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    Have you actually confirmed that the temp isn't...

    Have you actually confirmed that the temp isn't getting too high? Checked the filter/airflow/TESP?
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    Correct, that's the shut off.

    Correct, that's the shut off.
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    Nice Sediment Trap

    https://i.imgur.com/moDOYKPh.jpg

    Maybe someone should have explained the whole trap thing with a bit more clarity.
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    I once took three bats out of a blower wheel on a...

    I once took three bats out of a blower wheel on a Beckett oil burner. Two of them were half way through the vanes. It's pretty impressive what they can squeeze through.

    I can't count the bats,...
  5. Why not just run the fresh air damper off a...

    Why not just run the fresh air damper off a second thermostat? Have it run the fan and open the damper on a call for cool. Set that stat to cool to 70. Set the existing stat to heat to 68. Substitute...
  6. Someone may have done something similar with a...

    Someone may have done something similar with a Bosch inverter - a BOVA 60 with two air handlers (actually one air handler and a gas furnace/CC) and a couple LLV's, along with some relays. It works...
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    T6 WiFi. T10 if you want wireless sensors. ...

    T6 WiFi. T10 if you want wireless sensors.

    I've installed an Ecobee in our office. I like it so far. It shares a lot of features with the T10 but has some additional capabilities.
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    Wireless, yes. Wifi, no. They don't rely on a...

    Wireless, yes. Wifi, no. They don't rely on a wifi connection. They communicate directly with the tstat. You can give a remote sensor priority, average multiple sensors, or give sensors that see...
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    I've installed a handful, including a couple in...

    I've installed a handful, including a couple in my own house. I've had no issues with them. I like the redlink sensors.
  10. Thread: HVAC wall art

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    If you search "Vintage (air conditioning,...

    If you search "Vintage (air conditioning, furnace, boiler, etc) Posters" you should find a bunch of stuff. There are a ton of old Lennox ads. Carrier's patent is easy to find. The "Keep Cool at the...
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    I know but someone seemed to think otherwise, not...

    I know but someone seemed to think otherwise, not entirely incorrectly. That water heater is 10 years old and the drywall showed no signs of heat damage.

    The new owner was very accepting of the...
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    The local Goodman distributor had a whole shelf...

    The local Goodman distributor had a whole shelf full of focuspro 6000's when I was picking up some gas fittings yesterday.

    Personally, I'm waiting on the latest T6's. I like the platform. I'm...
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    Define Combustible

    While servicing a furnace, I found this:

    https://i.imgur.com/SrA5I1Gh.jpg

    This is the first time I've actually seen single wall touching the drywall. The draft hood was all smashed up too. More...
  14. Thread: NEW BRAND!!!

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    I don't think you'll see that. This is basic...

    I don't think you'll see that. This is basic efficiency equipment designed to compete with lower end stuff in the new construction market. I believe the equipment will be badged "Run Tru by Trane"....
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    Try a motor repair shop. They tend to stock a...

    Try a motor repair shop. They tend to stock a much wider range of sizes ( dimensionally) than supply houses.
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    Bypasses increase airflow across the coil but at...

    Bypasses increase airflow across the coil but at a much reduced temperature. It's not a good way to go. Zoning can be done but dampers and a bypass is not the way to do it.

    A ducted minisplit can...
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    Very true. I have a friend who is an orthopedic...

    Very true. I have a friend who is an orthopedic surgeon. He was, in terms of performing surgery, way ahead of his peers during his residency due to a background in construction. Many would be...
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    Just last week I had to rebuild "Frank's" hip. My...

    Just last week I had to rebuild "Frank's" hip. My wife teaches anatomy and physiology and Frank is her skeleton. The repair I made was similar to yours. It feels strange putting fasteners in human...
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    Why are you not a fan of the minisplit? That is...

    Why are you not a fan of the minisplit? That is my suggestion as well.

    If the existing conditioned area is reasonably balanced, I wouldn't consider zoning. I am not a fan of bypasses. I would...
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    I have not talked directly to Honeywell/Resideo....

    I have not talked directly to Honeywell/Resideo. My info has been passed through my distributor but they have been in contact with them regarding the issue since October.

    I have not seen a...
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    I haven't seen one yet, just a low res pic from...

    I haven't seen one yet, just a low res pic from my distributor. The pic they sent me shows it on the back of the stat as I described and it says "series 5" below the serial number on the box.
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    It's the sideways number between the mn and date...

    It's the sideways number between the mn and date code on the back of the stat. The series 5's have shipped but not arrived at my wholesaler yet.
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    I've seen Nests kill a couple of contactors and a...

    I've seen Nests kill a couple of contactors and a fan relay. If there's a Nest and an electrical issue, the stat is where I would start.
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    Those are the symptoms I have seen over and over....

    Those are the symptoms I have seen over and over. A different model stat will likely fix your issue.
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    The T6 WiFi's are good. I know someone mentioned...

    The T6 WiFi's are good. I know someone mentioned a problem with one but they are not part of the large scale issue.

    My distributor says the T6 Series 5 should be in stock within three weeks. They...
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    I've always used 139,000.

    I've always used 139,000.
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    One of my wholesalers has delivered to me via...

    One of my wholesalers has delivered to me via Uber a couple of times now. The first time they had sent me the wrong thermostat. I emailed them to let them know and got a reply saying an Uber driver...
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    Not doing any better as a heat pump: ...

    Not doing any better as a heat pump:

    https://i.imgur.com/uk1mV0th.jpg
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    This is programmed as a gas furnace: ...

    This is programmed as a gas furnace:

    https://i.imgur.com/VP9L0HSh.jpg
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    What do you mean by "true heat pump mode"? 200-2,...

    What do you mean by "true heat pump mode"? 200-2, 205-7, etc? The problem with these is not in the set up. Trust me, I've gone through it dozens of times with six different T6's now. These things are...
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    No,not 65,000. It is 90,000.

    No,not 65,000. It is 90,000.
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    What nozzle did you put in it when you serviced...

    What nozzle did you put in it when you serviced it? As mentioned above, that holds the answer to the BTU input it is operating at.
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    Isn't the air temp in HI virtually always within...

    Isn't the air temp in HI virtually always within 5-10 deg of the groundwater temp? I would not have expected WSHP's to be very common or practical there.
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    I see. I'm going to see if I can find some of the...

    I see. I'm going to see if I can find some of the series 5's. This problem needs to get fixed sooner rather than later.
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    For 1H1C, you could go T4. They've been flawless...

    For 1H1C, you could go T4. They've been flawless for me.
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    The most recent info I got was that they do not...

    The most recent info I got was that they do not have a serial number range of bad stats. I guess bad units were found outside of the initial range. They are saying that all "series 5" T6 thermostats...
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    You have a uA clamp meter? What was the reading?

    You have a uA clamp meter? What was the reading?
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    What are you doing with the amp clamp?

    What are you doing with the amp clamp?
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    One of my distributor's technical support staff...

    One of my distributor's technical support staff had been in contact with Honeywell regarding this issue on 10/8 per my sales rep.

    The distributor I talked with today had no knowledge of the...
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    If the 30-06 is too much, the .338 win mag isn't...

    If the 30-06 is too much, the .338 win mag isn't going to help. More powder, more bullet, more velocity equals more recoil. If you handload, you can make the .30-06 do whatever you want in terms of...
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    Two of the original five bad T6's haven't been...

    Two of the original five bad T6's haven't been picked up yet. They are 1918 and 1922. Today's is 1940. I think this problem may not be as limited as I was originally told.
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    That was a typo. I meant W2. These were all wired...

    That was a typo. I meant W2. These were all wired and programmed correctly. I know what you mean though. I've installed a few in heat pump only (no back up heat) systems and parked the white wire on...
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    Did they work when you installed them? Ours...

    Did they work when you installed them?

    Ours didn't work from the start. They worked fine in AC but they wouldn't run heat or RV (energized in heat). We did get a constant 12-18 v on W1 and B...
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    Is it being used for heating or cooling? Does the...

    Is it being used for heating or cooling? Does the fuse blow in both modes? What measurements have you taken?

    If this is happening in heat only, I wouldn't be surprised if there is a short in the...
  45. There's not a gas water heater in the mechanical...

    There's not a gas water heater in the mechanical closet, is there?
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    There is a bad batch of T6's. We had five in a...

    There is a bad batch of T6's. We had five in a row that wouldn't run heat pumps. All our problems were on dual fuel systems but bench testing showed that that wasn't the only issue. Honeywell...
  47. Thread: Cad Ohms

    by Rovert
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    Did you measure resistance with a light...

    Did you measure resistance with a light (flashlight) directly on the cad cell?

    If it responds correctly to that, you either have poor flame, which I assume you checked for, or something blocking...
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    How do you know the leak is in the outdoor unit?...

    How do you know the leak is in the outdoor unit? Did you isolate and pressure test the l/s and evap coil? Have you evacuated it and put nitrogen in it?
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    ZZ, shoot me an email (in my profile). I have...

    ZZ, shoot me an email (in my profile). I have some info for you.
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    This, but I don't suggest going in heavy handed....

    This, but I don't suggest going in heavy handed. It is doubtful that they are obligated to change anything.
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