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    Hi there, Just out of curiosity, have you...

    Hi there,

    Just out of curiosity, have you checked the temperature rise across this unit/units? You have just stated that the fault code has led you to a limit problem which is entirely seperate...
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    yeah that was what I meant:p Does anyone...

    yeah that was what I meant:p


    Does anyone have any ideas where I can get some info on this stuff?
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    Alerton MS-1010 and TX-SA

    recently we acquired a new building that is using an older alerton/IBEX control system. Not being a controls contractor or expert I was a little reluctant to start troubleshooting control problems at...
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    LB, I cant remember off the top of my head but...

    LB,

    I cant remember off the top of my head but which side of the 24V does the lockout module break to the contactor? This may explain your strange voltages if the neutral side is being opened....
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    Thanks for the input from all of you. I...

    Thanks for the input from all of you.

    I actually contacted Honeywell directly at the request of the building owners and made it nowhere fast with them..........huge surprise.

    One suggested...
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    Calgary, Alberta, Canada Started in trade in...

    Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    Started in trade in small town in NE british columbia(on the good side of the rockies:p ) Moved here 3 years ago. Work on pretty much anything commercial. Learning 4...
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    Economizer causing contactor failures

    I recently have stumbled across an interesting little problem. Forgive me if this has already been discussed but I did a search and found nothing.

    I have a building with approx 125 carrier RTUs...
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    We supply you with a lot of your power, sometimes...

    We supply you with a lot of your power, sometimes even forgetting to pay for it. This should answer your question.
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    Just out of curiosity, is this a york rooftop...

    Just out of curiosity, is this a york rooftop package unit?
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    If your twenty foot extension ladder wont reach...

    If your twenty foot extension ladder wont reach it should probably have a roof access. Unfortunately that isnt always the case. There is a code in place with regards to it but im sure its different...
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    OMG who is paying the bill on this?

    OMG who is paying the bill on this?
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    I thought I was losing my mind but nope he...

    I thought I was losing my mind but nope he started the same thread twice.

    [Edited by websy on 01-20-2006 at 07:01 PM]
  13. Thread: No Thanks...

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    You say these were plumbers that piped this??...

    You say these were plumbers that piped this?? Looks like some DIY homeowners were drinking one night and decided to do some piping.
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    This sounds just peachy we just got the contract...

    This sounds just peachy we just got the contract for a building with around 200 of these units!!! LOL Im gonna kill myself.
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    Yeah I would tend to lean toward airflow here...

    Yeah I would tend to lean toward airflow here also taking into consideration the low evap temp during cooling.

    Funny I ripped one of these exact units apart today. Gotta change the "matsu****ty"...
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    Ha ha No. I am on the tools man, I dont think I...

    Ha ha No. I am on the tools man, I dont think I could handle working at that place. Are you on the tools in Calgary as well?
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    Just out of curiousity, did you install the new...

    Just out of curiousity, did you install the new condensor sensor with the new motormaster(damn those things are pricey!). I changed one of these motormasters on a 30GTN030 last winter. I found it...
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    I'll give you a hint, it starts with an R.....

    I'll give you a hint, it starts with an R.....
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    Yes you are definitely dealing with an h-trac on...

    Yes you are definitely dealing with an h-trac on an LMK. If the manufacturer recommended 70 degrees than I doubt this unit is designed to be heating the whole space off of that control alone. You...
  20. Thread: rooftop question

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    It depends on the unit manufacturer and also...

    It depends on the unit manufacturer and also seems to depend on the size of the unit. Could be a design issue?

    York units seem to have evap in return before heat exchanger......

    Lennox smaller...
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    I worked for a small company that inisted on...

    I worked for a small company that inisted on using the 4l belts as opposed to A belts because then we could change them more often and make more money. I didnt work there very long.........
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    Wouldn't that be a perfect world where the sight...

    Wouldn't that be a perfect world where the sight glasses were always installed before the metering device. I swear on 80 percent of the built up systems I see the sight glass is always in the wrong...
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    Has anyone worked on the KAESER units?? I have...

    Has anyone worked on the KAESER units?? I have only worked on one unit so far, what a POS. This unit had the thermal mass setup but OMG short cycling like you wouldn't believe. No capacity control...
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    110 pound suction??? Ewwwwwwwwww. Check this,...

    110 pound suction??? Ewwwwwwwwww.

    Check this,

    1. Hot gas bypass(if there is one)
    2. Discharge superheat.
    3. I am assuming these are two scrolls so there prob is no way to isolate each comp....
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    I will look into this, thanks Ace.

    I will look into this, thanks Ace.
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    I started my multimeter career with UEI because...

    I started my multimeter career with UEI because of the price so I, like everyone else, stuck with what I knew. After my fourth UEI meter in four years I decided that was enough.

    Bought a...
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    I started my multimeter career with UEI because...

    I started my multimeter career with UEI because of the price so I, like everyone else, stuck with what I knew. After my fourth UEI meter in four years I decided that was enough.

    Bought a...
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    I started my multimeter career with UEI because...

    I started my multimeter career with UEI because of the price so I, like everyone else, stuck with what I knew. After my fourth UEI meter in four years I decided that was enough.

    Bought a...
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    Lucky for me I live in Calgary, have never had...

    Lucky for me I live in Calgary, have never had prob. getting parts or assistance for these units. Work on them ALL the time, of course it helps that there manufacturing facility is five minutes away....
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    Just when I thought I had made it through the day...

    Just when I thought I had made it through the day without learning something new. You have just saved my week. Thanks.

    -websy
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    I have seen this used in the manner that Mr....

    I have seen this used in the manner that Mr. Dalton has suggested. There was a solenoid valve operating off of a head pressure control(fan cycling), which would turn on the sprinklers. I had the...
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    Ugh. Hmmm..........soldering by the gas...

    Ugh.


    Hmmm..........soldering by the gas meter, I bet that was fun. Isn't there something in the code about how close a spark generating(contactor) appliance can be to the gas meter/regulator??
    ...
  33. Thread: retrofit goodman

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    Hey J-bill do you think you could grab that...

    Hey J-bill do you think you could grab that compressor on the left next time you are there....I could use it. What do you think they want for it?


    -websy
  34. Thread: Can you guess...

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    Was the building operator playing with some...

    Was the building operator playing with some valves??
  35. Thread: Air in the line

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    Yes unfortunatley Klyons you are going to have to...

    Yes unfortunatley Klyons you are going to have to pull the gas and air from unit. I know what its like to be in a hurry, especially on a side job that you prob. aren't making any money on...
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    I think he means he put the evaporator...

    I think he means he put the evaporator anti-freeze control on the condensing unit.


    Sean,

    5 degrees of SH is a little dangerous and could lead to some problems. I definitely would not add any...
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    I agree with airworx, too many techs who just...

    I agree with airworx, too many techs who just flat out do not know. I once got into an argument with a tech who had been doing res/commercial work for 30 years about the existence of SH and SC.
    ...
  38. Thread: Air in the line

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    Klyons, So in a hurry you opened condenser...

    Klyons,

    So in a hurry you opened condenser valves and forgot to pull a vacuum on the system, is that correct??

    -websy
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    Unless it is a power stealing thermostat then it...

    Unless it is a power stealing thermostat then it does not matter.


    -websy
  40. Thread: Poor Cooling

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    supercooling -2F?????????? That would be...

    supercooling -2F??????????

    That would be subcooling and it would be 2F, definitely not a negative number. I would need to know a few more things but it sounds like you might be a little shy on...
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    For all the time it takes to pressure up a system...

    For all the time it takes to pressure up a system and check the whopping 4 joints(linesets)....why the hell wouldn't you test?? Or are you using those precharged, self piercing line sets(more...
  42. Thread: R12 mix to R22

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    I feel like I could be fined for even replying in...

    I feel like I could be fined for even replying in this thread.
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    I'm still sobbing this last pic just triggered an...

    I'm still sobbing this last pic just triggered an uncontrolled blubbering..........
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    Only if there is power going to ground through...

    Only if there is power going to ground through the motor.


    -websy
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    I sure hope you meant infinite resistance!! If...

    I sure hope you meant infinite resistance!! If you have a reading between any lead and ground with the wires to motor disconnected than the motor had a short to ground.

    -websy
  46. Thread: Suction Drier

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    I assume you are using clean up blocks with the...

    I assume you are using clean up blocks with the fine mesh screen? If this is the case, I would get that system cleaned up and then replace those blocks with the pleated style filters. The block style...
  47. Thread: Suction Drier

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    Is this a single core shell?

    Is this a single core shell?
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    It seems every manufacturer has its own desired...

    It seems every manufacturer has its own desired practice for charging the equipment. Although I think those charts are for a general operations check and would do little to help you charge those...
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    I'm terrified. What the hell are you doing that...

    I'm terrified. What the hell are you doing that would throw a 150??? Nevermind I don't think I want to know.

    -websy
  50. I did that last year wolfdog, ever since then I...

    I did that last year wolfdog, ever since then I always back those cheap ass things with another wrench. And if I ever find the guy who puts the blue leak lock under every service cap he takes...
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