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    CynicX, Most of these tech boys around here are...

    CynicX,
    Most of these tech boys around here are busting wide open trying to do installs and such where the big money is at. The mention of slowing down long enough to do a retrofit that could...
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    That is the exact information that was needed...

    That is the exact information that was needed apparently Nordyne does not have that option? Anyway I shall see what I can get done maybe Nordyne actually does have the same setup, I wish my hired...
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    Hmm 5 bones per month that is a bit more than I...

    Hmm 5 bones per month that is a bit more than I thought. I really only need the CCH to run when the ambient temps are below say 40f. I wonder if there is a line voltage outdoor tstat that could just...
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    Hmm a Prestige then huh I will check on that...

    Hmm a Prestige then huh I will check on that redlink wireless I think sounds neat. I may have to GIT me one of those.
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    waste of time and money most likely. Do you have...

    waste of time and money most likely. Do you have a VS furnace that can adjust to varying static pressures? Might be a fun experiment just do not expect anything spectacular. I bought some ceiling...
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    The Honeywell Vision Pro IAQ Total Home Comfort...

    The Honeywell Vision Pro IAQ Total Home Comfort System YTH9421C1002 is all you need. I have studied the instructions and still do not understand a dang thing but it seems to work really well. It is...
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    HPGui that is interesting. It looks like that...

    HPGui that is interesting. It looks like that unit is a split system. Makes you wonder if their is something unusual with the install maybe the way the lines are routed or the charge level. That...
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    I believe that the the dual fuel manufacturers...

    I believe that the the dual fuel manufacturers have miscalculated on the CCH's. The problem with the dual fuel units is that when the temps do dip down and stay for a few days down close to zero the...
  9. Yes the sensor will be relocated I guess it was...

    Yes the sensor will be relocated I guess it was kinda a strange coincidence that this happened this way, they said the factory was already aware of the problem apparently an emergency PCA (whatever...
  10. I read all I could before I ordered my Nordyne...

    I read all I could before I ordered my Nordyne (Frigidaire) ihybrid 15 SEER 4 stage heat and 2 stage cool VS motor etc duel fuel package unit. We replaced an old Heil gas pack running on propane it...
  11. Thread: Nordyne

    by Tsubaki
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    I waited 3 months on a 5 ton Frigidaire 15 seer...

    I waited 3 months on a 5 ton Frigidaire 15 seer ihybrid duel fuel package unit, once it was installed the compressor slugged and would not start at low temps below 30f. The factory failed to install...
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    A couple of my neighbors have newer Rheem/Rudd...

    A couple of my neighbors have newer Rheem/Rudd package units they do not have noisy compressors but there is a loud noise made by the condensor fan it seems to be be steeply raked and the edges...
  13. Thread: Defrost issues

    by Tsubaki
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    Fascinating thread I just have to tell this...

    Fascinating thread I just have to tell this story. I was just out with a friend who specializes in units NOONE ELSE CAN DIAGNOSE. It was not a York but I found it fascinating that in about 5 minutes...
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    Not sure on the carrier residential stuff but...

    Not sure on the carrier residential stuff but most commercial type units have a option for a low ambient control, get your ace pro contractor to check on that for you. What is really neat is a...
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    Unit unavailable?

    News today from my HVAC guy. He says the 5 ton hybrid dual fuel Nordyne (Frigdaire DF6FS) that he had quoted is NOT in production yet and he cannot get a unit for 3 to 4 weeks even if then. Can...
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    "DUANE HALLOWELL himself calls and says we will do whatever it takes to make this right".

    "I to this day have still not heard from them, and would still love for them to make this right...
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    Excellent I will ask for that 9000 series HW....

    Excellent I will ask for that 9000 series HW. What about the Frigidaire Brand? Is it as advertised or is is this a big step back from Trane/Carrier etc.
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    17 yrs old, that sounds familiar, my old gas pack...

    17 yrs old, that sounds familiar, my old gas pack is also 17yrs old (to be replaced before winter) it has already had the heat exchanger replaced once and now it is bad again. You might want to have...
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    Replacement unit recommendations

    1992 vintage Heil 5 ton 115k btu gas pack, (LP converted) the inducer fan/HX and other parts are rusted to pieces and in need of replacement. Parts are fairly expensive for the old unit (yeah now...
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    Self contained Portable Nuclear generator sounds...

    Self contained Portable Nuclear generator sounds good, kinda like a package unit I guess, where do I order one of these puppies? Will I have to have a EPA/NATE certified tech to be on stand by at all...
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    A GOOD tech can pinpoint the problem for you...

    A GOOD tech can pinpoint the problem for you especially if he has access to the previous repair history. Your problem may be something completely different from mine I just wanted to relay what...
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    He has a very common problem with GM's H-10...

    He has a very common problem with GM's H-10 compressor, it had bad body seals during the late 90,s almost every one of them have leaked, it was a epidemic the problem was fixed in 2001 and later...
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    Get another tech that will actually stay and...

    Get another tech that will actually stay and troubleshoot the system. I have one of the old Lennox HP systems that had a bad TXV, the power head had partially lost its charge and exhibited these very...
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    Valid point on the nitrogen pressure. I know that...

    Valid point on the nitrogen pressure. I know that most reference books call for 150 psig maximum but what would be the maximum you guys would go if you had that problem leak that you just cannot seem...
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    Agreed on the not really feasible to repair part,...

    Agreed on the not really feasible to repair part, I got my metabo out today and cut a dead Bristol 2 ton compressor apart, took about five minutes. I cut it right below the weld where the casing is...
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    Has anyone ever actually taken a compressor apart...

    Has anyone ever actually taken a compressor apart and repaired it?
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    Could it be an accumulator instead of a filter...

    Could it be an accumulator instead of a filter drier? How is it mounted vertically or horizontally? If it is made of carbon steel and it is rusty then it will eventually form a leak regardless if it...
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    Thanks. Great info here. The replacement valve is...

    Thanks. Great info here. The replacement valve is fairly cheap so I am planning on milking this unit till the compressor dies or we have a big leak or something, which as many mentioned may be soon...
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    Hmmmm thanks for all the replys I guess I have...

    Hmmmm thanks for all the replys I guess I have just confused the matter. My understanding was that the system was a 4 ton system now I wonder if the wrong expansion valve was originally installed?...
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    Lennox multiple problems

    1992 model Lennox HP19-461 4 ton condensor and CB10-51-2P AH (split system). 2000 sg ft 1960's ranch with full basement, basement partially conditioned. Multiple problems, started with a burned out...
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    update

    I have done a little bit of research and am now considering a 2 ton unit straight cool unit with a 2 stage compressor like a Rheem RARL maybe, that should give me 65% capacity on 1st stage and then a...
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    Warehouse Dock office unit

    Hello guys I hope someone can help here. I have a request from a industrial plant to install a 1 ton heat pump system on a existing concrete block 20 x 20 room. This dock office is inside a huge...
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    Hey Bruce call your installer and you should get...

    Hey Bruce call your installer and you should get a reply something similar to this If not get tough with them. Expected reply "Those darn apprentices, sometimes they forget to seal the joints. I...
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    Walk up to the the front of the furnace and...

    Walk up to the the front of the furnace and literally kick the living chit out of the cabinet. When your friendly neighborhood seasoned expert HVAC repair technician shows up, be sure to let him know...
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    No expert here but I am a bit familiar with the...

    No expert here but I am a bit familiar with the HW Vision Pro 8320. It sounds like you have your heat coils staged, probably 5kw is auxiliary for the heat pump. Your heat pump runs until it cannot...
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    Guys I really appreciate the input it is very...

    Guys I really appreciate the input it is very helpful I tryed out the fuel cost comparison calculator and it actually looks like backup electric coils and propane gas heat are not that much...
  37. A lot of heat pump units are installed without...

    A lot of heat pump units are installed without the auxiliary heat wired to come on during the defrost cycle. The reason is that the unit is actually supposed to operate more economically this way....
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    No one here would be able to help you you must...

    No one here would be able to help you you must get into the pro side to receive that kind of advice. Are you a Preapprentice or something?
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    Yes Tiger I am limited by practicality and...

    Yes Tiger I am limited by practicality and economics to a package unit and gas heat aux heat due to electrical supply and ductwork problems. It would be a major deal breaker to set up a split system...
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    Best Dual Fuel system?

    Hello guys looking I am looking for some advice on the best Dual Fuel systems out on the market. I am currently utilizing a 14 year old Heil Gas Pack 5 ton cooling and 125,000 btu heat converted to...
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    that 24 volt low voltage wiring is skeery stuff....

    that 24 volt low voltage wiring is skeery stuff. Step away quickly and call in a pro now it is likely that they can and will screw up also, but they will do it with authority. Just like at the big...
  42. I read thru this thread with great interest. Very...

    I read thru this thread with great interest. Very few techs can even explain the basic vision pro logic much less trouble shoot one all I get is a grunt and then a "well its set per instructions"...
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    you gotta watch those kids at belcher supply...

    you gotta watch those kids at belcher supply rootboy and hey larry could never fix the ac when he was at saturn what makes you think he could do it now?
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    gas pack recommendations

    Looking for opinions on the best choice for a 3 ton 13 seer gas pack for Middle TN area. What would you guys recommend and why? Upfront cost being a very important factor. I would lean towards a unit...
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    First thing to do is go to your local union hall...

    First thing to do is go to your local union hall and sign up for sheet metal apprenticeship, after serving your 4 years you will be well qualified to field measure/shop fab and field install your own...
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    Extended warranty is just insurance, so you...

    Extended warranty is just insurance, so you should look at it as such. Now consider the value of the item you are insuring against the cost of the policy and you can make a value judgement. Me I...
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    Man guys I got good news!! I just saved a bunch...

    Man guys I got good news!! I just saved a bunch of money on compressor replacement. It seems that the folks that originally had the unit installed, bought a 10 year Parts and Labor warranty and it IS...
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    Guys was doing a google search and this popped up...

    Guys was doing a google search and this popped up dont know who turtle is but sounds authorative??
    Copied from google search


    "This is Turtle.

    First i have been wrong a bunch of times and...
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    Scroll Factory Miswired?

    4 year old 3 ton Rheem 12 SEER heat pump. The compressor is burned out shorted to ground. Now the interesting part, the tech says he thinks the unit was miswired from the factory. The purple wire...
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