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  1. This is the second thread on the same issue. In...

    This is the second thread on the same issue.
    In your other thread we advised on the heat exchanger problems that furnace has. We also advised we cannot give diy instruction here.
    Regardless...
  2. I would call the tech back that replaced the...

    I would call the tech back that replaced the thermostat.
    Of course it may be a complete coincidence and you may actually have a problem.
  3. We cannot offer diy advice here. But I will say...

    We cannot offer diy advice here.
    But I will say that furnace was involved in a class action lawsuit for faulty heat exchangers.
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    The charge will have to be reclaimed and disposed...

    The charge will have to be reclaimed and disposed of.
    And the system leak checked, evacuated and charged.
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    240!?!?!?

    240!?!?!?
  6. Sieberlich Trane Delaware is non union, although...

    Sieberlich Trane Delaware is non union, although the rumors say when John retires that Trane Baltimore will take over that office and unionize it.
  7. Who’s to say you need 5 tons of cooling? Tell...

    Who’s to say you need 5 tons of cooling?
    Tell us about the structure and how much the unit runs on an extremely hot day.
  8. Ventless fireplaces have actually been outlawed...

    Ventless fireplaces have actually been outlawed in many areas due to CO and other contaminants that degrade the air quality within a space.
    UL listed CO detector minimum standards were born from...
  9. The static pressure must be checked and verified....

    The static pressure must be checked and verified.
    I’d bet it’s the cause of your problems.
  10. If the burner isn’t lit there isn’t CO, but there...

    If the burner isn’t lit there isn’t CO, but there could be raw gas.
    What did the tech say about the burners not firing?
    If the burners are firing poorly excess CO can be produced.
  11. Off the shelf UL listed CO alarms will not trip...

    Off the shelf UL listed CO alarms will not trip until 70 PPM. You could have 69 PPM in your home and it’ll never set the detectors off.
    By contrast most fire departments will not enter a home...
  12. Around 10 years old it still may be under...

    Around 10 years old it still may be under warranty if it was registered when installed and your the original owner.
  13. What does your service technician suggest?

    What does your service technician suggest?
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    Minisplit. Basements are a much different...

    Minisplit.
    Basements are a much different environment then the rest of the home.
    And you can’t just slap dampers one existing duct and call it zoned. The duct must be designed for such a system. ...
  15. Unfortunately it was done improperly. Was this...

    Unfortunately it was done improperly.
    Was this unit bought on the internet or by you?
  16. You cannot just “fill” an inverter drive ductless...

    You cannot just “fill” an inverter drive ductless heat pump. If low charge is suspected the refrigerant charge must be pulled and weighed.
    Either there is a leak or it was never charged correctly...
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    I wouldn’t operate that unit. If there’s a flue...

    I wouldn’t operate that unit. If there’s a flue blockage the products of combustion will spill out of that opening without opening the pressure switch.
    It’s not safe nor is it to code.
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    And its always a Goodman......sorry, habit....

    And its always a Goodman......sorry, habit. Wrong section :grin2:
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    I would suggest OEM parts. If it’s a repetitive...

    I would suggest OEM parts.
    If it’s a repetitive issue there’s probably another problem going on. The result is being looked at as the problem.
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    Is this for the furnace with Plexvent from your...

    Is this for the furnace with Plexvent from your other post? I thought you said that was a Rudd furnace?
    Sorry, we can’t give technical information to homeowners to find parts.
  21. Thread: Cooling tower

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    So is the fan running right now? With no water in...

    So is the fan running right now? With no water in the tower?
  22. Thread: What is it

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    Rundawg posted extensive information about those...

    Rundawg posted extensive information about those units. Did you ignore the link he posted? 120=10 tons.
    Your getting mad at us because you purchased units that you didn’t even know what they were...
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    Id get a combustion analysis and PM done now. If...

    Id get a combustion analysis and PM done now. If the secondary is going you can usually catch it early so you dont wind up without heat.
    When they start to fail they release large quantities of...
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    http://www.hipspro.com/pubs/Furnace-clasaction-det...

    http://www.hipspro.com/pubs/Furnace-clasaction-detailed_notice.pdf
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    Sorry, we cannot give any diy instruction here. ...

    Sorry, we cannot give any diy instruction here.
    But I will say your furnace is included in a class action settlement from Carrier due to problems with the secondary heat exchanger. When was the las...
  26. Thread: What is it

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    Post photos. Probably not much of a market....

    Post photos.
    Probably not much of a market. Commercial/industrial equipment with no warranty.
  27. Thread: What is it

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    They may be. But there’s not a very big market...

    They may be.
    But there’s not a very big market for used commercial equipment.
    Due to their ratings you have to have a very specific building for them to work.
    We have no idea what kind of shape...
  28. Thread: What is it

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    Not to sound blunt but why did you buy them if...

    Not to sound blunt but why did you buy them if you don’t know what they are?
    Do you have a cooling tower and water loop?
    Do you have 3 phase 480V service in your building?
  29. Thread: What is it

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    How the hell did I come up with water spice? ...

    How the hell did I come up with water spice?
    Stupid autocorrect.
    Seems like Trane owns the market on water source stuff around here. The model looked familiar.
  30. Thread: What is it

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    Post or link photos

    Post or link photos
  31. Thread: What is it

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    Looks like a water spice heat pump of some kind. ...

    Looks like a water spice heat pump of some kind.
    What exactly do you want to know about it?
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    OP, you’ve got threads going on at least 2...

    OP, you’ve got threads going on at least 2 different DIY forums, here, and on the wall. You’ve had threads closed here before for diy work (especially that one where you insisted on trying to set up...
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    Dan, that said, is there reason to have electric...

    Dan, that said, is there reason to have electric heat whatsoever here? Or a heat pump with no backup?
    I’ve heard of areas in Florida using heat pumps with no auxiliary heat but I’m admittedly...
  34. Thread: Cooling tower

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    If the job is completed, why are the tower fans...

    If the job is completed, why are the tower fans running?
    Tower fans shouldn’t be running constantly.
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    9 tons for 4,000 square feet?!?! I’d want a load...

    9 tons for 4,000 square feet?!?!
    I’d want a load calculation to verify that.
    A heat pump could help save considerably on your energy usage.
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    Not to avoid your question, but like Dan posted...

    Not to avoid your question, but like Dan posted above I’d first want to know if my home really needed 5 tons, or if a heat pump would be more of an economical option instead of straight electric heat.
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    It’s all pretty important, in my opinion. But...

    It’s all pretty important, in my opinion.
    But if they are being selective then static pressures, CFM, refrigerant pressures and temperatures.
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    I had a very similar looking York Sunliner that...

    I had a very similar looking York Sunliner that burned a few years back. Didn’t torch the roof quite like that though.
    Someone had jumped the rollout, and it had a cracked heat exchanger. Rollout...
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    Whose to say all those other houses are done...

    Whose to say all those other houses are done correctly?
    A 2X6 stud bay isn’t enough to feed an entire floor, let alone 3 independent floors.
    You’ll need to have a chase for the duct.
    Exactly...
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    I think the ducts will be much larger then you...

    I think the ducts will be much larger then you think.
    Get an engineer involved so the proper calculations are done. Even the 2X6 bays may not be large enough for some of the heat loads each room...
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    The unit would still have a hard time determining...

    The unit would still have a hard time determining correct charge or not.
    Initial charging is easy. The hard part is post leak when you’ve only lost a portion of the charge and you don’t have to...
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    Why are you trying to map ductwork out without...

    Why are you trying to map ductwork out without knowing what size duct needs to be be run?
    You’ll have to first run a manual D with a room by room manual J so you can get your duct sizing sorted out.
  43. Thread: Bad DIY

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    I’m less worried about CO with this one, really...

    I’m less worried about CO with this one, really bad results can come from running the boiler low on water for years, and then dumping cold water at city pressure into a hot boiler.
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    This isn’t isolated to Carrier. All VRF are...

    This isn’t isolated to Carrier.
    All VRF are critically charged. A scale must be used. If there’s a leak the charge should be pulled and weighed back in.
    I’m actually getting ready for a weekend...
  45. Thread: Bad DIY

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    Bad DIY

    Lifted this off one of the diy forums. It became so much of a dangerous situation that the diy mods closed the thread and instructed the guy to call a contractor.
    The danger that this guy put...
  46. I’d get a second opinion. Not normal for the heat...

    I’d get a second opinion. Not normal for the heat exchanger to fail after just 11 years.
    Other things can cause rollout conditions.
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    It’s a flexible conduit. Moisture will get into...

    It’s a flexible conduit.
    Moisture will get into those wire nut connections and corrode the connections.
  48. Since they are set on only using a central...

    Since they are set on only using a central return, hopefully the carpenter undercut the doors so the system could at least halfway function while running.
  49. Rough estimates of increased airflow with each...

    Rough estimates of increased airflow with each size.
    That’s if your current duct is ideal and flows around 1,700 CFM. Which I’d guess does not with all those twists and bends.

    10” ~300
    12”...
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    Yes, that is what would have to be done.

    Yes, that is what would have to be done.
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