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    TRUE TUC48

    To remove the top do i remove two screws @ door corners, cut seal then lift top and push back ?
    Thanks

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    Best bet is to just throw it in the garbage.
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    Well the cap tube will end up in the scrap pile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by VTP99 View Post
    To remove the top do i remove two screws @ door corners, cut seal then lift top and push back ?
    Thanks

    I not sure that it's worth fixing.
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    Last guy installed a new compressor but not the cap tube. So i will be installing a new one in short order. 10' of .046
    Good to see you back cracker. Where you been ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VTP99 View Post
    Last guy installed a new compressor but not the cap tube. So i will be installing a new one in short order. 10' of .046
    Good to see you back cracker. Where you been ?
    Good to be back vt. How dose a tech just replace the pump and not the cap tube and drier?
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    Quote Originally Posted by crackertech View Post
    Good to be back vt. How dose a tech just replace the pump and not the cap tube and drier?
    When i called tech support to get cap size he thought that the guy was probably in a hurry He did replace the dryer with a spun copper Sporlan cap tube filter only way to fly.

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    You know what's funny?

    For a long time, I swapped compressors and never gave a thought to changing the cap tube.

    Must have gotten away with it because a lot of those units are still out there pumping away making cold air.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jpsmith1cm View Post
    You know what's funny?

    For a long time, I swapped compressors and never gave a thought to changing the cap tube.

    Must have gotten away with it because a lot of those units are still out there pumping away making cold air.


    I have as well but that don't make it right.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jpsmith1cm View Post
    You know what's funny?

    For a long time, I swapped compressors and never gave a thought to changing the cap tube.

    Must have gotten away with it because a lot of those units are still out there pumping away making cold air.

    So jp knowing what you know today what would you do ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by VTP99

    So jp knowing what you know today what would you do ?
    Depends.

    I've replaced a heck of a lot more compressors than I have cap tubes.

    Has the equipment been well maintained? What type of failure did the compressor suffer? Does the system have a leak or a history of leaks?

    Too many variables to give a simple answer.

    Well maintained, tight system? Pump and drier and out the door.

    Leakers get cap tubes and driers as well as the leaks fixed as do systems that haven't been maintained.

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    I don't like call backs... it's much easier to change pump cap tube and drier the first time around while your their. And it takes little time to do so.
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    I have changed more compressors then cap tubes as well. More then half those compressors were not a cap tube system. Poe oil and cape tubes don't seem to play well. Maybe 10% of the epuipment owners i know keep there coils clean. High temperatures and poe oil make a bad mix. I find on fractional horsepower compressors most failures are do to pluged cap tubes. I see it as cheap insurance on these compressor change outs.

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