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    Thanks for all your replies and advice.

    Thanks for all your replies and advice.
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    What is a filter dryer, it's purpose, and where...

    What is a filter dryer, it's purpose, and where would it have been used/replaced?

    Should I assume that the leak was there since the initial install in May? It was at a joint in the liquid line...
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    Thanks everyone. I didn't notice which way the...

    Thanks everyone.

    I didn't notice which way the tank was standing when he did the recharge. I feel pretty certain that there wasn't a micron gage based on what he showed me and my 20 minute...
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    Thanks for all your responses. I've had...

    Thanks for all your responses.

    I've had several problems since my install in May. The technician called me over to see the gage. I didn't see any units of microns. I had read on here about...
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    Fixing Refrigerant Leak on Trane Heat Pump

    I had a service tech out to find and fix a suspected refrigerant leak on my new Trane XL16i heat pump that was installed in May 2007. As I've had some problems with my install, I wanted to see if...
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    Thanks Second Opinion. The service tech is...

    Thanks Second Opinion.

    The service tech is here now and hasn't found the refrigerant leak yet. Is there any problems doing this fix in colder weather (low to mid 30's)?
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    Thanks everyone. Second Opinion: I was pretty...

    Thanks everyone.

    Second Opinion:
    I was pretty sure I knew how you felt about my installer :) Thank for all your great advice.

    Although it looks essentially the same as Fig #11, isn't the...
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    Thanks for all your responses. 2nd op, can...

    Thanks for all your responses.

    2nd op, can you tell us how you really feel about my dealer? Don't hold back.

    Even if his comments were clueless, I'm still not sure how my installer setup the...
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    HP Defrost operation w/Dual Fuel system

    In several posts here I've seen that during a Heat Pump defrost cycle, the supplemental heat generally gets a call from the heat pump. This seems definitely to be the case when the supplemental heat...
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    Wormy, thanks a bunch for your responses. You...

    Wormy, thanks a bunch for your responses. You are correct that these systems can be confusing to a homeowner. I'm interested in understanding my system on a general level but would be happy enough...
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    Thanks for all the great info. I'm measuring...

    Thanks for all the great info.

    I'm measuring the temps consistently in the plenum before and just beyond the furnace so I feel pretty sure that the measurements are not the problem. The return...
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    This isn't HP operation. It's aux/gas heating in...

    This isn't HP operation. It's aux/gas heating in my dual fuel setup.

    markf57: I haven't upgraded to the IAQ. I wasn't sure if I wanted to introduce another variable into the problems I've...
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    Can anyone explain this furnace behavior?

    In May 2007, I had the following system installed:

    XL16i Heat Pump 4TWX6036B1000AA
    XV80 100k TUD100R9V3K
    TCONT803 tstat w/Outdoor temp sensor

    I've received alot of great advice and answers...
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    Thanks for all the advice. I wiped off the...

    Thanks for all the advice. I wiped off the liquid line, to remove any soapy lubricant that may still reside on the line after the initial install. A few hours later, I felt under the joint of the...
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    My installer called me back today. He seems to...

    My installer called me back today. He seems to think what I'm seeing is some soapy lubricant they use during install to make it easy for things to slide over the tubing and to check for leaks at...
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    Thanks everyone. Will they need to check the...

    Thanks everyone.

    Will they need to check the level of the refrigerant and "pull a vaccuum" again when they come out to fix the leak? Is doing that a problem in colder temps? Is there anything I...
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    It seems like an oily liquid.

    It seems like an oily liquid.
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    Problem with liquid line leaking/dripping

    I have a Trane XL16 Heat Pump dual fuel setup with a Trane XV80 gas furnace that was installed this past May.

    I just noticed a small drip from the small copper tube (liquid line?) that enters...
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    Mark57 indicated he was running his heat pump...

    Mark57 indicated he was running his heat pump down to 15 degrees.
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    Thanks Mark. That's what's in the schematic...

    Thanks Mark.

    That's what's in the schematic (TCONT803 install instructions) that I think my installer used to setup my system (X2 on T-stat to W2 on furnace).

    Is that the correct setup? ...
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    Thanks Second Opinion. I'm still trying to...

    Thanks Second Opinion. I'm still trying to understand how I'm getting to 2nd Stage in Emergency Heat after 10 minutes, but not in Regular Heat Mode. Any help is appreciated.

    My e-mail is in my...
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    I think Tecman may be right. I have a TCONT803...

    I think Tecman may be right. I have a TCONT803 (which I think is a re-branded 8321 or close).

    In my case I have a dual fuel setup with aux/gas heat. The t-stat is set to lockout the compressor...
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    No DIY here

    I'm probably about as far from a DIY candidate as you can find on this forum. In any case, I won't be touching any wiring.

    I am trying to find out if I have a problem (pretty sure that...
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    Thanks for the comments. Was the chimney kit...

    Thanks for the comments.

    Was the chimney kit a bad option for me?

    I wasn't thrilled when I saw the end product of the AA 2200 filter install. My contractor tried to assure me that the...
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    pics of wiring/setup in a different thread (URL)

    The pics of my wiring/setup are in another thread:

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=155911

    Thanks for your help.
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    Pics of TraneXV80/XL16i dual fuel install

    Here are the pics of my install.

    Hopefully, they can also help with my previous post regarding wiring/setup problems. Any comments/advice is much appreciated.
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    Pics of Furnace/HP wiring problems Trane XV80/XL16i/803 setup

    Iím going to apologize up front about the length of this post. Info from this forum has me concerned about my install (wiring/setup in particular). In May 2007, I had the following system...
  28. Take this for what it's worth from a...

    Take this for what it's worth from a non-professional who's just learning.

    You will need to get the temp sensor or some other mechanism to control when the HP used versus gas heat.

    In the...
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    Thanks Mayguy and Second Opinion. Since my 803...

    Thanks Mayguy and Second Opinion. Since my 803 t-stat is controlling my 2-stage fossil fuel (gas furnace) as a 1 stage unit, I wasn't sure if "3" or "5" was the best setting.

    Speaking of the...
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    Mayguy and others ??

    I know this is an old thread but it leads to a question that I hope can be answered here:

    I have the same system as the original poster except I have a VX80 gas furnace vs. OOC's XV90:

    Trane...
  31. dbb1 ?

    dbb1,

    I have basically the same system provided by the same contractor earlier this year. I have a question about your success/issues with the IAQ install and setup. Can you please contact me...
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    Thanks for your comments 2nd opinion. When you...

    Thanks for your comments 2nd opinion.

    When you state, "The 16I should be able to maintain a comfort level on its own without going to W2", is W2 my 2nd stage of gas heat?

    This is my first...
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    IAQ not necessary?

    Thanks for your thoughts.

    From my reading here, I'm just having a hard time with the fact that my T-stat can't fully take advantage of the variable speed 2-stage furnace and dual fuel setup. I'm...
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    Thanks mrbee. My contractor will install the...

    Thanks mrbee.

    My contractor will install the new IAQ replacement for me if I want to upgrade, but he's recommending that I consider buying it over the internet because he thinks I can get a better...
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    VisionPro IAQ T-stat Version

    I replaced my system earlier this year with the following Trane system:

    XL16i 3-ton HP 4TWX6036B1000AA
    XV80 100k BTU/hr furnace TUD100R9V3K (2 stage, variable speed)
    TCONT803 tstat
    Outdoor...
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    VisionPro IAQ T-stat replacement

    Two weeks ago, I had a new system installed to replace my 20 year old one:

    1) TUD100R9V3K - Trane 80% 2 stage furnace (variable speed)
    2) 4TWX6036B100A - Trane XL16i Heat Pump (w/RXC036S3HPD...
  37. Thanks for all the help Mayguy. One last...

    Thanks for all the help Mayguy. One last question for you or others:

    In my current dual fuel setup, is the TCONT803 not controlling my 2 stage XV80 gas furnace? That's it's just being controlled...
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    Thanks Mayguy.

    Well I definitely want the outdoor sensor with since that control of the heat pump is one of the major reasons to switch from the # is TCONT803, right? Is that outdoor temp...
  39. Thanks for the advice. Mayguy, I assume the...

    Thanks for the advice.

    Mayguy, I assume the outdoor sensor for the heat pump is required to set the balance point and backup gas heat lockout. Is that part of the normal install and is the sensor...
  40. Thanks Mayguy and Dan. Is the change to a...

    Thanks Mayguy and Dan.

    Is the change to a VisionPro IAQ a no-brainer and worth the several hundred dollars given my new system? Any concerns about getting a proper install of the IAQ? Thoughts...
  41. Help w/T-stat choice for new install- VisionPro IAQ?

    Last week we replaced our 23 year old carrier furnace (125K BTU input ~65% efficiency) and 16 year old 2.5 ton Kenmore A/C with the following in our 2200 sq ft house (main level and basement) in the...
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    Thanks for the great info. I thought that...

    Thanks for the great info.

    I thought that setting the balance point on the TCONT803 to 40 degrees meant that if the temp was 40 or above, only the heat pump would heat our house. If temp below...
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    Need Help w/New Trane Install questions

    Last week we replaced our 23 year old carrier furnace (125K BTU input ~65% efficiency) and 16 year old 2.5 ton Kenmore A/C with the following in our 3400 sq ft house (main level and basement):

    1)...
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