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  1. #1
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    Kind of Urgent, Carrier 38apd and bleed port txv's

    Is it a big deal ordering a valve with a bleed port?
    Set new units yesterday{condensor and a sterling mua unit with a dual circuit evaporator) and no expansion valves were shipped.
    Carrier tells me its 2-3 weeks for the valves.
    Service instruction state 5-15% bleed port valves required.
    Sporlan tev selection literature vauge on this subject.
    Anyone ever pick these up before? I understand what they are and why I need them. Just need them fast.
    Thanks
    If you cant fix it right, try again.

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    If it is R-22, then use any sporlan valve with CP100.
    Ex: TEV-8-CP100

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    Quote Originally Posted by just_opinion View Post
    If it is R-22, then use any sporlan valve with CP100.
    Ex: TEV-8-CP100
    Its 410A
    If you cant fix it right, try again.

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    APD's are so new I'm not surprised that supply hasn't caught up with demand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by toptech View Post
    Its 410A
    Then get any 410A TXV. If you don't want it to bleed, then LLSV. Want it fast right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by toptech View Post
    Its 410A
    As long as you get the charge within 2 lbs you should be good.

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