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  1. A new one on me. Thanks for the info. Never knew...

    A new one on me. Thanks for the info. Never knew what the inducer would run for a few seconds in cooling.
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    That stuff will clog the mini-split system up and...

    That stuff will clog the mini-split system up and it will need to be replaced. At least the outdoor unit anyway. It has no filter dryer.

    If you don't believe me, call the manufacturer.
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    NEVER use leak seal on a mini-split/ductless. You...

    NEVER use leak seal on a mini-split/ductless. You will kill it.
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    Irwin, The only thing I can think of is maybe...

    Irwin,

    The only thing I can think of is maybe talk with your local building department. They may have a better idea s to who would be responsible for this mistake.
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    If your HVAC system is 2 stage and the zone panel...

    If your HVAC system is 2 stage and the zone panel is set up correctly, you do not need a bypass damper.

    Let me try to explain why you system is shutting down:

    Let's say that your 2 zones are...
  6. I don't understand. That looks like the...

    I don't understand. That looks like the pre-charged line set. Not much else you can do the the extra.

    I did not know they made them anymore.
  7. Not all warrantee companies are bad. They offer...

    Not all warrantee companies are bad. They offer low compensation to the repairing contractor. But most guys doing home warrantee work are just starting out and want to impress how good a job they can...
  8. I think we need some solid numbers and info from...

    I think we need some solid numbers and info from the OP before we can really supply any help. Other than that we are just guessing.
    Static pressure? ESP?
    Condition of coil. Clean through & through?...
  9. There was a service alert from Carrier on those...

    There was a service alert from Carrier on those Bristol Compressors. I know at one time they were giving a credit towards a new system. But that might have been if it was still under warrantee. Not...
  10. Yes he is. But he is super human with a 100...

    Yes he is. But he is super human with a 100 terabyte hard drive of HVAC documentation.
  11. I like running my oil tank dry once a tear to run...

    I like running my oil tank dry once a tear to run the sludge out. I keep 10 gallons of diesel fuel handy to get it heating again if it runs out in dead of winter. I change filter, strainer & nozell...
  12. On residential Lennox furnaces, after you...

    On residential Lennox furnaces, after you re-initiate power to the furnace the inducer will turn on and run for about 30 seconds. Maybe not all models, but many I have seen. I never noticed the flash...
  13. Have the air flow checked. Static pressure on the...

    Have the air flow checked. Static pressure on the system will probably tell the tale.
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    Thats funny. I was another one who never tied a...

    Thats funny. I was another one who never tied a ladder off. Got up on a roof and the wind picked up and blew the ladder down. Not damage no one hurt.

    Luckily there was a group of people at the...
  15. Thread: delta T

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    Also, I find the higher SEER systems run lower TD...

    Also, I find the higher SEER systems run lower TD at the condenser than the lower SEER systems.
  16. I think you could call the gas company or fire...

    I think you could call the gas company or fire department to do a CO test for your home. That should give you some piece of mind until you get the low level CO detectors installed. Also alleviate...
  17. Thread: delta T

    by joemach
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    I may be wrong here but, when I asked myself this...

    I may be wrong here but, when I asked myself this question years ago, I figured that it was due to the additional heat that is added to the condenser due to the heat of compression from the...
  18. Have you called the manufacturer of the furnace?...

    Have you called the manufacturer of the furnace? They should be able to help you out.
  19. Never say one that took more than a few minutes.

    Never say one that took more than a few minutes.
  20. Normally the oil on the coil will burn off within...

    Normally the oil on the coil will burn off within 10 or 15 minutes.

    Someone needs to do more extensive research as to what is causing this.
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    One of the other problem, along with the...

    One of the other problem, along with the difficulty to service is the fact that due to the difficulty if has probably never been service correctly.

    I will bet that heat exchanger is pretty dirty.
  22. Haven't read the whole thread but, let me ask, is...

    Haven't read the whole thread but, let me ask, is there also a filter in the unit as well?
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    Take care of YOU first. Good luck with the doc. ...

    Take care of YOU first. Good luck with the doc.

    Glad you got it going. Good job. Some calls are more fun than others.
  24. If you think there might be a safety issue, make...

    If you think there might be a safety issue, make sure you have CO detectors in the house especially around the sleeping areas.
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    OOPS! Sorry I missed gas pac. Was thinking...

    OOPS! Sorry I missed gas pac. Was thinking furnace.
  26. If the install instructions say 4 feet. I would...

    If the install instructions say 4 feet. I would go with that.
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    I hope not. I want to see one of the existing...

    I hope not. I want to see one of the existing Democratic Candidate losers, loose so badly that the whole Democratic Party will just dry up and blow away. So embarrassed that even the Democratic...
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    Are you sure you have 230 volts on a gas furnace?...

    Are you sure you have 230 volts on a gas furnace? never saw a 230 volt furnace, but first time for everything. Not trying to invalidate you.

    This is something I ran into and could be your issue....
  29. Where are you located with your harsh winters? ...

    Where are you located with your harsh winters?

    I have no issues with a properly installed ASHP in Central PA.

    Some of the newer high efficiency systems work just fine.

    As far as a 3rd...
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    Yeh, my tool count seems to keep growing and...

    Yeh, my tool count seems to keep growing and growing.

    Soon I will need to put the tools in the driver's seat and I will not be able to drive.
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    Just what I need... another *am tool. My van...

    Just what I need... another *am tool.

    My van is overflowing now.
  32. Agreed.

    Agreed.
  33. Need more info, like indoor & outdoor temps. ...

    Need more info, like indoor & outdoor temps.

    But the real issue is that we cannot give technical advice in an open forum. You need to get your post count up and ally for pro membership.
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    Poll: Depending on how hard your water is, steam...

    Depending on how hard your water is, steam humidifiers can be an annual clean up project to remove all the calcium.
  35. Now I am confused. Did not know there was such a...

    Now I am confused. Did not know there was such a thing as a rescue ECM. Unless I know it under another name.

    Would this rescue ECM still be ECM? And as far as I know, Evergreen is only a...
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    Happy Thanksgiving

    I want to give thanks to all who have contributed their time and knowledge to help all of us who have gotten stuck on an issue in this trade.

    This site and all who contribute make this the best...
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    Ductless systems in my opinion will not produce a...

    Ductless systems in my opinion will not produce a fast pull down. They are designed for constant/consistent run with low power consumption.
  38. How many stages of backup heat do you have in the...

    How many stages of backup heat do you have in the air handler?

    I know that Bosch system wants you to use a simple thermostat as possible. 2 stages of heat. Stage 1 is heat pump on W2. Stage 2 is...
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    Numbers look like R-22. Wonder if just the...

    Numbers look like R-22.

    Wonder if just the outdoor was replaced.

    Matched system?
  40. All those numbers make me dizzy. But... What...

    All those numbers make me dizzy. But...

    What thermostat are you using?

    I had a customer who absolutely had to install a Nest. He set a balance point in the stat. That was using more electric...
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    Great advice. Thanks. I did not think about...

    Great advice. Thanks. I did not think about shutting off the other zones. That is normally how I do my purge. The baseboards have no bleaders on them.
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    That is what I was thinking. I was wondering if...

    That is what I was thinking. I was wondering if the flow check could be clogged somehow. The water that came out on the purge was real filthy.

    I wnever had a problem with a check valve, wonder if...
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    Help with purging a zone

    I replace the Taco 007-F5 circulator. The old one sounded like a washing machine and was not pumping any hot water. This is a 6 zone Crown boiler and the only issue I have is this one zone. The other...
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    Yes. My thoughts exactly.

    Yes. My thoughts exactly.
  45. Thread: Why Trump?

    by joemach
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    Sounds like he had a lot more problems than with...

    Sounds like he had a lot more problems than with business, a lot more.

    Just glad he is gone.

    And how much did he spend on his new house on Martha's Vineyard?
  46. Thread: Why Trump?

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    I am wondering if Trump suns again if he will go...

    I am wondering if Trump suns again if he will go as an Independent Party. That would be interesting as it might open things up for a third party in the future and get rid of this stupid 2 party...
  47. Thread: Why Trump?

    by joemach
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    Why Trump?

    HOW I FEEL ABOUT TRUMP: By Steve Harvey
    You've been on vacation for two weeks, you come home, and your basement is infested with raccoons.. Hundreds of rabid, messy, mean raccoons have overtaken...
  48. Pull it out and take it to a big box store to...

    Pull it out and take it to a big box store to match it up with something they have in stock.

    There are only about 3 different sizes of those humidifier pads.
  49. I don't really see a question here. Just some...

    I don't really see a question here. Just some sort of statement of facts.
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    That "Stupid Valve" cost half as much as a new...

    That "Stupid Valve" cost half as much as a new furnace. Dumb idea.
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