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  1. Thread: Dye for leaks

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    Dye for leaks

    This is the first time I have not been able to isolate a leak with my D-Tec. The leak is somewhere in the condenser. I am down th using dye to find this leak. I hate to, but I have no other choice.
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    He is a perfectionist. He remarks on not on you...

    He is a perfectionist. He remarks on not on you but the 5 contractors that do not seem to know what they are talking about.
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    Me thinks you need to get other quotes and ideas...

    Me thinks you need to get other quotes and ideas before you pull the trigger here.

    Willing to bet you are way oversized.

    Further evaluation needs to be done to see if you need the Hyper-Heat...
  4. I hear ya. Have you tried to contact the local...

    I hear ya. Have you tried to contact the local Mitsubishi rep and see if he can do anything for you?
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    Spin has some pretty good You Tube videos on how...

    Spin has some pretty good You Tube videos on how they work. I have the Spin set and like it very much never a leak.

    I belive that Spin make about a 35 degree flair and the rest is shaped to the...
  6. Might be cheaper to replace the whole outdoor...

    Might be cheaper to replace the whole outdoor unit.
  7. Thanks! I also will check to make sure it is...

    Thanks!

    I also will check to make sure it is the correct one.
  8. Hey- Thanks for the input. I am thinking...

    Hey- Thanks for the input. I am thinking restriction at the outdoor piston. I had to order one, will be here Monday.

    Can't get superheat on Carrier products in heat mode with outdoor piston.
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    I like the Honeywell 8000 series and have had no...

    I like the Honeywell 8000 series and have had no problems with them. A little pricey, but I like the flexibility it offers to customize the system.
  10. Have a "ping" sound in a residential scroll

    I have a residential split heat pump system which runs fine in cooling mode. In heating mode it runs for about 5-10 minutes and there is some sort of pinging sound coming from the compressor. It...
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    Around here it is common practice on all mini...

    Around here it is common practice on all mini installs to have another source of heat. Even if using a Hyper heat type mini that goes to 0 degrees or below.

    One reason is parts. A circuit board...
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    Most mini's that I install have either electric...

    Most mini's that I install have either electric baseboard or electric ceiling heat, so I am covered.
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    I can agree with that.

    I can agree with that.
  14. Thread: This is odd

    by joemach
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    So I added less than a pint of water to the one...

    So I added less than a pint of water to the one system and all was good.

    On the second one, I added a few oz. of R-22 and all was good. I checked for leak, but could not find one. Pressure was a...
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    I just installed a T-6 with date code 1919. No...

    I just installed a T-6 with date code 1919. No call for compressor.
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    Hey TM, How did you test them at the counter....

    Hey TM,

    How did you test them at the counter. I have one not sending voltage to Y1 on 2 heat/1 cool heat pump.

    Put batteries in and waited, kept flashing "Heat On".
  17. Thread: This is odd

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    Mr. Vegas, Thanks! Great info. Bumping it...

    Mr. Vegas,

    Thanks! Great info.

    Bumping it up was about where I was going to start. So that confirms my thoughts.

    Now that I recall I had a similar one a few years ago that I only added a...
  18. Thread: This is odd

    by joemach
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    On both systems, at the same time? What else?

    On both systems, at the same time?

    What else?
  19. Thread: This is odd

    by joemach
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    NO

    NO
  20. Thread: This is odd

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    Very little snow.

    Very little snow.
  21. Thread: This is odd

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    Pretty sure loop. Have not been there in a few...

    Pretty sure loop. Have not been there in a few years.
  22. Thread: This is odd

    by joemach
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    Anyone?

    Anyone?
  23. Thread: This is odd

    by joemach
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    This is odd

    I have 2 Water Furnace customers who have called a day apart with a Water Flow light coming on.

    Never seen this before, where 2 of the same issues happen 35 miles apart at 2 separate sites. Both...
  24. No free shipping?

    No free shipping?
  25. The way I work is that if the repair is over a...

    The way I work is that if the repair is over a certain amount, I will not charge a diagnostic fee.

    But under normal circumstances I have a basic diagnostic/trip charge to come out to the residence.
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    Here is some hope with results. What is being...

    Here is some hope with results. What is being done and at the end with make you proud to be an American.

    https://youtu.be/pBKkcjUW4hI
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    This is so good describing how off base the...

    This is so good describing how off base the democrats are. They are using this bill to sneak in some unrelated nonsense that has nothing to do with the issue at hand and the citizens who are not...
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    Here you go Mr. Corny... ...

    Here you go Mr. Corny...

    https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/congress/congress-deadlocked-over-massive-corona-virus-stimulus-bill-talks-ongoing-n1166501
  29. From what I understand, the reason this did not...

    From what I understand, the reason this did not get approved is the stupid dems added some completely irrelevant stuff to the end of the bill. And I can see why the republicans rejected their ideas.
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    I feel for some of these companies that are in...

    I feel for some of these companies that are in the wrong sector of the business. If you could add plumbing, you may be able to get some work coming in. Defiantly essential.

    Yes. I am a one man...
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    Your best source would be the manufacturer....

    Your best source would be the manufacturer. Depending on the make and model it could be yes or no.
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    You are correct. Maintenance & repair is allowed...

    You are correct. Maintenance & repair is allowed and considered essential, especially for older folks.
  33. Thread: Corona Virus

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    This is a golden opportunity to test the climate...

    This is a golden opportunity to test the climate change theory. If there is no change in the next month of shut down, there is no climate change. No cars, buses, trains, planes or other fossil fuel...
  34. Thread: Corona Virus

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    This post puts the Coronavirus in layman terms...

    This post puts the Coronavirus in layman terms and helped me to understand better. Maybe it will help you too! So Stay Home if you don’t have to go out!!


    This is from an immunologist at Johns...
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    OOCH! I know what that feels like. Unfortunately....

    OOCH! I know what that feels like. Unfortunately. Just not that deep.

    It only has to happen once.
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    Just a question... Would it not be better to...

    Just a question...

    Would it not be better to use stay-brite 8? That would limit how much heat you would need for that size pipe.

    The biggest I have brazed was 1-7/8" and that took a lot of...
  37. Can't stress this idea enough. Do as pecmsg & I...

    Can't stress this idea enough. Do as pecmsg & I suggest. Get it done correctly and be fully comfortable and happy.
  38. My thoughts exactly.

    My thoughts exactly.
  39. Forget your 3 zone system and put in a separate...

    Forget your 3 zone system and put in a separate system for each area you want zoned.

    That would be a much better solution.
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    I think that if you set it up tyhis way, you...

    I think that if you set it up tyhis way, you would never need the second or third source of heat. Unless the boiler was way undersized.

    I have never seen a boiler not keep temp.
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    My Appions grab the valve flawlessly. I have...

    My Appions grab the valve flawlessly. I have never had a problem with them.
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    I know what you mean... It is a fine line between...

    I know what you mean... It is a fine line between helping a customer solve a potential problem and creating some sort of panic syndrome.

    Not really sure how much good those items would do in a...
  43. Good idea. Not sure I would need more than the...

    Good idea. Not sure I would need more than the 5/16 X 3/8.

    But I guess other trades could use them.
  44. Thread: Swamp

    by joemach
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    I am so looking forward to that happening....

    I am so looking forward to that happening. However, it may take more than 4 more years to get the job done. I am hoping someone will be able to take over after 2024.
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    I have done it and was able to turn off the HP...

    I have done it and was able to turn off the HP blower. You might need a better thermostat. I used the Vision Pro 8000. Worked just fine.
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    If it is a problem with the thermistor, you...

    If it is a problem with the thermistor, you should get an error code on the indoor unit or the remote. But I could be wrong.

    Did the tech verify that the thermistor is bad? Best to have the tech...
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    I am with Steve. I let them know that they should...

    I am with Steve. I let them know that they should always have some space heaters available should a heater need a part not in stock. I let them know that Walmart is open 24/7.
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    This is correct. The TXV is not adjustable.

    This is correct. The TXV is not adjustable.
  49. Thread: confused ?

    by joemach
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    Some states, you do not need to register to get...

    Some states, you do not need to register to get full warrantee. I think California is one.
  50. Thread: confused ?

    by joemach
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    Not a fan of Trane equipment. If the...

    Not a fan of Trane equipment.

    If the contractor said that he would register the equipment so you get the 10 year warrantee and did not I would put some of the responsibility on him to get you...
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