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  1. I had one do this. The thermostat has gone bad. ...

    I had one do this. The thermostat has gone bad. Only Honeywell I've ever go bad on it's own. Chewed through batteries in about 18 days.
  2. Nest is really poo. If you want a smarter more...

    Nest is really poo. If you want a smarter more reliable stat try Ecobee. If you want just plain reliable almost anything Honeywell is fine.

    The small line will be hot in heating mode, condenser...
  3. If you're expecting 3 tons of cooling but only...

    If you're expecting 3 tons of cooling but only have 2, I'd call that a huge problem.
  4. 36,000 is 3 tons. But if their scheme is...

    36,000 is 3 tons. But if their scheme is similar to what jacob stated then you may only be getting 25,000 or so.
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    log into the mobile site? or click the little...

    log into the mobile site? or click the little box in the hamburger menu on your browser?
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    my thought was maybe if it was overfull it may be...

    my thought was maybe if it was overfull it may be gas getting past the rings into the oil. leaky injectors or whatnot
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    how much oil is on the dipstick?

    how much oil is on the dipstick?
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    My current gf with the bread making yeast stuff...

    My current gf with the bread making yeast stuff would like to argue with you. ::DD:

    We've burned a bunch of lube and it hasn't helped her much. ::DD: crap...

    She's from Texas... hasnt had a...
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    I'd be most happy to drain condensate to my...

    I'd be most happy to drain condensate to my customer's dining room. They have a whitish carpet and have a hatred for off-white colors. I have a fall of 6 feet to a slab. Please provide them with...
  10. fugg that guy :gah::grin2:

    fugg that guy :gah::grin2:
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    NO! Keep your old one. I have a secret word...

    NO!

    Keep your old one.

    I have a secret word for you...

    NO!
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    Or any other brand. Stop that talk already!

    Or any other brand. Stop that talk already!
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    you can... only 7 posts needed

    you can... only 7 posts needed
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    Some oil furnaces use a 10-15k transformer. It...

    Some oil furnaces use a 10-15k transformer. It was many years ago when I got hit by one (maybe 10 or so yrs ago). Of course they arent high amperage but it's still a surprise through the...
  15. Seriously, read what you typed. Now think! ...

    Seriously, read what you typed. Now think!

    It's running. And improperly on bad components. It's damn near bulletproof.

    It's drawing too much because the run cap is disconnected. If he...
  16. Beeeee ESSSSSSSS. I'd bet on loose corroded...

    Beeeee ESSSSSSSS.

    I'd bet on loose corroded terminals and/or a crappy capacitor causing a problem. You found yourself what we call a sales-tech. One who spouts technical BS while not knowing...
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    I fixed it for you ::DD:

    I fixed it for you ::DD:
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    where does he say anything about controls? ...

    where does he say anything about controls? shoot...you could be a control guy with your circuit board posts :D
  19. That capacitor has puked. It's bulging a bit and...

    That capacitor has puked. It's bulging a bit and completely fried.


    https://i.ibb.co/NVRX96d/9-E40-EF46-3-FAE-42-DF-87-B0-F300-F5147240.jpg
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    Here's what I've learned in over 20 years of...

    Here's what I've learned in over 20 years of experience as a plumber and a guy who uses wheel-based cutters:

    - Lube the rods/axles/pins holding the cutter wheels
    - Lube the pressing part - the...
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    fixed it for you

    fixed it for you
  22. a hard start capacitor will often start a...

    a hard start capacitor will often start a compressor if the run cap is bad. Though you will use way more power than normal and may burn out other things if it is left that way.
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    as a tech, with a minimum of 608/609...

    as a tech, with a minimum of 608/609 certification, you should know what to report.
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    everything

    everything
  25. new cap, new wire ends, general cleaning and...

    new cap, new wire ends, general cleaning and checkout.

    loose connections cause arcing and burnt shit
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    there's a total lack of data here, so that's all...

    there's a total lack of data here, so that's all I can conclude
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    something is busted

    something is busted
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  29. any loose tape inside the system needs to be...

    any loose tape inside the system needs to be removed.
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    Amana is the residential version of Daikin, aka...

    Amana is the residential version of Daikin, aka Goodman, though, a "step up" from what is considered "builder grade Goodman". Amana has better warranties, in general.

    If you have sheet metal...
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    do you have a basement/cellar?

    do you have a basement/cellar?
  32. yes, the landlord is responsible. maybe...

    yes, the landlord is responsible. maybe something as simple as a sunshade could help keep the water temp down.
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    That capacitor is bad. It's blown out. It...

    That capacitor is bad. It's blown out. It doesn't need any refrigerant and she IS being taken advantage of.

    Get a different contractor who will perform a basic cleaning and checkout, plus...
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    my whole house dehum goes into a low profile...

    my whole house dehum goes into a low profile pump. it pumps out about every 40 minutes. each pump is .5 gallons.

    I'm voting for -

    - the RH reading is off
    - the cellar is colder than...
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    I use all of my PPE every time my gf comes over. ...

    I use all of my PPE every time my gf comes over. It's not a lot, but it gets the job done. PSA - wrap your PPE. ::DD:
  36. I often sit when I pee, especially in the...

    I often sit when I pee, especially in the morning. ::DD:
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    Got bit by 24v before. Brand new control wire...

    Got bit by 24v before. Brand new control wire with a sharp end pierced the skin under my fingernail. Oh, and I bit a live phone wire once because I was too lazy to use the wire strippers. That's...
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    What's the temperature of the basement? What...

    What's the temperature of the basement? What flows into the pump?
  39. OK, it's 82F outside. Your heat pump is whining...

    OK, it's 82F outside. Your heat pump is whining "too hot". What are you trying to heat? Domestic water? Or, are you trying to cool the air?
  40. I have Blu-Vac gauges. Their customer service is...

    I have Blu-Vac gauges. Their customer service is second to none. I had a new gauge that they had problems with (a bad seal on the sensor) and they replaced oit no questions asked, in a speedy time...
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    In my house I have a tri-fuel system. Stage 1...

    In my house I have a tri-fuel system.

    Stage 1 - modulating pellet stove
    Stage 2 - Heat pump/AC
    Stage 3 - Propane

    If you have a 2 story house older than 2000 you should forget about any cost...
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    If the coil was frozen, no air, then melted all...

    If the coil was frozen, no air, then melted all over the control board/motor, causing the motor to puke. There could be a correlation.
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    My body temperature is lower than "normal". I...

    My body temperature is lower than "normal". I dont handle heat very well. Mostly because I'm old and fat.
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    67 degrees F at 45% is mo betta.

    67 degrees F at 45% is mo betta.
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    for some people, no it doesnt. Im sitting in my...

    for some people, no it doesnt. Im sitting in my underwear while it is 45% at 67 degrees.
  46. has any kind of electric monitor been put on...

    has any kind of electric monitor been put on this? (sine noise, amps, volts, etc)
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    it'll work. probably wont be really happy.

    it'll work. probably wont be really happy.
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    fugget aboutit

    fugget aboutit
  49. the drill snake works well on large condensate...

    the drill snake works well on large condensate drains, too, for ice machines and things. Put a tweak near the end bulb and it'll scrape the pipe.
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    Pretty sure I've seen some residential AC systems...

    Pretty sure I've seen some residential AC systems on here use 8" for more than that. Just sayin...
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