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  1. Thread: Coolant level?

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    Well there's your answer the guy put 17lbs in a...

    Well there's your answer the guy put 17lbs in a 10.5 lb sack. Now it doesn't work. Weird that someone would even fix a leak and not charge it up. I mean even if the guy didn't have all the...
  2. Are you sure that's coming from the line and not...

    Are you sure that's coming from the line and not the condenser located on the other side of the wall? To me it sounds like a scroll compressor which obviously sounds different than a reciprocating...
  3. Thread: Trane S9B1C100

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    They must of sent you the wrong manual with the...

    They must of sent you the wrong manual with the unit because the one i found online has the "how to" fan speed adjustments in it. Check out the flow chart in case you missed it.
  4. Thread: txv question

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    Yeah, she keeps me feeling poor always. But, she...

    Yeah, she keeps me feeling poor always. But, she does help out with the business. She knows the name of every tool in the van and what it looks like and almost all the parts.
  5. Thread: txv question

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    From what i seen last night it works no different...

    From what i seen last night it works no different than if you had .68 piston in a 3 ton coil and needed a .70 instead. But, time will tell. I'll have to get back over there and check it out. My wife...
  6. Thread: txv question

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    So the mark out means it's not 22? I told the...

    So the mark out means it's not 22? I told the customer it's a 410a valve. It wasn't until i left and looked at the picture and seen the 22 label that got me thinking, "maybe it is a 22 valve after...
  7. Thread: txv question

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    Look closer it also says r22.

    Look closer it also says r22.
  8. Thread: txv question

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    Oh yeah i didn't get pictures. But, these idiots...

    Oh yeah i didn't get pictures. But, these idiots threw that trane cased coil into the coil cavity of a nordyne mobile home furnace. Just left the panels on it as the original coil cover sheet (panel)...
  9. Thread: txv question

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    I gave it 10 SC. SH ended up @ 12 with a 45...

    I gave it 10 SC. SH ended up @ 12 with a 45 degree evap temp. My guess is it may start freezing up or close to it tomorrow when the indoor load goes down. I didn't take wet bulb but it was 98 in...
  10. Thread: txv question

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    txv question

    Is this a 22 valve or 410a valve or powerhead dependent? Ran across this mess installed in a Mobile home tonight. Found a bad braze joint from installer on liquid line in. Anyways, they were hot and...
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    I hope this kitchenaid fridge is nice and not...

    I hope this kitchenaid fridge is nice and not just a top freeze 2 door w/ no ice.
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    Yeah buy a qt instead of a gallon....

    Yeah buy a qt instead of a gallon....
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    I've done that myself "once" after a compressor...

    I've done that myself "once" after a compressor change out. Anyways, i was back there fixing a restriction a few months later. Because with the dryer in backwards it doesn't filter squat. Just...
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    Come on guys. You work on AC's for a living and...

    Come on guys. You work on AC's for a living and can't fix a car? WTF!
    Anyways, buy 2 beaters that way if one breaks down you can throw your stuff into the other one you just fixed. :grin2:
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    Yeah, i know we would never crack a valve it's...

    Yeah, i know we would never crack a valve it's the roofers and home owners who do.
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    Good advice, but the OP needs to be careful, You...

    Good advice, but the OP needs to be careful, You don't want to end up like this homeowner who decided to lift up his rooftop condenser due to vibration and put some "pool noodles" under it. I had to...
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    We used some vibration eliminators in both the...

    We used some vibration eliminators in both the suction and liquid lines on a troublesome house once. It did solve the issue. But, your in a tough spot. "It's not your unit". Do you hear the same...
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    I recently decided to drive my non- work truck to...

    I recently decided to drive my non- work truck to the parts house to pick up a 460v motor for a job the next day. Anyways, i left that motor on the passenger seat overnight and when i came out next...
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    Does it keep a bad flare from leaking? Or does it...

    Does it keep a bad flare from leaking? Or does it prevent a good flare from turning bad? Just trying to get my head wrapped around it's use as i've went 20yrs without one except when i work on my...
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    Just curious. You guys needing a torque wrench....

    Just curious. You guys needing a torque wrench. Do you also use it to replace a flared pressure switch. Or how about a king valve with a flared inlet? :rolleyes:
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    I got one of those too. Bought it years ago and...

    I got one of those too. Bought it years ago and never used it. Looks like i lost the spools of chaser though. Probably got tossed in the garbage by my wife or daughter.
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    Gawd no! I hate those things. Too much...

    Gawd no! I hate those things. Too much maintenance and they don't work in July, August and September. Fine in April, May , June and October though!;)
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    He maybe ok with just a 3 ton. It's the 4 and 5...

    He maybe ok with just a 3 ton. It's the 4 and 5 tons that the builders here use one 18" flex return and a single 1" 20x30 filter grill.
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    Bottom line he can't compare a June day usage...

    Bottom line he can't compare a June day usage with a Sept Day usage. Even though it's the same temperature. His house was drier in June(lower WB) than it was yesterday. But yeah, his sales guy was...
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    Why would you do that?

    Why would you do that?
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    I never used a torque wrench on a mini split....

    I never used a torque wrench on a mini split. But, i do have the spin tool that you load in your drill. It's awesome and quick. If you get a set make sure you wear gloves while flaring because the...
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    Actually it's more humid in September. More heat...

    Actually it's more humid in September. More heat content= longer run times. Anyways. i rarely sweat in June. Yesterday i was soaked. :grin2:
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    Are you sure those 102 days were both equal?...

    Are you sure those 102 days were both equal? June is usually a very dry month with lower overall heat content in the atmosphere.
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    I'm sure they are. :grin2: Any similarities to...

    I'm sure they are. :grin2: Any similarities to the Trane branded furnaces? Maybe a S8X?
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    I installed a runtru a few months ago on mobile...

    I installed a runtru a few months ago on mobile home. Seemed to be the exact same unit as a xr14 (spiny fin) but with a different cheap cabinet. Service valves sit to low. But, other than that it was...
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    Ok i wasn't aware of that. But, if thats the case...

    Ok i wasn't aware of that. But, if thats the case i would just scrap that condensor and get a new one or scratch and dent. :grin2:
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    Sounds like the burnt wire on the contactor lead...

    Sounds like the burnt wire on the contactor lead to it's demise. If he had a bunch of moisture in the system? How would he get it to 200 microns during install?
  33. Thread: Dye Checking

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    It was probably that combo leaksealer dye Sh!t. ...

    It was probably that combo leaksealer dye Sh!t.


    ...
  34. Thread: Dye Checking

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    Hmm thats weird i haven't seen any failures in...

    Hmm thats weird i haven't seen any failures in yrs of using the stuff (spectroline). Maybe it's because i don't introduce a bunch of non condensable during the injection process and choose the right...
  35. Thread: Dye Checking

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    If the units leaking outdoors at the condensor....

    If the units leaking outdoors at the condensor. You don't need dye to find the leak. It's those pesky tiny evap leaks that i find dye useful and in that case just turn off the light in the basement,...
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    Is that one of those HRV systems on the left?

    Is that one of those HRV systems on the left?
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    Idk. I think it was a grow house. They had this 2...

    Idk. I think it was a grow house. They had this 2 ton haphazardly installed and feeding one room. They also had a 1.5 ton mini split feeding another room in addition to the 3 ton package unit on the...
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    Oh, this is why! :grin2:

    Oh, this is why! :grin2:
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    compressor saver

    I'm baffled why the internal bypass wasn't going off on the compressor with so much filth.
  40. Ask your installer for the refrigerant pressure...

    Ask your installer for the refrigerant pressure readings, line temps and delta t. I've seen people go years wondering why their unit sucks when it gets hot out and the whole time all it was a...
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    Obviously he lives in some mansion with a 5 ton...

    Obviously he lives in some mansion with a 5 ton and he keeps his set point @ 74. If i kept mine that low i would go broke.
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    So you took your readings before you de-iced the...

    So you took your readings before you de-iced the evaporator?
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    It gets everywhere because you don't know how to...

    It gets everywhere because you don't know how to put it in.
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    Quit D!cking around and throw some dye in it and...

    Quit D!cking around and throw some dye in it and wait until it leaks out again. Then find it in a few minutes. Wouldn't surprise me if it's in your new evaporator.
  45. Did the condensor fan motor finally die? I'm sure...

    Did the condensor fan motor finally die? I'm sure its not just a capacitor. Unless someone stole the originals :grin2:
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    Must be the same guy!

    Must be the same guy!
  47. Thread: Am I too old?

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    They may just be sending it out randomly or you...

    They may just be sending it out randomly or you already had a micro chip implanted on you at birth. So there is no need. :grin2:
  48. Thread: Am I too old?

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    Also, did you notice the covid 19 logger on the...

    Also, did you notice the covid 19 logger on the iphone? I guess it's on android too. But, anyway you go under settings, privacy and then health and there it is. :eek:
  49. Thread: Am I too old?

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    Yeah, they are getting carried away with this...

    Yeah, they are getting carried away with this covid thing. My bro'n'law said it was nothing more than the snivels after he got it. Then some out in left field B!tch at his work calls the cops on him...
  50. Thread: Am I too old?

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    Not to say your not hot too. But, for comparison...

    Not to say your not hot too. But, for comparison how many deaths. This is what they posted yesterday....
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