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  1. If they require a TXV ( Home warranty company )...

    If they require a TXV ( Home warranty company ) the OD unit may also need a matching start assist kit if you have a reciprocating compressor. But the damage was already done as the compressor failed...
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    Starting at January 2006 the minimum standard was...

    Starting at January 2006 the minimum standard was 13, prior to that believe it was 10 SEER, so chances your unit is a 10-12 SEER at best. So certainly at 14 SEER ( which can easily be reached ) AHRI...
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    Those dimension numbers don’t mean anything, you...

    Those dimension numbers don’t mean anything, you want the model number they propose or better yet the AHRI number to prove your getting the 14.5 SEER and 9.5 HSPF with your furnace. Isn’t that what...
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    This ones dated 7/19 shows you need the TX2N4A...

    This ones dated 7/19 shows you need the TX2N4A which is a OEM ( original equipment manufacturer ) part if they install the CA*F cased coil. Page 39. These are accessories, does not come with the coil...
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    https://www.alpinehomeair.com/related/Goodman%20GS...

    https://www.alpinehomeair.com/related/Goodman%20GSZ14%20Spec%20Sheet.pdf

    Page 36 gives only one AHRI match with a generic oil or gas furnace. Says 14 SEER and 8.2 HSPF for a 2 ton. Needs a field...
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    Post the model number of the changed Air Handler,...

    Post the model number of the changed Air Handler, will be able to tell you the SEER and EER, or if you even have a matched system.

    You can’t go by the SEER rating of the OD unit alone, need the ID...
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    Have you decided on a brand and model? As an...

    Have you decided on a brand and model? As an example if you decide on the Goodman HP, the install guide ( which you can easily download ) mentions, if OD temperature is below 60 degree, charge by...
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    Did you register this unit initially, if in a...

    Did you register this unit initially, if in a residential home you should have a 10 years parts warranty, no? Who told you your warranty is 5 years, the Tech.?
  9. Thread: Bad DIY

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    Maybe DIYers feel a oil furnace/boiler is easier...

    Maybe DIYers feel a oil furnace/boiler is easier than gas, A/C as all you need is not much more than couple crescents and a screwdriver and due to the simplicity of oil, not to mention the opening of...
  10. That was somewhat of a joke, to a degree....,...

    That was somewhat of a joke, to a degree...., maybe I should have put this symbol afterwards :whistle:
  11. OK,OK,OK.. I think I got a piece of the puzzle...

    OK,OK,OK.. I think I got a piece of the puzzle figured out, used to be 30 degree over ambient in the 70’s and maybe 80’s? then convert to pressure, figure the 90’s its 20 degree over ambient? gives...
  12. Believe that furnace came with a limited lifetime...

    Believe that furnace came with a limited lifetime HX warranty to original owner if registered, if never registered should have a 20 year warranty, course donít know what they would charge for the...
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    Keep a small vial of peppermint oil for the...

    Keep a small vial of peppermint oil for the stinkies. A small dab on the inside of either nostril does wonders to mask the smell, and is far superior to Vicks.

    Recommended by homicide detective,...
  14. Looks like factory fiberboard on three sides, ...

    Looks like factory fiberboard on three sides, has tin foil mesh covering the fiberglass on both side, for a lack of a better description ( photo below where it says “Additional Features on ADP...
  15. https://www.ahridirectory.org/Home/Download?Refere...

    https://www.ahridirectory.org/Home/Download?ReferenceId=sUzbLVC3/aFB9wkj0dGAH+QNiZQ9Mjc2dk8dJ68nRDV3XWgn+6uJgjXYYZRUrXsa

    AHRI number 202526101 says 14 SEER 12.20 EER 57,500 BTU on paper
  16. https://www.adpnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/...

    https://www.adpnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/SL-PL-07-1019.pdf

    This is your cased coil, comes with a cooling only TXV.

    10 years warranty on that coil once registered.

    If you want to...
  17. I suppose the installing Contractor can say due...

    I suppose the installing Contractor can say due to you calling another Contractor ( paying ) they may use that as a excuse to drop you and no labor warranty if they find out about it?

    He’s going...
  18. Split system HP? if so is this a matched system,...

    Split system HP? if so is this a matched system, both ID and OD are the same tonnage and brand and SEER? Indoor evaporator, err condenser coil clean ( heat mode ) OD metering device metering?

    Why...
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    Poll: Are you into aesthetics? If so which one matches...

    Are you into aesthetics? If so which one matches the exterior of your residence better, the light grey OD unit of the Daiken, or the darker color grey OD unit of the Trane.:whistle:
  20. There looks to be one under the A/C coil part, in...

    There looks to be one under the A/C coil part, in your last photo looks like something black is under the coil? Hopefully your systems got registered as manufacturers warranty decreases significantly...
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    Hmm, Open or closed OD motor?

    Hmm, Open or closed OD motor?
  23. “One last question - based on the previous...

    “One last question - based on the previous replies - how do I find out of they registered my systems with Amana for the warranty? They said they had to do it (not me) but I want to make sure it was...
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    New install, if so call the Installing Contractor...

    New install, if so call the Installing Contractor as the usual labor warranty is one year. Out of a labor warranty call for service, they tell me this is not a DIY site.

    If you registered your...
  25. Where is the high limit control located in...

    Where is the high limit control located in alignment with the capped burner. Curious what size do you have and efficiency of furnace, 80%?
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    https://www.ahridirectory.org/Search/QuickSearch?c...

    https://www.ahridirectory.org/Search/QuickSearch?category=8&searchTypeId=3&producttype=7&SubmenuId=2&ProgramId=69

    This is the exact page to check for yourself. Make sure it says 250 entries.

    As...
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    So this one person just slaps the equipment...

    So this one person just slaps the equipment together and your off and running? I think pretty much anything major that comes in pieces, once put together needs to be fine tuned to manufacturers...
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    BTW the Maytag looks to have a microchannel coil,...

    BTW the Maytag looks to have a microchannel coil, meaning field charging is more critical IMO, that system is made by Nortek I believe, if that means anything. Heat Pumps require a height elevation...
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    Goodman does not make a GLZ model unless it’s a...

    Goodman does not make a GLZ model unless it’s a Canadian thing, guessing a GSZ14 which can achieve up to 15 SEER on paper depending on indoor selection.

    Ask them about surge protectors for your...
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    Poll: Trane web-site says the XL series has a 12 year...

    Trane web-site says the XL series has a 12 year compressor warranty, ( page 5 the information is dated 2017 but the Trane web-site is dated 2019 ) Looks to have a 10 year parts and coil warranty....
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    Poll: Maybe it’s me, but I did not see the Trane as a...

    Maybe it’s me, but I did not see the Trane as a XR18 series, on their web-site it shows a XR17 that can reach “up to” 18 SEER depending on ID coil selection to furnace selection. Looks to come with...
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    Poll: Daiken 12 year labor warranty ( they also have a...

    Daiken 12 year labor warranty ( they also have a 6 year extended labor warranty ) is a extended labor warranty that you purchase, Trane has up to 10 years extended labor warranty ( believe it’s a 5...
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    I don’t think that means much, as far as I know...

    I don’t think that means much, as far as I know it’s just a listing of a company that sells their products. I use to be on Goodman site as a Goodman Dealer, didn’t have to take any special training...
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    In order to get that great Daiken manufacturer...

    In order to get that great Daiken manufacturer warranty your system needs to be registered, if never registered that warranty decreases significantly. Probably reverts to a 5 years parts and the...
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    The other line with convertibles referring to...

    The other line with convertibles referring to cars ( old line ) if the top goes down the price goes up.
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    For comparison a standard 120 volt. Refrigerator...

    For comparison a standard 120 volt. Refrigerator draws somewhere around 5 amps ( give or take ) when running.

    A 30 year old Air Handler with a 15 KW heater kit at 230 volt uses the same amount of...
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    And they cost more to replace than the PSC motor.

    And they cost more to replace than the PSC motor.
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    On a side note the DM96H is a "Convertible...

    On a side note the DM96H is a "Convertible Two-Stage". What exactly is that?

    Believe that means the furnace is a vertical, horizontal left or horizontal right install, not sure about the Trane.
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    If it means anything to you a 15 KW heater draws...

    If it means anything to you a 15 KW heater draws approx 60 amps at 230 volts if your using the total 15 KW.
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    If it means anything to you a 15 KW heater draws...

    If it means anything to you a 15 KW heater draws approx. 60 amps at 230 volts.
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    Electric dryer? Electric stove? also. How many...

    Electric dryer? Electric stove? also. How many refrigerators and freezers do you have. For a 2100 sq. ft. Residence and only running for 5-10 minutes before the Air Handler shuts down, You have a...
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    The 16 SEER OD unit may/probably has more...

    The 16 SEER OD unit may/probably has more standard features than a 14 SEER rated OD unit, as an example there may or may not be any refrigerant pressure safety controls or compressor blanket whereas...
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    https://www.ahridirectory.org/Home/Download?ReferenceId=sUzbLVC3/aFB9wkj0dGAHzgPZg1cn6/r2ofezdV1SIflRJi0grU9drswSV4QCx3d
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  44. You should be more worried about the Installing...

    You should be more worried about the Installing Contractor overall install and following the install guides as closely as possible and about that start up/commissioning thingy and hopefully they...
  45. Someones pulling your leg, the Goodman GMES has a...

    Someones pulling your leg, the Goodman GMES has a limited lifetime HX warranty to the original register owner, not 25 years. Check yourself. 80% furnace, GMES, product specifications
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  46. So for those prices what SEER and EER are they...

    So for those prices what SEER and EER are they quoting.

    If they quote a particular SEER units, ask them to prove it by requesting a AHRI number, as you can not go by what the OD unit can achieve....
  47. Hey I got that stuff in my last and present...

    Hey I got that stuff in my last and present residence for a total of 35 years, still alive and healthy. Pretty common in condos around here in NE and residential. The 1st house was called orange...
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    https://www.alpinehomeair.com/related/IO-258T.pdf...

    https://www.alpinehomeair.com/related/IO-258T.pdf

    Page 3 dated 2018

    Says anything over 79 feet is considered long lineset. If your going with a Goodman OD unit, install guide says to install a...
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    Yes a better match would be a lower tier SEER...

    Yes a better match would be a lower tier SEER unit, at a better price. I suppose the trade off is a 16 SEER rated OD unit non match may have better manufacturer features thou.
  50. How much more can a new box with a coil ( cased...

    How much more can a new box with a coil ( cased coil ) be with a new furnace vs keeping a existing box with a new coil, if you can find a perfect fit. Chances the front cover of the old box will need...
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