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  1. Correct. If you think current is compromised, put...

    Correct. If you think current is compromised, put a load on the wire, such as a type 91 relay....the typical brown DPDT. If it can't pick up, you have a high resistance somewhere acting as a choke...
  2. Yes. Can't really say. Nest is a solution...

    Yes.



    Can't really say. Nest is a solution without a reason.

    When you have green crusty deposits, you start with a new stat right away.

    As I mentioned, trying to diagnose a stat by...
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  4. Current draw to a board is meaningless as a...

    Current draw to a board is meaningless as a diagnostic tool. Most relay and output loads are mere fractions of an amp. It is the presence of voltage, and the expected response from the device, that...
  5. We can't be too specific in the open forums. ...

    We can't be too specific in the open forums.

    For future help, get 15 substantive posts and apply for the free Pro membership by using the link in the bottom of my signature area.

    In the pro...
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    From the True R290 FAQ:

    From the True R290 FAQ:
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    I have never heard of 134a being different by...

    I have never heard of 134a being different by application, other than the acme thread on the tank valve for automotive.
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    I do not believe there is a backyard method that...

    I do not believe there is a backyard method that lets you bring barbecue propane up to the standard needed for use as a refrigerant.

    I could not take a bucket of kerosene and pour it into a tip...
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    No, and for the same reasons, you don't use a...

    No, and for the same reasons, you don't use a bucket of kerosene in place of Jet A.
  12. Still fixable...

    Still fixable...
  13. Thanks for the reminder. I had to go back to the...

    Thanks for the reminder. I had to go back to the first post and look for this part:



    This is cam/pushrods/rocker or something similar.
  14. Indeed. That horse it out of the barn right now....

    Indeed. That horse it out of the barn right now.

    When he gets the chain in and can do some further testing (which I predict IS in the offing) we can walk him through the various steps, starting...
  15. I'm not familiar with that model. What year is it?

    I'm not familiar with that model. What year is it?
  16. I have never removed that cross member. With...

    I have never removed that cross member.

    With everything out of the way like you have now, a chain bolted across two points on the front of the block will allow you to lift the front high enough...
  17. ...and the answer to this is.....?

    ...and the answer to this is.....?
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    I'm sure there are exceptions. Yes. I wonder...

    I'm sure there are exceptions. Yes.

    I wonder what they went through to get to that point......
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    I mentioned this in another thread, but I will...

    I mentioned this in another thread, but I will expand on my thinking about this.

    The first commonality among business owners I have known: the business is their life, nearly 100% of the time. It...
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    I think you can still view Payson's video on...

    I think you can still view Payson's video on YouTube where he compares a ptcr type start component to an actual potential relay start component, and he shows how unreliable the ptcr is for attempting...
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    That appears to be an electronically-controlled...

    That appears to be an electronically-controlled motor protection device.

    It is not a "breaker."
  23. Yes. It is sort of a buzz or rattle.

    Yes. It is sort of a buzz or rattle.
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    In that case...once again, you need to contact...

    In that case...once again, you need to contact the manufacturer.
  26. Inlet pressure has a sweet spot of right at 7 in...

    Inlet pressure has a sweet spot of right at 7 in on the voyagers, even though they say it can be higher.

    I have found some of those negative pressure gas valves do not like to open when there's...
  27. Mike, if its any consolation, we are all eagerly...

    Mike, if its any consolation, we are all eagerly waiting to hear what the original failure was. That discovery will be very worthwhile.
  28. "Martha....get me my nerve medicine!!!"

    "Martha....get me my nerve medicine!!!"
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    I just caught that you are installing Bitzer...

    I just caught that you are installing Bitzer equipment.

    They have all of the answers you need.
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    From what I am able to surmise, you are directing...

    From what I am able to surmise, you are directing the installation of manufactured equipment.

    The information I talked about is on the label.

    That is the ONLY information you can use and be in...
  31. One more thing. Please do not post your need...

    One more thing.

    Please do not post your need in someone else's thread.

    Next time, start your own. Give the model, serial, etc, and state your issue.

    Thanks.
  32. I have to ask myself what the world is coming to...

    I have to ask myself what the world is coming to when I have to worry about squirrel triggering.
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    There are generally two groups of equipment...

    There are generally two groups of equipment manufacturers and brands.

    One group is known for quality, and they cost more.

    The other group is trying to compete on price, because people are...
  34. My bad! How about a curious 10 year old from...

    My bad!

    How about a curious 10 year old from next door?
  35. OR... God is sending some clever squirrels to...

    OR...

    God is sending some clever squirrels to make you relax and work a little longer on the truck?
  36. What have you tested so far? What were the...

    What have you tested so far?

    What were the results?
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    In order to answer I need to know if you are...

    In order to answer I need to know if you are designing a system, or installing a system that has been manufactured by others. The Copland information is for designers.

    If you are an installer,...
  38. When you say, "WE have a new Intellipak 30...

    When you say, "WE have a new Intellipak 30 system," are you saying that you are the building owner/manager/maintenance department, OR are you an HVAC contractor whose CUSTOMER has this system?
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  40. I carry Trane Kit3033 on the truck for just such...

    I carry Trane Kit3033 on the truck for just such situations.
  41. He probably needed a better coil supplier....

    He probably needed a better coil supplier....
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  43. Nice work. Hopefully, NAPA is better than NASA...

    Nice work.

    Hopefully, NAPA is better than NASA at getting things done.
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    X2. That's the difference between a business...

    X2.

    That's the difference between a business owner and an investor in a business.
  45. Okay that's enough time to chew. The reason...

    Okay that's enough time to chew.


    The reason is that most people know someone in the business who has what they consider to be a "great job."

    They've already had that person introduce them to...
  46. This is Delta T. Split is the air entering...

    This is Delta T.

    Split is the air entering (ambient) temperature compared to the condensing temperature at the pressure being measured. This is an old-school method of top off charging which was...
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    I am suggesting that we don't know at which level...

    I am suggesting that we don't know at which level ground water should be found. Have we had too high a level for the past 1,000 years?

    Some areas of the planet are indeed trending toward a more...
  49. Great jobs are never advertised. They don't have...

    Great jobs are never advertised. They don't have to be.

    Chew on that one.
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