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  1. #1
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    Sep 2007
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    Town of Colonie, NY
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    10 SEER vs. 13 SEER

    I recently was asked to look at someone's unit they said they had no A/C. i found a tripped breaker. turn it back on n closed the disconect on the unit. compressor doesn't run. this is a 3 ton york. found open whindings. i was wondering if i could replace the york with a new 13 SEER condensing unit with out needing to replace the evaporator. i've heard that the old coil will not match the efficiency of the new condensing unit. also the existing unit is a fixed bore metering device and i believe new units are designed with a TXV in mind. any comments or advice is greatly appreciated. thank you.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2004
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    Lancaster PA
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    Yep, replace the indoor coil.
    Yorks MC2 series R22 units can use a piston.
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    How many times must one fix something before it is fixed?

  3. #3
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    Jan 2005
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    Port Orange, Fl.
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    Post 10 seer vs. 13 seer

    avoid the mismatch 98jeep don't sacrifice capacity and efficiency for a lower cost job encourage the homeowner to protect his investment and avoid future problems

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