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    This house is a mess bad electrically the furnace...

    This house is a mess bad electrically the furnace breaker has a bunch of lighting on it.Plus a few outlets the thing is only a 15amp.This furnace will use most of that by it self and all of it on...
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    The old motor is a lot heavier than aftermarket...

    The old motor is a lot heavier than aftermarket one for sure
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    You are right come to find out home owner put the...

    You are right come to find out home owner put the failed motor in 6 month`s ago.It used a 40 mfd cap when it failed he put a 100 mfd cap on it at 6pm by 2 am the house was filled with smoke and...
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    That`s what I told the homeowner.The cabinet has...

    That`s what I told the homeowner.The cabinet has so much rust on it.
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    i got a ao smith motor it has no white wire or...

    i got a ao smith motor it has no white wire or neutral wire.So what wire do I use for common.
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    lennox pulse furnace

    Anyone ever replace the 3/4 hp blower in the g/14q.Lennox say`s I have to buy there's it`s heavy duty and any other 3/4 hp motor will fail fast.Well the motor they sell is close to 350.00 and they...
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    That seems to be the best way to solve your...

    That seems to be the best way to solve your problem.Plus it`s washable so no trash in landfill.
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    Just get the hog hair cut to size filter.

    Just get the hog hair cut to size filter.
  9. I am already kicking myself in the ass for taking...

    I am already kicking myself in the ass for taking the job.But it was a slow week with nothing lined up.Not that makes it right to do it wrong.But I do have to pay bill`s.I sure won`t do it again.I...
  10. No they don`t require load calculations yet.The...

    No they don`t require load calculations yet.The only moron that put`s single pane windows is a broke person.I should add the city it`s in Taylor Mi.I have not done any work in.So I can`t say how the...
  11. Thank`s for the heads up on that one.Energy star...

    Thank`s for the heads up on that one.Energy star had not even thought about that.Builder called me this morning asking what is the worse that can happen.I just told him where do you want me to...
  12. I think so even at 65 it`s kind of clammy in...

    I think so even at 65 it`s kind of clammy in side.The house has a high heat gain it has huge windows that do not open single pane.High vaulted celings.That`s what I asked them how much more do you...
  13. This builder is a joke.Telling me he over sized...

    This builder is a joke.Telling me he over sized it for the upstairs later.I told him I already did that when I told you 80,000 and 2 ton even that was a little big.Today he`s like we wanted the...
  14. Nothing in writing just the I said he said. Now...

    Nothing in writing just the I said he said.
    Now the owner know`s it`s to big inspector told them it`s a little on the big side.A little on the big side it`s way on the big side.What I told him was a...
  15. Yes why do builders think they should get it for...

    Yes why do builders think they should get it for free if it`s there own house or one of there employees homes.He`s been calling all day asking me what I`m going to do for him on this job.I talked to...
  16. This builder is doing the home for a friend of...

    This builder is doing the home for a friend of his.They bought the house 1/2 done then it went into foreclosure.The previous owner had a hvac contractor do the duct work.The other hvac guy had his...
  17. Now the builder want`s to know if I can change...

    Now the builder want`s to know if I can change the blower motor out.He wants a smaller one that won`t move as much air.I told him no I can`t it won`t work.He said yes it will they do it all the time....
  18. This was the 1st install for this builder.I`v...

    This was the 1st install for this builder.I`v done a lot of service work for him and no problems.When I asked him where is the other guy you were using for install`s. He just changed the subject 1st...
  19. I did get paid for most of it he`s short a couple...

    I did get paid for most of it he`s short a couple hundred.If that's all I loose and the h/o understands.It passed inspection but they told h/o unit`s a little big for sq/ft.
  20. How do you get a builder to listen when you tell him that unit is way to big

    I`m doing a install job for a builder who thinks he knows it all.Have a 1000.sq/ft home all open 1 bed 1 bath.He ask`s me to tell him what size equipment to get.So I go out there look it over they...
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    If it`s freon it should leave a oil type stain...

    If it`s freon it should leave a oil type stain and have a smell to it.However it could be the stink pipe going up throu the roof.Then it`s a way different smell way different smell.
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    if you don`t have a meter just touch it if it...

    if you don`t have a meter just touch it if it only hurts a little then you`ll know for sure
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    TIME TO CALL A TECH OUT BEFORE YOU REPLACE...

    TIME TO CALL A TECH OUT BEFORE YOU REPLACE EVERYTHING ON IT AND IT STILL WON`T WORK.IT`S ALMOST ALWAYS CHEAPER TO CALL A SERVICE TECH OUT THAN TRY TO FIX IT YOUR SELF.WE CANOT ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS...
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    O`h it will happen at some point they all do it...

    O`h it will happen at some point they all do it could be years
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    Trane has 1 even louder than that right out of...

    Trane has 1 even louder than that right out of the box.They just cost so much every one I,v installed cost a couple 100.00 buck`s.
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    Every one I have ever seen or worked sound`s like...

    Every one I have ever seen or worked sound`s like that.Not sure why but given the price of a inducer motor I`d wait till it fails to repair.Any Carrier dealer should have one or be able to get it...
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    Have them pump it up with like 200lb of nitrogen...

    Have them pump it up with like 200lb of nitrogen then you will find the leak if there is one for sure.Or look every place you can for oil stains.If you find oil stains you find the leak.
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    april air makes a good one that has a outdoor...

    april air makes a good one that has a outdoor sensor to read how dry it is outside i think it`s the 660 model it seems to work good
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    I like that a lot have to admit. I have never...

    I like that a lot have to admit. I have never seen a sticker that nice on a furnace or a/c unit.Would it bring the cost down to have the letters 1 solid color.If the letters were 1 solid color and...
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    Why don`t you post a sample picture here.I think...

    Why don`t you post a sample picture here.I think that might help you out
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    They just fail for no reason I changed 1 out...

    They just fail for no reason I changed 1 out today for what ever reason heat and a/c ran at the same time. even with the t-stat wires disconected this furnace is 6 yrs old this is it`s 3rd one.White...
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    That is a good furnace but I work for a lennox...

    That is a good furnace but I work for a lennox dealer.I do have to say I have installed a lot of those control board`s on that furnace.Dont know why it seems some of them eat up the board.
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    call for service you need to have a lennox dealer...

    call for service you need to have a lennox dealer come out and check it out.alot of part`s dealers won`t just sell you a part off there truck at least around here we won t.i`m not allowed to like...
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    I,m so happy for you it`s fixed after 6 weeks...

    I,m so happy for you it`s fixed after 6 weeks that`s messed up for sure.Wish we had hot enough weather for A/C.We get maybe 70`s maybe 80`s or rain it sucks up here.We have no work to speak of a few...
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    I can`t believe this thing still is not fixed.I...

    I can`t believe this thing still is not fixed.I took a week off and never got this site.And we are still talking about this darn thing.My rent would be in a escrow acct.until it was fixed by now.You...
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    Great it`s cooling better than ever and not...

    Great it`s cooling better than ever and not turning the coil to a block of ice.It may not need any freon then it sounds like it`s ok now.But still have them come check it out.TO make sure it does not...
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    But is it cooling if it`s cooling there should a...

    But is it cooling if it`s cooling there should a somewhat steady stream of water coming out if it`s humid outside or inside your home.
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    That was your best choice and a good one at...

    That was your best choice and a good one at that.American standred is the same as trane.I dont like trane outdoor units but the a-coil`s are very good.
  39. Sorry no DIY`S on this site call a tech.Or get...

    Sorry no DIY`S on this site call a tech.Or get your post count up and join the pro pages.Read the rule`s on top of these pages the 1st thread
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    I would have a tech come out and preform a clean...

    I would have a tech come out and preform a clean and check and tell them what you are hearing. It sounds like nothing but still do it just to be safe.
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    Thank you I hope I don`t get any roof-top units...

    Thank you I hope I don`t get any roof-top units or crawl space or attic units.It even hurts to do stairs most units are in basements around hear.But it`s Friday and I don`t work weekends I should be...
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    4 yrs old remove your prices and replace your...

    4 yrs old remove your prices and replace your coil it`s not old enough to replace the whole system.
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    There you go take a brake get away sounds like...

    There you go take a brake get away sounds like you need it after all this.I have to go back to work Friday after finding out I have toren cartalige in my right knee.
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    Sorry you have enough posts to join the pro`s my...

    Sorry you have enough posts to join the pro`s my bad
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    It`s cool get enough posts and become a pro...

    It`s cool get enough posts and become a pro member if you wish.Then you will be able to ask these questions.
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    Sounds like it`s low on freon and the tech need...

    Sounds like it`s low on freon and the tech need to come back and add freon and check superheat or subcooling
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    16YRS OLD TIME TO REPLACE IT`S NOT WORTH PUTTING...

    16YRS OLD TIME TO REPLACE IT`S NOT WORTH PUTTING ANY MONEY IN A UNIT THAT OLD.WOULD YOU PUT GAS IN A CAR WITH A BLOWEN MOTOR.OR GAS IN A TANK THAT LEAKS AND CAN`T BE FIXED.I WOULD NOT THROW GOOD...
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    Time to call a tech out.There is a no D.I.Y. RULE...

    Time to call a tech out.There is a no D.I.Y. RULE ON THIS SITE
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    Well you can put your gauges on and let it run a...

    Well you can put your gauges on and let it run a few min and you will know if it`s low on freon.But outside temp`s can throw you off the best way is superheat or subcool test`s.Any good tech that...
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    What does nfo mean I kind dumb when it comes to...

    What does nfo mean I kind dumb when it comes to the new computer lango is
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