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  1. TXVs are still trouble just not very often. ...

    TXVs are still trouble just not very often. Usually they are great maintaining constant superheat.
  2. I bet you are a better carpenter than you think. ...

    I bet you are a better carpenter than you think. Just measure, cut, and screw drywall - you will do fine.

    If you charge via subcooling the target is usually listed on the condenser sticker...
  3. Just get a whole new matching coil and drain pan...

    Just get a whole new matching coil and drain pan unit, too... They are not very expensive aside from the labor to install, which you are doing. You can reuse the lineset if is the correct...
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    Maybe. Freon is a liquid in the liquid line...

    Maybe. Freon is a liquid in the liquid line between the condenser and the evaporator
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    What tests did they do? Does the motor spin...

    What tests did they do? Does the motor spin freely? Is it shorted to ground? Does it have open windings, did they already try a new capacitor.

    If they havenít tried a new cap or any tests,...
  6. Thread: Install cost

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    We have a forum rule about not discussing price...

    We have a forum rule about not discussing price because it varies by area, equipment, and season.

    If you buy your own equipment you can expect to pay time and material just the same as if you are...
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    Rah, but it is not cooling. It got SC Renee and...

    Rah, but it is not cooling. It got SC Renee and had a superheat of almost 39. It used to cool well, but now it wonít keep up.


    Vent split is 15 degrees. Used to be 21. Hopi go to get it...
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    Itís non adjustable. Already tried adding...

    Itís non adjustable. Already tried adding R-410a last time all the way to SC = 14 without it helping. Validated the temp probes too. Seems like too much SH. Oh and Goodman TXV is not...
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    Replace TXV ???

    Have a Goodman 2.5 ton heat pump from 2014, which had the Copeland rust inhibitor additive. It had high superheat of about 25. Added AC Renew and got it down to Superheat of 16.

    While unit is...
  10. Did the installer flow nitrogen when brazing? ...

    Did the installer flow nitrogen when brazing?

    Anyway, the compound gauge isnít a micron vacuum gauge. If it were my system I would evacuate it into a vacuumed recovery cylinder, change the...
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    If you have a non-codensing furnace maybe just...

    If you have a non-codensing furnace maybe just just break the outdoor condenser low-voltage (usually yellow) if you don't want to risk breaking heat in the winter.
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    How hard is it for them to verify it is a...

    How hard is it for them to verify it is a heat-pump? I mean they could see the reversing valve wire, reversing valve in the old unit, an extra Schrader port, and a defrost board though admittedly a...
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    How does that make sense? This is like replacing...

    How does that make sense? This is like replacing s $50,000 Lexus with a $13,000 Hyundai. It is not even a matching system unless they replaced the air handler too. I cannot imagine a 14 seer on...
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    Defective float switch or wired wrong. Did you...

    Defective float switch or wired wrong.

    Did you remove it and ohm it or use a co timidity tester to ensure it breaks continuity when tripped?
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    It is the procedure not the quantity. Good-faith...

    It is the procedure not the quantity. Good-faith means you make every reasonable effort to recover the refrigerant meaning if you have a slightly overcharged system, you take a recovery tank that is...
  16. I would still get more than one quote for a new...

    I would still get more than one quote for a new system.

    In some areas every other year is fine for maintenance provides you replace the air filters and maybe give a cursory look at the condenser...
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    Did any of you work in the field before the Clean...

    Did any of you work in the field before the Clean Air Act, Montreal Protocol, 608 Licensing, the Ozone Depletion ďhole@ and now ďGlobal WarmingĒ???

    Ever work or know someone who worked before...
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    Let us know how it goes. He delay you are...

    Let us know how it goes. He delay you are talking about is a delay on break. You donít want a delay on make.


    What it does is not start the outdoor unit for 4 minutes after it shuts down even...
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    Ralph from T&N Services a few years ago making...

    Ralph from T&N Services a few years ago making fun of folks who do the job wrong mentioned he recovery rag.
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    Why is your superheat so low? Is the TXV bulb...

    Why is your superheat so low? Is the TXV bulb properly secured?

    Something is wrong.
  21. Sounds like you are more adept than most by far....

    Sounds like you are more adept than most by far.

    Can you video what it does and make a short upload to like YouTube and link it here for us to see.

    If all those parts are good is it not...
  22. The lights shouldnít dim that would indicate a...

    The lights shouldnít dim that would indicate a Locked-Rotor-Amp (LRA) condition, which could be caused by a number of things though a hard-start shouldnít be needed on such a new compressor. A...
  23. I second GA-HVAC-TECH Slowly creep the temp up...

    I second GA-HVAC-TECH

    Slowly creep the temp up about a degree a day checking the humidity upstairs not letting it get past about 55%

    Also stop pushing it if the lower unit cannot maintain your...
  24. Have you asked he contractors to come back? ...

    Have you asked he contractors to come back?

    They should send their crew that fixes the good ups.
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    Warranty Company

    Home warranty company is doing a change out in our area with their own contractors, but they called to see if we would recover the refrigerant...


    I guess their installers donít own a recovery...
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    They will probably cover it. If they ask...

    They will probably cover it. If they ask questions then itís a no go.
  27. Thread: my a/c

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    Does the thermostat go blank? Just a question....

    Does the thermostat go blank?

    Just a question. Either pleas call your local HVAC folks.
  28. If that doesnít work some guys use a garden...

    If that doesnít work some guys use a garden hose... not my first choice because all you can do is a quick blast from outside in being there is nowhere for it to drain...

    OR you carry a garden...
  29. It would not be something I would buy. ...

    It would not be something I would buy.

    Personally, this is my go to tool. I have a PVC 3/4Ē to 3/4Ē coupler I leave attached to it.

    ...
  30. I would get on them for that drain pipe though if...

    I would get on them for that drain pipe though if it isnít draining. They have a reasonable duty to make sure it drains after installing a new drain pan attached to a existing drain. Source: My...
  31. Okay, so we have established the unit was running...

    Okay, so we have established the unit was running which creates very high-pressure liquid in the 3/8Ē liquid line,and the tech took off the gauges which were inadequately maintained and/or no gloves...
  32. The pink jug... you know you got the right gas....

    The pink jug... you know you got the right gas. Nobody puts hebwring stuff into a 410a system
  33. Yes thatís long enough to loose enough to make a...

    Yes thatís long enough to loose enough to make a difference, but it sounds like they took care of you by coming out and putting some back in to remedy the mistake, so you should be all set.

    They...
  34. Did it hiss for like 15 seconds frosting over the...

    Did it hiss for like 15 seconds frosting over the metal connector on the hose?


    To answer your question YES. You can loose a lot of refrigeration if the hoses arenít maintained.

    And the tech...
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    What is something in the circuit that a heat-pump...

    What is something in the circuit that a heat-pump has that a straight-air unit doesnít, which allows it to prevent the outdoor coil from freezing up by momentarily shutting down the condenser fan...
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    Change your air filters and call an HVAC fellow...

    Change your air filters and call an HVAC fellow to come clean the condenser coil and check the TXv operation and charge.

    This is all you can do
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    Black is the color to spray if you do it.

    Black is the color to spray if you do it.
  38. How many pounds low were you? Did the tech use...

    How many pounds low were you? Did the tech use a scale? Did the tech check the line temperatures in addition to pressures?


    Itís great it was such a simple fix. Recharging a unit is about...
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    I thought it was a 2014 system but cannot...

    I thought it was a 2014 system but cannot remember for sure, but regardless it was R-22 for god knows why...
  40. Sounds like you need to make certain the drain...

    Sounds like you need to make certain the drain works great or get it reworked regardless. Should not have to turn off any unit for it to drain. Unless that is fixed you will not be happy with...
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    2.5 years or 22 years?

    2.5 years or 22 years?
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    Cool. It sounds like it may be just fine. How...

    Cool. It sounds like it may be just fine. How is the temp split at the condenser? Is the suction line cold enough to sweat?

    Is it perceived to be working as well as it used to?

    If the...
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    Home warranty companies are the worse. Letís...

    Home warranty companies are the worse. Letís say an all Inclusive plan is $100/month. If you save that then you are your own adjuster. You get to choose your parts and technician. There are...
  44. Did both companies provide a load calc? We...

    Did both companies provide a load calc? We cannot tell you who is right, but we can help read a load-calc of course not being able to guarantee itís accuracy having never seen your place.

    What...
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    What he said however it is not uncommon for...

    What he said however it is not uncommon for systems to sometimes leak at a very low rate. It certainly has the same or less refrigerant than after it was last topped off even if that was 1991 last...
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    It is so hard to say that is why we donít...

    It is so hard to say that is why we donít diagnose but only ask questions and make suggestions for folks to talk to their tech servicing them.

    It is possible the TXV operational state changes...
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    Care to update us? We like to find out what...

    Care to update us? We like to find out what happened...
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    Yes it sure does help. Thank you. Please blur...

    Yes it sure does help. Thank you. Please blur out the serial number though if you leave it posted.

    Based on what you said and this label we can identify you have a 5 Ton, 13 SEER Payne (by...
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    Like someone said it could possibly be flooding...

    Like someone said it could possibly be flooding back, but nobody here diagnosed that not being there on site... this is merely speculation and conjecture to try and locate a noise.

    Can you look...
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    When the contractor comes out please have the...

    When the contractor comes out please have the contractor give you the metrics. We want low and high side pressures and line-set temperatures please. Also need to know if there is a TXV. We also...
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