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    I always have better results with 22 myself.

    I always have better results with 22 myself.
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    JB all my career.

    JB all my career.
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    I think i would use a electronic type leak...

    I think i would use a electronic type leak detector first with 22 as the trace gas.
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    Did you let the filter get plugged up?

    Did you let the filter get plugged up?
  5. And some of the parts in it are expensive !

    And some of the parts in it are expensive !
  6. Thread: Heat pump ?

    by buford
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    I think you are over your head,call for service.

    I think you are over your head,call for service.
  7. Not enough info from here, is anything running in...

    Not enough info from here, is anything running in the furnace , any error codes? Might want to call for service, those are not very DIY friendly.
  8. Along with the combustion test a test of...

    Along with the combustion test a test of airflow, temp rise and overall check of the whole system should be looked at. Is this something that just showed up, has anything else been changed as to...
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    No, flex seal.

    No, flex seal.
  10. Poodle head will be along, he will fix you up. If...

    Poodle head will be along, he will fix you up. If you already have a AC condenser, ya it could be done.
  11. My bet is still with static pressure being out of...

    My bet is still with static pressure being out of the furnace label specs. Hire a test and balance tech to verify.
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    Looks like ABS type glue with no primer from here.

    Looks like ABS type glue with no primer from here.
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    Your meter may have the answer.

    Your meter may have the answer.
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    Input power on and steady?

    Input power on and steady?
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    Rigid make a offset head pipe wrench with skinny...

    Rigid make a offset head pipe wrench with skinny jaws.
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    silver solder on the comp stubs, stay brite or 15...

    silver solder on the comp stubs, stay brite or 15 percent your choice on other copper, stay brite for water copper, stay away from the snake oil glue, proper glue for plastic type pipe. All need the...
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    Just to be sure i would change the battery's...

    Just to be sure i would change the battery's while on.:.02:
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    If it is heating domestic hot water, i put in a...

    If it is heating domestic hot water, i put in a Sanden model where the noise and the heat transfer is outside with water lines going to the tank. The noise is lower than the best ductless splits and...
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    The battery's i bought had to come from Carrier...

    The battery's i bought had to come from Carrier parts, not a normal AA.
  20. Insect prevention, i would like to see a copy of...

    Insect prevention, i would like to see a copy of that in print.
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    Is there a backup battery in the module? If it...

    Is there a backup battery in the module? If it goes low it will wipe this data when main power dropped. Learned this the hard way, after replacing 1 battery in one module and not seeing the second...
  22. Power supply could be the issue, but if your...

    Power supply could be the issue, but if your neighbors unit is on same power and only had 1 failure and the installations are close to the same, i agree with others here that static pressure in the...
  23. I would think in the blower or filter section....

    I would think in the blower or filter section. They usually have very good wiring diagrams, i would check there also to see if wires are landed as the wiring shows. its sensing across the filters so...
  24. After reading all, i might suggest a second...

    After reading all, i might suggest a second opinion, something does not sound right, especially with what was reported to you and if they left the furnace operating. And i also think your gas...
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    Find a service provider that comes recommended...

    Find a service provider that comes recommended from friends or neighbors and get the unit serviced first. A good tech will go thru all operations and test. In this case you get what you pay. The...
  26. Timebuilders post is a simple test that will...

    Timebuilders post is a simple test that will rule out a lot of problems, old school and cheap.
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    Never seen that on ours, may need to call Alan or...

    Never seen that on ours, may need to call Alan or Charles at tech support. Hopefully you can call them without going thru Trane.
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    I would verify there is a signal to W on the...

    I would verify there is a signal to W on the furnace even though the stat says it is on.
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    Manual dampers in the supply, what floor is the...

    Manual dampers in the supply, what floor is the stat on ? May need to use remote sensors that can average the temps from both floors, constant fan may help in moving the Btu's around.
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    I always thought ventless types were a bad idea.

    I always thought ventless types were a bad idea.
  31. Maintenance call may be wise to check it all out...

    Maintenance call may be wise to check it all out and to get more familiar with what you got and how to operate it, since it is all new to you.:.02:
  32. Thread: Rheem Heat Pump

    by buford
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    Model an serial numbers on all, plus a a little...

    Model an serial numbers on all, plus a a little more diagnostic info is in order first.
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    Agree very cheap insurance, i always had a stock...

    Agree very cheap insurance, i always had a stock of the add on, wrap around, universal types, self regulating types in the truck.
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    At 22 years old , do you have it serviced yearly?...

    At 22 years old , do you have it serviced yearly? could be other issues causing your problem.
  35. Pizza places are notorious for having alot of...

    Pizza places are notorious for having alot of flying flour and things in the air , have your service people check all air moving equipment and clean as needed.
  36. Is the MAU using gas for fuel? And do each units...

    Is the MAU using gas for fuel? And do each units have a gas fireplace? I have seen condos where the gas is on a common meter and during the winter, the fire places are on and drives up usage.
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    When is the last time you made it underneath and...

    When is the last time you made it underneath and checked for torn up duct work?
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    Probably covered in lint now.

    Probably covered in lint now.
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    Maybe in lockout and ur just resetting it?

    Maybe in lockout and ur just resetting it?
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    As said above,verify temp in and out over the...

    As said above,verify temp in and out over the indoor coil and also the return temp at the return grills and then at the return of the coil. Are you sure the outdoor unit is running and producing heat...
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    The Stay Brite specs tell the tale. Never leave...

    The Stay Brite specs tell the tale. Never leave home without it.
  42. Wait till the heat exchanger fails, as they will...

    Wait till the heat exchanger fails, as they will in that date range, put your money into a new furnace. There is plenty of reading on carriers older 90 s lawsuits.
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    Verify gas quality and pressure first, pilots...

    Verify gas quality and pressure first, pilots cleaned, i guess you could just have worn out valves but i would start at the beginning points first. At least new valves or at least one would be handy...
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    So the white wire is shorted somewhere? i would...

    So the white wire is shorted somewhere? i would pull up a chair and run it thru all cycles a couple times.
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    Bring in all the rats that know what happened,...

    Bring in all the rats that know what happened, the ones hiding behind absolute immunity if you want to get pass here say, Doubt they will tell the truth, but i think they know the story.
  46. That old of air handler should be replaced, but...

    That old of air handler should be replaced, but it should be easy to trouble shoot. Leave one lead on xfmr common and use the other to follow the circuit around.
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    Is that a danfoss valve brazed onto the dist body...

    Is that a danfoss valve brazed onto the dist body and the real skinny cap tube line to bulb?
  48. Thread: Rheem hm2417ja

    by buford
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    Start asking friends or neighbors for...

    Start asking friends or neighbors for recommendations on hvac co. Your power provider may have a list of approved contractors.
  49. Thread: Rudd fan issue

    by buford
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    Get a meter on it.

    Get a meter on it.
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    Hopefully someone balanced them when they were...

    Hopefully someone balanced them when they were installed, if no verification, that would be a good place to start along with having the econos checked.
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