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  1. These boards are commonly found NEW with failed...

    These boards are commonly found NEW with failed molex joints. They can be fixed, but it is temporary.
    I would get a plug in heater and wait for the new board. Or better still... get a tech out, they...
  2. The O2 was at 7.6 on that chamber, the others...

    The O2 was at 7.6 on that chamber, the others were around 11
    I was performing a check for a home buyer, and the age of the system, the high CO, on that burner only, and the overall condition of the...
  3. Yeah, that was on tube 1, the other tubes on this...

    Yeah, that was on tube 1, the other tubes on this 60% standing pilot furnace tested ok.

    I'm incredulous a tech would fire up a red tagged shut down furnace with zero tech skills...
  4. ... here's my reading on the EXHAUST... 819091

    ... here's my reading on the EXHAUST...
    819091
  5. No... Those are the proof pics sent to the...

    No...
    Those are the proof pics sent to the selling agent.
  6. I condemned a gas furnace, another tech tested it good...

    819088819089

    Well... there is no CO there... must be ok...

    Sad sad tech
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    ...wow. Wanna move to Charlotte?

    ...wow.
    Wanna move to Charlotte?
  8. Thread: First Trane

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    I think ya need a longer drip leg... :putergreet:

    I think ya need a longer drip leg... :putergreet:
  9. Thread: New trane

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    Fit, and shine. Bender got a workout on those...

    Fit, and shine.
    Bender got a workout on those lines!
    Care about what you do.

    Nice!
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    I’m not sure this should be in the shame forum......

    I’m not sure this should be in the shame forum... I’d be proud of that save!
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    I just wanna know what happened to the room......

    I just wanna know what happened to the room... roof fail, caused walls to topple?
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    The mrcool systems are designed with several...

    The mrcool systems are designed with several compromises and Conveniences to allow diy and function.

    Most other minisplit equipment brands are designed with precision and efficiency expecting a...
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    What am I missing in his post? He says a 1.5...

    What am I missing in his post?
    He says a 1.5 ton unit, and 896CFM air... that is more than 2 tons of airflow around me... 400/ton is design, 350/ton for higher dehumidification... 896 is over...
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    You would have to contact google for help...

    You would have to contact google for help installing this in the manner you are trying.

    The best any on this site could offer is to recommend contacting a installation tech. It really is more than...
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    I am both, and it is odd that a breaker wouldn’t...

    I am both, and it is odd that a breaker wouldn’t come back on when accidentally turned off... unless, you turned off a running AC unit, and then immediately turned it back on... VERY bad things can...
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    Square contactless credit card reader... ...

    Square contactless credit card reader...
    ...
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    Heh... I went to a maintenance call recently,...

    Heh... I went to a maintenance call recently, knocked on the door, let them know I was working on the system, they showed me which side of the house the unit was on, I walked to my truck, gathered my...
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    I wanna know how ANY corrosion got on the bulb...

    I wanna know how ANY corrosion got on the bulb...
  19. I looked into Nate certification... The test...

    I looked into Nate certification...

    The test is silly. It focuses on what terms you know... it isn’t a test of skill or HVAC functionality... it’s a test of word salads...
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    That equipment came with either no startup aids,...

    That equipment came with either no startup aids, or a thermistor aid...
    I would recommend you have installed 521 compressor saver start assist kit.
    This will help your system operate properly on...
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    It is a common thermostat wiring path. ...

    It is a common thermostat wiring path.

    Jumpering the thermostat fan does this.
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    This site CANNOT assist with service issues, best...

    This site CANNOT assist with service issues, best we can do is recommend you check our contractor locator (link in my signature)
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    You need to call a service tech.

    You need to call a service tech.
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    Unfortunately, this site does not offer DIY...

    Unfortunately, this site does not offer DIY training. If you are a pro, submit your credentials and get your post count up helping out in the tech chat area...

    If you are not a pro, you will need...
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    All too often, contractors have no idea how to...

    All too often, contractors have no idea how to size a system. ESPECIALLY if it is spray foamed.

    Additionally, they have no idea how to size the ductwork for the system they do install...
    ...
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    Thermostats have settings in them to accomplish...

    Thermostats have settings in them to accomplish comfort heating. Yours could be set incorrectly.
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    How is the 8x16 down connected to the 8x16...

    How is the 8x16 down connected to the 8x16 horizontal trunk?

    The furnace is WHEEZING trying to cram air into a dead end pipe, with a terrible mid connection... ugh.
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    I see nothing I like about this install. Call...

    I see nothing I like about this install.

    Call your county office and see if a permit is needed, and you can get some safety upgrades for the install.

    The imbalance isnt the big concern. The...
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    Hrv shouldnt need changing based on HVAC...

    Hrv shouldnt need changing based on HVAC alterations, unless home size has changed from a remodel, or additional occupants have beed added.
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    As mentioned, and stated above in red letters......

    As mentioned, and stated above in red letters... no diy assistance offered by this site.

    Sorry.
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    Ive never seen anyone support a coil and...

    Ive never seen anyone support a coil and transition on top of a flex fitting...

    I would have the tech get it out of the system... maybe place it above the coil...
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    Easily 300F is achieved on the primary heat...

    Easily 300F is achieved on the primary heat exchanger...
    the pipes are radiant heating the folded in flex connector...

    Need to get it off the furnace.
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    Most often the motor NEVER operates at nameplate...

    Most often the motor NEVER operates at nameplate rating.

    If it is pulling at or over rated draw, it likely is either running with damaged bearings, or the impeller cage is missing some fins, and...
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    If an aluminum coil "corrodes easily" why am I...

    If an aluminum coil "corrodes easily" why am I pulling 40 year old carrier coils out with zero damage?

    No, if a modern aluminum coil is failing, it is due to poor install...
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    No.

    No.
  36. Did they come out yet? What did they find? Oil...

    Did they come out yet? What did they find? Oil NEEDS annual service, and cleaning, filters, nozzle, electrode alignment, etc... get a good oil knowledgeable tech out, and you’ll be fine.
    Ask if...
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    Metal, when properly laid out, has much better...

    Metal, when properly laid out, has much better flow characteristics than well laid out flex, but if the duct was installed poorly to begin with, odds are good new flex will be an improvement.
    A...
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    Wow, was that an attempt to use floridaeese?

    Wow, was that an attempt to use floridaeese?
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    alternatively, you could get a motor controller....

    alternatively, you could get a motor controller. ebay or alixpress... creates 3 phase power from single phase, and pulses it for RPM control
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    I agree. The fogging is my first sign of an...

    I agree.
    The fogging is my first sign of an issue.
    Sounds like the air handler is not level, and the drain pan is soaking the cabinet. When heat comes on, the cabinet gets heated, and heavy...
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    Partial blockage of the flue, impingement of the...

    Partial blockage of the flue, impingement of the flame, damaged combustion inducer... just a few things that can make a furnace show high CO count... what were the O2 readings during the test... that...
  42. Many infinity systems will ramp up airflow and...

    Many infinity systems will ramp up airflow and the txv adjusts load based on superheat, so depending on which unit outdoors you may even have multidpeed compressors, so the seemingly massive oversize...
  43. A full diagnosis needs to troubleshoot the...

    A full diagnosis needs to troubleshoot the disruption. Get a service tech out there. Sorry this site does not discuss diagnostic method in the open forum.
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    How new is the house? How large? How many people...

    How new is the house? How large? How many people inside? Pets?
    VOC can mean nearly anything, so tracking it down can be a chore. You have eliminated some big ones, but breathing and cooking cause a...
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    It could be normal, it could be duct leakage, or...

    It could be normal, it could be duct leakage, or a problem with the furnace, or the installation.

    Best to get it inspected with a maintenance check.
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    Please consult a qualified tech, or a DIY...

    Please consult a qualified tech, or a DIY supporting website...
  47. Thread: Rollout limit

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    Link in my signature to submit credentials for...

    Link in my signature to submit credentials for pro membership consideration.
  48. In a tight home, occupants breath can build up...

    In a tight home, occupants breath can build up humidity.
    Cooking, bathing etc adds up as well.
  49. Thread: Boiler woes

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    This sounds unsafe. Oil should be serviced every...

    This sounds unsafe.
    Oil should be serviced every year anyway.
    If you dont want them back out, you will have to find another qualified company to service your boiler. Research reputations and choose...
  50. There are codes about flue pipe clearance to...

    There are codes about flue pipe clearance to combustible materials depending on the flue design.
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