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    Those time initiate controls are erractic. I...

    Those time initiate controls are erractic. I think they're made by Ranco.
  2. Use a metering slow charge adaptor, place it on...

    Use a metering slow charge adaptor, place it on the tank and charge by liquid. The adaptor will prevent slugging. I think Imperial calls it "Kwik charge"
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    Try this

    Try this
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    And your email addy is ???? Put it in your...

    And your email addy is ???? Put it in your profile
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    Depends upon the type. Some use replacable...

    Depends upon the type. Some use replacable elements that can be left in the system.
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    You really need an accurate load calc done. There...

    You really need an accurate load calc done. There is no getting around it. Also, be aware that a 2 1/2 ton from one manufacturer may perform the same as a 3 ton from another manufacturer. If you had...
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    Try getting an older Corvette to cool well with...

    Try getting an older Corvette to cool well with another refrigerant. Try to get an older foreign car to cool with another refrigerant.
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    Virgin Drums of R12

    I have 4 30lb drums of virgin R12. $450.00 each
  9. Correct. I don't mess with the factory solder...

    Correct. I don't mess with the factory solder connection. Sometimes it is in a non-accessible place.
  10. I take a small phillips screwdriver and reem the...

    I take a small phillips screwdriver and reem the 3/16 tubing. It is only about 2 to 3 inches long. i use it as a coupling. I use the cap tube cutters so I do not have to file the tubing and break it...
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    Ford is know for crappy cycling switches. It is...

    Ford is know for crappy cycling switches. It is "normal" for a small loss of R134A due to the compressor seal. It is a fact of life. The seals can hold a vacuum for hours and still seep under...
  12. Yoy're right. The equilizer lines are a bear to...

    Yoy're right. The equilizer lines are a bear to solder. What i do is cut the equilizer line and sleve it with a piece of 3/16 copper. Then I carefully solder it with a small tip.I use lots of wet...
  13. The last domestic refrigerator ice maker I worked...

    The last domestic refrigerator ice maker I worked on was due to the inlet tube blocked with ice. Hot water spray bottle cured it.
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    Just made a U turn on the interstate

    Just made a U turn on the interstate
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    I'm already on the way to pick it up.

    I'm already on the way to pick it up.
  16. I ,would redo all the flare connections and...

    I ,would redo all the flare connections and properly torque them with a torque wrench.
  17. Allow them to start as early as they want....

    Allow them to start as early as they want. Instead of beer, maybe a cold cut platter for lunch would be better. And most of all, stay out of their way.

    We all thank you.
  18. In one of your closets should be a label telling...

    In one of your closets should be a label telling you the cooling and heat loads for your home. It should state the loads depending upon where your home is located.If you find ot and can not...
  19. To the original poster....You mentioned your...

    To the original poster....You mentioned your future plans include upgrading the windows. Why not try and redo your load calc with the upgraded windows and see what the difference in requirements...
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    try cool vest

    try cool vest
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    You can purchase an inexpensive tester for these...

    You can purchase an inexpensive tester for these motors. Go to the dealer tool box and you will see it. The tester will tell you if the motor and control module are working. I think it costs 75 bucks...
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    I would add gas to get subcool close to specs. If...

    I would add gas to get subcool close to specs. If the low side is still high and the high side is low, measure the compressor amps. If not close to RLA, you have an inefficient compressor. Also....
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    or reread post #4

    or reread post #4
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    email is in my profile. email me

    email is in my profile. email me
  25. Same here; inspection item. After inspection, I...

    Same here; inspection item. After inspection, I return to site to check refrigerant levels and usually remove them unless the job is in a peoblematic area.
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    I can tell you how to do it but not in the "open"...

    I can tell you how to do it but not in the "open" forum. You will have to become a professional member. I think you're referring to Gen III. Generation II has a rotary switch. Sorry
  27. I have broken the law, put myself at risk, and...

    I have broken the law, put myself at risk, and defeated some of these POS caps with a Dremel tool. Diversified has one out that uses a very small allen key. When does it end?
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    It still has a reserve tank. I have a different...

    It still has a reserve tank. I have a different brand I use for loaners and it has a tank in it also.
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    If the units were sized correctly, it is normal...

    If the units were sized correctly, it is normal for them to "struggle" when the outside temps are above design level. Design level in Washington DC is about 91* I believe. I'll bet your humidity...
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    The problem with the portable ones is SOMEONE...

    The problem with the portable ones is SOMEONE will have to empty the container from the condensate unless you can run a hose from it to a drain. Another option would be a condensate pump and route it...
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    I am slightly confused...are you speaking of the...

    I am slightly confused...are you speaking of the copper tubing lines that connect the units together of the copper lines on each unit or all of them? The only reason I can think of for the...
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    When you state that they are noisy, do you mean...

    When you state that they are noisy, do you mean that there is noise at the supply grills or at the units thenselves? Iif at the supply grills or return grill, that points to inadequate ductwork.
  33. You're correct as you won't see those cooler...

    You're correct as you won't see those cooler temperatures for about 5 months. As a side note, if you can drop your indoor humidity, you'll be comfortable at a higher temperature. I run 45 to 50% and...
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    I have been using 45% with white flux on copper...

    I have been using 45% with white flux on copper to brass. I braze a 4 or 6 inch stub of copper then switch to 15%. Some guys just use 15% and white flux. Wrap the valve real well with wet rags and...
  35. Your home should be comfortable and livable....

    Your home should be comfortable and livable. Maybe you need someone that is not trying to sell you something that won't help and only cost you $$$$. By the way, what county are you located?
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    Thanks tool slinger. Geesh, I was only kidding.

    Thanks tool slinger. Geesh, I was only kidding.
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    You need education yourself. Get a life, get a...

    You need education yourself. Get a life, get a sense of humor.
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    <<It is almost impossible to not be in regular contact with the physical body of the person you are sitting next to.>>

    As long as you sit next to a beautiful model like Hannah Davis, who cares?
  39. How long does the freon chanrge last? If this is...

    How long does the freon chanrge last? If this is a once per year thing, you have more of a chance of it working than if you need freon 2 or 3 times a year. I have used the product. It has slowed the...
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    If the coil is impacted at all, I pull the coil...

    If the coil is impacted at all, I pull the coil and clean it outdoors. To me, clean in place is not a good alternative in most cases.
  41. Here in Florida,for a 60 sq ft bathroom, I see 5...

    Here in Florida,for a 60 sq ft bathroom, I see 5 inch flex.
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    you can get an ides what is in the walls by...

    you can get an ides what is in the walls by listing the construction materials and thickness. Pull some switch and outlet covers and see what if ant insulation is in there. After you do as accurate...
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    2* superheat if not overcharged indicates...

    2* superheat if not overcharged indicates metering problem.
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    What does the load calc indicate? Of course...

    What does the load calc indicate? Of course you're doing a load calc, right?
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    According to autozone capacity chart, your...

    According to autozone capacity chart, your vehicle takes 31 oz of refrigerant without rear air. The 4.8L engine makes your vehicle a 2500, correct?
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    I think you can purchase vehicle specific All...

    I think you can purchase vehicle specific All Data cd's for $30.00. It will have a complete manual for your vehicle's systems.
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    Don't forget if you do this, you'll probably need...

    Don't forget if you do this, you'll probably need to bring in outside air into your system.
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    Wrightsoft has a huge learning curve but it...

    Wrightsoft has a huge learning curve but it covers most everything. A thorough understanding of manual J will help you a lot.
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    Tried to give you a rest. GRINS

    Tried to give you a rest. GRINS
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    I still have R12 in 30 lb drums and single lb...

    I still have R12 in 30 lb drums and single lb cans. Email is in my profile.
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