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    FROSTY!!!!

    Went out on this call no heat.




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    Yeah thats a good one, i like how the grill marks show.

    Thats about all i want to do to it, take a picture

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    Quote Originally Posted by captube View Post
    Yeah thats a good one, i like how the grill marks show.

    Thats about all i want to do to it, take a picture
    Bad three way valve I just turned it off and quoted them a replacement unit. Come to find out when the property owners put these in they bought extras. So they just had us install the new one.

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    who the hell buys extra reversing valves. I don't even carry one on the truck

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    Quote Originally Posted by crowemagnum View Post
    who the hell buys extra reversing valves. I don't even carry one on the truck
    No its stranger then that. They did not buy extra valves they bought an extra Heat pump. I would not change the valve on a unit of that age any way

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    that makes more sense kinda. how old was the spare unit

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    I do not know construction put it in. I am assuming as old as that one they said they bought them all at the same time

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    late 1980's

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    It`s better to be silent and thought the fool; than speak and remove all doubt.

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    i see this alot,its about the only snow we see!people go ape sh!t when they see frost on units!
    i didnt know heat pumps were that far north!

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    must have known they were junk to buy extra's

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    Who has the money to buy an extra heatpump to just sit?

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    Not that uncommon for larger owners. It often done as a budget CYA. I you have Cap Ex money to then you buy extra. The use it or loose it budget method. Your screwed if you go over and screwed if you go under.
    If you help others then you are a Success

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    Heat pumps that far north? I'm in Montreal and we use them all the time. Although it can go as low as -30, we get a lot of days where it is warm enough for a heat pump to work fine. (A heat pump is good until about -12 or 14... then you switch to electric)

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