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    Sounds as if you should be calling the builder...

    Sounds as if you should be calling the builder EVERYday. He got this money, and you are being ignored. Or is he protecting his hvac contractor?
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    Well, everyone is in the same boat, In 2020 we...

    Well, everyone is in the same boat, In 2020 we finally got the coil that had been in transit for almost a year. Sucks for the consumer, sucks for the contractor. No one wants/cares to hear "It is on...
  3. "Home has traces of carbon monoxide". did they...

    "Home has traces of carbon monoxide". did they actually use a CO detector? If so; did they document the CO reading?
    One can only hope those pictures are higher quality in person, they are suspect on...
  4. Time to start troubleshooting instead of...

    Time to start troubleshooting instead of guessing. One thing at a time.
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    Well, for one; we haven't a clue what model...

    Well, for one; we haven't a clue what model number of units you are referring to.
    Two; if 1st person didn't provide any "real" numbers, it smells like BS from here.
  6. Thread: OK. I give up!

    by dandyme
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    Do you have a damper in the flex? Is it broke &...

    Do you have a damper in the flex?
    Is it broke & closed?
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    I would be interested in how they came about...

    I would be interested in how they came about "putative lawsuit".
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    You spent more time there than I would have....

    You spent more time there than I would have.
    Natural selection missed one.
  9. I'm going to safely assume you did not bother to...

    I'm going to safely assume you did not bother to read the other post, they are excerpts from the install manual of that coil.
  10. You would be well served replacing the...

    You would be well served replacing the "decorative wood" registers with run of the mill regular registers. ...
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    Where is air filter? FYI-it will be to your...

    Where is air filter?
    FYI-it will be to your advantage to ensure there is a few extra inches to any wire termination.
  12. Thread: Geo control

    by dandyme
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    Are you asking if an "Auto Change over" t-stat...

    Are you asking if an "Auto Change over" t-stat can be used?
  13. What genius said, at least one in Garner. Model...

    What genius said, at least one in Garner.
    Model number would be beneficial.
    Has anyone actually used a level on the DRAIN PAN?
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    Don't get caught up in that thinking. Most mfg's...

    Don't get caught up in that thinking.
    Most mfg's have already announced price increases.
    Have seen the time where equipment cost went up like clock work, every 90 days.
    Contractors are just like...
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    In the past 2 months have had issues getting...

    In the past 2 months have had issues getting Lennox coils.
    1 time this week, CBX coil not even available, no answer yet as to when one may be available.
    Yes, there is a shortage of repair parts....
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    He was thinking the same way. Give away this...

    He was thinking the same way.
    Give away this repair, make up with next install.
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    Thinner material, Higher pressures. What could...

    Thinner material,
    Higher pressures.
    What could go wrong.
    One would think that an overpaid injunere would be able to figger that out:gah::censored:
    ALL manufacturers have this common issue, some...
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    OK, looks as if original motor had welded ears....

    OK, looks as if original motor had welded ears.
    So the replacement motor also needed the bellyband KM55.

    Now, just ask your contractor to prove that the mount cracking didn't throw the balance...
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    Have you done any troubleshooting? It they are...

    Have you done any troubleshooting?
    It they are using conventional t-stat, use conventional troubleshooting techniques.
  20. Thread: Hot block

    by dandyme
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    Plain rags, ripped into narrow strips. Soaked in...

    Plain rags, ripped into narrow strips.
    Soaked in water, wrapped around whatever is being brazed.
    One joint, spray bottle to wet the rags after each joint.
    Worked for 30+ years.
    Don't have to be...
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    Yea, there are some people that can sell a...

    Yea, there are some people that can sell a ketchup popcicle to an eskimo in a white dress, those worry me.
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    If it were an install issue, it would not have...

    If it were an install issue, it would not have taken 2 years to appear..
  23. Did you intentionally put this in AOP?

    Did you intentionally put this in AOP?
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    30+ years, I refuse to reuse refrigerant in a...

    30+ years, I refuse to reuse refrigerant in a system with leaks.
    You will not clean the moisture and acid from that refrigerant with one pass through a filter drier.
    How much time are you willing...
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    Whether a 4 wire or 3 wire, it is not that...

    Whether a 4 wire or 3 wire, it is not that complicated.
    Is this a straight cooling unit?
    Forever and a day motors have been produced with either the brown/white wire or a ribbed wire.
    Either...
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    I tried twice to understand what you did or...

    I tried twice to understand what you did or didn't do.
    1-Why or what are you wire nutting off?
    2-"I also use OEM and this was not OEM motor." help me understand what you are try to state.
    3-You...
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    You will definitely come to the realization that...

    You will definitely come to the realization that all things electrical operate on magic smoke, let that magic smoke out and the electric item will cease to operate.
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    Back when skin wasn't thin and men had spines &...

    Back when skin wasn't thin and men had spines & gonads.
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    The small portable rigs have served me well for...

    The small portable rigs have served me well for 30+ years.
    #1 tip for cap tube size pipes or tight spots.
    #2 tip for up around 1-1/2 or slightly larger.
    Attempted to use #4 tip on larger pipe,...
  30. Oh, you have the right. It's referred to as "due...

    Oh, you have the right.
    It's referred to as "due diligence".
    It is also a bargaining tool for cost of home.
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    1-Why not just ask you boss or company owner or...

    1-Why not just ask you boss or company owner or business manager, if you want viable number.
    2- The profit margin is a target, it has to contend with:
    a-top shelf techs that are capable of...
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    look a little closer at the IOM. Does this...

    look a little closer at the IOM. Does this machine have LWT & EWT sensors?
  33. I'm trying to figure out the 2" ball valve. Is...

    I'm trying to figure out the 2" ball valve.
    Is that thing in the intake??
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    You are talking about a system that is 5 months...

    You are talking about a system that is 5 months old, correct.
    If so, you really need to be having a discussion with the contractor,
    unless you intend to litigate this issue and get the original...
  35. Thread: Older Breakers

    by dandyme
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    They all look like they would fit an ITE panel.

    They all look like they would fit an ITE panel.
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    Doesn't sound like you've done much...

    Doesn't sound like you've done much troubleshooting.
    What is gas pressure?
    Does this thing have cooling coil?
    What are static pressures?
    Have you put eyes on the heat exchanger?
  37. Thread: No spark

    by dandyme
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    1-the phone book for a servicing contractor. No...

    1-the phone book for a servicing contractor.
    No DIY it's in RED at top of forum.
  38. Does the drain line have a SS1 installed. It's a...

    Does the drain line have a SS1 installed. It's a safety with 2 wires attached.
    I know, it's a heat pump, but that float may be blowing and opening the low voltage circuit.
  39. Thread: Little rusty

    by dandyme
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    DAAAAAAAAAAAAAMMMMMMMMMMMMMMNNNNNNNNNNNNNN. at...

    DAAAAAAAAAAAAAMMMMMMMMMMMMMMNNNNNNNNNNNNNN.
    at least it was near the roof jack
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    Two thing you need to check: 1- your wiring to...

    Two thing you need to check:
    1- your wiring to and at compressor,
    2-the label on that compressor.
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    What brand unit?

    What brand unit?
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    Double check gas pressure with a different...

    Double check gas pressure with a different manometer.
    Your calculated cfm is 2300+-2400+.
    What are s/a & r/a temps?
    Are the spuds the correct size?
  43. Are you referring to the duct register or are you...

    Are you referring to the duct register or are you talking about a fossil fuel vent pipe.
    If the duct register, why won't it lay back down on the opening or did the floor guy screw things up?
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    For the ones that could not open:

    For the ones that could not open:
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    CNPVP is the coil, it's not the furnace model...

    CNPVP is the coil, it's not the furnace model number.
    I'm with the others; no REAL numbers, no real information to go by.
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    Well your temp setting are a LARGE contributor....

    Well your temp setting are a LARGE contributor. You are laying a tremendous amount of moisture on that HX during the summer. With very few exceptions ALL gas packs are predestined for HX failure.
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    I've replaced heat exchangers in commercial RTU...

    I've replaced heat exchangers in commercial RTU anywhere from 2-15 years. There is no rhyme nor reason to when that HX will fail. I walked onto a roof once, first time ever laying eye on equipment. ...
  48. Thread: Saying Goodbye

    by dandyme
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    You've reined in the ship well for quite a while....

    You've reined in the ship well for quite a while.
    But I don't recall any train wrecks like poor old Don Sleeth had to clean up some morrnings after he awoke.
    You'll need to start traveling with a...
  49. Your first step is to contact "your contractor...

    Your first step is to contact "your contractor hired", not some internet board.
    Your second step is to contact your local municipality inspection department.
    Now, if these two have already been...
  50. Time to call the installer.

    Time to call the installer.
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