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  1. What does your service technician suggest to fix...

    What does your service technician suggest to fix the issue?
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    I don’t know of such a thing. I do use my MC...

    I don’t know of such a thing.
    I do use my MC tank from my oxy rig with no oxygen. But it’s with a turbo torch.
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    Do you mean an adaptor to run an air-acetylene...

    Do you mean an adaptor to run an air-acetylene torch on a small MC tank?
  4. We cannot give any DIY advice here, per the...

    We cannot give any DIY advice here, per the rules.
    Check our contractor locator map here on the site. Maybe there’s someone close by that can help solve your problem.
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    Put a solid cap on it in the off season. Remove...

    Put a solid cap on it in the off season. Remove it when it’s time to run the furnace for the season.
    The issue with grates and such is it gives moisture something to attach too, which then freezes...
  6. Wheres the flue?

    Wheres the flue?
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    Are you the equipment owner or the professional...

    Are you the equipment owner or the professional tech working on the unit?
    We are unable to provide diy instruction here.
    If your a tech apply for pro membership.
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    What’s with the chairs?

    What’s with the chairs?
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    Unfortunately we cannot offer any DIY instruction...

    Unfortunately we cannot offer any DIY instruction here, per that big red banner at the top of the page.
    I’d highly suggest reaching out to a service technician.
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    If 10,000 BTU worth of electric heat keeps the...

    If 10,000 BTU worth of electric heat keeps the house at 70*, please explain how it’s a good idea to install 80,000 BTU worth of gas heat.
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    Absolutely not, we need to spend more. Offer...

    Absolutely not, we need to spend more.
    Offer better pay, benefits and retirement to fresh blood coming in. Something we have a lack of these days.
    It’s very expensive to keep sharp guys. In a...
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    Please explain the above quote. How is a bigger...

    Please explain the above quote. How is a bigger compressor determined to be an “upgrade”, and how is it any more robust?
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    There are other sites that cater to DIYers....

    There are other sites that cater to DIYers. Unfortunately this is just not one of them.
    The rules explain why.
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    The BabyMax 2.8 is the only turbo diesel offered...

    The BabyMax 2.8 is the only turbo diesel offered in the van platform now, the 6.6 Duramax in the vans was discontinued.
    You are correct that when it was offered the output was lower. Due to engine...
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    Rotate it up 90*. Tell them their house now has...

    Rotate it up 90*. Tell them their house now has big rig stacks.
  16. This is true, forgot all about that. The OPs...

    This is true, forgot all about that.
    The OPs model is on the list.

    811990
  17. There’s no reason to replace the furnace just...

    There’s no reason to replace the furnace just because. At 11 years old it’s hasn’t come close to the end of its life yet.
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    But how did he determine that you need 80k BTU...

    But how did he determine that you need 80k BTU worth of heat?
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    Thirsty engines. All the Ford “Triton” modular...

    Thirsty engines.
    All the Ford “Triton” modular engines have a habit of blowing spark plugs out of the heads, at least the early models at least. They also seem to have a tendency to develop exhaust...
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    Fords early modular V8s weren’t known as...

    Fords early modular V8s weren’t known as powerhouse engines. Things have gotten much better since the introduction of the 5.0/6.2 V8. The new 7.3 gasoline V8 should be very interesting.
    My father...
  21. Commercial work, I’m busier then ever. It’s...

    Commercial work, I’m busier then ever.
    It’s getting busier and busier now getting ready for cold weather.
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    I’ve had- ‘92 E250 4.9L I-6 ‘97 E250 4.2L V6...

    I’ve had-
    ‘92 E250 4.9L I-6
    ‘97 E250 4.2L V6
    ‘05 E250 5.4L V8
    ‘06 E250 4.6L V8
    ‘11 E250 4.6L V8
    ‘19 Express 6.0 V8

    The V8 trucks have been much more enjoyable to drive. My favorite so far...
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    They want to do 1.5 tons in for 2 300 square foot...

    They want to do 1.5 tons in for 2 300 square foot rooms a new construction home?!?!
    Ask them, specifically, how they size equipment.
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    If there’s attic space available, a couple small...

    If there’s attic space available, a couple small ducted units connected to a multizone mini would be great for the upstairs area. Something like the Samsung Eco line, 2 separate ducted units that run...
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    What does your installer have to say about this?

    What does your installer have to say about this?
  26. Uneven conditioning is a result of duct issues....

    Uneven conditioning is a result of duct issues. Not an undersized furnace.
    Furnaces are sized via output BTU. Air conditioning is sized via tonnage.
    You’ll want a manual J done for equipment...
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    Your best bet would be to call for service. Per...

    Your best bet would be to call for service.
    Per the rules here, we are unable to give any DIY or diagnostic information.
    What’s the model number of the furnace?
    A furnace of that vintage should...
  28. The Modine is a very nice unit. Extremely well...

    The Modine is a very nice unit. Extremely well made, has a Carel controller to run the unit, Copeland scrolls (some have digital unloading scrolls), easy to service, available with a condensing gas...
  29. Not certain about exact discharge temps. Could...

    Not certain about exact discharge temps.
    Could call them and see, Modine is very helpful. JCI isn’t bad either.
    Modine is good about selling exactly what the customer needs.
  30. Modine Atherion JCI/York also have a hot gas...

    Modine Atherion
    JCI/York also have a hot gas reheat option in their packaged equipment. A duel enthalpy kit is required to make it run off of indoor humidity.
    ...
  31. Means a safety switch is opening, preventing the...

    Means a safety switch is opening, preventing the unit from running. Safety’s open and shut down the furnace when something isn’t as it should be.
  32. Thread: Dented Duct

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    Sloppy work, but probably not a big deal.

    Sloppy work, but probably not a big deal.
  33. Anything we could offer with that information...

    Anything we could offer with that information would only be a guess.
    The unit must first be diagnosed before it can be repaired. Unfortunately we cannot assist with DIY assistance here.
    If the...
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    Why do your customers need the product? If you...

    Why do your customers need the product?
    If you don’t know, they don’t need it. We obviously don’t want to push products on consumers.
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    There is no best brand- ...

    There is no best brand-

    https://www.angieslist.com/articles/difference-between-best-hvac-brands.htm

    How was the sizing determined on the new equipment?
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    Wife loves those things. We go through many...

    Wife loves those things.
    We go through many boxes per season.
  37. Thread: Traeger

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    I’ve had, and use only, lumberjack brand pellets....

    I’ve had, and use only, lumberjack brand pellets. Never had a problem with quality, and they never fail to feed.
  38. Thread: Traeger

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    Where at? I’m sorta limited to Dicks Sporting...

    Where at? I’m sorta limited to Dicks Sporting Goods around here for lumberjack. Think I have 2 or 3 bags left.
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    That poster has only been online once, and only...

    That poster has only been online once, and only has one post, both over 8 years ago.
    I doubt you’ll get a response.
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    They shouldn’t be trusted then. Non-UL listed...

    They shouldn’t be trusted then.
    Non-UL listed low level detectors are superior, and much more trustworthy.
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    Are they UL listed CO detectors?

    Are they UL listed CO detectors?
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    CO2 is carbon dioxide. CO is carbon monoxide....

    CO2 is carbon dioxide.
    CO is carbon monoxide. This is the silent killer. Over the counter CO meters that are UL listed are purposely set to trip at levels exceeding 70 PPM CO. You could already be...
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    Photos please. No, it doesn’t sound to code. ...

    Photos please.
    No, it doesn’t sound to code.
    Just a heads up but the staff that runs the site doesn’t allow legal discussions. But we can talk about code issues.
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    Here’s our contractor locator map. ...

    Here’s our contractor locator map.

    https://hvac-talk.com/vbb/showthread.php?853762-Contractors-Locator-Map

    Some scroll compressors emit a knock type sound on shutdown. This isn’t really...
  45. Thread: Ducting

    by rider77
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    Old heat only systems were not designed to...

    Old heat only systems were not designed to accommodate the airflow needed for air conditioning, or in your case a heat pump.
    When the heat pump was installed was any sort of commissioning report...
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    Please remove your pricing, it’s not allowed...

    Please remove your pricing, it’s not allowed here.
    Brand doesn’t matter. Focus on the installer.
    Freon isn’t a thing. It’s a brand. Your equipment likely uses R22. Which is still available. Will...
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    Got it. Thanks a lot!

    Got it. Thanks a lot!
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    Checked today. Update still didn’t fix the issue...

    Checked today. Update still didn’t fix the issue between the HDMI to iPhone adaptor I use in my camper. All I get is a black screen on the tv. Before it would mirror the phone screen.
    I guess time...
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    An analogy I’ve used in the past. You commute...

    An analogy I’ve used in the past.

    You commute daily. You need a new commuter car just to get you from A to B. Nothing special. But you find a “great deal” on an 18 speed Kenworth truck.
    Will...
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    What online calculators did you use? What was the...

    What online calculators did you use? What was the specific BTU load they reported?
    Your design temperatures there are-
    Cooling-95* outdoor @ 75* indoor
    Heating-8* outdoor @ 70* indoor
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