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  1. Your second thermostat is a different model...

    Your second thermostat is a different model number. Did you get the second one at a big box store? If so return it and get the exact model number as the first.

    I think all the 8000 series...
  2. As Rider said, you need to call the installer...

    As Rider said, you need to call the installer back and get him to fix it.
  3. Not sure why you would check here???

    Not sure why you would check here???
  4. Either the homeowner or licensed contractor can...

    Either the homeowner or licensed contractor can pull a permit.

    I you are unlicensed you can not pull a permit. So you can get the homeowner to pull one.
  5. Any work over $500 (if I recall) will require a...

    Any work over $500 (if I recall) will require a contractors license. You will not be able to pull a permit with a license. The homeowner will be able to pull the permit.

    You can contact the...
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    Appreciate the advice. Thanks!

    Appreciate the advice. Thanks!
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    Thanks for the replies! What I do not...

    Thanks for the replies!

    What I do not understand is that if it has 2 piping ports, do you mean that there is access to 2 indoor units?

    Oh wait, I found the reference in the pocket guide. Why in...
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    If it only has 2 piping ports, do you mean that...

    If it only has 2 piping ports, do you mean that there is access to 2 indoor units?

    OK. Thanks for the info. I finally found the reference in the pocket guide. I just had to be sure before I submit...
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    I am only putting in 2 heads. This is so...

    I am only putting in 2 heads. This is so confusing. I have read nowhere in the literature that a branch box is a requirement.
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    This is what I was told by by distributor counter...

    This is what I was told by by distributor counter guy. It does not make sense to me either since I only plan on 2 zones. I am just trying to verify what I was told.
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    I have seen a few. Something I look for on...

    I have seen a few. Something I look for on maintenance and wrap the pipe with foam tape where the wire cross and re-zip tie.
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    Thanks. What I do not understand is that I put...

    Thanks.

    What I do not understand is that I put in a MXZ4B36NA with 2 heads and did not need a branch box. It cam with 4 ports. It is working fine for 4 years.
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    Mitsubishi Question

    On MXZ-4C36NAHZ system, do I have to use a Branch Box? I plan on putting in 2 18k wall mount evaps.
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    I do not leave the install manual(s) either. ...

    I do not leave the install manual(s) either.

    OK. I will keep that in mind.

    Thanks for the warning.
  15. See, I knew you were a funny man...

    See, I knew you were a funny man...
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    Sorry, is that against the rules?

    Sorry, is that against the rules?
  17. Goo luck to you getting the comfort that you...

    Goo luck to you getting the comfort that you deserve.
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    Of course not, it has a piston so you charge by...

    Of course not, it has a piston so you charge by superheat not subcool. There may have been some sarcasm there from Mr. Bill, he is a funny guy.

    Sounds like you are rushing to conclusions that you...
  19. Get a load calc done and the ductwork checked...

    Get a load calc done and the ductwork checked before you rip out the old and put in the new and have the same issues as before.
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    OOH. Didn't look at the date.

    OOH. Didn't look at the date.
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    That is odd. Did you put a meter on the Y2 wire...

    That is odd. Did you put a meter on the Y2 wire to see if there is a call? Is it possible that the stat wire got skinned and Y2 is touching the Y1 and the system delays a few seconds before...
  22. I assure you, you are not the only one with this...

    I assure you, you are not the only one with this disease. Wish I could shake it.
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    Anyone ever use this to remove oil from a...

    Anyone ever use this to remove oil from a compressor:
    http://www.nucalgon.com/products/oils/canverter
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    Those Goodmans have a buch of dip switches to set...

    Those Goodmans have a buch of dip switches to set the air flow. Real easy to mess up. I have had to correct a few that were set wrong.
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    "A running compressor is a happy compressor." ...

    "A running compressor is a happy compressor."

    Long run times never hurt a compressor.
  26. With your marginal 12 duct, you could also add...

    With your marginal 12 duct, you could also add another return grill in the return plenum.

    I have done installs where there was a humid basement and pulled some of the air from the basement to dry...
  27. Thread: TXV Woes

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    Pressures are not the key to finding a LL...

    Pressures are not the key to finding a LL restriction. Use subcooling & superheat.

    High subcooling and high superheat will normally indicate a LL restriction, assuming all other factors are...
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    Have you called the installer back to help you...

    Have you called the installer back to help you out?

    I am not familiar with that zone controller. But will say that most zone boards that I have worked on control the staging of the equipment. If...
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    Amana & Goodman air handlers have a bunch of dip...

    Amana & Goodman air handlers have a bunch of dip switch settings to adjust air flow. The range is pretty wide from what I recall.
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    Amana and Goodman does in fact spec a 3-1/2 ton...

    Amana and Goodman does in fact spec a 3-1/2 ton air handler for a 3 ton outdoor condensing unit.
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    OK. Makes sense. Most burnouts I see are on...

    OK. Makes sense.

    Most burnouts I see are on systems that need to be replaced.

    But now that I think about it, I did have a problem with Rx11 when the evap was lower than the condenser. Took many...
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    This needs to be moved to the Jokes section.

    This needs to be moved to the Jokes section.
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    I may be a little dense. But I am trying figure...

    I may be a little dense. But I am trying figure out what a 3/8 duct hole is that needs plugging.

    Is this where you would take your static? 3/8 sounds too big.

    It must be past my bedtime or...
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    No. But why are you using it?

    No.

    But why are you using it?
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    Some of those are pretty cool. I really like...

    Some of those are pretty cool. I really like still life photos. I was into photography pretty big when younger. Still have my old 35 mm Ricoh from the 70's. I have thousands of pics from all over the...
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    Whenever you hear your unit humming, you should...

    Whenever you hear your unit humming, you should always hum along and have a duet.

    Call someone to take a look at it.
  37. With all due respect... I have installed a dozen...

    With all due respect...
    I have installed a dozen Nests with no problems and happy customers. But I got trained. Google did not spend 4 billion for a piece of junk. You have to know how to set them...
  38. The Nest can lock out the back up heat. The...

    The Nest can lock out the back up heat.

    The biggest problem that I find with Nest is that people set them up incorrectly. If done correctly, they can be a big money saver.

    rykertest:
    I...
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    I almost never see the motors go bad on an ECM,...

    I almost never see the motors go bad on an ECM, it is most likely the module. That should have been tested.
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    Thanks. This is a continuing learning process...

    Thanks. This is a continuing learning process...
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    OK. OK. I have learned my lesson. Thanks!

    OK. OK. I have learned my lesson.

    Thanks!
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    Good idea, thanks. Guess it is possible the...

    Good idea, thanks.

    Guess it is possible the compressor is locked up frome running with no refer.
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    Now, I think about that. I figured it had a low...

    Now, I think about that. I figured it had a low pressure cut off, why the compressor was not running.
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    Sounds like the internal overload opens.

    Sounds like the internal overload opens.
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    No, I do not rn it before the repair, tenant did....

    No, I do not rn it before the repair, tenant did.

    Scroll compressor. Only fed liquid line.
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    Am. Standard heat pump

    Got stumped today...

    Just when I was thinking about going to Staybrite 8, I run across a leaker at the outdoor connections with solder. Not sure if it was Staybrite or not. Anyway, fixed leak,...
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    I read his books and feel that I almost know him....

    I read his books and feel that I almost know him. He was one of the most interesting characters that you would ever want to know. I knew people who knew him also.

    He was an extremely colorful...
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    All the above plus .... Learn to use your own...

    All the above plus ....

    Learn to use your own judgement. Sometimes you get bad information or instructions. Learn to use your wits. "Does what you were told make sense?" Going forward with a...
  49. I am not in Houston, but been through there a few...

    I am not in Houston, but been through there a few times. Based on that, I was thinking he was a little light on horsepower as well.
  50. There you go ,,, Mr. Bill to the rescue. Glad...

    There you go ,,, Mr. Bill to the rescue.

    Glad to see someone is local to help the OP out.
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