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    I see, The first time I came to this unit was...

    I see, The first time I came to this unit was because the AC was shutting off of on hps1. It would lock out and flash the corresponding code. There ended up some large dryer exhaust vents about 10...
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    Ok. I did not remove the board/inspect the back...

    Ok. I did not remove the board/inspect the back side. I'll check it out, thanks.
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    It looked like a 4 button simplicity. I'll grab...

    It looked like a 4 button simplicity. I'll grab the specs.
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    No LED status indicator (York)

    dm180n32b2aaa1 that shut downs with no LED indicator. Voltage at the transformer checks, 24v to board. Cycled power, board lit up and unit operated without any apparent problems. Went back, same...
  5. Thread: Keep it cool

    by Red850kid
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    im sure the fan motor is on its way there, whats...

    im sure the fan motor is on its way there, whats that other set of long screws next to it for? Are they both out now?
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    :ditto: This reminds me of a story, i had a...

    :ditto:

    This reminds me of a story, i had a similar situation. After a cold hose i would monitor the system and it would seem normal. I made a special trip one morning to find the new delivery guy...
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    Easy-off brand oven cleaner. Yellow can. Don't...

    Easy-off brand oven cleaner. Yellow can. Don't leave it on to long or your coil won't shine anymore. Your welcome.
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    Yes. They were able to get by with the other two...

    Yes. They were able to get by with the other two sections until I was able to check it out. Had someone been able to fix it before me I would have been fine with that.
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    Finally caught up to this work order. Pulled...

    Finally caught up to this work order. Pulled manifold to find a broken ceramic deflector in the rear that had fallen onto 2 of the orifices. Cleaned all the soot buildup. Just wanted to replace the...
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    A little guy like me wouldn't have the slightest...

    A little guy like me wouldn't have the slightest problem here. I have to admit that I am fortunate to be able to get to some places with the ease that I do. I hate heights and try to avoid them. One...
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    I knew a guy that would point a small salamander...

    I knew a guy that would point a small salamander fed by a 20# propane tank to prevent frosting and allow for low temps on his (2) 100# propane tanks he would be using for his "special" heaters. 8-10...
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    This is not a DIY website. Any technical advice...

    This is not a DIY website. Any technical advice given would be against the forums rules. I might suggest however you make sure the wire on the back of the button that connects to the spark rod hasn't...
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    There may be but in some cases it plugs into an...

    There may be but in some cases it plugs into an wall outlet or connecting where power is supplied to the unit. Every system is different and in most cases if the batteries are good in the remote, and...
  14. Thread: Flame sensor

    by Red850kid
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    I use an old soft brass-bristled that I've hung...

    I use an old soft brass-bristled that I've hung on to for a long time. I don't find it necessary to do however unless I am having flame issues on some equipment. A rectification reading taken...
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    Do the heat strips still energize without blower...

    Do the heat strips still energize without blower operation? If so i would replace the limit. Does it have sequencers wired in series? Provide more information. This is not something you should guess...
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    Seems like not many follow up on what they find....

    Seems like not many follow up on what they find. Maybe they are embarrassed by what they needed help with, maybe they only used the thread to get a quick answer and won't return until they're stuck...
  17. When you go out for dinner do you bring your own...

    When you go out for dinner do you bring your own food to eat?
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    In some cases, the remote will have a receiver...

    In some cases, the remote will have a receiver module that simply ties in series to the toggle on/off switch which would then be left in the ON position at all times. As the remote signals, the...
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    Ill be looking into it more Tuesday. That...

    Ill be looking into it more Tuesday. That section/vat has been drained and disabled until then. The flame exiting the back was orange. The area was free of grease buildup. The gas pressure was 3.5"...
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    I mixed my explore/archive browser up with...

    I mixed my explore/archive browser up with today's. My apologies. There is a lot of good stuff in this category. I watched a tech overcharge a unit before because he was too oblivious to reach his...
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    Let it go a for bit. You've put that poor thing...

    Let it go a for bit. You've put that poor thing through hell messing around. If the compressor isn't burnt up in a month put your new temperature controller in.
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    Yes. I've learned my lesson with some old Vulcan...

    Yes. I've learned my lesson with some old Vulcan griddles. Flame switches out of the box that test close in ambiant temperature. Thermostat capillary lines getting pinched when lowering the top back...
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    You could buy a new griddle. Replacing equipment...

    You could buy a new griddle. Replacing equipment is cheaper in some cases than keeping it going.
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    When you moved the unit to the shop and back was...

    When you moved the unit to the shop and back was it laid on it's back? I only ask because in some circumstances it is necessary to allow some time once the unit is stood back up before returning it...
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    The advantage plus is a decent series, I service...

    The advantage plus is a decent series, I service a bunch of these. Just changed one out 2 days ago actually. I've worked on the universal series also. About how many rooms per tank and what are the...
  26. Well to say to the least I can relate. I think in...

    Well to say to the least I can relate. I think in my case the tubing may had already been kinked in the past. I had to work quick but was successful. I'm always careful sliding trays back now and I...
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    Icemeister I see. The copeland will lack the...

    Icemeister I see. The copeland will lack the capacity the system was designed for. I don't know where I got -45f from. I meant -31f degree evap at roughly 1200 btu/h.
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    Was the compressor not starting and popping the...

    Was the compressor not starting and popping the overload, tripping the breaker, or simply not pumping*?
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    About 1200 btu/h (-45 evap) tec. 1600 btu/h (-10...

    About 1200 btu/h (-45 evap) tec. 1600 btu/h (-10 evap) for the cope. I would not be surprised if you were able to make it work. Is it a txv? Post your readings. Compressor super heat and discharge...
  30. I'm confused. All these "resetting the breaker"...

    I'm confused. All these "resetting the breaker" and "after an hour it fires up" and you haven't found anything. Just short of you missing something easy I would have to think the control has...
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    Years ago I fought with a Manitowoc. Big unit....

    Years ago I fought with a Manitowoc. Big unit. Had a remote condensing unit on the roof. Did the same thing but a bit more often. I would have to defrost the evaporator and ice probe each time I was...
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    Having equipment routinely serviced may seem like...

    Having equipment routinely serviced may seem like a waste. It will save you time and money in the future. I'd be billing you for a new compressor, new condensing coil (if i cant get the 5yo caked...
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    First i would do, without spending too much time...

    First i would do, without spending too much time is inspect the burner and exchanger for ANYTHING obviously wrong or missing, verify gas pressure. Proper vent? HSI has 20 second heat up. Gas Valve...
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    As a tech, my first step would beto wait for this...

    As a tech, my first step would beto wait for this to occur again to check the MV terminals for presence of voltage. I would then be checking my manifold pressure. Sounds like the main valve isn't...
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    That sounds like a better approach:yes:

    That sounds like a better approach:yes:
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    Does the inducer utilize a centrifugal switch?...

    Does the inducer utilize a centrifugal switch? Unplugging wires will tell you nothing. You need a multimeter!!!
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    Also the entrance doors are always in the closed...

    Also the entrance doors are always in the closed position. There is an emergency (out only) door at the other end which is propped open by the lifeguards during heavy use. I have advised against...
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    The water is maintained at a 1-1.5 free chlorine....

    The water is maintained at a 1-1.5 free chlorine. Somedays if it gets a BIG group and it may tend to overchlorinate to a 2. Which dissapates. The temp has been a topic. Comments of the water being...
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    Corrosive atmosphere

    Hello everyone. This is my first thread. Position is in-house tech. I am NOT a licensed professional HVAC contractor. I do visit this site often and like to review the forums. I have a question about...
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    Nice post PHM. Good to see you look at it from...

    Nice post PHM. Good to see you look at it from both sides. I read one from awhile back...you spoke briefly of hotels and how the maintainence is operated. I liked that one too .
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    I believe it is good practice to seal up the...

    I believe it is good practice to seal up the system if it could be utilized for parts.
  42. Thread: Tinker tool

    by Red850kid
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    That tinker tool may be good for business :-). I...

    That tinker tool may be good for business :-). I would worry if it changes to a hammer though.
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    Hmm wonder if there was enough of them laying...

    Hmm wonder if there was enough of them laying around to spare one for the gas supply :-).
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