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    Bbeerme. I have never seen one go weak, i guess...

    Bbeerme. I have never seen one go weak, i guess that why i didnt think it was an option. So what im gathering is there is not a way to actually check compressor for thing like plater plate...
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    I also just did one where the heat exchanger...

    I also just did one where the heat exchanger melted the bottom of the pan and created a hole, leaked everywhere.
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    Unfortunately, i do not remember. Its been a few...

    Unfortunately, i do not remember. Its been a few days since i was last at this job. Wish i could remember.
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    Yes sir, weighed in 4 ounces and then 4 more for...

    Yes sir, weighed in 4 ounces and then 4 more for a total of 8 ounces and got no change in pressures high or low and no change in SH or SC or sat temps, almost like I didn’t add anything. I stoped...
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    RV or compressor, how to determine?

    Hello,
    I have ran into an issue twice this year.
    3.5 ton trane heat pump.
    Pressures 82/180
    SH 2
    SC 3
    14 degree delta T across evap
    90 degree outdoor ambient
    75 degree indoor ambient
    R-22...
  6. Field piece makes an adjustable charging jacket. ...

    Field piece makes an adjustable charging jacket. It straps onto the top of the unit with an adjustable drawstring hole on top to adjust the amount of airflow let through to get the exact pressures...
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    Registers are not dampers, shouldn’t be used as...

    Registers are not dampers, shouldn’t be used as such, always at the takeoff dampers
  8. whatever method you are using to power the 120...

    whatever method you are using to power the 120 side of the motor you could use to power the primary side of a 120 to 24 step down transformer then use that transformer to power the low side of the...
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    My previous company did a lot of home warranty,...

    My previous company did a lot of home warranty, most tell you what they will pay. You never make what you deserve but despite other responses we did use it as a opportunity to perform services not...
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    My trading always said think outside the box to...

    My trading always said think outside the box to help me remember, you want readings taken as close to the self contained unit as possible. For furnace it’s after the filter but before the A coil,...
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    I find it simple on the lower end unit with basic...

    I find it simple on the lower end unit with basic board setups, power in power out. If you jump it you have your 24v call, if you check for 120 to the board and 24v from transformer and everything...
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    I learned about latent and sensible heats in the...

    I learned about latent and sensible heats in the tech class I went too so I have a basic understanding of it.

    Low superheat was my issue which is what led me to check psig across the SLD in the...
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    So where am I wrong on my thinking, tell me what...

    So where am I wrong on my thinking, tell me what I'm missing here lol. I said it's kind of like a meter device because a piston or TXV is use to meter and drop the temp and pressure of the liquid...
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    He is talking about the superheated vapor coming...

    He is talking about the superheated vapor coming from the evap coil and running into the clogged suction line dryer. The temp drop from the time it hits that clogged dryer, gets metered down...
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    I have always been told by my trained as long as...

    I have always been told by my trained as long as c-s and c-r equals the s-r ohms then the windings in the compressor are good. It's when that number doesn't add up or you get infitnite resistance...
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    Alot of great answers and insight. I appreciate...

    Alot of great answers and insight. I appreciate all responses. The maintenance guy showed up, before he showed up I was considering putting my gauges back on it and getting some solid numbers for...
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    It's a suction line drier that looks like it was...

    It's a suction line drier that looks like it was added after a compressor burnout. I have just taken a few technical training classes that's a you're supposed to remove suction dryers no later than...
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    Yea, I know for a fact it's cheap. I took another...

    Yea, I know for a fact it's cheap. I took another quick look at it this morning, it has a Lennox indoor coil, Goodman AC and the liquid line is not the normal 3/8 line, it's much smaller. I have...
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    Yes, piston.

    Yes, piston.
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    Pres -. Unfortunately I didn't see any other way...

    Pres -. Unfortunately I didn't see any other way to try and calculate it. Lol. I used the entering side port on the filter to hook my gauge too. I understand this probably isn't the best way but...
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    Juan~ Never been taught to use temp to check...

    Juan~ Never been taught to use temp to check dryer restriction. I'll do that tomorrow in the daylight and see what I find. Thank you.
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    That's what I first thought when I saw it. I was...

    That's what I first thought when I saw it. I was just taught your suppose to take them off. Haha Just curious if that 1.5 psig drop could throw everything off that much. I was think of it like a...
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    Suction line dryer question

    Hey guys, new to the HVAC world here. Started on installs about 6 months ago, went through a month long training class through Lennox and now I am cutting my chops in service side and trying to...
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