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    https://www.ahridirectory.org/Search/QuickSearch?c...

    https://www.ahridirectory.org/Search/QuickSearch?category=8&searchTypeId=3&producttype=69&SubmenuId=3523&ProgramId=69

    Check yourself, does not look like a match

    The model number looks to be...
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    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&so...

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwiGs_6JkpvyAhXNK80KHX51CK4QFnoECAMQAw&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.building-center.org%2Ftrane-hvac-age%2F&usg=AOvVaw3Xpf_U7KXGgG4OeD3...
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    Which is? Should be 10 years compressor and parts...

    Which is? Should be 10 years compressor and parts and coil? Yes is that true or is it less because your only changing the outdoor unit, and it’s a older model and maybe a 5/5 warranty, or one year?...
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    https://www.ahridirectory.org/Search/QuickSearch?c...

    https://www.ahridirectory.org/Search/QuickSearch?category=8&searchTypeId=3&producttype=69&SubmenuId=3523&ProgramId=69

    Enter the partial model number of the Goodman and Carrier in designated area,...
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    Myself, I would find out if that NOS Trane comes...

    Myself, I would find out if that NOS Trane comes with a warranty, if so what is it, thinking maybe 5 years at best?

    The Goodman gives the best warranty, 10/10 and if the Copeland compressor fails...
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    How old is the system? Are you the original...

    How old is the system? Are you the original registered owner? If so is the XLi14 less than 10 years old. How old is the furnace. You can put any system you want and it should work, your just not...
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    Most bang for the bucks is the ( if new ) is the...

    Most bang for the bucks is the ( if new ) is the XLi14. Who’s they, that you reference that has a XLi14? May even get a base warranty if new?? What caused the compressor to go bad, mechanical failure...
  8. Whatís the model number of the indoor coil, maybe...

    Whatís the model number of the indoor coil, maybe there is suppose to be a splash pan mounted internally and itís missing, ( if everything is level ) and condensate drain trap and lines are clear.
  9. Thinking their top of the line variable invertor...

    Thinking their top of the line variable invertor uses the Daiken as it mentions a swing compressor, the rest thinking Copeland..
  10. If your only living there 3-5 years just get a 14...

    If your only living there 3-5 years just get a 14 SEER no frill Goodman, once registered you get a 10/10/2 manufacturered warranty. The 2 year is if the Copeland compressor ever fails within the 1st...
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    What is the AHRI number that did not work, if...

    What is the AHRI number that did not work, if it’s different from 203378115 try submitting this number. It does say production stopped thou.
    ...
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    The CX in your model number says low oxide...

    The CX in your model number says low oxide furnace.

    From what I can gather it would need to say CU at the end of the furnace model number plus a field install TXV to get the 16 SEER 13 EER. Yours...
  13. TDR means time delay on the blower fan, you may...

    TDR means time delay on the blower fan, you may already have that on your furnace.
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    They ( Amana/Goodman/Daikin ) make two 16 SEER...

    They ( Amana/Goodman/Daikin ) make two 16 SEER units, the single stage Amana up to 16 SEER is the ASX16 and a two stage up to 17 SEER ASXC16. Thinking yours is the single stage ASX16?

    I am...
  15. Is the above equipment a fully rated and matched...

    Is the above equipment a fully rated and matched system, according to the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)?


    It shows being a AHRI match #204492506 says 13 SEER and...
  16. Shows two AHRI numbers with that furnace,...

    Shows two AHRI numbers with that furnace, 203604056 which gives 14 SEER and 11.5 EER and 204631664 which gives 15 SEER and 12.50 EER if homework was done correctly….

    Check yourself to view and...
  17. The indoor coil if it’s a Carrier coil should be...

    The indoor coil if it’s a Carrier coil should be all aluminum, if they bid a ADP or Aspen indoor coil ( which still gives a AHRI matched rating and is not uncommon to do ) that certainly could be...
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    Emergency heat locks out your Heat Pump system...

    Emergency heat locks out your Heat Pump system and your probably running electric heat strips at the fan section, if you do not have any other type of heat source.
  19. AHRI web-site does not rate old equipment, so...

    AHRI web-site does not rate old equipment, so your system is what it is. Heck SEER, wasn’t even a real word in the old days…
  20. Contractors/Techs here say the Trane outdoor coil...

    Contractors/Techs here say the Trane outdoor coil ( GE Spine Fin sorry got to give credit to where it belongs, Trane bought out GE line in 1984 I believe and their technology so it’s not like Trane...
  21. The Carrier AHRI number is 203471504 gives 14...

    The Carrier AHRI number is 203471504 gives 14 SEER and 11.50 EER on paper using a generic furnace. Not very good numbers, your paying for a over 16 SEER rated unit.

    The Trane model number ( is...
  22. The Trane uses the aluminum Spine Fin tubing ( GE...

    The Trane uses the aluminum Spine Fin tubing ( GE patent and name ) the Carrier you mentioned uses mice tube copper and aluminum fin. Thinking installing a more wimpy outdoor motor ( 1/12 HP )...
  23. Why not do a accurate load calculation 1st,...

    Why not do a accurate load calculation 1st, instead of replacing exact same size for same size, who’s to say what’s in there now is the correct size? Does this Heat Pump have electric heat strips...
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    What is the complete model number of the outdoor...

    What is the complete model number of the outdoor unit and indoor section, if you have a existing older furnace just need the model number of the coil. If it’s a Air Handler need the model number from...
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    Iím more interested in the back wall, unless that...

    Iím more interested in the back wall, unless that wall was purposely made that way, itís hardly noticeable if someone actually removed something there and tried to blend the bricks in.
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    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&so...

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwi0t_75r5jyAhXAAp0JHWIVCZkQFnoECAQQAw&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.americancoolingandheating.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2Fcarrier-prod...
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    Take a picture of the outdoor unit and the model...

    Take a picture of the outdoor unit and the model and brand, as doubt a 4 ton unit ( outdoor ) will have 5/8” OD hookup, even 3/4” OD may be pushing it more like 7/8” OD

    I mean is this a ducted one...
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    4 tons and using 5/8” OD suction line? What size...

    4 tons and using 5/8” OD suction line? What size is the liquid line, typically it’s 3/8” OD. 5/8” OD suction line is typically good for around 1.5-2 tons for a relatively long run maybe 2.5 ton if a...
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    What tonnage is the system, and how long is the...

    What tonnage is the system, and how long is the lineset, chances that’s 5/8” OD ( outside diameter ) plumbers use ID.

    Not unusual to do that, but certainly better to use a slip coupling. Is that...
  30. Why not compare your 2006 XR14 to a current...

    Why not compare your 2006 XR14 to a current Trane XR14? I would tend to think your existing unit would last longer, as it probably has more made in USA parts or meatier parts such as motors and...
  31. Maybe they should use a graph as to what the...

    Maybe they should use a graph as to what the average lifespan of a A/C in Texas as an example and one in North Dakota and all the other states, heck one for heat also may be a better barometer. Just...
  32. It sounds like your justifying getting a new...

    It sounds like your justifying getting a new outdoor unit now, bringing up those big buck$ replacements items, car, new roof, windows, driveway down the road. If you get a new system now and get new...
  33. Yes,…decisions, decisions….such is life….Cheaper...

    Yes,…decisions, decisions….such is life….Cheaper as in what? a few dollars less now than in the future?, everything is relative to me, save a buck here spend more there? Do you work a regular job,...
  34. 15 year A/C system in southern Philly is not that...

    15 year A/C system in southern Philly is not that old, you say it’s been troublefree for 15+ years, change the furnace, soldier on with the existing A/C and get a new AHRI matched system to the...
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    “He is coming today to change this Tex out,”…....

    “He is coming today to change this Tex out,”…. from your original post 2 days ago.

    Did the Tech. replace the Tex and if so how’s your system working?, did they take those readings ( temperature...
  36. Yes you can use a 2 stage cool and 2 stage heat...

    Yes you can use a 2 stage cool and 2 stage heat thermostat and leave the 2nd stage cool not hooked.

    Make sure you register the coil and outdoor unit ( thinking your changing the coil with a...
  37. “Question....if the ECM is a variable speed fan,...

    “Question....if the ECM is a variable speed fan, WHY does it have selectable fan speeds? “

    Your blower motor is not variable speed but multi speed. Page 6 shows a 5 speed motor. Page 11 shows the...
  38. Didn’t whoever install your system initially give...

    Didn’t whoever install your system initially give you a standard one year labor warranty? Thinking they changed the blower fan speed?

    Check the compressor when it’s been running for 15+ minutes to...
  39. R22 is not banned, they stopped production. ...

    R22 is not banned, they stopped production.

    Do your own load calculation instead of replacing like for like tonnage and BTU ratings.

    Free one ( donations accepted to support site )...
  40. Says the BGH96 comes in 80K inputs also, why the...

    Says the BGH96 comes in 80K inputs also, why the 100K if your load calculation call for 80K. Is it because your thinking of going with the 5 ton coil?

    Is a 80K furnace with a 4 ton coil a better...
  41. If it falls through the crack of them registering...

    If it falls through the crack of them registering each piece, you can do it yourself as a optionÖ
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  42. AHRI web-site shows 76 matches with that outdoor...

    AHRI web-site shows 76 matches with that outdoor unit and a partial model number of the furnace, would also need the complete model number and brand of coil to tell you your SEER and EER or even if...
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    Yes the TEV change out. You may want to follow...

    Yes the TEV change out. You may want to follow the Tech. to double check their readings ( before and after change out ) for yourself instead of taking their word…suppose to let system run a good...
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    IDK? Can’t tell from here, hopefully they send a...

    IDK? Can’t tell from here, hopefully they send a seasoned experienced Heat Pump service Tech…..for changeout. Have them take those temperature difference before and after to compare.
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    Says 7/8” OD X 3/8” OD for a 3.5 ton so the...

    Says 7/8” OD X 3/8” OD for a 3.5 ton so the lineset looks correct.
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    Yes the liquid line is correct, thinking your...

    Yes the liquid line is correct, thinking your insulated copper vapor line is OK, but would need to pull back the insulation either at the indoor section or outdoor section to check the copper under...
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    The filter drier looks to say 163S which means...

    The filter drier looks to say 163S which means itís 3/8Ē OD liquid line.

    You can register your system yourself as an option...
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    If you registered every piece, thinking you...

    If you registered every piece, thinking you should have a 10/10/10 compressor, parts, coil warranty. If you reside in California or Quebec registration is not registered to receive the manufacturers...
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    What did you have before, a straight cooling...

    What did you have before, a straight cooling system and electric Air Handler for heat? You may want to run in heat mode also to listen to how the refrigerant flows from a 3.5 ton unit through a 5/8”...
  50. Yes 13 SEER minimum took effect Jan. 2006, I...

    Yes 13 SEER minimum took effect Jan. 2006, I bought the outdoor units ( rated at 12 SEER ) shortly before that time as distributors where selling 10/12 SEER units cheaper to make room for the...
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