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    816214 Looks like a regular coil before the...

    816214

    Looks like a regular coil before the blower electric heat air handler to me. Needs an EZ TRAP, come with a brush to clean it out. They are great.
  2. Thread: Cooling cowboys

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    Good job?

    Good job?
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    They should have arrested him immediately, before...

    They should have arrested him immediately, before the riots and fires. Now we know, riot for justice.
  4. Manometer.

    Manometer.
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    After dealing with constant warranty parts...

    After dealing with constant warranty parts changes as an Amana dealer technician, then constantly having warranty parts problems on commercial Daikin equipment, I am not a fan. I worked for a...
  6. Ok, the mismatched size only affects airflow, if...

    Ok, the mismatched size only affects airflow, if the temp drop is near 20 and you don’t have high humidity problems it is fine. If it is old and still works then ride it til it dies. Checking the...
  7. No, mismatched brands makes no difference. I...

    No, mismatched brands makes no difference. I would be more worried about the mismatched sizes. Has the airflow ever been tested?
    The chart is only for fixed metering device systems. Only looking at...
  8. 816189There is a super heat chart that uses...

    816189There is a super heat chart that uses indoor wet bulb. Works with all fixed metering device systems except Rheem/Ruud. If the techs never checked your system correctly, might call around and...
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    You probably need a pro to come out and see what...

    You probably need a pro to come out and see what type of system you have , and how the controls operate. Have them do a tune up while they are there.
  10. Readings look normal. Maybe verify cfm settings...

    Readings look normal. Maybe verify cfm settings match AHRI certificate.
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    I would get a new tech.

    I would get a new tech.
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    Probably a bad capacitor unless someone installed...

    Probably a bad capacitor unless someone installed the wrong motor.
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    You have to check superheat and subcool always....

    You have to check superheat and subcool always. Probably a failed txv.
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    What were indoor and outdoor temps? What were...

    What were indoor and outdoor temps? What were pressures? Superheat, subcool? Any info is better then no info.
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    It could be a lot of things. Low refrigerant...

    It could be a lot of things. Low refrigerant charge can cause high compressor discharge temp making the big copper line too hot in heat pump mode, and not cold in ac mode. Just a guess at this point...
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    Only a service call can answer what is happening....

    Only a service call can answer what is happening. Let us know what the technician finds.
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    Usually slow leaks are in the evaporator coil....

    Usually slow leaks are in the evaporator coil. Usually when a system is low, I look over the coil with an electronic leak detector and find it in 5 minutes. Either have the system recharged every...
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    Maybe it blows water off the coils, like a 140k...

    Maybe it blows water off the coils, like a 140k furnace on a 2 ton ac.
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    When the system was recharged last year, did they...

    When the system was recharged last year, did they find a refrigerant leak?
    If they filled it without fixing a leak they did you no favor.
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    If the indoor coil is that old it needs replaced....

    If the indoor coil is that old it needs replaced. With an outdoor unit that old it is hard to tell the tonnage. It probably wouldn’t hurt to have a load calculation performed to be certain the...
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    What are the model and serial numbers of the unit?

    What are the model and serial numbers of the unit?
  22. Interesting, I have cleaned tons of wheels that...

    Interesting, I have cleaned tons of wheels that did not have vibration issues. I have replaced many wheels that probably lost a balance weight.
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    I would say, pay someone else to do a load...

    I would say, pay someone else to do a load calculation and inspection. If they find a problem, call the installer back. My state has a lemon law that give 30 days for equipment to be removed and...
  24. Thread: Humidifier

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    Sure, anytime. What could possibly go wrong :-) ...

    Sure, anytime. What could possibly go wrong :-)
    Be sure to send us pics to show it off.
  25. Are non members allowed to receive pm’s?

    Are non members allowed to receive pm’s?
  26. Thread: Humidifier

    by ksefan
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    I like these units, lots of output on 240 volts,...

    I like these units, lots of output on 240 volts, works great with hard water. Pretty easy to install, needs dedicated breaker, water line, and drain. Usually takes 3-4 hours.
  27. Probably just a home owner trying new ways to get...

    Probably just a home owner trying new ways to get us to troubleshoot his system.
  28. Leave the fan set to auto for lower humidity.

    Leave the fan set to auto for lower humidity.
  29. The motor mounts usually have rubber grommets...

    The motor mounts usually have rubber grommets that help. If there is vibration, it usually means you need a blower wheel.
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    What was the model number of your old thermostat?...

    What was the model number of your old thermostat? Was it ‘communicating’ with only 2 or 3 wires?
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    Model and serial numbers would help. Is it full...

    Model and serial numbers would help. Is it full ecm or x13?
  32. In drivers ed class I had a Mike Hunt and Mike...

    In drivers ed class I had a Mike Hunt and Mike Hawk, I couldn’t help but giggle during roll call.
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    Did they perform a load calculation to back up...

    Did they perform a load calculation to back up the size of equipment they installed? What were the combustion analysis results in the commisssioning report?
  34. I believe they make a flue pipe adapter. Yes, the...

    I believe they make a flue pipe adapter. Yes, the installer must follow the manual completely.
  35. If the window gets left open by an unsuspecting...

    If the window gets left open by an unsuspecting house guest or next owner, it could be a problem. Maybe they can extend the flue pipe above the window, or 90 over and up.
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    Sounds like they did a great job. The...

    Sounds like they did a great job. The condensation is normal, the delta T is normal, it can be as low as 10-12 with high humidity.
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    Usually when a board doesn’t send output voltage...

    Usually when a board doesn’t send output voltage it is missing an input. Are the safeties closed? If you aren’t sure, call a pro.
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    Model and serial numbers and pictures would help.

    Model and serial numbers and pictures would help.
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    I have installed and serviced both. They are both...

    I have installed and serviced both. They are both quality units and should perform well. I prefer Mitsubishi, but can’t justify the higher price tag.
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    All of the major brands offer a low/mid/high end...

    All of the major brands offer a low/mid/high end product line for all budgets. I usually recommend somewhere in the middle for something that isn’t too expensive and still reliable.
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    I would install the filter with the required merv...

    I would install the filter with the required merv rating, test the static, and compare with the manufacturer airflow charts and adjust airflow and retest static if required.
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    If the units and ducts are identical with no...

    If the units and ducts are identical with no zoning. If not, test the each.
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    He is incorrect about the amp draw. It is normal....

    He is incorrect about the amp draw. It is normal. If you have a lot of dust problems, or allergies maybe duct cleaning would help but it certainly would not cause a restriction to airflow. If he did...
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    Do you have a drawing of what you want? Does it...

    Do you have a drawing of what you want? Does it need ducts made and added or just need some holes cut and diffusers installed?
  45. KISS- Keep It Simple Stupid. Every complex...

    KISS- Keep It Simple Stupid. Every complex circuit can be broken down into smaller simple circuits. Don’t look at everything at once, do one circuit or section at a time. Like stated above most...
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    Right, I replaced the factory motor with a multi...

    Right, I replaced the factory motor with a multi horsepower motor and it has been fine for years now. Did they order the factory motor? Was it the same rpm and horsepower rating?
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    Call around tell them you need a static pressure...

    Call around tell them you need a static pressure airflow test, and top off with r410a and electronic leak search.
  48. Thread: Good System?

    by ksefan
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    What heating and cooling load was determined on...

    What heating and cooling load was determined on the load calculation?
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    Could a been a batch of bad motors, I believe I...

    Could a been a batch of bad motors, I believe I ended up replacing the second OEM motor with a rescue motor on a two week old system. Not sure what you mean by the system shorted out again’.
  50. The wiring diagram and sequence of events for...

    The wiring diagram and sequence of events for operation are a must for board issues. Knowing how components work individually and with each other in sequence helps. Sometimes a good visual inspection...
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