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Thread: Compressor ?

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    Compressor ?

    worked on a OLD Payne condensing unit . fixed couple burnt wires . notice the
    suction line goes on top of the compressor .Never seen a compressor like that . unit has no data plate . anybody know what kind of compressor is it ? And the unit still working fine .

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    carrier carlyle.... 1970's thru 1980's
    If you don't know... ASK!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tranedog View Post
    carrier carlyle.... 1970's thru 1980's
    Thanks
    tranedog , are you still busy ? I haven't had a day off since April .

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    it slowed down a lot but as long as I have been doing this trade is you plan for the slow down... lol... Have fun and Be Safe
    If you don't know... ASK!

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    Believe that is a SJ model compressor if I remember right. Junk!!!

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    Can't be too bad if it is still out there

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    far from junk. i probably still have 50/60
    of these old beasts still purring away.

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    When they first came out Carrier had a high failure rate. Notice you don't see them in any newer equipment. That is not to say all of them were bad but they did have a high rate of failure and they were replaced with a different compressor

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