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  1. Thread: delta T

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    Also, I find the higher SEER systems run lower TD...

    Also, I find the higher SEER systems run lower TD at the condenser than the lower SEER systems.
  2. I think you could call the gas company or fire...

    I think you could call the gas company or fire department to do a CO test for your home. That should give you some piece of mind until you get the low level CO detectors installed. Also alleviate...
  3. Thread: delta T

    by joemach
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    I may be wrong here but, when I asked myself this...

    I may be wrong here but, when I asked myself this question years ago, I figured that it was due to the additional heat that is added to the condenser due to the heat of compression from the...
  4. Have you called the manufacturer of the furnace?...

    Have you called the manufacturer of the furnace? They should be able to help you out.
  5. Never say one that took more than a few minutes.

    Never say one that took more than a few minutes.
  6. Normally the oil on the coil will burn off within...

    Normally the oil on the coil will burn off within 10 or 15 minutes.

    Someone needs to do more extensive research as to what is causing this.
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    One of the other problem, along with the...

    One of the other problem, along with the difficulty to service is the fact that due to the difficulty if has probably never been service correctly.

    I will bet that heat exchanger is pretty dirty.
  8. Haven't read the whole thread but, let me ask, is...

    Haven't read the whole thread but, let me ask, is there also a filter in the unit as well?
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    Take care of YOU first. Good luck with the doc. ...

    Take care of YOU first. Good luck with the doc.

    Glad you got it going. Good job. Some calls are more fun than others.
  10. If you think there might be a safety issue, make...

    If you think there might be a safety issue, make sure you have CO detectors in the house especially around the sleeping areas.
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    OOPS! Sorry I missed gas pac. Was thinking...

    OOPS! Sorry I missed gas pac. Was thinking furnace.
  12. If the install instructions say 4 feet. I would...

    If the install instructions say 4 feet. I would go with that.
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    I hope not. I want to see one of the existing...

    I hope not. I want to see one of the existing Democratic Candidate losers, loose so badly that the whole Democratic Party will just dry up and blow away. So embarrassed that even the Democratic...
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    Are you sure you have 230 volts on a gas furnace?...

    Are you sure you have 230 volts on a gas furnace? never saw a 230 volt furnace, but first time for everything. Not trying to invalidate you.

    This is something I ran into and could be your issue....
  15. Where are you located with your harsh winters? ...

    Where are you located with your harsh winters?

    I have no issues with a properly installed ASHP in Central PA.

    Some of the newer high efficiency systems work just fine.

    As far as a 3rd...
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    Yeh, my tool count seems to keep growing and...

    Yeh, my tool count seems to keep growing and growing.

    Soon I will need to put the tools in the driver's seat and I will not be able to drive.
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    Just what I need... another *am tool. My van...

    Just what I need... another *am tool.

    My van is overflowing now.
  18. Agreed.

    Agreed.
  19. Need more info, like indoor & outdoor temps. ...

    Need more info, like indoor & outdoor temps.

    But the real issue is that we cannot give technical advice in an open forum. You need to get your post count up and ally for pro membership.
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    Poll: Depending on how hard your water is, steam...

    Depending on how hard your water is, steam humidifiers can be an annual clean up project to remove all the calcium.
  21. Now I am confused. Did not know there was such a...

    Now I am confused. Did not know there was such a thing as a rescue ECM. Unless I know it under another name.

    Would this rescue ECM still be ECM? And as far as I know, Evergreen is only a...
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    Happy Thanksgiving

    I want to give thanks to all who have contributed their time and knowledge to help all of us who have gotten stuck on an issue in this trade.

    This site and all who contribute make this the best...
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    Ductless systems in my opinion will not produce a...

    Ductless systems in my opinion will not produce a fast pull down. They are designed for constant/consistent run with low power consumption.
  24. How many stages of backup heat do you have in the...

    How many stages of backup heat do you have in the air handler?

    I know that Bosch system wants you to use a simple thermostat as possible. 2 stages of heat. Stage 1 is heat pump on W2. Stage 2 is...
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    Numbers look like R-22. Wonder if just the...

    Numbers look like R-22.

    Wonder if just the outdoor was replaced.

    Matched system?
  26. All those numbers make me dizzy. But... What...

    All those numbers make me dizzy. But...

    What thermostat are you using?

    I had a customer who absolutely had to install a Nest. He set a balance point in the stat. That was using more electric...
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    Great advice. Thanks. I did not think about...

    Great advice. Thanks. I did not think about shutting off the other zones. That is normally how I do my purge. The baseboards have no bleaders on them.
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    That is what I was thinking. I was wondering if...

    That is what I was thinking. I was wondering if the flow check could be clogged somehow. The water that came out on the purge was real filthy.

    I wnever had a problem with a check valve, wonder if...
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    Help with purging a zone

    I replace the Taco 007-F5 circulator. The old one sounded like a washing machine and was not pumping any hot water. This is a 6 zone Crown boiler and the only issue I have is this one zone. The other...
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    Yes. My thoughts exactly.

    Yes. My thoughts exactly.
  31. Thread: Why Trump?

    by joemach
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    Sounds like he had a lot more problems than with...

    Sounds like he had a lot more problems than with business, a lot more.

    Just glad he is gone.

    And how much did he spend on his new house on Martha's Vineyard?
  32. Thread: Why Trump?

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    I am wondering if Trump suns again if he will go...

    I am wondering if Trump suns again if he will go as an Independent Party. That would be interesting as it might open things up for a third party in the future and get rid of this stupid 2 party...
  33. Thread: Why Trump?

    by joemach
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    Why Trump?

    HOW I FEEL ABOUT TRUMP: By Steve Harvey
    You've been on vacation for two weeks, you come home, and your basement is infested with raccoons.. Hundreds of rabid, messy, mean raccoons have overtaken...
  34. Pull it out and take it to a big box store to...

    Pull it out and take it to a big box store to match it up with something they have in stock.

    There are only about 3 different sizes of those humidifier pads.
  35. I don't really see a question here. Just some...

    I don't really see a question here. Just some sort of statement of facts.
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    That "Stupid Valve" cost half as much as a new...

    That "Stupid Valve" cost half as much as a new furnace. Dumb idea.
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    I would be looking towards the start components.

    I would be looking towards the start components.
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    I am real curious as to how the tech bypassed the...

    I am real curious as to how the tech bypassed the start components.
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    I am pretty sure I what this is as I have seen...

    I am pretty sure I what this is as I have seen the exact same thing on a Trane system.

    What you need is a technician that knows what he/she is doing and understands your system.

    Start calling...
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    Well, get your post count up and apply for pro...

    Well, get your post count up and apply for pro membership. Just need to get 15 posts and apply. A wealth of into to be had on the other side with lots of help from guys who have been there-done that.
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    Roof penetrations are not a big deal. Just ned...

    Roof penetrations are not a big deal. Just ned the hole and a "Witch's Hat" and contact cement.. Never had a problem.

    Let's just say, I could not leave it that way. No wonder I keep getting out...
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    It is inside the control box cover. Read...

    It is inside the control box cover. Read carefully, but NO NOT TOUCH ANYTHING!
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    That dip switch is in the outdoor unit and you...

    That dip switch is in the outdoor unit and you should have your installer verify that. If you touch it you could void the warrantee. So call your installer.
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    Your other thermostat is most likely not a...

    Your other thermostat is most likely not a Honeywell. On Honeywell thermostats, internally it actually reads in tenths of a degree but only shows full degrees.

    So if you have it set for say 70...
  45. I have not seen an issue for several years. First...

    I have not seen an issue for several years. First on I tried to fix, I ruined and they sent ha a new inducer. I got that one right.
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    Sorry, no DIY on this site. Please read the rules...

    Sorry, no DIY on this site. Please read the rules above.
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    I have not seen this problem in the dozen or so I...

    I have not seen this problem in the dozen or so I have installed. Almost all heat pumps.

    I still prefer the Honeywell 8000 series.
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    If I recall Amana PTAC units go into electric...

    If I recall Amana PTAC units go into electric heat around 45-50 degrees. Or at least they used to.

    As far as your other question, you should be able to call Amana on that one.
  49. Thread: Swaging Tools

    by joemach
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    Watch the video in the above post. Tight swages.

    Watch the video in the above post. Tight swages.
  50. Thread: Swaging Tools

    by joemach
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    I have the Spin flare & swage kits. They work...

    I have the Spin flare & swage kits. They work great for me. I have not had an issue at all. There are a few different kits which include different sizes, find the one that suites your use best. There...
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