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  1. i use a clean recovery bottle and pump in from...

    i use a clean recovery bottle and pump in from the liquid line what ever the bottle will take.You will have plenty of room to then pump down the out door side.:.02:
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    Sounds like the green slime syndrome, when you...

    Sounds like the green slime syndrome, when you had a leak and no low pressure switch. Replaced alot of those units, they used to give a credit for those but that is long over now.
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    X2 on the outside air, and or a built up econo....

    X2 on the outside air, and or a built up econo. And either a 2x4 return grill or 2 24x24 ones. all pizza joints i worked on were always in a negative pressure any way.
  4. Oversize coil ok, undersize not. Good luck

    Oversize coil ok, undersize not. Good luck
  5. Whatever is controlling SH is under feeding.:.02:

    Whatever is controlling SH is under feeding.:.02:
  6. Thread: Slime

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    Also a good filter, and putting in pan tabs made...

    Also a good filter, and putting in pan tabs made for this type of crud.
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    X2 Sounds like a vav system that is ramping up...

    X2 Sounds like a vav system that is ramping up out of setback/morning warmup.
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    Any previous TAB done? Might be a good place to...

    Any previous TAB done? Might be a good place to start if not.
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    Sealtight flex.

    Sealtight flex.
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    Acoustic guy needs to be on the roof to pinpoint...

    Acoustic guy needs to be on the roof to pinpoint it.
  11. Did i miss that the comp is shot also? I would...

    Did i miss that the comp is shot also? I would get a second opinion, no reason the coil can not be repaired in most cases, comp maybe quit on low pressure cut out.
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    Sounds like a very bad choice of equip for the...

    Sounds like a very bad choice of equip for the environment. Constant maint on them is the best bet at this point. I would bet the maint before you took over was non existing. Seems like more and more...
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    Is your home owner association involved? Looks...

    Is your home owner association involved? Looks like a pile of stuff on the roof generating noise. I would also ask the people who live above you if they are feeling anything. If those are condensing...
  14. Yep get a diff co, the one you got is full of it.

    Yep get a diff co, the one you got is full of it.
  15. Thread: Paid mentoring

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    Maybe a service mgrs type job?

    Maybe a service mgrs type job?
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    And a lot of the old stuff was made better also,...

    And a lot of the old stuff was made better also, not like what seems to be disposable units made for sales techs.
  17. Seems like a lot of help for a DIY.

    Seems like a lot of help for a DIY.
  18. Did they at least open up the outdoor unit and...

    Did they at least open up the outdoor unit and attempt to find the issue?
  19. Most real techs would have informed the customer...

    Most real techs would have informed the customer of the correct ways to locate and repair leaks. If it was you that just decided to put that crap in a refer system , without any explanation of what...
  20. Snake oil, would never use.

    Snake oil, would never use.
  21. That is quite the overcharge.

    That is quite the overcharge.
  22. Good info Ice, along with accumulator properly...

    Good info Ice, along with accumulator properly sized, cch, maybe along with low ambient and possible pump down cycle.
  23. There is expected capacity loss, but you are also...

    There is expected capacity loss, but you are also increasing the btus. The worry should be on the total amount of charge, oil return, and all the necessary add on stuff to protect from slugging the...
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    No 35 #s is a little much, maybe i did not see ,...

    No 35 #s is a little much, maybe i did not see , is there any temp drop across drier? And the same gauge used for both readings?
  25. I will bet the duct cleaner will find lots of...

    I will bet the duct cleaner will find lots of things to suck out. Those old systems would collect all that would fall thru the grates.
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    The reason i mentioned it was to eliminate the...

    The reason i mentioned it was to eliminate the ducts as in high static or other restriction. You have worked on the refer side might be wise to make sure airflow is not causing this. considering the...
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    Can you run the unit with the horz discharge and...

    Can you run the unit with the horz discharge and return side discharge open, may have to take econ out. This would take all the interior ductwork out of the equation. this should take 10 minutes or...
  28. The old octopus may have not had a big fan or no...

    The old octopus may have not had a big fan or no fan, as said above, it may be wise to get the ducts cleaned, it is probably way overdue.
  29. And also disconnect the power to the eac. Lots of...

    And also disconnect the power to the eac. Lots of dust could be a lot of things. I have a merv 8 filter as a prefilter and this works great.
  30. Driers are very cheap insurance, the rest of the...

    Driers are very cheap insurance, the rest of the issues sound like hackery, Good luck.
  31. Thread: O6d change out

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    We use chain fall, unistrut,and short chain thru...

    We use chain fall, unistrut,and short chain thru the pick plates on the replacement comp.
  32. Most if not all gauges have a zero adjustment...

    Most if not all gauges have a zero adjustment screw either on the back or in your pic, maybe under the plug just between the R-410 marks.
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    At least they found the source of the nagging...

    At least they found the source of the nagging sewer gas smell.
  34. Usually just knocking on duct will tell if its...

    Usually just knocking on duct will tell if its lined. In a attic i would be wrapping foil faced around the outside. You also can drill a 7/8 hole and use a snap in grommet to seal.
  35. If you are going to spend money, get a heat loss...

    If you are going to spend money, get a heat loss calc done first. and then a quality duct work assessment. If the contractors you ask to do this have no clue on how to do this move onto another.
  36. Thread: Carrier30HXA

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    Thats what it sounds like. Some of the main...

    Thats what it sounds like. Some of the main boards had a special battery in each to hold memory. If line volts dropped out with dead or very low battery's they would wipe the boards. If you do call...
  37. Maybe try a constant fan on during the day to...

    Maybe try a constant fan on during the day to help keep the air moving.
  38. Thread: Help with leak

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    Uh maybe time for a service call.

    Uh maybe time for a service call.
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    need the rest of the story, like super heat and...

    need the rest of the story, like super heat and sub cool, etc.
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    Looks like the pipe had been under stress from...

    Looks like the pipe had been under stress from being out of line. Was the rest of the broken pipe still in the drier? Maybe a poor braze joint along with possible compressor or fan blade balance...
  41. Thread: Pulsing in TXV

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    why not just recover the charge and weigh it...

    why not just recover the charge and weigh it against the label, plus line set?
  42. As said above, get a proper load calc done by...

    As said above, get a proper load calc done by someone who knows how to do one. Loads change with home upgrades.
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    Agree, there is other issues at play.

    Agree, there is other issues at play.
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    The sensors are not in the safety circuit ,but if...

    The sensors are not in the safety circuit ,but if they are reading wrong will shut the unit down as described.:.02:
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    Should be a easy fix for a licensed tech.

    Should be a easy fix for a licensed tech.
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    Long ago i bought both at the Trane parts house....

    Long ago i bought both at the Trane parts house. They can also email you a copy i believe, or Rundawg on here may have them.
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    Kept 4-6 of those sensors in my truck all the...

    Kept 4-6 of those sensors in my truck all the time.
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    Download both the old voyager bible and the new...

    Download both the old voyager bible and the new one also. everything you need to know is in there.Good luck
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    I would verify correct readings on the supply and...

    I would verify correct readings on the supply and OSA sensors also.
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    Did you check Carlyle web site?

    Did you check Carlyle web site?
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