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  1. How old is the furnace and coil. As mentioned...

    How old is the furnace and coil. As mentioned give the coil and brand name, may find a match. Worst case have whoever you use to install your A/C have them pull the coil and wash it, before starting...
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    I would let them redo the supply duct ( after the...

    I would let them redo the supply duct ( after the coil ) then see what they do with the fan speed and rechecking/adjusting refrigerant charge and static. It’s their dime. Hopefully your existing...
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    Compare the temperature difference when they are...

    Compare the temperature difference when they are through, 18 degree is pretty good as it is now, be curious what it will be under similar load. If possible be there, as they can tell you it’s 20...
  4. I suppose it was true of any mercury thermostats,...

    I suppose it was true of any mercury thermostats, ( calibration ) after all oil from cooking flying in the air, settles on the bulb, spring, and what not then the dust accumulates on top of the bulb...
  5. Says 16 SEER 13 EER AHRI number 201285999 should...

    Says 16 SEER 13 EER AHRI number 201285999 should be good enough for the Federal Tax Credit and rebates if your state or local utility company offers them.
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  6. They need to be careful when they remove the...

    They need to be careful when they remove the blade to not damage the blade assembly and what not,...if you go that route.
  7. In this case, that would be him..as he says so...

    In this case, that would be him..as he says so...
  8. Installed by yours truly? Bought online or...

    Installed by yours truly? Bought online or something similar? , guessing you carry the warranty. If you can’t figure it out, best bet is to find someone who is very firmilar with that type of $tstem....
  9. Call the person/company who installed the system...

    Call the person/company who installed the system initially. Ask for a Tech. who knows that model really well, as it seems somewhat of a complicated system, so they can cut to the chase, and figure it...
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    How well they checked those numbers to...

    How well they checked those numbers to manufacturers specifications may be a different story. Reason for asking about piston or TXV, if piston those need to match the HVAC systems, there is no one...
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    Why don’t you check yourself to confirm using a...

    Why don’t you check yourself to confirm using a accurate thermometer, one in a supply vent closest to the fan coil, other at the return close to the coil.

    What type of metering device do you...
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    Did they pump the refrigerant into the outdoor...

    Did they pump the refrigerant into the outdoor unit when they made changes and moved the coil further away from the furnace. Did they leave the charge alone and the lineset was long enough where they...
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    What’s the history of the equipment, if your the...

    What’s the history of the equipment, if your the original owner how did it cool last year and the year before at that OD temperature?
  14. Straight A/C with heaters would be a less...

    Straight A/C with heaters would be a less complicated system than a Heat Pump. Who’s paying the electric bill, as guessing a straight A/C with heaters will cost more for whoever is paying the...
  15. Asking if you have a heat pump now, or straight...

    Asking if you have a heat pump now, or straight A/C with electric heat. What’s wrong with just replacing what you have now with the same type.
  16. “ i realize all but 1 is made by icp i think “ ...

    “ i realize all but 1 is made by icp i think “

    Rheem, Goodman and Ameristar is not under ICP umbrella. ICP is under Carrier.

    What do you have now for a HVAC system?
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    Forgot to mention, If you went with Goodman, they...

    Forgot to mention, If you went with Goodman, they recently upped their warranties by adding a two year whole new outdoor unit if compressor ever fails within the 1st two years of ownership to the...
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    See, good ole reliable trouble free piston...TXV...

    See, good ole reliable trouble free piston...TXV built nowadays don’t resemble TXV of old, the old ones, talking years ago where built in the USA for the most part, the valve body alone literally had...
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    Both are AHRI match, the Rheem gives you 16 SEER...

    Both are AHRI match, the Rheem gives you 16 SEER and 13 EER on paper.

    The Rheem should qualify for the Federal Tax Credit and any rebates your state or local utility company may offer.
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    Old Guy here....I like pistons on 14 SEER units,...

    Old Guy here....I like pistons on 14 SEER units, if your sticking with 14 SEER, simplicity and troublefree. Seen several models in AHRI web-site that gives the same SEER and EER whether using a...
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    Ask the Contractor about compressor sound...

    Ask the Contractor about compressor sound blankets to go along with the vibration pads.
  22. That vertical pipe has been crimped at the...

    That vertical pipe has been crimped at the factory and brazed shut at the end. Guessing they charged nitrogen holding charge to keep coil dry or something to that effect. Nothing uncommon about that...
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    Tell him to bump up to the AUD1B080 If you want...

    Tell him to bump up to the AUD1B080 If you want to get that OD unit and ID coil as a match, did not see the AUC as a current model of furnaces on American Standard web-site or a match with those...
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    Have them show you the AHRI number to prove a...

    Have them show you the AHRI number to prove a matching system is installed so you can see the SEER and EER. Carrier may require AHRI matched systems to get the maximum manufacturers warranty.
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    Those are ductless condensing unit no or at least...

    Those are ductless condensing unit no or at least the 38MAQB? You say you want to add to my existing ducted system?
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    13 degrees difference is nothing to write home...

    13 degrees difference is nothing to write home about, the old standard is somewhere around 20.
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    Get other quotes from other Contractors in the...

    Get other quotes from other Contractors in the area. You can ask them if they plan on bidding AHRI matched system, if they say no, ask them the reason. Living in the North East you can get by with a...
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    What tonnage is your Trane indoor and outdoor...

    What tonnage is your Trane indoor and outdoor unit? What tonnage was your Goodman indoor unit.
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    All major manufacturers offer extended labor...

    All major manufacturers offer extended labor warranties. I think only York and Daikin backs their labor warranties, whereas the other manufacturers have a 3rd party back them. They also make extended...
  30. Once the manufacturers warranty expire, you can...

    Once the manufacturers warranty expire, you can use pretty much any generic parts on any brand. Motors, relays, capacitors, compressor, etc. Payne and Bryant are under the same umbrella but with...
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    What’s your temperature difference near the...

    What’s your temperature difference near the return side of the Air Handler/coil and a supply register closest to the indoor coil, using a accurate thermometer?

    What’s the model number of the Air...
  32. What would be their reason for not going with...

    What would be their reason for not going with Goodman? Didn’t they give you recommendations of what err reliable lower price brand.
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    Me, I’d go with any brand that gave a 10 year...

    Me, I’d go with any brand that gave a 10 year extended labor warranty. Who’s providing the extended labor warranty, hopefully it’s the manufacturer and not the Contractor.

    The American Standard...
  34. Looks like there are AHRI matches using that Air...

    Looks like there are AHRI matches using that Air Handler with a Heat Pump OD unit. Your Contractor should be able to find a match.

    Your manufacturers warranty may be cut in half, as Rheem may...
  35. For double the cost of a compressor change, the...

    For double the cost of a compressor change, the Goodman will give you 10/10 compressor and parts warranty plus 2 year whole new OD unit if compressor ever fails within the 1st two years. Need to...
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    The Lennox combo looks to give you 15.50 SEER and...

    The Lennox combo looks to give you 15.50 SEER and 12.5 EER 8.5 HSPF matched system.
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  37. From site above, It's a one time valve. I had...

    From site above,

    It's a one time valve. I had one on my '89 Lennox. The valve held freon in the condenser. After the system is leak checked and evacuated, the tech releases the freon using the...
  38. 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=2ahUKEwjWh-S1uKrqAhWMAp0JHWqNAEcQFjARegQIBhAB&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.reddit.com%2Fr%2FHVAC%2Fcomments%2F3hlgs8%2Fcan_anyone_tell_me_wh...
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    May want to register everything as manufacturers...

    May want to register everything as manufacturers warranty decreases significantly if never registered. Your the one carrying the warranty.

    Throw a OEM compressor blanket if your unit does not have...
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    Can’t tell from here...

    Can’t tell from here...
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    the unit itself is only about 3 years old. ...

    the unit itself is only about 3 years old.


    If you registered the units initially you probably have a 10/10 compressor and part warranty. If you did not register your systems, chances are you...
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    https://resources.lennox.com/fileuploads/1f70a5bc-...

    https://resources.lennox.com/fileuploads/1f70a5bc-3fc2-4b7d-9d9f-c1d4569f9dddLennox_XC13_IOM.pdf

    Dated 2011 Page 3 figure 1 shows the drier, wheither this diagram is a generic one or you actually...
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    What’s the brand and model number of the OD unit,...

    What’s the brand and model number of the OD unit, just to see if there is a drier in there.

    Did any Tech. say any distributor tubes downstream of the TXV where icing up?
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    “After replacing the TXV and blowing the lines...

    “After replacing the TXV and blowing the lines with nitrogen.”

    Should have blew out lines both ways while original TXV was removed and before new one was installed on system IMO. You make it sound...
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    2nd Contractor says coil is bad, meaning what,...

    2nd Contractor says coil is bad, meaning what, it’s leaking refrigerant? If so did the Tech. Pinpoint where the leak is at and show you?

    How old is the system? Was the indoor and outdoor unit...
  47. At least they did the right thing by you.

    At least they did the right thing by you.
  48. “ I just want simple and reliable.“ You want...

    “ I just want simple and reliable.“


    You want real simple, IMO go with the simplistic troublefree piston metering device over the TXV. Works great on a 14 SEER rated system.

    Reliable,...hmm a...
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    You don’t have to worry about somebody stealing...

    You don’t have to worry about somebody stealing it...
  50. Motor and a new capacitor for that unit should...

    Motor and a new capacitor for that unit should not cost anything, labor yes, as you should have at least a 5 year warranty from October 2015.
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