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  1. What does that unit service, a fancy upscale...

    What does that unit service, a fancy upscale expensive restaurant....:whistle:
  2. I suppose you will have to wait for the bids from...

    I suppose you will have to wait for the bids from these two Contractors to see what the BTU rating will be on the new furnace they propose. Rebates and the Federal Tax Credit come into play. At least...
  3. Your welcome here’s some info ( if you don’t have...

    Your welcome here’s some info ( if you don’t have it already ) 7-8 discusses fault codes and how your defrost works.
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  4. Try shutting off thermostat, then restart again,...

    Try shutting off thermostat, then restart again, or try to start in heat mode. Shutting off at thermostat each time, or try to reset breaker. You may have a lockout system, as it shows a electronic...
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    Did Contractors give you the AHRI numbers to...

    Did Contractors give you the AHRI numbers to prove your getting those SEER and EER as option 2-4 should be good enough for any rebates your state may have and also the Federal Tax Credits.

    Can...
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    The charge may be way off also, you’ll have to...

    The charge may be way off also, you’ll have to wait until they remount the unit in the attic, hopefully they follow manufacturers specifications on field charging, blower fan setting, typically...
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    Cold or cool, ( the 3/8” OD liquid line ) if...

    Cold or cool, ( the 3/8” OD liquid line ) if cool, it may be somewhat cool outside and not much of a load indoors or outdoors? somewhat cool indoors. Or maybe the coil is running near freezing...
  8. Keep receipt as when you sell it, ( even washing...

    Keep receipt as when you sell it, ( even washing machine, if you plan on leaving it,) you have prove that you had a recent PM check to prove it was maintained. You can tape receipt to coil area when...
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    Looks like the manufacturers want 30” clearance...

    Looks like the manufacturers want 30” clearance for the electrical panel ( control box ) on the OD unit, for the service guy. Where’s the control box for the unit ( 2.5 ton unit ) in the boxed...
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    Spec. Say the 18 and 24 are the same height, but...

    Spec. Say the 18 and 24 are the same height, but different width.

    We had a customer years ago ( we where installing two systems, but OD unit where next to each other ) the physical sizes where...
  11. It looks like they used the secondary but can’t...

    It looks like they used the secondary but can’t be sure from here? (looks slightly higher positioned from here, would need a photo of the bottom/lower portion of the plastic pan to see the elevation...
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    The Tech. wife is also his fall protector if he...

    The Tech. wife is also his fall protector if he loses his balance and falls..things can happen in that position..even thou he’s not extremely high.
  13. Those AHRI numbers prove your getting 16 SEER and...

    Those AHRI numbers prove your getting 16 SEER and 13 EER on paper, good enough for the state rebate $$ and the Federal tax Credit. You can view and print the Certificate if the Contractor never gave...
  14. Yes That’s the secondary capped drain line to the...

    Yes That’s the secondary capped drain line to the left of your primary drain line ( at the coil ) if you look closely it should be at a higher level than the primary, in theory if that secondary line...
  15. It’s different to see the complete picture from...

    It’s different to see the complete picture from here and not being there, and photos that are incomplete to get due to space confinement.
  16. Remove paper/instructions from behind the furnace...

    Remove paper/instructions from behind the furnace flue and take photo, chances are the secondary drain line of the coil is plugged with a PVC cap and not used. Which is not a uncommon thing to do,...
  17. Yes, certainly that makes total sense the plastic...

    Yes, certainly that makes total sense the plastic drain was in the same location as the drain water from the washing machine and got knocked out. Root cause Of problem is found. I’m thinking it’s...
  18. If your 100% sure the plastic drain line from the...

    If your 100% sure the plastic drain line from the condensate drain is now feed into the hole of the emergency drain pan for the washer machine then Possibly the plastic drain line initially just...
  19. “It always used to be bone dry. We've since...

    “It always used to be bone dry. We've since replaced the washer (spider arm was shot), and the plumber rerouted the condensate pump hose directly into the pan drain so that the pan isn't wet all the...
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    What are you getting for that money, all new...

    What are you getting for that money, all new virgin R22, or the used R22 that was pumped down into the condensor, drier, any type of labor warranty. What does the bid say? Is that tax included or +...
  21. The slight acid water is from the furnace only....

    The slight acid water is from the furnace only. Maybe when that water that is discharging into the shower is your emergency drain line of the coil, and it’s letting you know the primary A/C drain is...
  22. Anyway you want, just be careful to lift the arm,...

    Anyway you want, just be careful to lift the arm, as it’s somewhat fragile.

    Guessing the two float switch you mention having, the one in the small tray with the condensate pump may just shut the...
  23. Looks like your condensate drain from your A/C...

    Looks like your condensate drain from your A/C coil dumps directly into your shower, and the condensate pump is only for the furnace and dumps somewhere else as that water is acidic a little bit....
  24. What I would do 1st. Is have the A/C off then...

    What I would do 1st. Is have the A/C off then raise the lever and listen for a click, if you hear that click, then that should break 24 volt power to the OD unit, some people wire them to shut the...
  25. Condensate pumps are used as primary drains on...

    Condensate pumps are used as primary drains on A/C units in basement a lot, as there typically are no floor drains in the basement or near by.
  26. You may want to prove that those emergency...

    You may want to prove that those emergency switches work, by raising them until they click and holding them up with something under the probe to prevent it dropping back down, run A/C 1st then see...
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    Did they check your system last week? If so is...

    Did they check your system last week? If so is everything all set? What was the issues?
  28. What efficiency and BTU rating is your existing...

    What efficiency and BTU rating is your existing furnace, as the Trane furnace you mention says 97% efficiency what BTU rating is the new furnace. Are both Contractors sizing exactly the same BTU...
  29. What’s the AHRI numbers that they gave you? I...

    What’s the AHRI numbers that they gave you? I like to check on the AHRI web site...

    More insulation in the attic on pipes is not a bad thing IMO especially in cold Ct. I’m not familiar with...
  30. You have a condensing furnace, yes you will get...

    You have a condensing furnace, yes you will get the pump to run in heat also. A regular 80% furnace does not have a drainage. Do a web search of condensing furnace operation and proper hook up...
  31. Yes that’s correct, pump body fills up, float...

    Yes that’s correct, pump body fills up, float makes motor starts a full volume of water comes out of that clear plastic tube, until float drops down then motor stops. If your still getting seepage of...
  32. Yes there is a lift limit for a condensate pump...

    Yes there is a lift limit for a condensate pump at 4’ should not be a problem. There looks to be a float switch on the auxiliary drain pan in front of the furnace, hopefully it works. You can try to...
  33. Yes a float assembly lifts up as condensate water...

    Yes a float assembly lifts up as condensate water fills the bowel and starts the pumping mechanism, maybe the plastic clear line is partially plugged also. Pumps are known to slime up internally,...
  34. I used to clean them in the old days, (...

    I used to clean them in the old days, ( condensate pumps ) a lot of slime in there. They do tend to be noisy to a degree. May want to consider purchasing a new one if you feel it’s getting to end of...
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    Dang! Two years to late to the party on that...

    Dang! Two years to late to the party on that joke,.. that’s a good one, reminds me of a cartoon caption seen years ago depicting a hitchhiker on a side of the road with his hand out and thumb up,...
  36. Not sure how many posts needed, maybe 7

    Not sure how many posts needed, maybe 7
  37. I suppose you can just keep posting here

    I suppose you can just keep posting here
  38. You can also ask the Rheem Dealer those questions...

    You can also ask the Rheem Dealer those questions if you haven’t already. I’ll answer the 1st question about AHRI certificate.

    Did the Rheem dealer actually give you the AHRI numbers for the 24...
  39. Probably be nice to see several detailed photos...

    Probably be nice to see several detailed photos from different angels and distances of everything. Not a close up picture of a condensate pump and nothing else. Detailed photos.

    System cools and...
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    Yes I learned that the hard way, replaced a...

    Yes I learned that the hard way, replaced a compressor in a Heat Pump with a mild burnout, many years ago when I had little experience. I think I blew lines out with nitro. 2nd compressor failed in...
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    Thinking three bolts are loose, do you have a...

    Thinking three bolts are loose, do you have a photo of the other two bolts ? Yes compressor is a 4 bolt set up? If only two are off, hard to believe the compressor could move that much. Worst case...
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    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&so...

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwiV-Nm-nt_pAhVPHs0KHVcEDE4QwqsBMAR6BAgKEAQ&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DQu6wKWa3X9s&usg=AOvVaw3A6BW_H6VPXucg...
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    The above site is dated 2014, could not find a...

    The above site is dated 2014, could not find a more current site, page 37 shows all the matches with a upflow cased coil CA*F or CA*T ( if yours is a upflow system ) Using the GSX13036 there are only...
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    Reading it your ID coil was manufacturered in...

    Reading it your ID coil was manufacturered in 2010 July, if the 3rd digit is a G

    The old OD unit says 2010 September and a 3 ton. So your running a ID coil that potentially can start to leak soon...
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    “Also worth noting old unit ran for years in same...

    “Also worth noting old unit ran for years in same level“

    Does that mean your old unit never had that inverted trap? How old is the ID coil? Would be able to tell if you have the serial number.
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    Looks like you have a 4 ton rated coil to a 3 ton...

    Looks like you have a 4 ton rated coil to a 3 ton Goodman, looks like that indoor coil did not come with a metering device from the factory? and could handle a piston or TXV which would be field...
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    Is this a replacement for an older unit, and...

    Is this a replacement for an older unit, and existing ductwork or everything all new?

    Kinked lineset, improper lineset sized, ( capacity loss more than anything, ) for your system, incorrect TXV...
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    How old is the indoor section, does not sound...

    How old is the indoor section, does not sound like that was changed the same time as the OD unit. You got the serial number of the OD unit? Did you try to register the unit? If so what did Goodman...
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    “Anything else I can try before committing to...

    “Anything else I can try before committing to major expense on a house that I will be selling soon? “

    Dang! I missed that last sentence, either sell as is, as pacnw said or install new system (...
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    No you do not have to replace furnace especially...

    No you do not have to replace furnace especially if it’s been troublefree, especially at only 7 years old. IMO Keep furnace, replace indoor coil and outdoor unit, if you get another opinion and they...
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