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    I dont work on steam ever so I can't answer your...

    I dont work on steam ever so I can't answer your question but I just wanted to point out your vent damper Is opening out the wrong way ( Negative pressure In the room or building )
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    Have you checked your air flow? Whats the TESP of...

    Have you checked your air flow? Whats the TESP of the unit? Check that against the fan curve and see what you are moving.
    If your In a humid area and moving lower then the required air then you...
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    Why not just find and fix the actual problem...

    Why not just find and fix the actual problem Instead of band aiding it?

    I say rebuild the unloaders and continue moving down the line from there. Like stated above, we need to know what type of...
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    So you think you have a leak and you added refer...

    So you think you have a leak and you added refer that Is a blend ( 410A ) Into a system...

    Any time you think your low on charge with a blended refer you need to pull the charge and check against...
  5. Thread: For Drainage

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    Ive seen plenty of those coils get thrashed In...

    Ive seen plenty of those coils get thrashed In the Sunset / Ocean beach area of SF, Then theres HMB and Pacifica haha
    Its amazing how bad something can get so quickly there.
  6. Im expecting the lower wages, just curious of how...

    Im expecting the lower wages, just curious of how much lower. Doesn't really matter that much I guess, lower cost of living so no need for our Inflated hourly wages In Cali.
    I guess I needa think...
  7. Journeyman Rate for Commercial HVAC Boise, Idaho??

    I'm looking to move from Cali to Idaho next year, Switch UA's or work off travel card but cant seem to find out what the commercial rate goes for out there.
    I know It'll be much less then our rates...
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    If I were you Id skip the worry about pipe sizing...

    If I were you Id skip the worry about pipe sizing and look Into what your pump or pumps are actually flowing. Dead head your pumps and figure out the GPM. Look for strainers or any kind of...
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    Are you confirming the signal all the way back to...

    Are you confirming the signal all the way back to the board? I've had a few Carrier GXN chillers have good transducers but faulty wiring, Usually broke within 6" of the plug
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    Which unit are we talking about here? Trane...

    Which unit are we talking about here?
    Trane Ipack with a 40 hp motor or a little 3 ton gas pack?

    Model and Serial will help a lot
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    Check your return to supply split close to the...

    Check your return to supply split close to the unit, If your more then 20 or so degrees then Id start with Air flow.
    You mentioned the motor was replaced, That's the first thing Id check and start...
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    Give CMP or Midwest Train a call. There are...

    Give CMP or Midwest Train a call.
    There are plenty of parts available on those machines.
    I just got finished rebuilding two of them a month ago
  13. You didn't change the oil?

    You didn't change the oil?
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    Hard to tell but Is your sensing bulb on the TXV...

    Hard to tell but Is your sensing bulb on the TXV after the equalizer line?
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    Use a large Magnet like the ones used to reset...

    Use a large Magnet like the ones used to reset smoke heads. Place on the side of the valve and slide It back and forth with the comp off and listen to see If you can hear the slide move Internally.
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    I don't usually have to work with other people...

    I don't usually have to work with other people but the times I have on weekend work with 14 hour days keeping track of your tools gets tough. That's why all my tools In my service bag are taped with...
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    I know this Is an old thread but can someone...

    I know this Is an old thread but can someone Email me the service bulletins you guys are talking about for the YCD units?
    I just finished cleaning up a 460v transformer mess on a YCD and found two...
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    You need to get a ESP reading for the unit then...

    You need to get a ESP reading for the unit then compare to the units fan chart. Once air flow Is confirmed to be ok or not then you can move on.
    Sounds like you need to quote for increased duct...
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    Total static as In ESP? Where does your .5 ESP...

    Total static as In ESP? Where does your .5 ESP land you on the fan chart for CFM?
    Does the system run long enough to get super heat and sub cool readings?
    Whats your suction pressure doing while...
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    If your changing your sheaves every 6 months,...

    If your changing your sheaves every 6 months, Then you have a serious misalignment going on. Sheaves aligned correctly should easily last 3-4 years.
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    Sending you an email right now. Thank you

    Sending you an email right now.
    Thank you
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    Incorrect TXV? You say It was converted from...

    Incorrect TXV?
    You say It was converted from R-12 back In the day to R-134A Correct me If Im wrong but would that mean the TXV needs to be changed also? You mention It looks original.

    No pump...
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    Sorry to get back to this thread so late. I got...

    Sorry to get back to this thread so late. I got slammed with a bunch of work and I totally forgot about this post. I'm looking to do an open and Inspect to see what condition the crank and rods are...
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    I've replaced dozens of Trane Intellipak...

    I've replaced dozens of Trane Intellipak compressors with Danfoss units from URI
    Change the comp, rebuild the TXV, Replace the core and away the unit goes. Never once had a problem with changing...
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    You would need to lock the blades In a fixed...

    You would need to lock the blades In a fixed position for starters. Also need to check your supply motors and make sure they are ready for Inverters ( Check the Insulation class on the name plate )...
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    Trane E Machine Rebuild Info requested

    So I just picked up a new account with a couple Trane E machines on the roof, Built up system with 6 TXV's. Hot gas runs Into a BAC tower.
    Basically doing a fine tooth rebuild and replace of...
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    Thats why we perform a shake down on all...

    Thats why we perform a shake down on all equipment before Its started. Its good practice and will save you the trouble later.
  28. This unit holds a pressure test for more then an...

    This unit holds a pressure test for more then an hour without dropping?
    I find It hard to believe you have that much moisture In the system when It was only open for a short time.

    +1 for the pan...
  29. Thread: Solenoid valve

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    I like to use Belimo valves ...

    I like to use Belimo valves

    http://www.belimo.us/ishop/theme/node/10076.xml
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    Double post

    Double post
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    Why don't you just ring the units power to ground...

    Why don't you just ring the units power to ground then start unplugging electric components till it stops ringing?
    Its not that hard to trace out a grounded wire or motor.
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    Its hard to tell from the pic but Its only a...

    Its hard to tell from the pic but Its only a regular size breaker so It only touches one phase or leg of power. Its a twining breaker used to free up space In a panel when your looking to add more...
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    Lol no it has never worked. Its touch only one...

    Lol no it has never worked. Its touch only one Buss bar, 110v out of both sides of the breaker but not 220 because its not on A and B buss bars
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    Electricians are funny

    Co worker text me a pic of this earlier today, I got a kick out of it.
    Anyone see what they did?
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    I actually saw this same thing done for a server...

    I actually saw this same thing done for a server room the other day on a new building I picked up. I Informed the building owner and he replied with " It still keeps my server cool so why should I...
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    Yeah Its a sound that stands out of the normal...

    Yeah Its a sound that stands out of the normal lol

    An Electrician changed out a 3 phase breaker for a RTU on a building that I service, He didn't check his phasing and when I went out to perform...
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    It makes sense why a vent Is not needed, I was...

    It makes sense why a vent Is not needed, I was always told to Install one after the P Trap.
    I hate when I go to flush out a drain with a nitro blast I have to find some cleaver way of capping the...
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    Not a bad Idea. How come there Isn't a vent on...

    Not a bad Idea.
    How come there Isn't a vent on your trap tho?
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    I was going to ask, Then I read this. lol No...

    I was going to ask, Then I read this. lol

    No way to protect the 2 wire on the sensor?
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    Why Is the vent before the P-Trap? I'm sure the...

    Why Is the vent before the P-Trap? I'm sure the cap Is on there to keep the drain clean before the unit gets its full start up, But the vent Is In the wrong location.
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    Scrolls sound nardly when the phasing Is wrong,...

    Scrolls sound nardly when the phasing Is wrong, Thank god your customer had pots.
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    ^^ Where do you see the 2nd sight glass?

    ^^ Where do you see the 2nd sight glass?
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    lol I love when I find galvi straps with no tape...

    lol I love when I find galvi straps with no tape on the pipe to separate the two
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    I don't see how you guys have been finding soo...

    I don't see how you guys have been finding soo many bad TXV's and flat out just saying no to Installing them... Granted I've only been a Refer tech for 7 years and don't have as much experience as...
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    Yeah one day I'll get outa here lol, Grew up In...

    Yeah one day I'll get outa here lol, Grew up In San Mateo so not much different. I want to move up to Sac town or closer to Tahoe to enjoy the winter wonderland up there :D
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    Not sure, the Boss was out on this call and he...

    Not sure, the Boss was out on this call and he just sent me the pic.
    We have a few accounts with this same type unit and other then blower motors and retrofit kits they run for ever haha
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    Its not bad, been up and down the last few years....

    Its not bad, been up and down the last few years. Resi work Is there but not as much as Id like to stay busy, My company doesn't do as much commercial work as Id like.
    What company did you work for...
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    head pressure control

    Boss found this the other day while on a service call, Someone playing a trick on the building owner? haha
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    Id be suspect of the ductwork to be undersized....

    Id be suspect of the ductwork to be undersized. Stuff like that happens all the time around here, Too many hack contractors getting the job done as quick as possible...
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    Uhh between this and working on refer equipment...

    Uhh between this and working on refer equipment for restaurants I dunno If I want to eat out anymore :(
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