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    I jumped the gun in #24, guess I was just stuck...

    I jumped the gun in #24, guess I was just stuck in a flashback.

    I get really worked up when someone mentions idiots.

    I'll try to control myself. My apologies. Good luck with your prep table....
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    Now that I think about it, You could ask the...

    Now that I think about it, You could ask the cooks why they keep having to adjust the stat.

    In my better experiences, It's because of an underlying problem.

    Coil could be slowly freezing over...
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    My solution to this is to put the oem stat back...

    My solution to this is to put the oem stat back in place and set the temperature to 36-38.

    Inspect that the system cools properly and cuts-out and back in.

    Next time the unit is frozen up due...
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    I agree with ammoniadog. I do not install a...

    I agree with ammoniadog.

    I do not install a check valve simply because a system has a receiver.

    Hope this helps.

    Steve
  5. Motor running continuous? Interesting. How was...

    Motor running continuous? Interesting.

    How was the filter/indoor coil?

    I agree with rundawg, you are going to need to have your multimeter handy.

    If you have not been trained properly, I...
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    For personal reference I will always investigate...

    For personal reference I will always investigate if it was able to hold -10f at one time and for how long.

    Then I will try to determine what has changed since.

    I have always ended up with...
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    Yes try evacuating and changing the fd/ adding a...

    Yes try evacuating and changing the fd/ adding a MISG.

    Weigh in fresh gas. Did you try adjusting the valve at all?

    Ya know, just to try to get a lower SST?

    How about seeing if the bulb...
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    Somethings fishy about this thread...:det:

    Somethings fishy about this thread...:det:
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    Try closing the x valve a half turn. Now what is...

    Try closing the x valve a half turn. Now what is all your temps and psi's?
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    Interesting. What were the results?

    Interesting. What were the results?
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    I thought that. What are linesman pliers used for...

    I thought that. What are linesman pliers used for anyhow? Package unit pumpdown tests?
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    Looks like a simple unit. If it worked before...

    Looks like a simple unit.

    If it worked before it should work now.

    What about a pump down test to see if the valves are leaking by?

    With no liquid valve how about a compressor performance...
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    Go figure. Is there water in the vaporizer...

    Go figure.

    Is there water in the vaporizer pan when he's measuring the LL temp before the valve?

    Also when measuring evaporator SH the top panel needs to be in place so air is being forced...
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    Are you sure the condenser is clean? Did you wash...

    Are you sure the condenser is clean? Did you wash it or just blow it out?
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    How's the insulation on the suction line? Is...

    How's the insulation on the suction line?

    Is there a suction accumulator before the compressor??
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    Oh well, Hondas are overrated anyhow :D

    Oh well, Hondas are overrated anyhow :D
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    Again, how do you get a -10f coil with a 42psi...

    Again, how do you get a -10f coil with a 42psi suction? Anyone?
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    Good point. Once again, I have overlooked the big...

    Good point. Once again, I have overlooked the big picture.

    If I understand correctly, the condensing unit is in located indoors.

    What is the temp of the air entering the condenser? Leaving?
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    A bad txv? Close the expansion valve a...

    A bad txv?

    Close the expansion valve a quarter turn when the box is hung up at 8f.

    Does the suction psi drop? Does the box start pulling down more?

    Heaters are not running correct? Measure...
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    42 psi is a 9 degree evaporator, which will not...

    42 psi is a 9 degree evaporator, which will not produce a -10f box.

    At a -10 box I would expect to see the suction around 17-20 psi.

    You say the evap is -10f?? How so with that suction...
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    Yeah. Good equipment helps. My beater...

    Yeah.

    Good equipment helps.

    My beater hoses still pull/hold 500 microns.

    Just need an extra snugging sometimes :grin2:
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    I had this problem before also. I had time to...

    I had this problem before also.

    I had time to read an old crumbly install manual someone left behind.

    It was heatcraft if I remember.

    Anyways, common info right?

    Flare the ends on 2...
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    Shouldn't have any problem shoving the flex aside...

    Shouldn't have any problem shoving the flex aside to change the water heater at least? :whistle:
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    If SSH is measured after the sensing bulb, 6"...

    If SSH is measured after the sensing bulb, 6" from compressor and adjusted to 30* SH here, would it(LL mated with SL) then be accounted for and not mess with SSH?

    Or, as system load changes, for...
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    If he adjusts the valve to maintain 20-40 degrees...

    If he adjusts the valve to maintain 20-40 degrees of compressor superheat with the lineset being wrapped together its accounted for.

    I thought perhaps by gaining capacity out of the valve there...
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    Oh wait you posted in that thread hahaha. ...

    Oh wait you posted in that thread hahaha.

    Well at least I was able to recall where I found that useful link.
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    A lower liquid temperature may raise the capacity...

    A lower liquid temperature may raise the capacity of the valve a bit which may help with the SH?

    What say you?
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    I think it will be a problem. Here's a good...

    I think it will be a problem.

    Here's a good read...https://hvac-talk.com/vbb/threads/2208626-Insulating-ref-piping?highlight=pipe+insulation

    And here is a very useful link
    ...
  29. Replace the fan motor.

    Replace the fan motor.
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    How did you determine it was indeed low and...

    How did you determine it was indeed low and needed a 7/11 pounder?
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    Unimac washer uses small pieces of pressure hose...

    Unimac washer uses small pieces of pressure hose to make connections in the water compartment that would be a bear to do with galvy.

    I use good SS clamps and put a small dab of rector 5 on the...
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    Heater hose? Like a radiator hose? Seems like a...

    Heater hose? Like a radiator hose? Seems like a hose barb fitting would work, yes?

    Might have to do it in two fittings if they don't have a single adapter.


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    837811 The tank seems to be the same from...

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    The tank seems to be the same from 05-20.

    One of my first jobs, draining fluids from vehicles before they were crushed. Metal tanks, used a 3/8 extension sharpened at one end, punched a...
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    At a -13f evaporator coil and 115f condensing...

    At a -13f evaporator coil and 115f condensing coil I see about 668 btus or 196 cooling watts with the embraco.

    In this case I would go with about 10 ft of 0.028. Maybe just toss it together quick...
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    I see that crosses over to a more affordable...

    I see that crosses over to a more affordable SECOP NF9FX.

    Which is about a 939btu lbp rating.

    Using my dummy chart that hasn't failed me yet, I would try 6' 6" of 0.031 ID.

    Don't forget to...
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    Your gas is most likely being taken, I think you...

    Your gas is most likely being taken, I think you would smell or see signs of a leak with the truck being parked in the same area for the entire time.

    Look under there for an easy access area....
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    The cigarette butts floating...:LOL:

    The cigarette butts floating...:LOL:
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    837778:whistle:

    837778:whistle:
  39. So I guess my point is, even if your method of...

    So I guess my point is, even if your method of initial start up was followed, you know, open valves and g2g, then it should all still fit back in there right?

    I believe PHM chimed in (not too long...
  40. Ok I wanna go along with this for a minute. So...

    Ok I wanna go along with this for a minute. So you just open the valves for the most part and good to go.

    So when you close the liquid line valve back right after, what would happen?

    Assuming...
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    Tell them you only work on soda machines....

    Tell them you only work on soda machines.
    Recommend a refrigeration company that works on these systems regularly.
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    MOP 35psi.

    MOP 35psi.
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    change the power head to a KT-43-SZP

    change the power head to a KT-43-SZP
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    As far as your suction dropping, when it shuts...

    As far as your suction dropping, when it shuts off,

    Are you sure your low side hose isnt slowly leaking?

    Try using another set of gauges?

    Do you see this at the freezer unit or at the remote...
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    240 isn't horrible but 400 is not acceptable in...

    240 isn't horrible but 400 is not acceptable in this case.
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    Recover the charge, change the dryer and pull a...

    Recover the charge, change the dryer and pull a good vacuum.

    put in fresh 404a, if theres 12# in start with 10 and check the SG.

    Could there be non-condenseables causing this?

    Does the...
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    Can you provide numbers from the Txv valve body...

    Can you provide numbers from the Txv valve body and powerhead?

    I would guess, when power is interupted, while the unit was operating,although the solonoid closes, it does not do so when the vast...
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    In this circumstance, I don't see why you would...

    In this circumstance, I don't see why you would even speculate on the hps being "bad" because it is adjusted to "max" and is cutting out @ 425psi. Why would you even want your freezer system running...
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    Also, is there a receiver and SG or one another?

    Also, is there a receiver and SG or one another?
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    34psi is a 39*SST. This is correct. Does the...

    34psi is a 39*SST. This is correct.

    Does the valve(s) react to temperature changes on the sensing bulb?

    Have you tried closing the valve a quarter turn to bring both your head and SST down a...
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