

    Bought my home 1 year ago, at the time I purchased a home warranty. A/C went out. Evap coil was to blame. Got it replaced under the home warranty.
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  4. Good read right here about my exact situation. ...

    Good read right here about my exact situation.
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  5. These are all good points to bring up to my a/c...

    These are all good points to bring up to my a/c guy tomorrow. From what he told me today was that when you buy a carrier that your just paying for a name.

    He advised me to go with the Ruud because...
  6. Your right. When I bought this house used a year...

    Your right. When I bought this house used a year ago I cleaned the condensor but I guess I neglected the back side closest to the slab.

    So from what you guys are saying is that my evap wont work...
  7. Thanks for the help guys. Here is the part # for...

    Thanks for the help guys. Here is the part # for my newly installed evap ( 4 months ago )....CNRVT3617ATAABAA. Picture at the link below
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  8. Sure thing. As soon as I get home and can get the...

    Sure thing. As soon as I get home and can get the numbers off the unit. Also my evap is only 4 months old. It was replaced in April of this year.

    Im not sure what model outside unit it is but he...
  9. Good news. Partially.... I talked to my friend...

    Good news. Partially....

    I talked to my friend at work and he stated that after going through all the hoops of getting just the compressor replaced it wouldnt be worth it. I decided to replace the...
  10. Thanks for the tips. I will definately talk to my...

    Thanks for the tips. I will definately talk to my buddy tomorrow and see if he can get a deal on a new one instead.

    BTW......I know a source where I can get run caps on the cheap.
  11. Thanks for the help. I wanna get this thing...

    Thanks for the help. I wanna get this thing running OK to make it through the summer this year. If I have probalem again spring of next year I will replace the whole HVAC since mine is only a 10 SEER...
  12. I'll be watching and placing a bid on this...

    I'll be watching and placing a bid on this compressor through ebay. Hopefully this will hold me over for a while.
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  13. Thanks. Now I just have to find one that isnt...

    Thanks. Now I just have to find one that isnt going to cost me alot of cash.
  14. One of the maintenance guys ( licensed ) where I...

    One of the maintenance guys ( licensed ) where I work does this kind of work on the side. He's come out and helped me before. Im pretty sure he will com eout and replace it for me but I'll have to...
  15. Bene trying to find one online. Same model and...

    Bene trying to find one online. Same model and such but not having any luck. I see you rfrom Houston. Im in Austin myself.
  16. Thats what I feared. Its a Carlyle Millenium...

    Thats what I feared. Its a Carlyle Millenium compressor. Im hoping I can find another and get it replaced by a friend at work that has a license.
  17. Compressor acting strange....noises and hissing

    Hi guys. Need some advice here before I go drop a wad of cash on getting this fixed. My Carrier unit 2.5 ton, 7 years old. The compressor started making a really odd noise kinda like really loud...
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    More efficient fan motor....

    Would it be worthwhile to upgrade my exsisting fan and motor to something more efficient that can push more air?

    Not asking for a DIY...
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    Decent gauges for the money?

    Im looking at buying a set of gauges so I can keep track of my pressures just in case they begin to drop....

    Im just your average joe homeowner. Whats a decent set to be had to perform this simple...
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    A/C still blows cold so I beleive Im running...

    A/C still blows cold so I beleive Im running right after the second contractor came out. The guy was very cool about everything and knew his stuff.

    On a second note......he recommended that I...
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    I have no idea what that is. Transition Upper...

    I have no idea what that is. Transition Upper line? I have no clue.
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    Thats the thing. He asked me if the a/c only ran...

    Thats the thing. He asked me if the a/c only ran good for one day. I said yes. Then he said that usually if the system is fully charged it will run good for like a few weeks before it starts warming...
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    So far so good. I'll run my a/c again in a few...

    So far so good. I'll run my a/c again in a few days to see if the charge held up. If it does I'll be 1/2 a happy camper. Once I get my money refunded from the first company I will be a complete happy...
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    Yeah, he put a fluke meter across the low side...

    Yeah, he put a fluke meter across the low side line and charge dit that way. Also inserted a thermometer thing inside the duct above the evap coil. That was 49 degrees.
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    I had another reputable company come out today....

    I had another reputable company come out today. very professional and courteous. He found that my pressure was at 50 when he said it should be between 70-75. So he checked for leaks and charged the...
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    I got out cheap with a a/c that broke the next...

    I got out cheap with a a/c that broke the next day? These jokers just slapped the thing together and were out of here. They didnt even check to make sure that the thing was cooling right and all. All...
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    Yeah, Ive written the local news channel also. Im...

    Yeah, Ive written the local news channel also. Im pretty sure the owner will not want his company name being the subject of the local news channel investigation.
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    True. Although I've been honest about everything....

    True. Although I've been honest about everything. The charges they stated were xxx to transition plenum and xxx to TU-line. They did some reconnectingof the lines and whatnot. I can see them earning...
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    Ive thought about it but the CC company wont drop...

    Ive thought about it but the CC company wont drop the charge.
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    Ive called them twice and the owner gives me the...

    Ive called them twice and the owner gives me the BS excuse that he has to talk to his techs to see what exactly was done. The third time I called and left a message. Im not calling them anymore. Ive...
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    Exactly. Thats how they worded it initially. On a...

    Exactly. Thats how they worded it initially. On a separate note. What does TU-line mean?
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    My point exactly. Especially if the coil was a...

    My point exactly. Especially if the coil was a direct drop in replacement. They are just trying to double dip from the ins company and sucker me as well. But they arent gonna get me without a fight.
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    Yeah. I went through it with them in depth and...

    Yeah. I went through it with them in depth and they agreed that they falsely charged me. I filed a complaint against the company with the home warranty co.

    I also filed a complaint with the BBB...
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    Warranty company covers everything for a direct...

    Warranty company covers everything for a direct swap. Already talked to them. And they agree that I shouldnt have been charged xxx amount of money.
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    I can understand making a little money on the...

    I can understand making a little money on the side but not ripping people off with service they didnt even perform.
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    Luckily I didnt pay for it. My realtor actually...

    Luckily I didnt pay for it. My realtor actually bought it for me...( she is a friend of the family )......but now I know not to renew it.
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    Thanks for the heads up on the price thing. I...

    Thanks for the heads up on the price thing. I edited that. Not sure if the compressor was running. I guess I can check that. The fan on the whole outside unit is spinning if the compressor is...
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    Compressor gone bad?

    Unfortunately my a/c quit working in my house. Luckily I had purchased a home owners warranty which covers the a/c. I had a service company come out and find that the evap coil was all rusted up and...
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