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    If you replaced a R-22 Unit with another one i...

    If you replaced a R-22 Unit with another one i take it you flushed system because original was a burnout.If so i always replace coils.Its just to hard flushing out debris,etc out of distributor...
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    Be safe and confident call your tech and let him...

    Be safe and confident call your tech and let him deal with it.And if it hasn't been serviced yet get a 2 for 1 instead of service call just request clean and tune and he will find it while...
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    Weil McLein or Peerless or Lockinvar

    Weil McLein or Peerless or Lockinvar
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    Have it serviced by an hvac professional...

    Have it serviced by an hvac professional contractor.Too many variables when it comes too heat.Burners dirty,over firing,possible clog,crack,chimney clogged or not drafting or just plan bad...
  5. What scares me is your are messing with a system...

    What scares me is your are messing with a system your not qualified to service.Thats like me trying to fix computers i may know a little something and in my case worse case i fry computer,etc.In your...
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    Great work and install thought i was one of few...

    Great work and install thought i was one of few who still caulks disconnect box.Can tell its professional work
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    Sounds like a hack job and if poorly serviced and...

    Sounds like a hack job and if poorly serviced and maintained alot of problems and money.Also the fact that they choked it down is restricting the airflow.I also bet your evap and condenser coils are...
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    It all depends on total number of supplies and...

    It all depends on total number of supplies and runs but if you think its not blowing enough air call a air balance specialist or hvac company that can look at it for you.There's too many variables...
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    I dont Like it either but then again i charge...

    I dont Like it either but then again i charge time and a half and double on holidays.If we dont go Business makes no money.So i Love weekends and holidays for the money.In my area it weeds out the...
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    If you looking to learn and see all kinds of...

    If you looking to learn and see all kinds of hacked up work by subs and skipping lunches along with being rushed go ahead.Again great place to start to learn but once experienced take it elsewhere I...
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    oh yeah

    oh yeah
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    Have him check hx usually the Lockinvars hx gets...

    Have him check hx usually the Lockinvars hx gets plugged after awile and due to lack of maintenance or cleaning especially since burners cracked this indicates clogging and poss over firing as well.
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    We're looking for someone in your area to do...

    We're looking for someone in your area to do service in deep soth area's if u want email me resume i'll see if u fit with our team i run techs in chi-town area you'd start off as a trainee cause you...
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    Units come with an airflow switch mounted in...

    Units come with an airflow switch mounted in blower compartment try bypassing or jumping out cause if you get nothing to happen in test modes chances are either airflow switch or bad board my moneys...
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    Let me say this thank u to Dan sw...

    Let me say this thank u to Dan sw fl,keepyoiucool2003,klrogers,maxsters for explaining this cause all your points are right and no one tends to account for light heat load and fresh air requirements...
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    yes and no as i stated a lot of factors determine...

    yes and no as i stated a lot of factors determine this it all depends on length and width this truly dictactes offset for formula
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    Like what it means offset*width/length u...

    Like what it means offset*width/length u basically are just mitering the duct for an offset all it is is a formula if u have duct 20 width 5 ft long and need an offset of 2 20*2=40/5=4 inches taken...
  18. Thread: uv rectifier

    by silkysean
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    Slimwood i would agree with that its usually the...

    Slimwood i would agree with that its usually the amp. or purge card but in this instant i as well as others are coming across completely bad relays all together.Put new purge cards and amp cards and...
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    I have the same problem at work still have 3 more...

    I have the same problem at work still have 3 more relay modules to replace for a total on my end of 6 bad and another co-worker had 2 and more to follow i think it's internal surge protecter goes bad...
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    I too stay near this area far soth suburb and...

    I too stay near this area far soth suburb and have a 1880 sq. ft house 3 ton a/c 100,000 btu input furnace lots of windows and doors both grossly oversized per my calculations and having done better...
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    the coil should have a model and serial # close...

    the coil should have a model and serial # close if coil isn't that old and as far as telling cap. by counting i don't know of anyone in their right mind that would do that and 2 yes u can install a...
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    A two-stage furnace is a wonderful thing it's not...

    A two-stage furnace is a wonderful thing it's not loud and if u want better comfort get a twostage variable speed furnace if u can,make sure the furnace is sized correctly or waste of money will...
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    With Aprilaire i always use their outdoor sensor...

    With Aprilaire i always use their outdoor sensor with humidistat and use seperate transformer to power up humidifier especially with Lennox Furnaces because it puts strain on trans,also if t'stat is...
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    Though not an ARI Match it is completely...

    Though not an ARI Match it is completely combatible with all systems and it still will operate just as efficently.I don't know why people think just because the coil isn't made by same mfr. u don't...
  25. Vs motors are always the way to go if u have the...

    Vs motors are always the way to go if u have the money and a choice but if getting all replaced consider a two stage heating and two stage cooling with outdoor sensor for max dehumiddification.Sam to...
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    without looking at it no one can tell u but for...

    without looking at it no one can tell u but for sure somethings wrong u only have a delta t of 7-9 degrees also for a 70000 boiler he used inch and a quater don't quite get that but depending on...
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    your not the only one just replied to another...

    your not the only one just replied to another thread about ind. motor noises and failure as well as what i now think is a factory defect heat exchangers on one.We tell cust after install if not happy...
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    On one end yes on the other end no i too have...

    On one end yes on the other end no i too have installed hundreds of multistage variable speeds with 15 plus year old ductwork just take a look at both supply and ret ductwork and make sure it can...
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    Yep me too had a bunch of them thought it was the...

    Yep me too had a bunch of them thought it was the venting but that was fine had to have a rep from the supply come out thought it was low gas press or def. heat exchanger either way wasn't the...
  30. Spacepaks and the Unico system are the best i'd...

    Spacepaks and the Unico system are the best i'd go with Unico system looks and operates better just remember to follow install ins. and a little hint use all alum. tube pipe for the runs and u must i...
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    Fd3687 i know that i was just letting u know in...

    Fd3687 i know that i was just letting u know in addition to that the other problems i've come across and even though not compatible mistakes were made.
  32. Couldn't have said it more better than shophound,...

    Couldn't have said it more better than shophound, he hit it right on the head and i agree 100 percent
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    changed a few myself drove me crazy at first...

    changed a few myself drove me crazy at first until i found out they knew they had a problem,heard at the plant mixup with gas and propane caused major recall many didn't know about.In spite of that...
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    Sounds to me like your furnace is now oversized...

    Sounds to me like your furnace is now oversized it's from 1982 and i bet u made home improvements on the windows,doors and insulation in 1982 gas was cheap and no one thought about energyeff. and...
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    The Tankless heater depending on who makes it and...

    The Tankless heater depending on who makes it and the btu output is ok the payback from the install will take years and unless u need space i think they are a waste of money.Most customers all they...
  36. Thread: thermostat

    by silkysean
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    Call for a tech to fix this before it causes...

    Call for a tech to fix this before it causes damage it could be a number of things
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    At 3o plus yrs old don't put anymore money into...

    At 3o plus yrs old don't put anymore money into it just get estimates for a mew one and make sure it's sized correctly
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    IF possible 2 systems installed and sized correctly always are better than one unless properly zoned, ther's no way HVAC guy could have missed this if he had the plans and the builder should eat some...
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    Unless u have a direct vent hot waterheater he...

    Unless u have a direct vent hot waterheater he should know what the liner is for it's because your chimney is now to big since u went with a high eff. furnace and even if u didn't with the newer...
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    Brand name really doesn't matter look at the...

    Brand name really doesn't matter look at the warranty and Install go with the company that completly sized your house correct,but if i had to choose i'd go with the tempstar better unit all...
  41. If you were happy with the installers and their...

    If you were happy with the installers and their work other than the termination the rest is all minor errors most of which can and will be corrected when u call them back.Not every customer reads the...
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    Too many factors and all depends on...

    Too many factors and all depends on ductwork,sizing,etc., no one install is the same as the other and each manf. has different requirements. Remember a proper install is always done when u verify...
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    U shouldn't be touching someone else's...

    U shouldn't be touching someone else's install,call the company back also aprilaire 600 humidifiers come with an outdoor sensor if not used u must i repeat must use manual resistor that comes with it...
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    Had the same issuse with our bosses but must...

    Had the same issuse with our bosses but must admit since we switched over to the rescue motors and universal capacitors less trips to supply houses equals more servicecalls taken equals more money...
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    Some Rheem and Rudd 90 have a problem with the...

    Some Rheem and Rudd 90 have a problem with the seal around the inducer motor try checking this as well also the seal around the doors have had problems as well good luck
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    You should start with a manual j load...

    You should start with a manual j load calculationand have an in depth Energy Audit done by a Professional to see ways to improve.We can't tell u whats needed without looking.Gone are the days of Rule...
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