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    It is coming from inside the a/c breaker itself. ...

    It is coming from inside the a/c breaker itself. I'll call the contractor to make sure the start up current hasn't become too high for some reason. I read that the buzzing means they are just on...
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    I had a contractor check my air pressures, and he...

    I had a contractor check my air pressures, and he said that my supply pressure was too high because the furnace my dealer sold me was bigger than I needed, and too big for my duct work and a-coil. ...
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    The sound is coming from my circuit breaker box. ...

    The sound is coming from my circuit breaker box. Hopefully it will just be a matter of tightening the panel or replacing a breaker. I hope it's not because the compressor is having trouble starting...
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    Yes, they run under the floor of that room. I...

    Yes, they run under the floor of that room. I don't have access to them, except where they connect to the units, because they would be behind drywall of the garages below me. Anything I can do...
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    What's making this noise?

    Every time my a/c goes on, something makes a BZZZT! sound for second. It seemed to start when my contractor reduced the speed of my blower motor. I searched on the internet, and I read about...
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    I had a guy check my pressures. This was an NCI...

    I had a guy check my pressures. This was an NCI certified owner with 47 years of experience. He said that everything was fine on my return side, with a return pressure of 0.2, even with my 14" flex...
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    I had a guy out today who is an NCI certified...

    I had a guy out today who is an NCI certified owner with 47 years experience and still does service calls. He didn't detect any leaks with his electronic leak detector either in my evaporator or...
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    That wasn't the 3 letter organization. The one...

    That wasn't the 3 letter organization. The one that starts with N and ends in I. They certify high performance contractors who do thorough measurements and checks. I haven't called one yet, but I...
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    I'm going to have it checked out by a company...

    I'm going to have it checked out by a company certified by that organization with 3 letters (are we not allowed to mention it here?). I'll probably be paying for any labor myself since the labor...
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    Did you mean the part about false readings due to...

    Did you mean the part about false readings due to not being warmed up/calibrated, or just the part about the false readings due to other chemicals?
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    Yes.

    Yes.
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    Is it possible that it went off just because it...

    Is it possible that it went off just because it wasn't warmed up? He also said it wasn't calibrated. I talked to an hvac guy at another shop, and he told me that they don't use sniffers because...
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    Is it possible that it went off just because it...

    Is it possible that it went off just because it wasn't warmed up? He also said it wasn't calibrated. I talked to an hvac guy at another shop, and he told me that they don't use sniffers because...
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    Really? But it violates the Bear Rules at the...

    Really? But it violates the Bear Rules at the bottom of your post. :)
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    Dehumidifier with Central Air

    I have 52% humidity even with central air, and my a/c can't maintain my set point on very hot days. Could a dehumidifier actually help my a/c keep the temperature down? I'm thinking that humid air...
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    Isn't that something that they should have done...

    Isn't that something that they should have done when they installed the new system?

    Actually the guy that sized it for the old system never did any measurement. At that time there was no flex...
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    On my previous system, a contractor didn't think...

    On my previous system, a contractor didn't think that a larger return would help, but now I have a newer system. How do I determine if a larger return might help now? I suppose I can have it...
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    By 16" return, I meant the square grille. The...

    By 16" return, I meant the square grille. The diameter of the round flex duct feeding it is only 14".




    I've been doing that.
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    80+ hours a week and you spend your off time...

    80+ hours a week and you spend your off time here? You must really love HVAC.
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    I thought about it. Perhaps I should get an...

    I thought about it. Perhaps I should get an extended warranty that covers labor. That would cover the service call part if they have to come out, though not the R-22, and it would cover any leak...
  21. Thread: Freon Leaks

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    This is important. How long after you did this...

    This is important. How long after you did this would it take for the detector to stop detecting just by having it in the air handler due to the gas dissipating? I insisted that my tech do this. ...
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    I think they feel that if the problem is traced...

    I think they feel that if the problem is traced to an installation problem that occurred when it was under warranty, they would have to pay for it. They fixed a leak for free last year even though...
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    Yes, the ducts are picking up a lot of heat for...

    Yes, the ducts are picking up a lot of heat for some reason, even in a short distance. The flex in the attic is only for the return. The temp into the plenum seems fine, same as into the return...
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    All the ducts run between the floor of my unit...

    All the ducts run between the floor of my unit and the ceiling of garages below me which are unconditioned. There is flex duct for the return in the attic.
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    Yes. On my previous system, a contractor up...

    Yes. On my previous system, a contractor up sized my blower motor and a-coil from 2 ton to 2.5 ton to improve the airflow through my ducts. My new system is back to 2 ton. I seem to only have a 13...
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