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  1. Many times, as referenced by BNM8EZ, the faint...

    Many times, as referenced by BNM8EZ, the faint flicker is just a status or check light and means all is normal in standby mode. I would not base any diagnosis off that, unless mfr says otherwise.
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    I, my mistake, did not realize there are 2 fuses...

    I, my mistake, did not realize there are 2 fuses in this meter.
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    I do have a bad fuse, but nobody in town has one...

    I do have a bad fuse, but nobody in town has one and TTT is out!!!
    ...
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    You mentioned red. I have seen, and was tested...

    You mentioned red.
    I have seen, and was tested by a lab, iron bacteria cause something similar.
    In those situations the customer had a humidifier and it was coming from their use.
    If I recall...
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    I used another meter and polarity did not matter...

    I used another meter and polarity did not matter with it.

    I do think I recall seeing a negative when the leads were reversed. Switched them and it was the same reading, just no negative sign.
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    iDVM510 broken or using it wrong

    Can somebody verify that to check a flame sensor current, place the meter leads in black/common and the lower left red port then select uA on the dial and then select DC with the function button....
  7. The NEST is junk because it causes more issues...

    The NEST is junk because it causes more issues with equipment, known or otherwise, than any benefits it provides. It is also a data collecting device.
  8. X2!!! Trash the NEST.

    X2!!!

    Trash the NEST.
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    Not sure why a heat pump would be the issue. ...

    Not sure why a heat pump would be the issue.

    Too small of duct work would be the issue and putting too big of any type of equipment on that would be an issue.

    Don't get hung up on the seer,...
  10. You are in way over your head, in more ways than...

    You are in way over your head, in more ways than you know.
    Call a qualified Carrier dealer/tech to explain why?
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    By definition it's DIY, Do It Yourself, if you...

    By definition it's DIY, Do It Yourself, if you are not calling a tech and you will be doing it.

    Also, the NEST may be something you can mess with all day, but internally/mechanically it's a like...
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    Can we assume the a/c is piped into the furnace,...

    Can we assume the a/c is piped into the furnace, it's not that clear.
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    For 1400sq ft!?!?!?!?!? Unless you live in the...

    For 1400sq ft!?!?!?!?!?

    Unless you live in the Arctic and leave the doors and windows open, that seems oversized by quite a bit.
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    I'm a bit confused on the website descriptions....

    I'm a bit confused on the website descriptions. Do they all do negative pressure? Seems like NONE specify negative, just 0-whatever positive pressure.

    Whatever I get I would like it to be a...
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    I would NOT!!!

    I would NOT!!!
  16. Thread: Filter help

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    If this is the correct orientation, horizontal...

    If this is the correct orientation, horizontal unit, I would suspect the airflow is right to left. The arrow would point left, towards the equipment.

    What does that inspection, in the picture only...
  17. There should be a flue pipe, as others have...

    There should be a flue pipe, as others have stated, BEFORE anything you run that.

    There should be a door on the back(font, too) that covers the blower motor and wheel assembly. The silver metal...
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    I noticed that, too.

    I noticed that, too.
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    https://www.supco.com/web/supco_live/products/DDM5...

    https://www.supco.com/web/supco_live/products/DDM55.html

    https://www.testo.com/en-US/testo-510/p/0563-0510

    https://www.trutechtools.com/SDMN5

    Is the Supco unit the best of these three,...
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    DROP The desire for the NEST!!!! Crap product...

    DROP The desire for the NEST!!!!

    Crap product that does NOTHING for the HVAC equipment.

    As for the numbers, if you don't understand them it is best NOT to mess with them. If it was PROPERLY set...
  21. https://www.trane.com/content/dam/Trane/Commercial...

    https://www.trane.com/content/dam/Trane/Commercial/global/products-systems/equipment/unitary/split-systems/Small%20Splits/Furnaces/18-CE01D1-1E-EN_11112016.pdf


    Still not to mfr's instructions.
    ...
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    One of them was slightly better in the numbers...

    One of them was slightly better in the numbers than the other, like .5.
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    You do realize this thread was started in May...

    You do realize this thread was started in May 2017 and last posted in nearly a year ago?!?!?!?!

    It is frowned upon to open old threads.
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    Price is area dependent, so that we cannot...

    Price is area dependent, so that we cannot answer. Even if there is a difference in price, the dealer may make it right.

    There is a difference in performance. Ask about the performance and why....
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    Keep changing parts and you'll finally get it. ...

    Keep changing parts and you'll finally get it.

    Could get in touch with the original poster in this thread, he knows how to do it cheap.
    ...
  26. Batteries should ALWAYS be installed and checked...

    Batteries should ALWAYS be installed and checked for leak or replaced.

    Batteries are NOT just for a program, which a 5000 is not capable of!!
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    Without the manual I'm not sure, but it might be...

    Without the manual I'm not sure, but it might be far enough away to go straight out.

    Maybe the lower window is too close.
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    new manometer for gas pressure

    I am looking for replacement manometer for my Test 510s.

    I want them with displays, not other device dependent.

    Single port would probably be okay, as I have others for static.

    Thanks ...
  29. I was after the thermostat model number, not just...

    I was after the thermostat model number, not just 5000, but TH5220 or whatever.

    There are 2 buttons on that stat, correct?
    Left side is fan. It has auto or on.
    Right side, since it is a heat...
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    The internet is a double edged sword. There is...

    The internet is a double edged sword.
    There is an abundance of information out there, not all of it correct. You are dealing with things that can cause bodily harm, property damage and/or death....
  31. Complete model number. What is the backup heat...

    Complete model number.

    What is the backup heat source?
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    What do you do for a living? Can someone with...

    What do you do for a living?

    Can someone with no training do it cheaper?

    Since prices are not allowed on this site, we can't comment on specifics and unless one of us is in that market, it...
  33. First, there is a serial number range. With that...

    First, there is a serial number range. With that said, this "program" may be over.

    Second, YES get it checked professionally!!! Even if it is out of range or no "program" is in effect. Carrier...
  34. This MAY be in the secondary heat exchanger...

    This MAY be in the secondary heat exchanger "issue" Carrier had.

    That would make a HUGE difference in the decision of how to proceed.
  35. Model of the thermostat? Do you have a...

    Model of the thermostat?

    Do you have a ventilation air timer?
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    Time for a call to a service professional for a...

    Time for a call to a service professional for a system check.
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    Definitely NOT a DIY issue to solve. You need...

    Definitely NOT a DIY issue to solve.

    You need to find a great tech, one that understands combustion air, pressurization and proper venting practices.
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    I don't mean to sound like an a$$, but why do you...

    I don't mean to sound like an a$$, but why do you want/need/care?

    It is a piece of equipment designed to work a specific way and it is altered by the end user.

    What does the information gain...
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    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3031-Octavia-St...

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3031-Octavia-St-San-Francisco-CA-94123/15071129_zpid/

    Million dollar home is a relative number/item.
  40. There is no code compliance issue with either...

    There is no code compliance issue with either dryer or wh vent.

    There is a common sense issue, but that does not seem to matter much anymore. :grin2: :whistle:

    I would DIY it if the...
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    They are HORRIBLE!!!!!!!!!! Knockout my a$$. ...

    They are HORRIBLE!!!!!!!!!!

    Knockout my a$$. :censored:
  42. Pictures would help.

    Pictures would help.
  43. WTF is that set up!?!?!?!? Improper trap...

    WTF is that set up!?!?!?!?

    Improper trap configuration.
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    Beatles parody of the Democrats

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enTEvon9pbw
  45. I'm not of that caliber.

    I'm not of that caliber.
  46. This OP has 2 threads on this issue/unit. It...

    This OP has 2 threads on this issue/unit.

    It seems that Carrier has no interest in assisting, but we only have the OP's side of the story.
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    This is the heat pump board, NOT a furnace board....

    This is the heat pump board, NOT a furnace board.

    But if the OP has a furnace, which was never revealed, this is great advice.
  48. What type of zoning equipment is involved? It...

    What type of zoning equipment is involved?

    It is recommended by ANY mfr to not run a heat pump and fuel forced air furnace at the same time. In your case, no such issue exists. It should not be a...
  49. Upflow, downflow, horizontal?

    Upflow, downflow, horizontal?
  50. Is the heat pump zoned as well? Not really...

    Is the heat pump zoned as well?

    Not really enough info to go off of, thus far.
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