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    If your wife is unhappy then is is an urgent...

    If your wife is unhappy then is is an urgent situation. Call and pay for a second opinion. The price of the service call is a small price to pay to bring harmony back into your house;)
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    Nice

    Nice
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    Call your contractor and ask him these questions....

    Call your contractor and ask him these questions. Where do yo live that you only need 5 kw of aux. heat?
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    I use the Testo one. I have no complaints with...

    I use the Testo one. I have no complaints with it. I dont remember how much it was I bought it at Johnstone. It has found many bad heat exchangers the best part is that you can easily show the...
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    Most likely 1 30 amp is the heat pump. the other...

    Most likely 1 30 amp is the heat pump. the other 2 30 is 1 element the 60 2 elements, blower and controls. man I hope I'm not giving away any secret info and they come and take away my birthday.
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    Yes they are changing it to 134a which qualifies...

    Yes they are changing it to 134a which qualifies it as a reformulation so there is no more generics.(well at least for another 3 years)
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    I huff it daily. The propellant in asthma...

    I huff it daily. The propellant in asthma inhalers is refrigerant look on the label dichlorodifluoromethane.
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    Moving the blower up to "Full Blast" will not...

    Moving the blower up to "Full Blast" will not solve anything with your cold room upstairs. Let me guess you want to have the furnace blow real hard and shut off a bunch of the registers. Maybe that...
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    Well if its built like the old GE's it very well...

    Well if its built like the old GE's it very well could make it that 30 years. I just changed out a working 31 y.o. GE heat pump this week.
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    Variable speed motors

    What Meter/analyzer are you using to diagnose Variable speed motors?
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    That would be 54 not 57. Im not getting down on...

    That would be 54 not 57. Im not getting down on the Messiah just thought it was funny.
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    How many states?

    I thought this was funny

    http://www.reuters.com/news/video?videoId=82127
  13. As designed 70%, what it is running at now ?...

    As designed 70%, what it is running at now ? maybe 60%
    as for a quote call out some local contractors in your area.
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    I would have said the ductwork oil canning, but...

    I would have said the ductwork oil canning, but you say its not blower related. Time to call out a pro.
  16. What info do you want? correct model#...

    What info do you want? correct model# BLU108F936B1. input:108,000 btus, Blower 3 tons. it's about 23 years old and probably ready to be replaced(yesterday).
  17. Thread: On Call

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    Please keep them coming. My boss has started to...

    Please keep them coming. My boss has started to whine about paying a min. of 2 hrs on a call out, So I need so ammo to come back at him on what other company's do.:)
  18. Thread: On Call

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    On Call

    So how does your company compensate you for being on call?
    My company does not pay you any extra for being on call. They do pay a min. of 2 hours if I get called out. But no on call bonus or...
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    With the IAQ stat and outdoor sensor you will not...

    With the IAQ stat and outdoor sensor you will not need an antique duel fuel kit.
    Any competent technician can easily hook this up for you.
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    and also the XL14 is no longer produced.

    and also the XL14 is no longer produced.
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    Just installed one last thursday. the new XR14 c...

    Just installed one last thursday. the new XR14 c model not the old a model.
    Either it was a VS or it was so under powered it took a while to get up to speed.
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    Yes no more 2 speed motors they are variable...

    Yes no more 2 speed motors they are variable speed now on the 14 seer units.
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    Unless you weight it in there is no reliable way...

    Unless you weight it in there is no reliable way to charge in cold weather. Get it close and come back when it is over 65 out.
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    The fist sound you hear is the inducer, the...

    The fist sound you hear is the inducer, the dragon clearing his throat is the burners. You don't hear that after the blower kicks on is because the blower drowns out the burner sound. Going to a 90%...
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    X2 I still work on alot of 30+ year old GE's...

    X2 I still work on alot of 30+ year old GE's tuff old units
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    What he is telling you is true, but that doesn't...

    What he is telling you is true, but that doesn't mean its correct.
  27. No you dont have to change the heat exchanger....

    No you dont have to change the heat exchanger. Pretty easy for a pro to do. pretty easy for a home owner to blow up his house to save a couple of bucks.
  28. Lining it cuts down on noise and makes the duct...

    Lining it cuts down on noise and makes the duct smaller in air volume
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    I hope the internet can come and repair it under...

    I hope the internet can come and repair it under warranty when it breaks.
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    Older houses where all like that. with that set...

    Older houses where all like that. with that set up it tends to feel drafty with all the heat on the interior walls and all the heat loss on the outside walls. Does your house feel drafty? if not...
  31. Thread: Old Furnace

    by buttwheat
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    When was the last time you had a pressure test on...

    When was the last time you had a pressure test on the heat exchanger? It may be time for that new unit now.
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    Should be a minimal amount. Its a Trane and...

    Should be a minimal amount. Its a Trane and should be able to pump down 95% of the refrigerant.
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    Have you tried the Lenox snipes?

    Have you tried the Lenox snipes?
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    I had a whole line set that looked like that....

    I had a whole line set that looked like that. Another company called me out, No a/c and they just installed 2 days ago. Guess what it had no refrigerant in it. I ripped out the whole line set and...
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    The only drawback I see with the union is that....

    The only drawback I see with the union is that. That dumbass lazy ass guy that you are working with is getting paid the same as you. Pay is based on your experience not your performance. Well I guess...
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    What did you say?

    What did you say?
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    Agreed most likely an electrical issue like to...

    Agreed most likely an electrical issue like to small of a circuit ran to heatpump.
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    Nice I had no idea you could do that.

    Nice I had no idea you could do that.
  39. yes you should be ok with the Honeywell.

    yes you should be ok with the Honeywell.
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    Wow great its fixed. Bearings are a far cry away...

    Wow great its fixed. Bearings are a far cry away from controls.
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    That control has no clue if the ignitor works or...

    That control has no clue if the ignitor works or not, Yes it will open the gas valve but will shut down the gas valve in a couple of seconds if no flame is present. If Im thinking of the correct...
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    Could be a lot of different things effecting it....

    Could be a lot of different things effecting it. Have a professional come take a look at it because it is really hard to tell from here whats wrong.
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    I once watched a video (back in the 80s) put out...

    I once watched a video (back in the 80s) put out by GE about the effects that start capacitors have on motor windings. Ever since then I have been hesitant to use them. except when a non bleed txv...
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    Well it used to be a UEM according to the model...

    Well it used to be a UEM according to the model number. may have been rewired. good luck
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    Have your landloard make sure the tech that comes...

    Have your landloard make sure the tech that comes out has Wesco UEM experience. Most people dont under stand that it is a 24 volt DC control system.
  46. If it is a trane XL1200 heatpump from the late...

    If it is a trane XL1200 heatpump from the late 80s or early 90s and 2 1/2 - 4 ton with an Alco ( blue one) valve it's the valve hanging up. They had a lot of problems with that.
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    What reset button? The one by all the thermostat...

    What reset button? The one by all the thermostat wire connections? that would tell me that the blower motor didn't start or stopped when it shouldn't have. you said you had the blower motor replaced....
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    They do now available at your favorite home...

    They do now available at your favorite home improvement store :mad: for cheaper than I sell the Honeywell for.
    To the Op if you have any concern about ozone its a great idea.
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    If it is the fan switch that turns on and off the...

    If it is the fan switch that turns on and off the blower motor by temperature they don't make a direct replacement anymore. The one in your furnace has a 24 volt DC. heater in it the replacement will...
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    If a 90% is running at 67% the exhaust temps. are...

    If a 90% is running at 67% the exhaust temps. are going to be a little more then slightly elevated. it would turn the pvc in to a limp noodle.
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